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MUS 144A - Aural Skills 1


Description:
Basic fundamental concepts of common-practice period melody, harmony, and rhythm through ear training, sight-singing, dictation, rhythm, and basic keyboard applications. This course is the first in the three quarter, first year aural skills sequence. Courses must be taken in sequence.

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: online fundamental exam with 75% or higher, or successful completion of the online fundamental course. Co-requisite: MUS 152A.

Credits: (1)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply fundamental concepts through aural comprehension and identification of clefs, scales, key signatures, intervals, triads, and seventh chords.
  • Notate short melodic and harmonic diatonic dictation exercises.
  • Perform a variety of rhythmic patterns at sight.
  • Sing, using solfege, major and minor scales, intervals, triads, seventh chords, and short tonal melodies.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
2/17/2011

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