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MUSC& 221 - Ear Training 4

2 credits

Recommended Preparation
Concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 231 .

MUSC& 123 .

Basic intervals within the octave as well as sight singing within the octave, major and minor scales. Review of concepts presented in first-year ear training. Inclusion of more difficult intervals and rhythms in melodic dictation. Harmonic dictation includes all diatonic chords and inversions, advanced rhythmic dictation.

AA Specified Elective
Satisfies specified elective requirement for the AA degree.

Course Outcomes
The goals of this course are to improve students’ performance in the following areas:

  • Comprehend elementary note reading, rhythm reading, keyboard identification, interval identification, chord building, scale building, cadence identification, and conventional part-writing procedures for tonic, dominant and subdominant triads
  • Analyze and synthesize the above-mentioned elements of music
  • Think critically about the elements of music
  • Work with other classmates to solve harmonizing and voicing problems
  • Think critically about analytical issues in music and about one’s own responses
  • Develop essays from critical and analytical responses to the text and to class discussions as well as outside research
  • Analyze and synthesize ideas from listening to live performances. Develop critical and analytical responses to those performances

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