|COURSE NUMBER:||MUSI 267|
|COURSE TITLE:||Aural Skills 2|
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:||Dr. Elia Peterson|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:||credits 1.5(hrs lect 0 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 3)|
|COURSE DESCRIPTION:||Topics include performance and recognition of ascending and descending chromatic intervals,
melodies and chord progressions with tonicization and rhythms including the 2:3, 3:2 cross-rhythm.
Prerequisites: MUSI 217
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
Objectives: Music 267 will continue the development of musical thinking
in relation to standard notation for melody, harmony, and rhythm. This
involves fluency with tonic solfa, rhythm syllables, memory training
and polyphonic thinking. Students will gain facility dealing with
chromatic alterations in tonal contexts. Rhythmic material will include
more complex syncopations, as well as triplets and duplets.
Course Conduct: The class is conducted in a lab format, with skill development based on group activities including singing clapping, movement, listening and taking musical dictation.
time will be used to introduce new concepts, skills, and tasks,
practise group activities and dictation, complete dictations for
grading, and some performance testing.
Students are to arrange themselves into trios for group work and part-singing. Trios will remain intact for the term, and membership in these trios should be decided by Sept 13.
A list of “Tasks” for testing will be developed during class time. These Tasks will include material from the following categories:
Required texts, assignments, and grade distributions may vary from one offering of this course to the next. Please consult the course instructor for up to date details.
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