2014-2015 Student Catalog 
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2014-2015 Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 181 - Aural and Keyboard Skills I

3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

This course emphasizes the integration of skills students need in order to understand and recall common musical patterns. This course integrates the skills needed to understand and recall common musical patterns by singing, playing, notating, and identifying. Skills include singing major and minor solfege with movable do, diatonic modes, scales, chords, intervals, and use of Kodaly rhythmic syllables in simple and compound meter. The ability to identify and notate modes, scales, intervals, triads, single line melodies and two part counterpoint. The ability to play at the keyboard diatonic modal and scaler patterns, harmonize melodies, and read simple pieces at sight. This course is required of music majors and recommended for non-majors with previous music theory experience.

Restricted to Music majors or permission of Music Department Coordinator
Usually offered Fall semester
Co-Requisites: MUS 171

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