Course Abstract Details

MUSIC-212, Musicianship 3

Credits: 1

Course Description

MUSIC-212, Musicianship 3, is a course in the skills of reading and hearing music. Skills developed will include a mastery of pitch and rhythm through sight singing and dictation. It is recommended that students planning to transfer to a music program at a four-year college/university concurrently enroll in MUSIC-210 and MUSIC-214. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of MUSIC-107. Three hours laboratory each week. One credit. One billable hour. Offered Spring and Fall terms.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

COURSE OBJECTIVES: 

1. Sing melodies that include chromatic neighbor tones (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

2. Sing melodies that modulate to the relative mode or dominant key (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

3. Sing melodies that have skips larger than an octave (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

4. Sing melodies that have skips to chromatic tones (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

5. Sing melodies that outline secondary harmonic functions (GE 5, PG 1, PG 4) 

6. Perform rhythmic examples that mix subdivisions of the beat (GE 3, PG 1, PG 4) 

7. Perform rhythmic examples that subdivide the beat into six equal parts (GE 3, PG 1, PG 4) 

8. Take dictation of the musical elements performed in class (GE 1, GE 2, PG 1, PG 4)

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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