MUSI 212 Aural Skills 4*

This course is a continuation of MUSI 211. It continues the development of both solfege ability and aural perception of intervals, rhythms, chords, and chord progressions. Prerequisite: C or better in MUSI 211.

Credits

2

General Education Competency

[GE Core type]

MUSI 212Aural Skills 4*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Visual, Performing and Liberal Arts

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

General Education Competency

[GE Core type]

Credit Hours Narrative

2

Semester Contact Hours Lab

32

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is a continuation of MUSI 211. It continues the development of both solfege ability and aural perception of intervals, rhythms, chords, and chord progressions. Prerequisite: C or better in MUSI 211.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

The ability to read rhythms in compound meter. The ability to read notes in tenor clef The ability to read rhythms containing triplets and duplets at sight. (As appropriate) The ability to sing melodies involving chromatic inflections on any scale degree Increased proficiency in melodic dictation, including dictations involving multiple voices. Increased proficiency in harmonic and rhythmic dictation. Increased proficiency in contextual listening.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Sight-singing and aural skills exercises covering the following: Decorative Chromaticism Inflected Scale Degrees Scalar Variants in Minor Modal Borrowing Secondary Dominants Modulations to Closely Related Keys

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Complete assigned sight-singing and ear-training exercises

Required Exams

Four exams per semester

Required Text

Benjamin, Thomas, et al. – Music for Sight Singing Horvit, Michael, et al. – Music for Ear Training

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Complete assigned sight-singing and ear-training exercises Four exams per semester