MUSI 211 Aural Skills 3*

This course is a continuation of MUSI 112. It will continue the development of both solfege ability and aural perception of intervals, rhythms, chords, and chord progressions.

Credits

1 Credit

Prerequisite

MUSI 112 with C or better

MUSI 211Aural Skills 3*

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

Credit Hours Narrative

1 Credit

Semester Contact Hours Lab

32

Prerequisite Narrative

MUSI 112 with C or better

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is a continuation of MUSI 112. It will continue the development of both solfege ability and aural perception of intervals, rhythms, chords, and chord progressions.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

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

The ability to sing all three forms of the minor scale and selected scale and arpeggio exercises using solfege syllables. Increased proficiency in melodic dictation. Increased proficiency in harmonic dictation. Increased proficiency in rhythmic dictation. Increased proficiency in the ability to accurately sing melodies and tap or speak rhythms at sight.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Sight-singing and aural skills exercises covering the following: I, IV, V and V7 Chords Alto Clef Dots and Ties Minor Mode Compound Meter Supertonic, Submediant and Mediant Triads Tenor Clef Triplets & Duplets Seventh Chords Syncopation Intervals of the Sixth, Seventh and Octave

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