Elements of Musicianship I
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MUSI 040A. Elements of Musicianship I


The Elements of Musicianship courses explore music making from a variety of perspectives and across many styles and genres of (mostly) Western music. Among the skills developed are: sight-singing melodies and arpeggiated harmonic progressions; singing and playing the piano simultaneously; part singing in choral works; taking musical dictation; transcription of recorded music; basic conducting; beginning keyboard harmony; and transposition.
The first semester, Music 40A, provides an introduction to scale degree solmization; singing major and minor scales (all forms); fluency in all keys and time signatures; rhythmic subdivision; conducting patterns; intervals within the major/minor scales and primary triads; passing and neighboring tones; decontextualized perfect intervals; and diatonic keyboard skills.
Required for all MUSI 011 students, with or without 0.5 credit. The instructor will place students at appropriate levels. 
0.0 or 0.5 credit.
Fall 2017. Hauze
Fall 2018. Hauze.


Check the Fall 2017 Schedule of Courses




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