MUSI 1224. Musicianship I. 2 Hours. [TCCN: MUSI 1116]
This course provides intensive drill in identifying and reproducing the fundamental structures of music. The course content, which is coordinated with that of THEORY I (MUSI 1222), is divided into practical skills and aural skills. Practical skills develop students’ ability to perform music. They may include activities, such as performing rhythmic patterns and sight-singing solfege patterns and written melodies. Aural skills improve your ability to hear music and interpret what you hear. These may include exercises such as interval identification, chord identification, scale identification, rhythmic dictation, melodic dictation, and harmonic dictation.
MUSI 1116. Keyboard Harmony II. 1 Hour.
The course continues the practical application of interpreting simple notated music and basic harmony at the piano. Discussion of improvisation is included. Designed for the Musical Theatre major who has little familiarity with the keyboard.