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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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MUSC 1071 - Ear Training I

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course is designed to help the music student strengthen their musical abilities through focused listening and sight singing. It is intended for all students who desire a deeper understanding of music. Topics include ear training and sight singing on basic melodies in major and minor keys, and learning to recognize, write and sing basic melodic and rhythmic examples and harmonic progressions. This course applies many of the concepts learned concurrently in MUSC 1061 - Music Theory I .
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 1061  or consent of instructor.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Chord arpeggiations: major keys
  2. Chord arpeggiations: minor keys
  3. Chord progressions: major keys
  4. Chord progressions: minor keys
  5. Intervals: melodic ascending
  6. Tonal melodies: major keys
  7. Tonal melodies: minor keys

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. Recognize basic chord progressions by ear
  2. Sing basic chord progressions
  3. Sing basic melodies in major and minor keys at sight
  4. Write down basic rhythmic examples by ear
  5. Write down basic melodies in major and minor keys by ear
  6. Tap out basic rhythmic examples at sight
  7. Write out basic chord progressions by ear

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