Sep 18, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
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MUSC 2072 - Advanced Ear Training II

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course is the continuation of MUSC 2071 - Advanced Ear Training I . It is a continuation of the advanced study of focused listening and sight singing. Topics include advanced melodies (suspensions), advanced rhythms (double dotting, polyrhythms, meter shifts), advanced chord progressions (diminished 7th chords, Neapolitan 6th chords, augmented 6th chords) and extended harmony. This course further applies concepts learned in MUSC 2061 - Advanced Music Theory I , and learned concurrently in MUSC 2062 - Advanced Music Theory II .
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: MUSC 2062  or concurrently enrolled.

Major Content
  1. Advanced Harmony
    1. Passing chords
    2. Neighboring chords
    3. Modal mixture
    4. Diminished 7th chords
    5. Extended harmony
    6. Neapolitan chords
    7. Augmented 6th chords
  2. Advanced melodies with non-harmonic tones
    1. Picardy thirds
    2. 9-8 suspensions
    3. 4-3 suspensions
    4. 5-4 suspensions
    5. 6-5 suspensions
    6. 7-6 suspensions
    7. 7-8 retardations
  3. Advanced rhythm
    1. Double dotting
    2. Partial beat triplets
    3. 3 against 2
    4. Meter shifts
    5. 64th notes
    6. Dotted 32nd notes
    7. Quintuplets

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

  1. Write down advanced rhythmic examples (meter shifts, etc.) by ear
  2. Write down advanced melodies with non-harmonic tones (suspensions, etc.) by ear
  3. Sing these advanced melodies at sight
  4. Recognize advanced chord progressions (Neapolitan chords, etc.) by ear
  5. Sing these advanced chord progressions
  6. Tap out these advanced rhythmic examples at sight
  7. Write out these advanced chord progressions by ear¿

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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