Theory of Tonal Music I

MUSC 0550 S01 [CRN: 26904]

Intensive study of the building blocks of tonal music traditions including western and popular music with focus on melody, harmony, counterpoint, keyboard skills, ear training, sight-singing from musical notation, and composition. Prior keyboard experience helpful but not required. A required placement exam is administered at first class meeting. Students who do not have experience reading music notation should take MUSC 0400 prior to MUSC 0550. MUSC 0550 is a prerequisite to many music courses and is a requirement for the music concentration.
Section specific notes:
A placement exam will be given during the first class meeting of MUSC 0550. This exam will only be offered during the first class meeting. To place into MUSC 0550, you need to know key signatures, scales, intervals, and triads. Students taking this course are required to register for one of the MUSC 0550 labs.
Spring 2021
Credit Hours
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13:00 - 14:20 Tue, Thu - from Jan 20, 2021 to Apr 23, 2021
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