Ear Training II
Intermediate listening, melodic and harmonic dictation to the octave, and harmonic dictation to include minor chords, basic chord identification, sight singing and part singing, rhythmic dictation to include sixteenth notes. 2 lecture hours. Satisfies specified elective requirement for the AA degree.
Recommended Preparation: Concurrent enrollment in MUSC& 132. Prerequisite: MUSC& 121.
The goals of this course are to improve students’ performance in the following areas:
- Comprehend elementary note reading, rhythm reading, keyboard identification, interval identification, chord building, scale building, cadence identification, and conventional part-writing procedures for tonic, dominant and subdominant triads.
- Analyze and synthesize the above-mentioned elements of music.
- Think critically about the elements of music.
- Work with other classmates to solve harmonizing and voicing problems
- Think critically about analytical issues in music and about one’s own responses.
- Develop essays from critical and analytical responses to the text and to class discussions as well as outside research.
- Analyze and synthesize ideas from listening to live performances. Develop critical and analytical responses to those performances.