Fall 2016 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

McVay, Michael
Discipline and Number
MUSI 2328 Section 002
TR Time 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Course Title
Music Theory I

Description of Course:

Students will acquire basic writing and analytical skills in music. Work includes written assignments in harmony and form, analysis of representative works from the literature, ear-training, solfege singing, and keyboard harmony. Students will read, hear, sing, and play music with an understanding of harmonic and melodic functions and relationships.

Required Texts:

Music in Theory and Practice, Vol. I, Benward and Saker (textbook and workbook).

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

The course begins with a quick review of music fundamentals: scales, key signatures, intervals, triads. Therefore, prior knowledge of music notation and fundamentals is recommended.

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