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MUS 311 - Sightsinging and Dictation III

(1 unit)
Advanced solfege and dictation, rhythmic and melodic.

Prerequisite(s): MUS 212 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. sight-sing chromatic melodies including modulations to distantly-related keys using secondary dominants.
2. sight-sing melodies featuring irregular beat divisions and polyrhythms and/or in asymmetrical or mixed meters.
3. sight-sing music in multiple parts (canons, duets, chorales, etc.) appropriate to the topics studied.
4. accurately take melodic dictation of more chromatic harmonies that modulate to distantly related keys.
5. accurately take dictation of rhythms featuring irregular beat divisions and poly-rhythms and/or in asymmetrical or mixed meters.
6. accurately identify and sing the diatonic modes: Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, and Locrian.
7. accurately sing and identify all 7th chords through diminished 7th and major, minor, augmented and diminished triads.
8. accurately find errors in rhythm, pitch, harmony, and/or Solfege.


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