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MUS 312 - Sightsinging and Dictation IV

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

Prerequisite(s): MUS 311 .

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

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. sight-sing advanced chromatic melodies including modulations to distantly-related keys and atonal music.
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 dictation of chromatic, modulating to distantly related keys, modal, and post-tonal melodies.
5. accurately take harmonic dictation including secondary/applied chords, non-dominant 7th chords, Neapolitan and augmented 6th chords and modulations to distantly related keys.
6. accurately take dictation of rhythms featuring irregular beat divisions and poly-rhythms and/or in asymmetrical or mixed meters.
7. accurately identify and sing the diatonic modes: Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian, Aeolian, and Locrian.
8. accurately identify and sing non-diatonic and synthetic scales: whole-tone, pentatonic etc.


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