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This collection contains the Affordable Learning Solution for the Southern University System (AL$4SUS) list of peer-reviewed textbooks for Music Fundamentals (common course-id MUS 110), one of the top 50 college courses identified for inclusion in the Southern University Online Library for Education (SUOLforEd).  

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General Course Description

An introduction to the notation and primary elements of tonal music.  Incorporates the following concepts: staff notation in treble and bass clefs, rhythm and meter; basic properties of sound; intervals; diatonic scales and triads; and diatonic chords.  Development of skills in handwritten notation is expected.

Minimum Units: 3.0

Any rationale or comment:

Suitable for both music majors (as a pre-requisite for further music theory study) and non-majors, this course may satisfy a general education requirement in lower-division curricula, and is commonly transferable in a baccalaureate program.

Date Added to MERLOT: August 03, 2016
Created by: SUOL4ed subr
License: Creative Commons License
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Course Content:

Includes but is not limited to:

  • handwritten notation of pitch and rhythm
  • simple and compound meters
  • basic properties of sound
  • intervals
  • key signatures
  • diatonic major and minor scales
  • diatonic chords
Outcomes:

At the conclusion of this course, the students should be able to:

  • Write and recognize in staff notation the elementary components of diatonic tonal music, including pitch and rhythm.
  • Construct major and minor scales and key signatures; intervals up to the octave; and commonly used diatonic triads and seventh chords.
  • Identify simple and compound meters; intervals up to the octave; major and minor key signatures; and commonly used diatonic triads and seventh chords.
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