MUS 131 FOUNDTNL THEORY FOR MUSICIANS
An intensive study of the rudiments of music theory, (clefs, notation, meter, key signatures, scales, intervals, triads, and seventh chords), with particular emphasis on the development of musicianship skills. The course includes an overview of the primary musical forms, elementary compositional issues, the tools of the music library, and music notation.
Two lectures and one ear-training session per week; students will be placed in ear-training section based on an in-class assessment. Prospective music majors should take this course in the fall of the first year; may be exempted with a qualifying score on a placement examination. Students may not receive credit for this course and Music 131.
This course is intended for students with some musical background who are able to read music fluently in at least one clef.
Enrollment limited to 25 students.