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MUSA 1100 Fundamentals of Music Theory (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

An introductory music theory course designed for students with a strong interest in music. As a Core course it includes speculations on how musical discourse informs our perception and understanding of the world around us. Students learn to acquire skills in music notation and transcription. The following theoretical concepts will be extensively covered: notation of pitch and rhythm, scales, intervals, chords, and harmonic progression. Students leave the course prepared for upper level study in music theory and will begin to question broader issues concerning the meaning and use of music.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Leah Kosch, Michael Burgo, Benjamin Park, Randy McGee and Barbara Gawlick

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 10-Jun-16