Feb 19, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020
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ARTS 2380 - Music and Sound I


This is the first course in a two-course sequence in music theory and aural skills. The course covers the fundamentals of diatonic harmony and two-part species counterpoint. Aural skills include interval, scale and chord identification, rhythmic and tonal solfege, and dictation. Learning activities include weekly assignments in analysis, composition, performance, improvisation, and self-paced use of software in the acquisition of aural skills.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: ARTS 1380 or demonstrable proficiency in music.

When Offered: Fall term annually.



Credit Hours: 4



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