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MUS 203: Foundations of Music 1

1 Unit
Prerequisites:  MUS 104 with a grade of 2.0 or higher or by departmental permission

Corequisites: MUS 203L based on audition or permission of instructor
A continuation of the study of Western musical language through music fundamentals (key signatures, scales, intervals, rhythmic notation, etc., species counterpoint, melodic structure and embellishment, diatonic chord function and basic four-part harmonization).  In addition, chordal part-writing will concern much of this semester’s work.  Written examinations, compositional exercises, sight-singing and ear training will constitute a significant portion of this course, as well as composition projects. Staff