MUS 102
Introduction to Music Theory Fall 2019
Division I

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The course presents an introduction to the materials and structures of music. Through a variety of practical exercises and written projects, students will develop an understanding of the elements of music (e.g. pitch, scales, triads, rhythm, meter, and their notation) and explore their combination and interaction in the larger-scale organization of works of classical, jazz and popular music (i.e. harmony, counterpoint, form, rhetoric). Practical musicianship skills will be developed through in-class and prepared singing, keyboard and rhythmic exercises.
The Class: Format: lecture; two weekly lectures
Limit: 16
Expected: 16
Class#: 1926
Grading: no pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: written and practical quizzes, projects, participation, and a final exam
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: first-year students
Distributions: Division I

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