MUSC-213   Aural Perception

A course in the development of the ability to hear and to sing at sight the rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic elements of music. Rhythmic perception involves all note values and rests in various combinations, with an emphasis on duplet and triplet contrasts. Melodic perception involves all intervals through, also major, minor, and modal scales and melodic dictation. Harmonic perception involves triads and seventh chords in all positions in isolation and in chord progressions. To be taken concurrently with Music 207. Prerequisites: Music 108.