A continuation of solfege that concentrates on atonal music. Sol-fa syllables are not used.
Continuation of ET-421, including the choral works of Webern.
Designed to teach the student how to transcribe songs and arrangements in current popular music. Most projects are chosen by the student in his/her area of musical interest.
Development of basic ear training skills through performance and dictation. Study of melodies, intervals, harmony, and solfege in major keys. Study of basic rhythms in the most common meters.
Transcription of recorded jazz solos from various periods. Classroom analysis and discussion.
Continuation of ET-111 Ear Training 1. Development of basic ear training skills through performance and dictation. Study of melodies, intervals, harmony, and solfege in minor keys.
Traditional modes will briefly be reviewed and the basic techniques of practice and performance will be learned. Students will then learn and perform nontraditional/hybrid modes.
Development of ear training skills through performance and dictation.
Continuation of ET-211. Modal singing and dictation studies. Interval studies, two- and three-part dictation. Basic atonal melodic studies.
Development of sight-singing skills using the traditional movable "do" method. Drills in rhythm, interval, and pitch.
Continuation of ET-231. Sight-singing and harmonic studies in all major and minor keys. C clef drills. Rhythm patterns of increased complexity.
This course focuses on a variety of rhythmic patterns, percussive ostinatos, and melodic repertoire from around the world, with an emphasis on African, Caribbean, and South American traditional and