Deree - Academics - Course Descriptions

MU 2014
Theory and Musicianship I - Level 4
Introduction to the fundamental concepts of music theory and its relationship to musical practice. The focus will be on the study of rhythmic, melodic and basic harmonic structures in Western classical and popular music, and the ability to recognize them aurally and through the study of written scores. Students will develop foundational musical competencies in listening, creatively manipulating the building blocks of music and composing rudimental musical ideas.
Prerequisites: Placement examination and by permission. Students should have previous knowledge of music notation.
UK Credits: 15
US Credits : 3/1.5/3
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