NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE ANNANDALE CAMPUS
BASIC MUSICIANSHIP I MUS-101 ON-LINE VERSION
Dr. James Fay, Professor of Music
Office: CM-228, Phone 703-323-3177, Fax 703-323-4248
Music Department Office 703-323-3114
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Web www.nvcc.edu/nvfayxj
Course materials www.connect4education.org
Course Information and Objectives
Introduction to music theory designed to teach the beginner to read, write and understand the symbols of music notation. The approach is equally suited to those with no prior training in music as well as those who have learned to sing or play without training in fundamentals.
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to read music utilizing both bass and treble clefs, develop an understanding of key, and develop basic skills in keyboard, sight-singing, and ear training
This course assumes no prior knowledge of the written or aural aspects of music.
OnMusic Fundamentals, published by Connect for Education, (access card)
Besides College Registration, you need to purchase the access card, either through the Campus Bookstore, or through www.connect4education.com. Then you register it on line to get login information. Once you log in, follow the instructions to install browser plug-ins necessary for the course
There is 1 class meeting during the Semester, on Tuesday evening beginning at 7:30 PM in room CM-202, Annandale Campus, on Tuesday Jan 11 for course orientation.
All work needs to be completed by the end of the semester, May 2. Last day to register online with Connect4education is Mar 25.
· The keyboard
· Notation, The Staff, and Melody
· Major Scales
· Key Signatures
· Minor Scales
· Triads and the Dominant Seventh Chord
· Introduction to Rhythm and Meter
· Basic Ear Training Exercises
EVALUATION AND GRADING
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