Music Theory 1

Course Code: MUS 1018

Academic Year: 2019-2020

This course forms the foundation for musical literacy. Students learn to write, identify and aurally recognize the basic vocabulary of music theory. Musical terminology and notation, calligraphy skills, symbolization, time signatures, key signatures, intervals, scales and chord structures are covered. Students explore melody, harmony, rhythm and musical form and the interaction of these elements in creating structured sound.