Basic Musicianship 50:700:161
Fall 2002 Julianne Baird
Monday and Wednesday 11:15pm - 12:10pm
Fine Arts Building Room 207
Office hours T-Th 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Basic Musicianship is a two-credit course teaching the fundamentals of good musicanship. Among the skills taught are sight singing, rhythm reading, ear training, and conducting, Ear training consists of melodic and rhythmic dictation, and interval perception. There are 4 examinations conducted privately in the course of the semester. These exams consist of tapping certain assigned passages correctly/ sight singing, interval perception and melodic dictation. Grade is determined by class performance and by private exam.
Hindemith, Paul. Elementary Training for Musicians. European American Music Dist Corp; ISBN: 0901938165
Evidence of Preparation - Acceptable Class Behavior and Deportmant - Regular Attendance to class
Absences of more than
3 times per class will result in a lower letter grade
More than 20 minutes late to class is considered an absence
Active participation is critical for success in this classroom, and a positive endeavor.