SRJC Course Outlines

7/20/2024 3:58:34 PMMUSC 3D Course Outline as of Fall 2014

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MUSC 3DTitle:  MUSICIANSHIP 4  
Full Title:  Musicianship 4
Last Reviewed:4/22/2024

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 122.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  MUS 3D

Catalog Description:
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Application and development of the materials of Music Theory 4 through sight singing, ear training, and dictation. Topics include: diatonic modes; borrowed chords and mode mixture; the Neapolitan and augmented sixth chords; modulations to distantly related keys; and other musical techniques of the Renaissance, Late Romantic era, and twentieth century.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of MUSC 3C


Recommended Preparation:
Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2D

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Application and development of the materials of Music Theory 4 through sight singing, ear training, and dictation. Topics include: diatonic modes; borrowed chords and mode mixture; the Neapolitan and augmented sixth chords; modulations to distantly related keys; and other musical techniques of the Renaissance, Late Romantic era, and twentieth century.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of MUSC 3C
Recommended:Concurrent enrollment in MUSC 2D
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: MUS 155 Musicianship IV SRJC Equivalent Course(s): MUSC3D

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.   Demonstrate the ability to hear music with understanding, recognizing patterns and musical function.
2.   Demonstrate the ability to "audiate" a musical score.
 

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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Aurally identify and sing the diatonic modes (Ionian, Dorian, Phrygian, Lydian, Mixolydian,
Aeolian, and Locrian).
2.  Take dictation of chromatic, modulating (especially to distantly related keys), modal, and
post-tonal melodies.
3.  Take dictation of rhythms featuring irregular beat divisions and polyrhythms and/or in
asymmetrical or mixed meters.
4.  Aurally identify and transcribe harmonic progressions utilizing secondary/applied chords,
mode mixture, nondominant 7th chords, Neapolitan and augmented 6th chords, extended and altered chords, and modulation to distantly related keys.
5.  Sight read and perform rhythms featuring irregular beat divisions and polyrhythms and/or in asymmetrical or mixed meters.
6.  Prepare and sight sing chromatic, modulating (especially to distantly related keys), modal, and post-tonal melodies.

Topics and Scope
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I. Medieval and Renaissance Styles
    A. Performance and dictation of melodies, canons, and four-part choral works in modal tonalities
    B. Analysis, performance and dictation of Renaissance modal progressions
    C. Performance of two-part works, singing or counting one part while tapping the other
    D. Dictation of two- and three-part rhythms
II. Romantic Style
    A. Analysis, singing, and dictation of advanced chromatic melodies
    B. Harmonic dictation
       1. Modal mixture (borrowed chords)
      2. Neapolitan sixth chords
       3. Augmented sixth chords
      4. Secondary/applied dominants and leading-tone chords
       5. Modulation to closely related and foreign keys
    C. Performance of ensemble pieces with modulations to remote keys
III. Twentieth Century Style
    A. Analysis and performance of atonal melodies
    B. Dictation of twelve-tone sets
    C. Performance of melodies with mixed and complex meter
    D. Rhythmic dictation using complex/asymmetrical meters

Assignments:
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1.  Daily sight singing exercises and drills
2.  Rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic dictation exercises (2 - 4 pages per week)
3.  Individual sight singing exams (2 - 4)
4.  Dictation exams (2 - 4)
5.  Comprehensive final exam including individual sight singing and dictation

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 25%
Rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic dictation
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 15%
In-class sight singing and dictation drills
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
45 - 60%
Dictation exams, individual sight singing tests
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 15%
Attendance and class participation, lab hours


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Music for Ear Training, 4th ed.  Horvit, Michael, et. al.  Belmont, CA:  Schirmer/Cengage: 2013.
 
Music for Sight Singing, 6th ed. Benjamin, Thomas, et. al.  Belmont, CA:  Schirmer/Cengage: 2013.
 
Music for Sight Singing, 8th ed. Ottman, Robert and Nancy Rogers.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Prentice Hall: 2010.
 
Modus Novus - Studies in Reading Atonal Melodies. Edlund, Lars. Stockholm. Wilhelm Hansen: 1963. (Classic text)
 
Instructor prepared materials.

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