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Aural Perception I
Course: MTC106

First Term: 2018 Fall
Lec + Lab   1 Credit(s)   2 Period(s)   2 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: T Lab Load

Description: The development of listening and performing skills through dictation, sight-singing and keyboard harmony

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Identify and perform syncopated rhythms containing beat and division values in simple and compound meters. (I, II, III)
2. Sight-sing melodies containing intervals up to an octave in major and minor keys, in simple and compound time, in various clefs. (II)
3. Notate, from dictation, melodies up to four measures in length in major and minor keys; and in simple and compound time. (III)
4. Identify melodic intervals up to the major sixth. (III)
5. Notate four-note sequences of intervals within the octave. (III)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Rhythm
   A. All meter signatures
   B. Clapping and counting aloud
   C. Clapping beat and division values
   D. Clapping syncopated rhythms
II. Sight-singing
   A. Sight-singing various types of music literature
   B. Sight-singing music in various clefs
   C. Duets
   D. Canons
III. Dictation
   A. Melodic intervals up to the major sixth
   B. Melodic dictation up to four measures
   C. Rhythmic dictation using syncopation of beat and division values, up to four measures in length
   D. Intervals sequences up to four notes with leaps no greater than an octave.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 3/28/1995

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