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Aural Perception III
Course: MTC206

First Term: 2011 Fall
Lec + Lab   1 Credit(s)   2 Period(s)   1.7 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: A development of listening and performing skills, including an introduction of chromatic harmonic techniques and concepts of style

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Identify and perform rhythms using borrowed divisions. (I, II, III)
2. Sight-sing melodies with syncopation at the subdivision value. (II)
3. Sight-sing melodies that contain secondary dominant functions and modulations. (II)
4. Notate, from dictation, melodies that modulate. (III)
5. Identify harmonic internals up to the octave. (III)
6. Identify chord progressions of modulating phrases. (III)
7. Identify MM, Mm, mm, dm, and dd 7th chords with inversions. (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 single and double-line rhythms
   C. Clapping syncopated subdivision rhythms
   D. Clapping borrowed divisions
II. Sight-singing
   A. Sight-singing various types of music literature
   B. Borrowed divisions
   C. Secondary dominants
   D. Modulating melodies
   E. Duets
   F. Canons
III. Dictation
   A. Harmonic intervals up to the octave
   B. Melodic dictation of phrases that modulate
   C. Rhythmic dictation using syncopation of subdivision values
   D. Borrowed division values
   E. Identification of bass, soprano, and chord function, in a four-part style
   E. Identification of bass, soprano, and chord function of phrases that modulate, in a four-part style
   G. Identification of MM, Mm, mm, dm, and dd 7th chords including inversions
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 3/28/1995

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