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INTRO TO MUSIC THEORY MR.

DUBE
AND TECHNOLOGY Room 1701
COURSE OBJECTIVE
This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of music theory and music
technology to those students seriously interested in music. Students are expected to
work at a college prep level and therefore should
eep an organi!ed "inder# containing handouts and a manuscript note"ook.
$rrive punctually to class with needed materials.
%omplete regular homework assignments on time.
&articipate fully in all class activities.
%ome for extra help after school when a new concept presents di'culty or
work has "een missed.
Students will master the content of the course through writing# analy!ing#
performing# and singing. Successful completion of this course will result in students(
a"ility to
)dentify# understand# and utili!e Standard *estern +usic ,otation
)dentify all note names in -ass# Tre"le# $lto and Tenor %lefs
)dentify melodic and harmonic intervals through analysis and ear.training.
&erform melodic and rhythmic sight.singing at an appropriate level
*rite all ma/or and minor scales and key signatures.
0ictate on manuscript paper simple melodic and rhythmic phrases played "y
the teacher.
$naly!e the 1uality of 2.3 note chords and their inversions.
)dentify and demonstrate "asic piano knowledge and playing skills.
0emonstrate a working knowledge of "asic se1uencing techni1ues.
0emonstrate a working knowledge of "asic music writing software functions.
CLASS ACTIVITIES MATERIALS
4omework %heck and Review 2. Ring -inder
,ew +usic Theory %oncept introduction and &ractice &encils 5,o &ens6
-asic 7ar.training8 Sight.singing +anuscript
,ote"ook
-asic +elodic and Rhythmic 0ictation
Technological application and drill of concepts covered
COURSE OUTLINE
T7R+ )9 +elodic and Rhythmic ,otation
ey"oard skills
+a/or and minor scales
ey Signatures
)ntervals
Sight.singing87ar training
T7R+ ))9 Triads and )nversions
Seventh %hords and )nversions
-asic Roman ,umeral $nalysis
Sight.singing8 7ar.training
GRADING
Homework 25%
Cl!!!work"O#$%!k &r%'(')%'o# 25%
*+',,e! 25%
Te!%! 25%
Term! -2. " /'#l E0m 21% e. " 21%
RULES AND &ROCEDURES /OR USING THE MIDI TECHNOLOGY LAB
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*ritten work on ll course assignments must "e done '#4'9'4+ll6. This includes#
"ut is not limited to# homework 1uestions or pro"lems# la" reports# essays# and term
papers. )n general# it is accepta"le to seek help and discuss assignments with your
peers# "ut when you are ready to formulate your written response# this must "e done
o# 6o+r ow#. This is the di:erence "etween working together and copying.
%opying from another source# such as another student(s work or information found on
the internet# without citing that source# is )l5'r'!m. Students caught plagiari!ing
will "e dealt with as outlined in the Student 4and"ook under the section ;$cademic
0ishonesty.<
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