Aural Skills I
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MUSI 1170 schedule Page 1 of 7 Sightsinging and Ear Training I MUSI 1170 Professor Andrew Davis Home page and syllabus Daily schedule Daily schedule Shortcut to the current week assuming I remember to keep the link updated E Microsoft word files doc format are marked with the Word logo Files in pdf format are marked with the PDF logo To read the pdf files you39ll need the Adobe Acrobat Reader which ou can obtain for free here NOTES click here for class rosters On dates preceded with quotquot the class will meet together as a large group in 108 MSM On all other dates small classes will meet in their assigned rooms quotMSSquot refers to the Benjamin Horvit and Nelson Music for Sight Singing 3rd edition quotMETquot refers to the Horvit Koozin and Nelson Music for Ear Training This book comes with a CD ROM containing software to be used for dictation practice and assignments as explained in class You will be able to use the software on a PC compatible or Macintosh computer To use the software at the Moores School of Music please visit the computer lab in room 214 fi le C Documents20and ZOSettingsAndrew 20 DavisDesktop ASSIGNMENTS AND WIII uATE TOPICS AND HANDOUTS PRACTICE MATERIAL 1 826 MSS ch 1 pp 4 6 and class handout on scale patterns Fundamentals of pitch and solfegge major scales on syllables Material for today 0 Definitions and melodies we discussed in class 0 IE Scale patterns for practice 828 MSS ch 1 pp 4 6 and class handout on scale Assignment E majorscae patterns Fundamentals of pitch and solfegge pitch patterns Class handout major scales on syllables Singing pitch patterns from major scales 2 92 Introduction to dictation establishing keys Practice MET ch 1 pp 23 24 aurally given different tonics major scale recognizing scales be able to pitch patterns syllables no rhythms say if the scale is major or not click here for answers EAI Professor Koozm to briefly introduce MET Assignment MSS pp 46 software 7 1 72006 MUSI 1170 schedule Page 2 of 7 nos 1 15 MSS ch 2 pp 10 13 Fundamentals of rhythm and meter intro to proto notation simple duple and triple meters conducting duple and triple meters Practice MET p 32 34 nos 1 18 Practice notating rhythms using proto notation Assignment MSS pp 7 8 Lnos 10 22 Practicing rhythmic dictation with proto notation simple duple triple and quadruple meters with conducting Practice MET ch 2 pp 25 28 rhythmic dictation use proto notation on a separate piece of paper or in the workbook Assignment continue pp 7 8 nos 10 22 also p 9 nos 1 3 be prepared to sing both lines Dictation quiz 1 short excerpt using pitch syllables and protonotation Translating pitch syllables to notation given tonic or key sig with major scale pitch patterns dictation practice syllables and notation no rhythms Practice continue with MET ch 2 pp 25 28 rhythmic dictation use proto notation on a separate piece of paper or in the workbook Assignment MSS p 13 nos 1 4 Notating rhythm and meter translating proto notation to standard notation dictation practice notating both pitch and rhythm Practice MET ch 2 p 32 nos 1 6 scale patterns notate with syllables and proto notation then translate to standard pitch and rhythm notation Assignment continue MSS p 13 nos 1 4 add MSS p 14 15 nos 5 9 Practice continue MET p 32 nos 1 6 Assignment dictation assignment 1 M55 p 15 16 nos 1 6 MET melodic dictation quiz no 1 melodies no 1 and 3 only MET p 38 Write these out USING SYLLABLES PROTO NOTATION AND STANDARD PITCH AND RHYTHM NOTATION as we39ve been practicing in class on manuscript paper and turn them in on Tuesday 924 You must submit BOTH kinds of notation for each melody 94 3 99 911 4 916 918 5 923 Dictation quiz 2 M55 ch 2 pp 15 16 patterns with more skips longer melodic dictations more rhythmic dictations Assignment MSS pp 16 17 nos 3 10 singing with conducting Practice MET pp 33 34 scale patterns with more skips notate pitch and rhythm using proto and standard notation file C Documents20and205ettingsAndrew20DavisDesktop 7172006 MUSI 1170 schedule MSS ch 2 pp 16 20 melodies longer melodic dictations Mr Enriquez39s section meets in 108 today Page 3 of 7 Practice MET ch 2 pp 35 37 melodic dictation Assignment dictation assignment 2 MSS pp 18 19 nos 14 20 and p 20 nos 1 2 prepare both lines singing with conducting MET melodic dictation quiz no 3 melodies 4 and 5 Write these out USING SYLLABLES PROTO NOTATION AND STANDARD PITCH AND RHYTHM NOTATION as we39ve been practicing in class on manuscript paper and turn them in on Tuesday 930 You must submit BOTH kinds of notation for each melody MSS ch 3 pp 21 22 major scale patterns with more skips longer melodic dictations Assignment MSS pp 21 22 nos 1 16 with singing and conducting Practice MET ch 3 pp 41 43 scale patterns with more skips Dictation quiz 3 MSS ch 3 pp 23 26 melodies melodic dictation Sign up for midterm singing appointments today Assignment MSS pp 23 24 nos 4 Practice MET ch 3 pp 44 46 melodic dictation MSS ch 3 pp 23 26 melodies melodic dictation Today sign up for midterm singing appointments These will be first come first serve Come to class early to get your choice of times Appointments will begin with the next class Assignment prepare for the midterm The singing example will be taken from MSS pp 25 26 nos 15 20 and p 26 nos 1 2 both lines You will have to sing one longer example or two shorter examples The midterm dictation will be exactly the length and level of difficulty we have been hearing in class since 925 Midterm dictation exam today Class will be dismissed after the exam an instructors will hear individual singing exams in private appointments The singing example will be taken from MSS pp 25 26 nos 15 20 and p 26 nos 1 2 both lines The midterm dictation will be exactly the length and level of difficulty we have been hearing in class since 925 925 6 930 102 7 107 109 8 1014 Class will not meet today The remaining midterm sightsinging exams will be heard in private appointments The singing example will be taken from MSS pp 25 26 nos 15 20 and p 26 nos 1 2 both lines The midterm dictation will be exactly the length and level of difficulty we have been hearing in class since 925 file C Documentsoo20andZOSettingsAndrew20DavisDesktop 7172006 MUSI 1170 schedule Page 4 of 7 file C Documents20andZOSettingsAndrew20DavisDesktop 1016 Introducing tonic dominant harmony Arpeggiations inversions and figured bass symbols IV I both above and below to Arpeggiation exercises in root position and reach V arpeggiations in close voice leading with all MSS p 33 nos 1 5 on inversions syllables while conducting MSS p45nos1 3onleuer Reference table for triadic inversions 3 1 names While COHd UCti 9 Singing alto clef on letter names with conducUng 9 1021 Reviewing chordal inversions Arpeggiation Arpeggiations exercises IV I V above and below in close IV I voice leading with all inversions IV6 I I V64 I Alto clef sing with letter names MSS ch 5 p 16 V64 16 45 nos 1 3 and other exercises as 164 V I64 as gned MSS p33nos1 5on syllables while conducting Dictation practice MSS p 46 nos 4 6 on letter names while conducting 1023 Arpeggiation exercises IV I V above and Singing below in close voice leading with all Arpeggiations inversions Also new arpeggiations IV7 I V7 IV6 I above and below IV64 I I6 V64 I6 Dictation practice I64 V I64 MSS p34 nos6 12 MSS p 46 nos 7 10 Dictation assignment 3 MET p 48 quiz 2 unit 3 Melodies 1 4 Complete these dictations ON THE PAGE IN THE BOOK then tear out the page on the perforation and turn it in You do not need to write the proto notation standard notation will be sufficient 10 1028 Arpeggiations using tonic and dominant Arpeggiations seventh in close voice leading with all IV6 I inver ons IV64I I6 V64 16 Reference table for inversions of seventh I64 V I64 Chords MSS p34 nos6 12 7 M55 p 46 nos 7 10 2 part dictations 1030 Dictation quiz 4 1part melodic Singing dictation More arpeggiation practice Iand Arpeggiations V7 in close voice leading with inversions IV7 I both above and below to reach V Heanngsarpeggiannstonm and don nant MSS p34 nos6 12 and p46 with close voice leading in all inversions nos 7 10 Dictation assignment 4 2 part dictation practice MET pp 69 70 quiz 1 unit 4 7172006 MUSI 1170 schedule Page 5 of 7 Melodies 3 5 Complete these dictations ON THE PAGE IN THE BOOK then tear out the page on the perforation and turn it in You do not need to write the proto notation standard notation will be sufficient file C Documents20andZOSettingsAndrew20DavisDesktop 11 114 Hearings MSS p 34 nos 6 12 and p 46 nos Arpeggiations 7 10 V7 I IV65 I 2 part dictation practice IV43 I 16 V43 16 Practice arpeggiations tonic and dominant I6 V42 I6 with close voice leading in all inversions 164 V7 I64 MSS pp 47 48 nos 1 5 MSS p 47 nos 11 14 alto clef melodies 116 Dictation quiz 5 2part dictation Singing Arpeggiations Hearings arpeggiations tonic and dominant IV65 I seventh in root position only I V7 I above or IV43 I below to reach V7 I6 V43 I6 I6 V42 I6 Singing MSS ch 5 anacruses upbeats and I64 V7 I64 quadruple subdivision of the beat MSS pp 47 48 nos 1 5 MSS p 47 nos 11 14 alto clef melodies V 12 1111 Anacruses upbeats and quadruple subdivision MSS pp 47 48 nos 1 5 of the beat MSS p 47 nos 11 14 alto clef melodies Hearings arpeggiations tonic and dominant seventh in close voice leading with all inversions 1113 Introducing the subdominant arpeggiating I IV Arpeggiations I IV above and below I IV and V in close I IV I voice leading with inversions only the I IV V I assigned progressions I IV V7 I both above and below to Introducing harmonic dictation reach IV in all progressions MSS pp 47 48 nos 1 5 on letter names for those in alto clef MSS p 47 nos 11 14 alto clef melodies Practice harmonic dictation using the MET CD and workbook unit 4 pp 74 85 13 1118 Hearings MSS p 47 48 nos 1 5 MSS p P 47 nos 11 14 alto clef melodies Arpeggiation exercises I IV and V in root Arpegg iations I IV I IIVVI IIVV7I 7172006 MUSI 1170 schedule position and with inversions You should be able to reach the subdominant above OR below the tonic Warning reaching IV below the tonic is very difficult practice this Harmonic dictation practice Page 6 of 7 both above and below to reach IV in all progressions MSS pp 48 49 nos 6 10 on letter names for those in alto clef Practice harmonic dictation using the MET CD and workbook unit 4 pp 74 85 file C Documents20andZOSettingsAndrew20DavisDesktop 1120 Hearings arpeggiations using 1 1V and V in Dictation assignment 5 MET root position above and below to reach unit 4 quiz 1 p 86 Nos 1 2 IV You should be able to reach the Write these in the workbook and subdominant above OR below the tonic tear out the page to turn it it Warning reaching IV below the tonic is very Write bass line soprano line difficult practice this and chord labels as we have doing in class More arpeggiation practice I IV and V using inversions Melodies from MSS with I IV and Singing assignments V see the assignment Arpeggiations I 16 IV V I Course evaluations I 16 IV V V7 I I 1V6 V7 I I 1V6 164 V7 I MSS pp 48 49 nos 6 10 on letter names for those in alto clef Practice using the MET CD and workbook harmonic dictation unit 4 pp 74 85 14 1125 Hearings MSS pp 48 49 nos 6 10 on No new assignment over the letter names for those in alto clef break but we will hear the arpeggiations in class on more arpeggiation practice melodies with I Tuesday IV and V MSS ch 5 pp 46 starting with no 4 54 dictation with I IV and V 1127 Thanksgiving holiday no class 15 122 Hearings arpeggiations using I IV and V with inversions I 16 1V V1 1 16 1V V V7 1 1 1V6 V7 1 1 1V6 164 V7 1 Dictation practice Practice with melodies MSS pp 49 50 Sign up for final singing appointments today 124 Final dictation exam The exam will consist of two melodic 7172006 MUSI 1170 schedule Page 7 of 7 dictations and two harmonic dictations at the length and level of difficulty we39ve been hearing in class Final singing exams will be scheduled during the week of Mon 128 in time slots TBA Final singing exams will be as follows 1 Everyone will sing TWO examples not one from the assigned material Everyone will be asked to sing one example in alto clef on letter names with conducting and one example in treble or bass clef on syllables with conducting 2 Examples will be chosen from the following list all are from the M55 text 9 n 11 alto clef 49 no 13 alto clef 50 no 14 15 alto clef 17 O 39P39P39P39P39P39P U39I A o 3 O 50 no 20 Last updated 25 November 2003 URL httpwwwuheduadavisSmusi1170 Comments adavi55uhedu 2003 Andrew Davis fileCDocuments20andZOSettingsAndrew o20DavisDesktop 7172006
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