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    Jul 15, 2024  
Montgomery College 2024-2025 Catalog
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MUSC 238 - Ear Training and Sightsinging IV

(R only)

Two-part dictation of moderate difficulty, vocal reading, dictation of nontonal melodies, and dictation of chromatic chord progressions and modulations. Assignments will include work with recorded exercises. Review of the material from MUSC 237 . Normally taken concurrently with MUSC 234 . PREREQUISITE(S): MUSC 237  with a grade of C or better. Two hours each week.

2 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Sight-read, as a group, musical selections containing 4 or more parts (chorales, for example).
  • Hear and write out musical passages containing two and three parts.
  • Hear and write out melodic dictations of considerably greater length than in previous courses.
  • Hear and write out harmonic passages containing secondary non-dominants, and modulations to distantly related keys.
  • Identify, sing, and write out nontonal/atonal melodies.
  • Distinguish individual rhythms upon hearing the composite rhythm and texture of a polyphonic selection.

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