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MUS 111

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GRADES

Syllabus Fall 2012 (Word .doc file)

Syllabus Fall 2012 (.pdf file)

TEST ONE STUDY GUIDE

TEST TWO STUDY GUIDE

TEST THREE STUDY GUIDE

TEST FOUR STUDY GUIDE

FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE


REFERENCE INFORMATION

Music Theory Basics
(properties of sound, staff, clefs, accidentals, major scales, scale degree names,
major key signatures, minor scales, minor key signatures, circle of fifths,
relative/parallel keys)

*Key Signatures and Other Related Fears*

Relative Major and Minor Keys

Music Theory Basics continued
(melodic & harmonic intervals, perfect/major/minor/augmented/diminished intervals,
interval inversion, compound intervals, consonance/dissonance, M/m/A/d triads,
7th chord types, inversion of chords, figure bass symbols)

*Intervals*

*Commonly-Encountered Major and Minor Triads*

*Commonly-Encountered Diminished Chords*

Music Theory Basics continued one more time!
(note & rest values, dot, tie, flag, simple & compound meters,
tuplet, rhythmic transcription)

Counterpoint Basics 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Counterpoint

Tonic & Dominant I
(cadence, I V V7 chords, figured bass realization, perfect authentic cadence,
imperfect authentic cadence, half cadence, picardy 3rd, empty 5th,
melodic cadence)

Tonic & Dominant II
(part writing, doubling, open/close position, crossed voices, overlapped voices,
repeated triads, writing an authentic cadence)

Subdominant Triad
(plagal cadence, perfect plagal cadence, imperfect plagal cadence, half cadence,
writing the plagal cadence, writing the half cadence, parallel 5ths and 8ths,
melodic augmented 2nd)

Melodic Line
(form, phrase, motive, period, parallel/contrasting period, repetition, sequence,
elision, real sequence, tonal sequence, modified sequence, modulating sequence,
false sequence, leading tone, 6th & 7th scale degrees in minor)

C Clefs; Transposing Instruments

*Instrument Ranges & Transpositions*

*Foreign Names for Instruments*

Triad in Inversion
(advantages, first inversion, second inversion, cadential 6-4 chord, passing 6-4 chord,
arpeggiated bass 6-4 chord, pedal bass 6-4 chord, writing chords in inversion,
contrary motion, oblique motion, similar motion, melodic augmented 4th,
overlapping voices, hidden octaves and fifths)

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