MUS 131   Sight-Singing and Ear Training I (2 Hours)

This course is an introduction to sight singing and ear training. Basic methods of reading music are presented and practiced. Students are also trained to recognize aurally and notate the basic elements of music: intervals, diatonic melodies, simple rhythms, chord qualities, and basic harmonic progressions. The content is designed to complement the Harmony I course, though it is not necessary they be taken in the same semester.