This course, an introduction to the fundamentals of Western music theory, focuses on nomenclature, basic notation literacy and fundamentals of harmony, counterpoint and rhythm. Students complete weekly exercises to learn basic skills in composition and musicianship, including dictation, sight-singing, chord analysis and identification, transposition and voice-leading.
Prerequisites: Completion of first year writing requirements. Co-requisites: None. Notes: Satisfies a HuSS elective.