MUSC 1250 The Elements of Music 2/0/2

A pre-theory course focusing on the study of the common elements of music(i.e: melody, harmony, rhythm, timbre, texture, form, and expressive qualities) and their interaction, and the ability to employ this understanding in aural, verbal, and visual analyses. Includes an introduction to the keyboard and use of the singing voice. Uses the tools of music technology. Course intended for non-music majors or for those students who are not prepared to enroll in MUSC 1301 and/or MUSC 1401.