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MUS 108: Fundamentals of Western Music (3 credits)

Course Description

A basic music theory course. Emphasis on learning basic concepts involved in reading and writing music. Notation and reading of simple and compound rhythm, pitch, intervals and triads. Application to performance. (3 hours lecture)


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and write the basic components of Western music notation.
  • Apply basic theoretical components of Western music notation to written examples of music.
  • Notate and read basic melodic and rhythmic patterns in both simple and compound meters.
  • Use the components of music in both the performance and creation of music.
  • Compose and harmonize two melodies of at least 32 measures.

Degrees and Certificates

For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page


Resources


Classes Offered

  • Spring 2014 - TR, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Pālanakila 104, So Jin Kimura - CRN: 60233
  • Fall 2014 - TR, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Pālanakila 104, So Jin Kimura - CRN: 62596
  • Spring 2013 - TR, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Pālanakila 104, So Jin Kimura - CRN: 62301
  • Fall 2012 - MW, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Pālanakila 104, So Jin Kimura - CRN: 61326 - view syllabus
  • Spring 2012 - MW, 11:30am to 12:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 106, So Jin Kimura - CRN: 64432
  • Spring 2011 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, Renee Arakaki - CRN: 61383 - view syllabus
  • Fall 2011 - MW, 8:00am to 9:15am, Hale Pālanakila 211, Aaron Sala - CRN: 63443
  • Spring 2010 - MW, 5:30pm to 6:55pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, So Jin Kimura - CRN: 63248
  • Fall 2007 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, Gloria Faltstrom - CRN: 61273 - view syllabus
  • Spring 2006 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, Gloria Faltstrom - CRN: 61176
  • Spring 2005 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, Gloria Faltstrom - CRN: 62227
  • Spring 2004 - asynchronous , Gloria Faltstrom - CRN: 63241

 

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