Explores the basics of tonal music, its place in culture and writing music using excerpts of great pieces and the opportunity to make original compositions. Topics include, music in our culture, creating your own music, staff notation in treble and bass clefs, rhythm and meter; basic properties of sound; intervals; diatonic scales and triads; and diatonic chords. Aimed at the non-major or the potential music major who does not have the necessary background for MUS 204A. Advisory: No previous musical experience necessary. Transfer: CSU; UC. (Formerly MUS239)
Explores the basics of tonal music, its place in culture and writing music using excerpts of great pieces and the opportunity to make original compositions. Topics include, music in our culture, creating your own music, staff notation in treble and bass clefs, rhythm and meter; basic properties of sound; intervals; diatonic scales and triads; and diatonic chords. Aimed at the non-major or the potential music major who does not have the necessary background for MUS 204A. Advisory: No previous musical experience necessary. Transfer: CSU; UC. (Formerly MUS239)
Explores the basics of tonal music, its place in culture and writing music using excerpts of great pieces and the opportunity to make original compositions. Topics include, music in our culture, creating your own music, staff notation in treble and bass clefs, rhythm and meter; basic properties of sound; intervals; diatonic scales and triads; and diatonic chords. Aimed at the non-major or the potential music major who does not have the necessary background for MUS 204A. Advisory: No previous musical experience necessary. Transfer: CSU; UC. (Formerly MUS239)