Ear Training and Transcription 1 (pop/jazz), 5 cr - KMPM0108
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Learning outcomes of the course
The students are able to figure out aurally the usual features of pop and jazz rhythm, structure, melody and harmony. They are able to realize them by singing and playing and to take dictation in them. The students command the main principles and practices in pop and jazz writing.
They recognize and can produce even and triplet based phrasing and notation, command syncopated rhythms and are able to use their body in rhythmic comprehension and assimilation.
The students possess the readiness for further development of their musical comprehension, motor-skills and coordination
even and triple based phrasing
reading and writing exercises in the typical time-signatures
chordal sounds appearing in tonal music
the horizontal aspects of melody: ground scales and reading and writing melodic harmonic and bass-line exercises in the usual major and minor modes.
TRANSCRIPTION AND NOTATION
melody and harmony and their interpretation notation, musical structural form writing and lead sheet notation basics and hand writing
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Assessment criteria - grade 1 and 2
The students recognize and can produce in proper style even and triple based phrasing and notation in the main time signatures, recognize and be able to produce tonal melody and harmony, to write down material listened to in a way that complies with the normally accepted notation practices, are capable of acquiring, handle and evaluate critically their acquired knowledge, assume responsibility for personal and group learning and follow given instructions
The students are unable to meet the minimal requirements established for course completion