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Music-Lit,Theory and Music CC
MUSL 1 Introduction to Music 3.00 Units
Music for enjoyment and understanding through informed listening, analysis, evaluation and discernment of musical elements, forms, and repertoire. Attendance at concerts and listening to a variety of music is required.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MUSL 2A Harmony and Musicianship I 4.00 Units
Study of the fundamentals of Western music applicable to both classical and popular styles: notation; fundamental theoretical concepts; musicianship skills including sight singing, rhythmic training, ear training, dictation, and keyboard realization; and basic compositional skills. Strongly recommended: MUSL 6 or equivalent skills.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MUSL 2B Harmony and Musicianship II 4.00 Units
This course is a study of harmony and voice leading in the Western Common Practice. It addresses diatonic functionality, four-part voice leading, simple musical structures, harmonic and formal analysis, and musicianship skills including sight singing, rhythmic training, dictation, and keyboard realization. Prerequisite: MUSL 2A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MUSL 2C Harmony and Musicianship III 4.00 Units
Elements of both diatonic and chromatic harmony through part writing and ear training exercises as typified by musical practice from 1600 to the present. Continue solfeggio; chord recognition; melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic dictation; and figured bass realization. Introduce chorale dictation, chromatic four-part voice leading, chord progression and succession techniques, non-chord tones using figuration and rhythmic displacement, and mode mixture. Prerequisite: Music 2B (completed with a grade of C or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MUSL 2D Harmony and Musicianship IV 4.00 Units
Study of advanced chromatic harmony, 20th century harmonic practices, large musical structures, style composition, harmonic, structural, and stylistic analysis, and musicianship skills including sight singing, rhythmic training, dictation, and keyboard realization. Prerequisite: Music 2C (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MUSL 3 World Music 3.00 Units
The study of the folk and art music of world cultures. Includes the traditional music of Sub-Saharan Africa. Middle East, China, Japan, Indonesia, India, Latin America, Europe, and Native America. Attendance at four concerts in the San Francisco Bay Area required.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MUSL 4 Jazz Styles 3.00 Units
History, trends, and influences of the phenomenon of jazz beginning with pre-Dixieland early 1900's covering the various eras including Swing, Be-Bop and post Be-Bop to present day.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MUSL 6 Basic Music Skills 3.00 Units
An introduction to the notation and primary elements of tonal music. Incorporates the following concepts: staff notation in treble and bass clefs, rhythm and meter; basic properties of sound; intervals; diatonic scales and triads; and diatonic chords. Development of skills in handwritten notation is expected.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MUSL 8 Hist Rock & Roll/Popular Music 3.00 Units
A cultural survey of original American music traditions, forms and trends influenced by social, political and economic changes including blues, jazz, early rock, the "British invasion," rap, hip hop culture, Latino rock, heavy metal, jazz-rock fusion, electronic, modern rock.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MUSL 28 Musical Structure & Songwritng 3.00 Units
Study of contemporary rock and popular music theory with a songwriting implementation. Common chord progressions, harmonic development, song forms, lyric structure and analysis, orchestration, history and analysis of studio recording effects on important popular music styles of the mid to late 20th Century. Strongly Recommended: MUSL 6 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher) Students should have fundamental skills in reading music notation, not identification, and some knowledge of scales.
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MUSL 42A Jazz Theory I 3.00 Units
Developing an understanding of traditional jazz nomenclature including chord symbols, chord/scale relationships, and jazz harmony. Various scales, their modes and their applications will be addressed as well as their applications to harmonic progressions common to the jazz idiom. Strongly Recommended: MUSL 6 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 
MUSL 42B Jazz Theory II 3.00 Units
Jazz composition and arranging to gain and/or solidify a working knowledge of standard concepts pertaining to writing and arranging for the small to large ensemble. Emphasis will be placed on achieving the following: shapes and voicings used for different combinations of melody instruments; writing idiomatic arrangements of “standards” in the jazz idiom and standard “industry-style” formatting of scores and parts. Prerequisite: MUSL 42A (completed with a grade of "C" or higher)
College: Chabot College
Division: Arts, Media & Communication
 

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