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MUS122
EAR TRAINING AND SIGHT SINGING II

Spring 2018

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ANNOUNCEMENTS!
Homework is listed the day it is assigned, to be due the following Friday at the beginning of class unless otherwise noted.

Complete your course evaluation here by May 1.

MAY 4 — FINAL SIGHT-SINGING EXAM
Using solfège (do, re, mi) or other solemnization (C, D, E / 1, 2, 3), prepare the following examples from the Rogers/Ottman Music for Sight Singing book:

1. Sing arpeggios/sequence of scale degree numbers (handout in class).
2. Sing a melody randomly chosen from 12.1–10.
3. Sing one line of 12.38 or 12.39 while I play the other line on the piano.
4. Tap a rhythm randomly chosen from 10.33–64.
5. Sight-sing a given melody.


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COURSE SCHEDULE


APR 20 — Dictation Quiz 11

APR 18
— SS11

APR 16 —
SS11no Auralia homework this week

APR 13 — Dictation Quiz 10 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–11 due

APR 11
SS10

APR 9
SS10 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–11

APR 6— Dictation Quiz 9 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–10 due

APR 4
— SS9

APR 2 —
SS9 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–10

MAR 30 — Dictation Quiz 8 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–9 due
+ Transcription proposal via email

MAR 28
— SS8


MAR 26 —
SS8 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–9
"Pedestal" transcription (PDF)

MAR 23 — (TAKE-HOME) DICTATION QUIZ 7 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–8 due
Using music notation software, transcribe the theme song (piano version) from Transparent, from 0:00–1:02 (48 measures). Key & time signatures, starting pitches, etc. given here. Printed copy due in class Friday 3/30.

MAR 21 — SS7 — SNOW DAY

MAR 19 — NO CLASS
SS7 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–8

MAR 12–16 — SPRING BREAK

MAR 9 — Dictation Quiz 6 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–7 due

MAR 7 — SS6

MAR 5 — SS6 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–7

MAR 2 — Dictation Quiz 5 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–6 due

FEB 28 —
SS5

FEB 26 — SS5 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–6

FEB 23 — Dictation Quiz 4 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–5 due

FEB 21
— SS4/5


FEB 19 NO CLASS — SS4 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–5

FEB 16 — Dictation Quiz 3 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–4 due

FEB 14
— SS4

FEB 12
— SS4 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–4

FEB 9 — Dictation Quiz 2 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–3 due

FEB 7
— SS3

FEB 5
— SS3 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–3

FEB 2
Dictation Quiz 1 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–2 due

JAN 31
— SS1–2

JAN 29
— SS1–2 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–2
Homework (due F 2/2): Practice and complete Auralia set #2 and sing through Rogers/Ottman chapters 1–2.

JAN 26
Mock Dictation Quiz + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–1 due

JAN 24
— SS1–2

JAN 22
SYLLABUS
— SS1–2 + Auralia Course MUS122(VOLNESS)–1 (note extra written work below)*
Homework (due F 1/26) : Practice and complete Auralia set #1 and sing through Rogers/Ottman chapters 1–2. Review music theory topics with Musition on your own. *In the Melodic Comparison exercise, 1. figure out which note sequentially (2nd, 5th) was wrong/different; 2. guess which scale degree that "wrong" note is

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COURSE RESOURCES

Textbook: Rogers/Ottman–Music for Sight Singing (referred to as "SS" above)
Auralia & Musition Cloud Bundle
(for homework)
— Use school code URI and PIN NMB5 when purchasing.
Instructions on how to set up your account!
Syllabus (PDF)


SOFTWARE / ONLINE PRACTICE
Auralia (on 3 computers in Music Resource Center)
Teoria.com
Good-ear.com


ALSO AVAILABLE AS PHONE/TABLET APP
Blob Chorus (pitch matching)
Tenuto (intervals, chord ID)

Singing Games

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IMPORTANT DATES

• JAN 22 — Spring 2017 classes begin



• FEB 19 — NO CLASS

• EVERY FRIDAY — Dictation Quiz + Weekly Auralia Homework Due

• MAR 12–16 — SPRING BREAK— NO CLASS

• MAR 30 — Transcription proposal due via email

• APR 30— Transcription due

• MAY 4 — 11:30 am – 2:30 pm — SIGHT SINGING EXAM (D206)