Fundamentals of Music (Theory)

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Syllabus

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Schedule

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Readings

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Midterm study guide

Final study guide

Assignments

Weekly assignments will be available here shortly after the class they were released.

Assignment 1 [pdf] - Due 9/13 in class

  • Question 0 is just a really useful (and optional) online drill. Aim to be able to get 19/20 right in 2 minutes. No need to email me your report [link]
  • Question 4 should read “Notate the following whole and half steps above the given pitch as indicated…” (i.e. omit “and below”)
  • You can ignore the clef questions referring to the alto clef without penalty. If you like, check out the material here and attempt the questions.

Assignment 2 [pdf] - Due 9/20 in class

Assignment 3 [pdf] - Due 9/27 in class

  • Note that you must also email me a completion code to get full credit in this assignment.

Assignment 4 [pdf] - Due 10/11 in class

Assignment 5 [pdf] - Due 10/18 in class

  • Note that you must also email me a completion code to get full credit in this assignment.

Assignment 6 [pdf] - Due 11/1 in class

Assignment 7 [pdf] - Due 11/10 in class

Assignment 8 [pdf] - Due 11/22 in class

Assignment 9 [pdf] - Due 12/1 (extended from 11/29) in class

Assignment 10 [pdf] - Due 12/6 in class