THEORY OF MUSIC -1 BASIC CONCEPTS 4 0 0 4
Review studies on basic technical terms like stave line, bar lines, repeat signs, key signatures, time signatures, dynamics, articulation marks.
UNIT 1 12
Scale Degrees, Tetra chords, Note Values, Dotted lines, Ledger lines, Clef – Treble and Bass, Writing all the notes, dotted notes (including ledger line notes) in Treble clef and Bass clef.
UNIT 2 12
Pitch Tones, Semitones, Intervals, Diatonic, Bars, bars lines, double bars, Time Signatures
UNIT 3 12
Accidentals, Rests and dotted rests, Study of enharmonic, Major key study – C Major G, F, Minor – A, E,D
UNIT 4 12
Key signature, Circle of the fifth, Chromatic scales, Pentatonic scales, Blues scale
UNIT 5 12
Arpeggios, Dynamic, Articulations, Cadences (Perfect, imperfect and plagal), Triads
At the end of this course the students will be able to,
CO-1: Understand basics of notation writing of Western Music.
CO-2: Understand basic technical concepts of Western Music
CO-3: Understand enharmonic and major keys.
CO-4: Understand the basic concepts of scales
CO-5: Comprehend Arpeggios, Dynamic, Articulations
Fundamentals of Music, Raymond Elliott, 4th Ed 2009
Tip Basic Music Theory, Wise Publications, Hugo Pinksterdoer, 2007