21M.051 Fundamentals of Music

As taught in: Spring 2007

Drawing of people of all ages enjoying playing music.

Music is for everyone! (Courtesy of Tilke Judd. Used with permission.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Ms. Pamela Wood

Course Description

This class introduces students to the rudiments of Western music through oral, aural, and written practice utilizing rhythm, melody, intervals, scales, chords, and musical notation. The approach is based upon the inclusive Kodály philosophy of music education. Individual skills are addressed through a variety of means, emphasizing singing and keyboard practice in the required piano labs.