Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

Mus 101 Contemporary Music Theory I

Music theory relevant to contemporary musical styles. Explores notation, pitch, rhythm, meter, tonality, intervals, chords, lead sheet notation, and diatonic harmony. Includes basic ear training, sight singing, and rhythmic skills. Requires no previous musical experience. This is the first course in a sequence of three: Mus 101, Mus 102, and Mus 103 and must be taken in sequence.


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