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Master Course Syllabus · Visual and Performing Arts · Music Lect/Ens - MUSI

Sight Singing and Ear Training III

  • Master Course Syllabus
  • Section ALL
  • 1 Credits
  • 01/01/2019 to 08/31/2019
  • Modified 08/05/2019

Meeting Times

Contact Information


3 Lab Hours Per Week; 48 Total Contact Hours; Credit: 1 Semester Hour

Singing more difficult tonal music in various clefs, aural study including dictation of more complex rhythm, melody, chromatic harmony, and extended tertian structures.


Prerequisites: Completion of Sight Singing and Ear Training II with a grade of C or better

Corequisites: Music Theory III, Class Piano III, Music Major Lessons, Parent Ensemble

Core Curriculum Statement

This course is not a core curriculum course.


1. Apply a method of sight singing to more difficult tonal melodies, oral demonstration of complex rhythms.
2. Classify more difficult elements of music, including extended-tertian chords, compound intervals, and non-diatonic scales.
3. Transcribe more complex rhythms and diatonic and non-diatonic melodies.
4. Transcribe and analyze diatonic and chromatic harmonies.
5. Read and reproduce rhythms in various meters, including syncopation and irregular beat divisions.


Text: “Developing Aural Skills: A Workbook for Ear-Training, Vol. I” by Barbara K. Wallace, Ph.D, pub. by Kees Academic Press (was purchased for Aural Skills I & II)

Text: “Developing Aural Skills: A Workbook for Ear-Training, Vol. II” by Barbara K. Wallace, Ph.D, pub. by Kees Academic Press

Supplementary materials will be distributed by the instructor. Students will need to provide staff paper and pencils with good erasers.

Course Requirements


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All policies, guidelines, and procedures in the Blinn College CatalogBlinn College Board Policies, and the Blinn College Administrative Regulations are applicable to this course.

Specific information on civility, attendance, add/drop, scholastic integrity, students with disabilities, final grade appeal, alternative retailers, campus carry and proctoring arrangements and cost.

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