Aug 08, 2022
MUS 175 - Applied Music Voice Minor–FreshmanCredits: 1
Develops the voice through repertoire, proper vocal techniques, warm-ups to extend vocal range and pitch matching, and works on proper practice and performance techniques.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of music department.
Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: Humanities
Outcomes and Objectives
- Identify music symbols involved in vocal reading and how to follow them.
- Understand musical symbols and terms.
- Sing while maintaining an independent vocal line from the musical accompaniment.
- Recognize ascending and descending intervals both visually and aurally.
- Develop the voice and its relationship to tonal production.
- Work with the voice developing range, tonal flexibility, strength and independence.
- Read music observing intervallic steps and skips and repeated melodic phrase patterns.
- Work with piano to not only hear and match tones, but also begin hearing intervals to facilitate sight reading skills using solfege.
- Work on artistry and musicianship through use of dynamics, ritardando, accelerando, rubato, tacets, etc.
- Apply vocal skills in a performance.
- Work with music in different styles.
- Rehearse to develop strength in vocal interpretation and presence.
- Practice good rehearsal and performance techniques for both classical and popular vocal music.
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