Fundamentals of Music

Drawing of people of all ages enjoying playing music.

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

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

21M.051

As Taught In

Spring 2007

Level

Undergraduate

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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.

Wood, Pamela. 21M.051 Fundamentals of Music, Spring 2007. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/music-and-theater-arts/21m-051-fundamentals-of-music-spring-2007 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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