TA-1010 Fundamentals of Music Theory & Notation

Course Title:
Fundamentals of Music Theory & Notation

Code:
ΤΑ-1010

Short Description:
Staves, Ledger Lines, 8v, 15ma.
Clefs, G-F-C Clef, Recognition of Notes on a Staff.
Note Duration, whole to 64th, Triplets, Dotted Notes, Rests.
Rhythm, Measure, Bar Line, Simply-Complex-Mixed Time Signatures, Pickup Measure.
Tie, Syncopation, Contretemps.
Distances of Neighbouring Notes: Tone, Semitone, Tone+Semitone, Chromatic and Diatonic Semitone, Enharmonic Notes.
Accidentals: Sharps, Fats and Naturals.
Intervals: Major, Minor and Altered.
Formation of Scales: Major and Harmonic-Melodic Minor Scale.
Key Signature, Circle of Fifths.
Dynamics, Articulations, Colorations.
 
The theoretical course includes Practical Exercises (2 hours a week): Music Notation Software Practice (Finale, Sibelius), Ear Training, (EarMaster Pro).

Literature:
1. Dimitris Pyrgiotis, Music Theory and Practice, Fagotto 2000, Athens
2. Vasilis Architectonides, Theory of Basic Knowledge of Music up to Harmony, Papagrigoriou Nakas, 1987 Athens

Course Assessment:
Lectures, Discussions, Final Examination.
 

ECTS
5

Professor:
Dr Kostas Paparrigopoulos (kpapa@staff.teicrete.gr)

 
 

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