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DANC 268   Music Theory for Dancers   credit: 3 Hours.

Introduction to basic music theory with a concentration on rhythm. The first half of the term will concentrate on 1) learning, understanding, and being conversant in basic music parameters; 2) analytical listening; 3) notation; 4) transcripts; 5) reading notation/following a score; 6) performance of simple rhythm patterns. The second half will deal with form and formal analysis as it relates to choreography, as well as more advanced parameters of music theory. Prerequisite: Major standing in Dance or consent of instructor.