INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC
This course is designed to equip students with basic theoretical and practical framework that would prepare them towards deeper understanding of music, and be able to both appreciate and interpret music.
The purpose is to present music in a more or less simplistic manner so that students could use the knowledge/skills gained towards good music and life in society.
The course covers music in society, foundation of music, concepts in music, representation of music tones or sounds, and the elements employed in music organisation are discussed.
At the end of thoroughly studying the course, you should be able to apply/interpret the aspects of music addressed.This will enable students who can take up music as a career.
|This unit talks about Harmony.It explains what Harmony is and its features,Triads and Other Chords,The Seventh Chord,Qualities of Chords and Chord Progression and also two-part Harmony.|
|HARMONY Quiz||10, 00:00|
|IM: MELODY WRITING||FREE||01:05:00|
|This unit talks about Melody Writing.It states the meaning of Melody and its characteristics,forms and the steps to follow when writing a Melodies.|
|MELODY WRITING Assignment||10, 00:00|
|IM: ELEMENTS OF MUSIC||FREE||01:15:00|
|This unit talks about elements of music.It explains what they are,Components of Rhythm and Time Signature and Measure.|
|ELEMENTS OF MUSIC Assignment||10, 00:00|
|IM: MUSIC INTERVALS||FREE||01:00:00|
|This unit talks about music Interval.It explains what music Intervals are,how they are classified,basic Intervals,qualities of Intervals and inversions in Intervals.|
|MUSIC INTERVALS Assignment||10, 00:00|
|IM: Notation in Tonic Solfa||FREE||00:45:00|
|This unit talks about Notation in Tonic Solfa. It also show the use of punctuation marks and how they are used in music.|
|IM: MUSIC AND TONALITY||FREE||00:00:00|
|MUSIC AND TONALITY Assignment||10, 00:00|
|IM: TONES AND SEMITONES||FREE||01:00:00|
|This unit talks about Notes and Semitones how they are used especially on a keyboard.It also talks about the Accidentals which comprise three independent signs.|
|IM: TIME NAMES IN MUSIC||FREE||00:50:00|
|This unit talks about Time names in music,Music Names and their Time.|
|TIME NAMES IN MUSIC Assignmnent||10, 00:00|
|IM: FOUNDATION OF MUSIC||FREE||01:00:00|
|This u nit talks about music foundation and how it can be represented by letters.it also talks about how to write music using certain signs and symbols.|
|IM: MUSIC IN INDIGENOUS NIGERIAN FESTIVALS||FREE||00:50:00|
|This unit talks about music in indigenous Nigeria Festivals and the significance of traditional festivals.|
|IM: TRADITIONAL AFRICAN MUSIC||FREE||01:00:00|
|This unit talks about Characteristics ,Functions and the Organisation of Traditional African Music.|
|IM: CATEGORIES OF MUSIC||FREE||01:00:00|
|This unit talks about the different categories of music explaining each of them in detail.|
|CATEGORIES OF MUSIC Assignment||10, 00:00|
|IM: INSTRUMENTS FOR MAKING MUSIC||FREE||01:00:00|
|This u nit talks about instruments used in making music giving their definitions,kinds and functions.|
|INSTRUMENTS FOR MAKING MUSIC Assignment||10, 00:00|
|IM: Definitions of Music||FREE||01:00:00|
|This unit talks bout definitions of Music, Origins of Music,Nature and Characteristics of Music explaining each in detail.|
|Definitions of Music Assignment||10, 00:00|
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