MUS1012 Fundamentals of Music (HF)

Fundamentals of Music is a study of the value and function of music as an avenue of human expression and ministry within the church. The course develops basic concepts of melody, musical style systems, major and minor tonality, rhythm, and harmony, along with the system of musical notation. It also gives suggestions for the development of a music program in the church. Pastors and church music directors are equipped to provide leadership for a musical program that will be effective in helping meet the spiritual needs of people. The course emphasizes the use of music to glorify God. A digital audio recording on compact disc is included with the IST.
Prerequisite or sequence recommendation:
None
Materials required:
IST: Fundamentals of Music by Donald R. Tanner
New International Version of the Bible