Aural Training and Musicianship 1B

When and Where

10 Jan 2020 - 27 Mar 2020 (16.5 hours, 11 weeks)
Days and times
Friday 14:00 - 15:30
Morley College London


Full fee
Concession fee
Senior fee

Quick Facts

This course has started but late enrolments are accepted.
Selena Kay
Course code

What you will learn

This practical course develops your listening skills through sight-singing and aural dictation. Learn how to accurately notate rhythm and melody by ear, and gain a deeper understanding of the building blocks of music.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Develop aural recognition of scale degrees in major and minor scales
  • Sight-sing with greater confidence
  • Understand of the structure of modal scales
  • Develop knowledge and aural recognition of intervals
  • Memorising and write down simple melodies and rhythms

Class format and activities

Lots of practical exercises involving listening, singing, clapping and writing down what you hear.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

Enthusiasm to develop your aural skills, ability to pitch notes with your voice, and some previous experience of relative solfa (moveable 'do') or a good knowledge of music theory would be beneficial as this course follows on from term 1.

What you will need for your class

Manuscript paper and a pencil

What you can do next

You can continue on Aural Training and Musicianship 1C in the summer term.
This course supports and develops musicianship skills so is helpful for any kind of further music study and also to support current music study.