Rhythm Studies 1 

Course Number: MUS-213GDL    Credit Hours: 2

Course Description

Rhythm studies deals with a thorough investigation of what makes rhythm and includes the study of odd rhythms and meters (primarily 5/4), note groupings, multi-pulses, rhythmic compression and expansion, metric modulation, artificial note values, etc. The aim is to develop through listening and practice how these concepts are utilized in today’s music.



Hardware & Equipment Requirements:

You will need:

  • Electric guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Amp
  • Metronome (or metronome app)
  • Audio Technica ATR2100-USB microphone
  • Behringer Xenyx Q502USB Mixer
  • CD/MP3 player (separate from computer)
  • Webcam
  • Desktop or laptop PC or Mac with speakers, running the most up-to-date versions of Google Chrome or Firefox (see “Software Requirements” for more info)
  • Video/audio recording software, such as iMovie or Windows Live Movie Maker
  • Printer, so that you can print out music examples used in the course or an iPad or similar device

Software Requirements: