Musicianship for Singers: Foundation

Course Content and Repertoire

Musicianship for Singers at Foundation level is designed for entry level readers, and assumes no prior musical study.

Content

Singers will:

  • sing and sight read rhythm notation (semibreve, dotted minim, minim, crotchet, quavers, semiquavers and rests) in simple time signatures (2/4, 3/4, 4/4, 2/2), and commonly found tempo instructions
  • read pitch notation in diatonic melodies in major keys in treble or bass clef, and learn to identify intervals and triad patterns, especially in the tonic and dominant chords

Repertoire

During the Foundation level course, singers will sight sing rounds and two part repertoire similar to Sing a Song of Sixpence, and other selected arrangements from the SfP Junior Song Book pack.