Solfeggio I
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Solfedžo I
Course title in English
Solfeggio I
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
Assessment form
lecturer of 2018/2019  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
Support the development of student's musical ear, rhythm and harmony perception and musical memory. Encourage the formation of skills to write music by ear and sing simple intervals and chords at a given pitch.
Brief description of the course
Developing musical memory and musical ear by writing down single-voice dictations (including rhythm dictations). Developing internal hearing by singing simple intervals and chords at a given pitch.
Independent work
Student practices between the lectures to identify and sing simple intervals and chords using, among other possibilities, the free software program GNU Solfege.
Learning outcomes in the course
Student is able to sing and write down single-voice diatonic dictations and rhythm dictations, simple intervals and chords.
Assessment methods
Assessment consists of two parts: written and oral.
Marit Mõistlik, PhD
The course is a prerequisite
Study literature
GNU Solfege. URL: (lisainfo)
Crowell, B. (2005). Eyes and Ears. An Anthology of Melodies for Sight Singing. URL:
Eespere, R. (1994). Prima vista. Tallinn: Eesti Eres
Eespere, R. (2010). Prima volta? Tallinn: Eesti Muusika- ja Teatriakadeemia
Laduhin, N (1986). 1000 primerov musykalnovo diktanta na 1, 2 i 3 golosa. Moskva: Musyka
Kühn, C. (1983/2004). Gehörbildung im Selbststudium [Solfedžo ise õppides, valik harjutusi eesti keelde tõlkinud G. Lock], Kassel: Bärenreiter, dtv.
Additional information
Process-based learning requires participation in lectures. In case of an absence, it is student's responsibility to familiarize themselves with the lecture and go through the material/exercises on their own.
Replacement literature
Ainet ei läbita asenduskirjanduse baasil.