Reciting Rhythms and Conducting II MUS 111 ScheduleMUS 111 SyllabusWilliam Wieland
Stand and conduct while counting aloud. Perform slowly and keep a steady tempo. Do not pause, stop, or restart.

Competently means few or no mistakes, e.g. a 4-bar phrase may have one careless mistake.
Item performed competentlyPointsRunning Total
QQuarter Notes and Quarter Rests (depending upon last semester) — Help 11 11
BBeats (depending upon last semester) — Help 11 22
EEighth Notes (depending upon last semester) — 1 and  2 and ... 12 34
 
D (dotted quarters) — Chapter 17 — Select Medium and 8 bars—with a dotted quarter note. 11 45
C (compound meter) — Chapter 17 — Select 8 bars and Compound Meters. — Help 10 55
½ (half note beat) — Chapter 17 — Select Medium, 8 bars, and half note beat. 9 64
8 (8th note beat) — Chapter 1 — Select 8th note beat—with a dotted quarter note. 8 72
 
S (slow 6) — Chapter 4 — Select dotted half note and Challenging—with a tie. — Help 7 79
6 (sixteenths) — Chapter 10 — Select Medium. — Help 6 85
Y (syncopation) — Chapter 13 — Select Divided Beat Syncopation. 5 90
 
Chapter 17
b — Select 8 bars, Changing Meters, Simple & Compound, and Beats of Equal Duration 4 94
5 — Select 8 bars, Meters of 5 and 7, and 5. 3 97
7 — Select 8 bars, Meters of 5 and 7, and 7. 2 99
d — Select 8 bars, Changing Meters, Simple & Compound, and Divisions of Equal Duration  1 100

Why recite rhythms while conducting? To improve sight reading and conducting.