First 7-Week Session

5/20/13 - 7/5/13

MUS 117 The Dream Machine: A History of Rock and Roll     

A survey of artists and the change in musical trends over the last 30-40 years. The course includes an open discussion format with topics such as the effects of fame, wealth, creativity, record companies, managers, and business dealings, on the music and the artist. Film clips, tapes, video tapes, and records are also used to help the student develop a deeper appreciation for the origins of contemporary music. Open to non-numeric majors.

(ITV Broadcast Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Instructor Permission Needed)
03764 TTH 04:00PM-06:45PM Grover 3

(ITV Receive Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Instructor Permission Needed)
03765 TTH 04:00PM-06:45PM Grover 3

(ITV Receive Class, Delayed Viewing OK, No Instructor Permission Needed)
TTH 04:00PM-06:45PM Grover 3

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03763 Bath/Brunswick                

05224 Bethel                        

05225 Bucksport                      

05226 Calais                        

05227 Deer Isle                     

05228 Dover-Foxcroft/Penquis        

05229 East Millinocket              

05230 East Sullivan                 

05231 Ellsworth/Hancock             

05232 Fairfield                     

05233 Farmington                    

05234 Fort Kent                     

05235 Greenville                    

05236 Houlton                       

05223 Hutchinson Center             

05237 Island Falls - Delayed Viewing

05238 Jackman - Delayed Viewing     

05239 Jay - Spruce Mountain Adult Ed

05240 Kingfield - Delayed Viewing   

05241 Lewiston-Auburn               

05242 Lincoln                       

05243 Lisbon Falls - Delayed Viewing

05244 Machias                        

05246 Mount Desert                  

05247 Newport                       

05248 North Haven - Delayed Viewing 

05249 Presque Isle                  

05250 Rangeley - Delayed Viewing    

05251 Rockland                      

05245 Rumford/Mexico                

05257 S Berwick - Delayed Viewing   

05252 Saco/Biddeford                

05253 Sanford                       

05254 Sherman Station               

05255 Skowhegan                     

05256 South Paris                   

05258 Thorndike - Delayed Viewing   

05259 Vinalhaven - Delayed Viewing  

05260 Winthrop                      

05261 Wiscasset    

MUS 123 Understanding Music                                                                    

A study of the basic elements of music necessary for intelligent listening, with emphasis on various historical movements, together with a study of the great composers and their contrasting styles as exemplified by their most important compositions. Open to nonmusic majors.

03793 MW 09:00AM-11:45AM Kenefic 3

03650 Jerosch 3

MUS 190 Women In Western Music                                                                

A study of the female contributions to the music of Western society in the 20th century. The course surveys the lives of women as performers, musicians, and teachers in their contemporary cultural climates. The class will include an introduction to the concept of active listening and the development of basic skills for the analysis of musical forms, textures, and melodic and rhythmic materials. Open to non-majors.

03651 Jenkins 3

MUS 223 Music of the United States                                                            

A study of the development of musical culture in America from the 17th century to the present. Includes sacred music, American music, folk music, blues, patriotic and dance music, jazz and 20th century popular music. For the nonmusic major.

03652 Jerosch 3

Second 7-Week Session

7/8/13 - 8/23/13

MUS 118 Golden Age of Country Music 1950-1970

This course will cover the history and origin of Country music, its significant performers of the Golden Age (1950-1970), songwriters, songs, and cultural identity. The course will progress chronologically, following the evolution of specific musical styles. Reading assignments cover the relationship between country music and the socio-economic classes from which the artists emerge. We will focus on a specific time period and specific artists and songs.

03668 Jerosch 3

MUS 122N Fund of Music(Non-Major)                                                              

Notation and terminology, scales and intervals, chords, ear training, elementary rhythmic and melodic dictation and sight singing.

03879 Jenkins 3

MUS 122 Fundamentals of Music                                                                  

Notation and terminology, scales and intervals, chords, ear training, elementary rhythmic and melodic dictation and sight singing.

03669 Jenkins 3