First 7-Week Session

5/20/13 - 7/5/13

 

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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03669 Jenkins 3