MUSC 102 Syllabus 2014 - MUSC 102 Introduction to the...

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1 MUSC 102 Introduction to the History of Western Art Music II Dr. Kip Pegley, [email protected] Office Hours: Thursdays, 3:00 4:30 or by appointment 305 Harrison LeCaine Hall Course Materials: 1) Required Text: Understanding Music (7th Edition) with a 3-CD set by Jeremy Yudkin. Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2013. Available in the Bookstore. An additional copy of the text and CDs are placed on reserve in the W.D. Jordan Special Collections and Music Library, located on the second floor of the Douglas Library. 2) Some of the required listenings are not found on the CD set but are available on the Moodle site. These pieces are identified in the syllabus as “on Moodle.” The course syllabus, discussion board, and other resources are available on Moodle. To login, go to: and click on the course title. Learning Outcomes The learning outcomes of this course are: 1) To recognise and define musical concepts and elements in Western art music; 2) To compare and contrast musical elements and intentions; 3) To recall persons, events, and themes critical to the development of Western art music; 4) To understand the social, cultural and historical influences that shaped the musical genres covered in class. Assessment Grading Scheme Online Test 1, based on Weeks 1-3, January 31-February 2 5% Midterm Test, based on Weeks 1-5, Monday February 10, in class 35% Online Test 2, based on Weeks 4-8, March 21-23 15% Final Exam, based on Weeks 5-12, written on-site during the final examination schedule 45% Students are required to complete two online tests during the term, one on-site midterm test and one on-site final examination. Each online test will be open for 48 hours from Friday at 9:00 a.m. until Sunday at 1:00 p.m. You will have one attempt to take each quiz, and each quiz will have a time limit. The quizzes will not be extended beyond
2 these dates. Students will only have the opportunity to write the quizzes after the designated window if they have a medical excuse in which case official documentation from a medical professional will be required. No other reason will be considered acceptable.

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Winter
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Music, School terminology, Madama Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini

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