12-syllabus-2010

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MUSC 012, Medieval and Renaissance Music History, 22678, Spring 2010 Page 1 of 7 San José State University School of Music and Dance MUSC 012, Medieval and Renaissance Music History, Section 1, Spring 2010 Instructor: Gordon Haramaki Office Location: MUS 107 Telephone: (408) 924-4634 Email: [email protected] . Please include “MUSC 12” in the subject line of your email. Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday, 9:30-11:00; Tuesday/Thursday 11:00- 12:00. Class Days/Time: Monday/Wednesday 8:00-9:15 AM Classroom: MUS 266 Prerequisites: MUSC 2A, or consent of instructor http://www.sjsu.edu/people/gordon.haramaki/courses/medren/ Copies of the course materials such as the syllabus, major assignment handouts, etc. may be found on my faculty web page accessible through the Quick Links>Faculty Web Page links on the SJSU home page. You are responsible for regularly checking with the messaging system through MySJSU (or other communication system as indicated by the instructor). Course Description This course is an introduction to the six major periods of music history (Ancient, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern) followed by a survey of the Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance periods with a study of notation, theory, composers, works, and cultural history. Course Goals and Student Learning Objectives The purposes of the course are to first, provide undergrad music majors with a basic introduction to the overall narrative of music history, and second, to provide the essential concepts, terms, composers, works of art, the development of music notation and theory, and other key elements in the history of pre-modern Western European art music. Students will read, learn, and listen to music from Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance. We
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MUSC 012, Medieval and Renaissance Music History, 22678, Spring 2010 Page 2 of 7 will learn about the development of notation (pitch and rhythm), the modal system and its theory, polyphony and counterpoint. Students will be able to effectively analyze, express, explain, and criticize in class discussion, in homework assignments, and in exams the traditional narrative of Western European art music from Antiquity to 1600 in response to readings from the textbook, handouts, and musical discourse in the form of audio recordings and video performances). Required Texts/Readings Textbooks and other materials K. Marie Stolba, The Development of Western Music: A History , third edition The Development of Western Music: An Anthology, Vol. I: From Ancient Times through the Baroque Era Compact discs to accompany The Development of Western Music, Vol. I: From Ancient Times through the Baroque Era Other materials Copies of the course syllabus and major assignment sheets may be found on my faculty web page accessible through the quick links/faculty web page links on the SJSU home page (address above) Library Liaison Patricia Stoh The Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies (408) 808-2059 E-mail: [email protected]
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