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Unformatted text preview: ART OF LISTENING MUAR 211, section 01, Fall 2006 Leacock 26, TTh 1:00-2:30 Professor: Liz Blackwood Office: 550 Sherbrooke W.; west tower 8 th floor; suite 855; no. 809 e-mail: use WebCT office hours: by appointment Teaching Assistants: Laura Dymock Eric Smialek Course Materials : Required Text: Joseph Kerman and Gary Tomlinson, Listen , 5 th Brief ed. (Bedford, 2004) with 6 CDs. Available at the McGill bookstore. 1 copy is available on reserve at the Music Library (555 Sherbrooke West, new building, 3 rd floor). WebCT : All overheads used in class, review sheets, and assignments will be placed on WebCT. Class Overview: This course will introduce you to the historical framework, social context, important genres, and important figures in Western classical music. At the end of the term, musics outside this traditional will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on techniques of listening, how to listen, what to listen for, how to describe what is heard. Short reading and listening assignments will be given for each class period. Do these assignments before you come to class. Additionally, you should give yourselves a listening review once a week....
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course MUAR 211 taught by Professor Donnelly during the Fall '08 term at McGill.
- Fall '08