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Introduction to Music MUSC 130 2:00-2:50 Nesbitt 111 Instructor: Mr. Bruce Kaminsky. Office: MacAlister 2012. Phone (215) 895-2451 email: bk46@drexel.edu Description: Course objectives: learn principal musical genres influencing western music from antiquities to modern times develop a basic knowledge of the major composers of each period be able to place musical activities of each historical period in context of the political/social life of the period be able to correctly identify and describe the studied music. Text and CD collection (required): Music: An Appreciation , by Roger Kamien, Seventh edition Brief version and five CD set or eBook version (needs Flash). Available in the college bookstore or online at http://www.mhprofessional.com/mhhe_index.php ISBN 0077377710 (Older edition of the book should be fine but you will be responsible for cross referencing the information.) Exams: two non-cumulative exams cumulative final No make up exams unless authorized Class Attendance: Attendance and signing in are required. A letter grade will be deducted after four unexcused absences. Concerts: Attendance at three varied live performances during the semester. Do on or before the last scheduled class. Not At Final. Write a one page, double spaced (not hand written) analysis of each performance. Use as many of the * Definitions (see Part 1 notes) as possible. Ticket stub or program must be attached . Extra Credit Present an analysis of a favorite musical composition to the class using the same format as the Concert papers. Present an instrumental or vocal demonstration to the class. Grades: Exams (ea.) 20 % Final exam 40 % Concert reports (total) 10 %, Attendance 10 % A=90-100, B=80-89, C=70-79, D=60-69, F=59 and below
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“Music is an aural metaphor that reflects the human experience as defined by a culture.” “Always follow the money.” Schedule 3/28- Introduction, class requirements (syllabus) P. 4 Elements (Part 1) Pitch, Dynamics and Tone Color. Voices and Instruments 3/30- Rhythm and Notation, Melody, Harmony, Key Texture, Form, Style P. 28 4/1- The Middle Ages (Part 2) P.57 The Middle Ages, Gregorian Chant, Secular Music, Polyphony New Art 4/4- The Renaissance (Part 2 continued) P.78 The Renaissance, Sacred, Secular 4/6-8 The Baroque Period (Part 3) P.97 Fantasia (movie) 4/11- The Baroque Period Baroque Opera, Monteverdi, Purcell, Vivaldi, Bach 4/13- G.F. Handel, Exam review 4/15- Off (Drexel Inauguration) 4/18 Exam 1 (Parts 1-3) The Classical Period (Part 4) P.151 Amadeus (movie) 4/20-22 The Classical Period, Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 4/25-Ludwig Van Beethoven, Listen to 5th Symphony 4/27- The Romantic Period (Part 5) P.203 The Schumanns 4/29- Chopin, Liszt and Mendelssohn 5/2- Program Music, Berlioz 5/4- Puccini La Boheme (opera movie)
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5/6- Nationalism, Smetana, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky Brahms 5/9- Wagner, Verdi, 5/11-Exam Review 5/13-Exam 2 (Parts 4 and 5) 5/16-The Twentieth Century (Part 6) P. 277
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