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MD1 Mus Appreciation
Music Appreciation MUS 1113
INSTRUCTOR: Mr. William Garner PHONE: 601-758-3862
TEXT: Music, An Appreciation. By Roger Kamien, Accessed through Canvas
COURSE DESCRIPTION: MUS 1113 is an introductory music course that has been designed to develop critical listening skills needed to understand and appreciate many different styles of music as well as to understand music in political, social, and cultural periods of history. Both audio and video recordings will be used to enhance course content.
Regular and punctual attendance of all students is expected. Students who miss more than four absences can be dismissed from the class due to excessive absences. If a students has to miss a class, on the next day the students returns to class, he/she has the responsibility of contacting the instructor in order to schedule any make-up work.
Three tardies will count as one absence and a student who is fifteen minutes late for class will be considered officially absent from class.
A student leaving class without official dismissal will be county absent
A student who sleeps or gives the appearance of sleeping in class will be counted absent.
The student will gain an understanding of the various styles of music in our society and their relationship to each other. In addition, the students will be able to recognize the various instruments and elements of music. Reading, writing, and critical thinking skills will be included in the course.
Reading assignments are included on the weekly schedule. Students are responsible for
the material assigned in each chapter of the book whether covered by the teacher or not.
Writing assignments will be given throughout the semester. These will include papers, critiques, and essay questions.
In order to pass this course, a student is required to take all tests, submit all assignments, and satisfactorily fulfill the objectives of the course.
The final examination will be administered during the designated examination period. The examination will be comprehensive in nature, covering all content covered throughout the semester.
Grades will be determined as follows:
33.33% Daily Grades
33.33% Major Tests
33.33% Final Examination
A 90-100 Excellent
B 80-89 Good
C 70-79 Average
D 60-69 Poor
F Below 60 Failure
Academic misconduct (such as cheating, plagiarism) may result in dismissal from the course and may be indicated on the student's permanent record.
Music Performance Attendance:
Students are required to attend one live music performance during the semester. Each performance must be per-approved by Mr. Garner. A one-page typed (250 word minimum) review of each performance with the concert program attached should be submitted the following week.
The following indicates weekly topics and readings for class presentation. The student should read the chapters assigned BEFORE the class is presented. The calendar is subject to change in order to adapt to the needs of the class if necessary.
Syllabus, Introduction, Music Theory
Music Theory continued
Music Theory Test
Part 1 Elements of Music, Chapters 1 & 2
Ch. 1 & 2 cont.
Ch. 1, 2 and 3
Test-ELEMENTS OF MUSIC
Middle Ages, Chapters II-1
Renaissance, Ch. II-2
Test Middle Ages and Renaissance
Baroque, Ch. III-1
Baroque Ch. III-2,3,4,10
Baroque Ch. III-5,6,7,11
Baroque Ch. III-14, 15
20th Century VI-1,2,3,5,6
20th Century VI-7,8,9
20th Century VI-12,13,14,15
20th Century VI-17,18
Test 20th Century
Jazz & Film VI-19,20
Test Jazz and Film
Review for Final
Final Cumulative-All Material From the Entire Semester
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