Music Appreciation

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Music Appreciation1 credit: Students will study the music and lives of major European and American composers throughout history.

Assignments

Syllabus

 

Materials (to bring to class every day)

  • Three ring binder (1 ½ inch or larger) with paper
  • Pen/pencil
  • 7 Tabbed dividers

 

Grading

  • Notebook 5%
  • Class participation 5%
  • Daily grades 30%
  • Power point presentations 20%
  • Unit tests 40%
  • Mid-term/final exams

 

Units of Study

  • Introduction
    • Instrument families
    • EnsemblesElements of music
    • Notation
    • Symbols
  • Medieval period
  • Renaissance period
  • Baroque period
  • Classical period
  • Romantic period
  • Early 20th century
  • Late 20th century-present