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Music History and Appreciation

Attendance at one Music department concert for which students may have to purchase tickets is required. Online classes are exempted.

MUSIC 32, Appreciation of Music    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) • Prerequisite: None. • Skills Advisory: Eligibility for English 1.

This course is designed for the non-major. It utilizes a broad approach to musical literature, primarily of the sixteenth through twenty-first centuries, and its place in the cultural development of Western Civilization. It provides the tools for a basic understanding of music, an awareness of the primary musical styles, comprehension of the building blocks of music, and the development of an attentive style of listening.

1468   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   A 214   Bergman J F

1469   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE   Goodman D B

Above section 1469 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to http://www.smc.edu/AcademicPrograms/Music/Pages/Music-32-OnMusic-Preamble.aspx. Course requires purchase of the DVD “OnMusic Appreciation” directly from Connect4education at http://www.connect4education.com/ or from the SMC Bookstore at the front counter. After SMC enrollment, all access to the class depends upon registration of the DVD access code at http://www.connect4education.com/.

1470   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE   Goodman D B

Above section 1470 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to http://www.smc.edu/AcademicPrograms/Music/Pages/Music-32-OnMusic-Preamble.aspx. Course requires purchase of the DVD “OnMusic Appreciation” directly from Connect4education at http://www.connect4education.com/ or from the SMC Bookstore at the front counter. After SMC enrollment, all access to the class depends upon registration of the DVD access code at http://www.connect4education.com/.

1471   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE   Trabold W E

Above section 1471 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 10, and is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information go to http://connect.mcgraw-hill.com/. Course requires the purchase of the "Connect Plus Online Access" for " 'Music, An Appreciation', 10th Edition" from the SMC Bookstore or at http:smcbookstore.smc.edu/. After SMC Enrollment, all access to the class depends upon registration in the instructor's class at http://connect.mcgraw-hill.com/.

MUSIC 33, Jazz in American Culture    3 units

Transfer: UC (meets UC Berkeley American Cultures graduation requirement), CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) • Prerequisite: None.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course concentrates on the origin, development and major musical styles of Jazz music in American culture with significant emphasis placed on the sociopolitical and economic realities that resulted in shaping the musical decisions of the primary innovators. The course will further illustrate how the multicultural intersection of the African-American, European-American and Chicano/Latino communities has been, and continues to be, an essential element for the existence and proliferation of this uniquely American art form. Designed for the non-major.

1472   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   PAC 116   O’Neal K A

Above 1472 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

1473   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   A 214   Fiddmont F K

4041   6:00p-9:00p TWTh   PAC 114   Terry L

Above 4041 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

MUSIC 36, History of Rock Music    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Arts and Humanities) • Prerequisite: None.

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course is a musical and cultural survey of popular music widely referred to as Rock & Roll. Musical trends are followed from influential traditions of early blues and jazz at the beginning of the twentieth century and include the emergence of Rock & Roll in the early 1950’s, Motown, the British Invasion, Art Rock, Heavy Metal, Punk, Rap and Hip-Hop, Techno, Grunge, Electronica, Garage Rock and Modern Rock.

1474   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   A 214   Parnell D J

Above section 1474 is part of the Young Collegians Program. Please call (310) 434-3501 for additional information.

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