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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 31, Music History II   3 units

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

This course is a survey of music in Western Civilization from the Rococo Period (about 1720) to the present. Emphasis is placed upon the principal composers and their works related to the history and philosophy of each stylistic period and interrelationships with the arts and humanities in general. The stylistic periods covered include Rococo, Classical, Romantic, Impressionist, and the diverse directions of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The course is designed for the music major but open to all.

2626   9:30a-10:50a TTh   PAC 114   Trabold W E

Above 2626 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

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 level of listening.

2627   8:00a-9:20a MW   PAC 114   Bergman J F

Above 2627 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2628   9:30a-10:50a MW   PAC 107   Bergman J F

Above 2628 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2629   12:45p-2:05p TTh   PAC 114   Trabold W E

Above 2629 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2630   12:45p-2:05p TTh   PAC 116   Martin J M

Above 2630 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2631   2:15p-3:35p MW   PAC 210   Zusman S P

Above 2631 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street. Above section is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

2632   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE   Holt D K

Above section 2632 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 05, and 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/.

NEW 3126   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE   Smith J E

Above section 3126 meets for 8 weeks, Feb 11 to Apr 05, and 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/.

2633   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE   Titmus J G

Above section 2633 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and 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/.

2634   Arrange-4.5 Hours    ONLINE   Young A L

Above section 2634 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 04 to May 31, and 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/.

2635   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE   Goodman D B

Above section 2635 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 07, and 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/.

2636   Arrange-6.5 Hours    ONLINE   Young A L

Above section 2636 meets for 8 weeks, Apr 15 to Jun 07, and 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/.

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.

2637   8:00a-9:20a MW   PAC 107   Fiddmont F K

Above 2637 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2638   8:00a-9:20a TTh   PAC 114   Bourquin C J

Above 2638 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street. Above section is part of the Scholars Program and enrollment is limited to program participants. See Special Programs section of class schedule or www.smc.edu/scholars for additional information.

NEW 3160   9:30a-10:50a TTh   PAC 116   Pillich G S

Above 3160 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2639   11:15a-12:35p MW   PAC 107   Fiddmont F K

Above 2639 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2640   2:15p-3:35p MW   PAC 114   O’Neal K A

Above 2640 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2641   3:00p-6:05p T   PAC 116   Terry L

Above 2641 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

2642   3:45p-5:05p MW   PAC 114   O’Neal K A

Above 2642 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

4349   6:45p-9:50p M   PAC 114   O’Neal K A

Above 4349 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

4350   6:45p-9:50p W   PAC 116   Terry L

Above 4350 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

4351   6:45p-9:50p Th   PAC 116   Terry L

Above 4351 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.

2643   12:15p-3:20p F   PAC 114   Altmire M

Above 2643 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

4352   6:45p-9:50p T   PAC 114   Parnell D J

Above 4352 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

MUSIC 37, Music in American Culture    3 units

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

This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course is a survey of the music of Native Americans, European Americans, African Americans, Latino Americans and Asian Americans from their historical roots to the present, including blues, gospel, bluegrass, zydeco, salsa, mariachi, norteno, and taiko, and the impact of traditional music on American pop styles. The course examines musical elements, the role of music in society, and how music reflects culture. Students will develop listening and descriptive skills through a variety of media including recordings, video and live demonstration. The course is open to all regardless of previous musical background or experience.

2644   8:00a-9:20a TTh   A 214   Alviso J R

4353   6:45p-9:50p Th   PAC 114   Alviso J R

Above 4353 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

MUSIC 39, History of Opera   3 units

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

The history of opera, from ‘l’Orfeo’ by Monterverdi to the present day. An examination of the creative elements of opera which combines the visual, vocal, instrumental, literary and kinesthetic arts into an art form that can measure a civilized culture. The origins of modern opera in Italy, soon followed by French, German, Russian, English, Spanish, other European and American variations, and a worldwide variety of theater forms presented in the language of music.

4354   6:45p-9:50p Th   PAC 210   De Stefano J D

Above 4354 section meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

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