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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 level of listening.

1295   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUS 251   Bergman J F

1296   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE   Goodman D B

Above section 1296 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.

1297   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   A 214   Fiddmont F K

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