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Music: Appreciation and History

See also “Music: Theory, Performance and Application”

A curriculum aimed at teaching students how to understand what they are hearing in different genres of music, such as, Western Art Music (Classical Music), Jazz, World Music, Rock, and Pop. Typically, these courses are designed for non-music majors. Appreciation, in this context, means the understanding of the value and merit of different styles of music.

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.

Course Number:1565 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Goodman D B Above section 1565 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, please go to smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” 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 access code at http://www.connect4education.com

Course Number:1566 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Goodman D B Above section 1566 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, please go to smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” 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 access code at http://www.connect4education.com

Course Number:1567 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Driscoll B S Above section 1567 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, please go to smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for “OnMusic Appreciation” 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 access code at http://www.connect4education.com

NewCourse Number:1705 Time:Arrange-9 Hours Location:ONLINE Instructor:Driscoll B S Above section 1705 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, please go to smc.edu/OnlineMusic. This course requires the purchase of an access code for "OnMusic Appreciation" 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 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) Satisfies Global Citizenship Prerequisite: None.

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.

Course Number:1568 Time:10:15 a.m.-12:20 p.m. MTWTh Location:PAC 114 Instructor:Fiddmont F K Above section 1568 meets at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

MUSIC 36, History of Rock Music 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) Satisfies Global Citizenship Prerequisite: None.

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.

Course Number:1569 Time:12:30 p.m.-2:35 p.m. MTWTh Location:A 214 Instructor:Bergman J F

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