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Spring 2014-2015
* MUS 103 (LA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Introduction to Music

James Steichen

Music 103 is an introduction to Western Art Music (works from 1100 to the present). The course defines the basic elements of music - pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, and form - and the historically significant styles and genres of composition. Emphasis is placed on significant premiere performances, music and politics, and music and the other arts (film, dance, literature).

Sample reading list:
Bach, Brandenburg Concertos
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Beethoven, Symphony No. 5
Bizet, Carmen
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake
Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
2 hours of listening and reading per week; weekly online responses; two short writing assignments.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 15%
Final Exam - 25%
Oral Presentation(s) - 30%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
No previous experience or training in music required..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41282 L01 12:30:00 pm - 01:20:00 pm M W   Friend Center   101   Enrolled:96 Limit:300
43179 P01 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am Th   Woolworth Music Center   106   Enrolled:7 Limit:15
41283 P02 11:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am Th   Woolworth Music Center   106   Enrolled:11 Limit:15
41284 P03 12:30:00 pm - 01:20:00 pm Th   Woolworth Music Center   105   Enrolled:10 Limit:15
41285 P04 02:30:00 pm - 03:20:00 pm Th   Woolworth Music Center   106   Enrolled:11 Limit:15
43180 P05 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am W   Woolworth Music Center   105   Enrolled:7 Limit:15
41286 P06 11:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am W        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
43181 P07 02:30:00 pm - 03:20:00 pm W   Woolworth Music Center   105   Enrolled:7 Limit:14
41287 P08 01:30:00 pm - 02:20:00 pm M   Woolworth Music Center   105   Enrolled:10 Limit:15
41288 P09 02:30:00 pm - 03:20:00 pm M   Woolworth Music Center   105   Enrolled:10 Limit:15
41289 P10 12:30:00 pm - 01:20:00 pm T   Woolworth Music Center   105   Enrolled:15 Limit:15 Closed
41290 P11 01:30:00 pm - 02:20:00 pm T   Woolworth Music Center   104   Enrolled:8 Limit:15
41291 P12 02:30:00 pm - 03:20:00 pm T        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
41292 P13 03:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm T        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled