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(Section 2) Conrad Grebel University College The University of Waterloo Winter 2013 Instructor: Class Meetings: Office Hours: Dr. Debra Lacoste, email@example.com M W 1:30-2:50 p.m., CGR 1111 CGR 2107, M 12:30-1:00 p.m. or by appointment
Course Description & Objectives
This course presents a broad overview of European art music and develops skills and concepts that can contribute to knowledgeable listening. The styles, forms, techniques and terminology of western music will be demonstrated through lectures and listening, as exemplified by great works from all eras of music history. Although the focus is primarily on the music of a particular rich tradition, the technical and theoretical concepts introduced in this course are fundamental to music discourse in many genres and idioms. No knowledge of music notation is necessary.
Textbook and Materials (required)
Yudkin, Jeremy. Understanding Music. 7th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2013.
*Bring this textbook to all classes.*
Buy the text only and not the accompanying CD set. Musical examples will be available online in a Music 100 folder in the Classical Music Library at the UW library website.
To connect from off-campus you must “Connect from Home” from the UW Library homepage http://www.lib.uwaterloo.ca/. You will need to supply the barcode from your Watcard and your last name.
Top Hat Monocle subscription (available from the bookstore or online at http://www.tophatmonocle.com/). After you obtain your license key, register online through the THM website – You will 'enroll' in MUSIC 100 – Winter 2013. You will require a cell phone or wireless device to respond to questions during class. Your login will provide you access to the course website both during and outside of class.
Quiz: Elements & How to Listen Midterm Exam 1st Concert Report 2nd Concert Report Class Participation Final Exam 5% 25% 10% 10% 20% 30% Jan 21, 1:30 p.m. in class Feb 13, 1:30 p.m. in class Due Feb 4, 1:30 p.m. in class Due Apr 3, 1:30 p.m. in class recorded every class Exam Period, TBA
http://uwaterloo. For information on categories of offenses and types of penalties.e.ca/arts/ugrad/academic_responsibility. There is a course website on UW-LEARN. please register with the AS Office at the beginning of each academic term. Section 4. a PHIL/PSCI cross-list will count in a Philosophy major average. these selections will not be required for recognition on exams but you may be asked general.ca/secretariat/policies-procedures-guidelines/policy-70.uwaterloo. trust.html Academic Integrity Office (uWaterloo): http://uwaterloo. Grievance: A student who believes that a decision affecting some aspect of his/her university life has been unfair or unreasonable may have grounds for initiating a grievance. located in Needles Hall. members of the University of Waterloo are expected to promote honesty.Student Discipline if a ground for an appeal can be established.. descriptive questions about music that is unfamiliar to you. Read Policy 70 .g. Assigned readings should be completed before each class to facilitate note-taking. http://uwaterloo. Submit your assignments in class by the deadline. Listen often to the musical examples! Both the midterm and final exams will include a significant listening component. Discipline: A student is expected to know what constitutes academic integrity. Remember that the primary subject matter of this course is music … sound.uwaterloo. Recording devices are not allowed during lectures without permission of the instructor. A more detailed description of the THM system is available on the Music 100-2 LEARN website. Appeals: A student may appeal the finding and/or penalty in a decision made under Policy 70 .Student Petitions and Grievances. even if the course was taken under the Political Science rubric. disciplinary penalties will be imposed under Policy 71 – Student Discipline. or the Undergraduate Associate Dean. two days late 8/10 becomes 4/10. Academic Integrity website (Arts): http://arts.ca/secretariat/policies-procedures-guidelines/policy-71.Student Petitions and Grievances (other than regarding a petition) or Policy 71 ..Student Appeals.Student Discipline. academic advisor. students should refer to Policy 71 . Travel arrangements should be made after the date for the final exam has been announced. to the main Grebel office or the music office and have them dated and time-stamped. We will occasionally listen to music in class that is not in your text. Read Policy 72 . For example. Bring the Yudkin text to each class. one day late 8/10 becomes 6/10. The listening experience is an integral element of Music 100.ca/student-grievances-faculty-arts-processes for the Faculty of Arts’ grievance processes. fairness. http://uwaterloo. When misconduct has been found to have occurred. respect and responsibility. Cross-listed course: Please note that a cross-listed course will count in all respective averages no matter under which rubric it has been taken. Missed Tests and Assignment Deadlines: A missed quiz or exam will require official documentation (such as a doctor’s note) for there to be any chance of leniency. plagiarism. collaborates with all academic departments to arrange appropriate accommodations for students with disabilities without compromising the academic integrity of the curriculum. etc. If you require academic accommodations to lessen the impact of your disability. The late policy for concert report assignments is: minus two marks per day.ca/secretariat/policies-procedures-guidelines/policy72. A student who is unsure whether an action constitutes an offence. Check it frequently! Class Participation will take the form of both group activities and individual responses made through the Top Hat Monocle classroom response system. to avoid committing academic offences. and to take responsibility for his/her actions. cheating) or about “rules” for group work/collaboration should seek guidance from the course professor. consult http://arts.Class Expectations and Information: Attendance at all classes is expected. or who needs help in learning how to avoid offences (e. Room 1132. or if late.ca/academic-integrity/ Accommodation for Students with Disabilities: Note for students with disabilities: The AccessAbility Services (AS) Office. 2 . Academic Integrity: Academic Integrity: In order to maintain a culture of academic integrity. In addition. i.
192-196. Rhythm •The Elements of Music – Harmony. Chapter 10 (pp. 55-68) 1-Jan 7 2-Jan 9 3-Jan 14 4-Jan 16 5-Jan 21 6-Jan 23 7-Jan 28 8-Jan 30 9-Feb 4 10-Feb 6 11-Feb 11 12-Feb 13 13-Feb 25 14-Feb 27 Chapter 5 (pp. 224-234) Expressionism. 213-220) •The Twentieth Century – Primitivism Chapter 11 (pp. Puccini Readings . 204207) •The Later-Nineteenth Century: Liszt. Schumann •Romantic Opera: Verdi •Romantic Opera: Wagner. 2-16) Chapter 2 (pp. Texture. Chapter 11 (pp. 87-96) Chapter 6 (pp. 236-242) America •The Twentieth Century – Other Chapter 11 (pp. 207Mahler 211) •The Twentieth Century – Impressionism Chapter 11 (pp. 2-137 Chapter 9 (pp. 115-129) Chapter 7 (pp. Dynamics. Serialism •The Twentieth Century – Music in Chapter 11 (pp. 18-26) Chapter 2 (pp. 196Tchaikovsky. 199-204. 26-41) Chapter 2 (pp. Nationalists 199) •The Later-Nineteenth Century: Brahms.Music 100-2 CLASS SCHEDULE Class-Date Topic •Introduction •Music in Society •What is Music? •The Elements of Music – Melody. 220-223) •The Twentieth Century – Chapter 11 (pp. 170-182) 15-Mar 4 16-Mar 6 17-Mar 11 18-Mar 13 19-Mar 18 20-Mar 20 21-Mar 25 22-Mar 27 23-Apr 1 24-Apr 3 Chapter 10 (pp. 107-113) Chapter 7 (pp. 184-188. Chopin. Form. 188-192) Chapter 10 (pp. 139-157) Yudkin pp. 130-137) Chapter 8 (pp. 242-259) Postmodernism •The Twentieth Century – Popular Music selections from Chapters 12 and 13 3 . 97-107) Chapter 6 (pp. 47-53) Chapter 4 (pp.Yudkin Chapter 1 (pp. Atonality. 70-85) Chapter 6 (pp. Mendelssohn Hensel. Mendelssohn. Timbre •Attending a Concert •Elements Review – The Art of Listening •The Middle Ages •Quiz on the Elements and the Art of Listening •The Renaissance •The Baroque Era: Opera •The Baroque Era: Vivaldi & Bach •The Baroque Era: Handel •The Classical Era: Haydn •The Classical Era: Mozart •Beethoven •Midterm •The Early-Nineteenth Century: Schubert •The Early-Nineteenth Century: Berlioz. 159-170) Chapter 9 (pp. 234-236) Composers •The Twentieth Century – Modernism. Chapter 10 (pp. 41-45) Chapter 3 (pp.
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