COURSE SYLLABUS, SUMMER 2006
Tulsa Community College, Metro Campus
MUS 1113—Televised Music Appreciation (Section # 180)
Call No. 51009
Instructor: Lynn Greene Phone: 595-7378 Office: MC 523C Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office hours: Call for an appointment; I am available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
LIBERAL ARTS DIVISION
Associate Dean: Dr. Marvin Cooke Phone: 595-7118 Office: MC 505
TELECOURSE HOTLINE: 595-7282 Room: MC 2009 (Metro Campus)
TEXTBOOK AND OTHER REQUIRED MATERIALS FOR THIS CLASS
Exploring the World of Music by Hast, Cowdery, & Scott, with companion set of three compact discs (available in METRO Campus Store only, in the Telecourse section)
Discover the Classics two-CD set with 60-page booklet, Naxos label (available in METRO Campus Store only, in the Telecourse section)
Syllabus and Study Guide (attached to this syllabus)
A concise survey of the basic elements of music and their application in the music literature of Western civilization, particularly from the Baroque to the present. Relevant cultural influences upon the music of each era are observed. Lecture, 3 hours. No Laboratory.
To present music as an essential form of human expression in various societies around the world; and to develop students’ skills in identifying and describing musical content, as well as in recognizing and identifying (and understanding the significance of) several of the most important or best known works in the history of Western music.
SUGGESTIONS FOR STUDY
A. Begin listening to the works on the required listening list (see following pages for list) at the very beginning of the semester, and listen to them frequently throughout the eight weeks. Take advantage of this opportunity to enjoy some of the great works of music history over and over, and make them a part of your cultural reference forever. I promise, you will encounter them again and again...