Music 202

Introduction to Music

Spring Semester 2005

Course Calendar

Please note this schedule will change at the discretion of the professor.

 

January 10M

·        Welcome to Class

·        Discussion of Class Content

·        Opening Address to Students

·        Self-Study Assignment:  Read pages xxi – 71 for 20 point quiz on Friday January 14

·        Read online tutor: http://www.wwnorton.com/enjoy/chronological/index.htm

o       Click on “UNITS”  Read Units 1 and 2 to back up your text reading. Explore all facets of each unit

o       Read Cultural perspectives available for this unit ( 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, and 3) This material will be covered on the quiz.

·        Begin Reading pages 71-150 for your first Examination.

January 12W

Music in the Middle Ages

January 14F

Music in the Middle Ages

Quiz over Self Study Assignments from Day 1

 

January 17M

·       No Classes Due to the National Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

 

January 19W

Music in the Middle Ages

 

January 21F

Music in the Middle Ages

 

January 24M

Music in the Renaissance

Check out the Medieval Instruments and be prepared to identify them by sight and sound on our first exam.  Medieval and Renaissance Instruments

Check out this site that details the history of the pipe organ.

 

January 26W

Music in the Renaissance

Quiz over Middle Ages and Renaissance  Readings and Lectures to this point

20 points.

Read online tutor regarding the Middle Ages and Renaissance

 

 

January 28F

Music in the Renaissance

 

January 31M

Music in the Renaissance

 

February 2W

Preparation day for Exam 1: STUDY GUIDE

Lecture Notes for Exam1

February 4F

Exam 1

·        This exam will cover…

·        all reading from the beginning of the book through page 133.

·        All self study assignments

·        All listening guides found in your text and cds covering these pages

·        All web assignments listed in the course calendar to date.

February 7M

·       Transition to the Baroque Era

·       More materials in music

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February 9W

·       The Baroque and the arts

·       Baroque Music and Style Considerations

February 11F

·       Baroque Opera

February 14M

·       Johann Sebastian Bach

·       The Baroque Chorale and Cantata

February 16 W

·       G. F. Handel and Baroque Oratorio

February 18 F

·       Baroque Instrumental Music

February 21M

·       Baroque Instrumental Music

February 23W

·       Baroque Instrumental Music

February 25F

·       Baroque Instrumental Music

February 28M

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March 3W

Finish and Review for Exam

Study Guide for Exam 2

 

Web-Lectures for Exam 2

 

March 4F

·       Introduction to Classicism

March 7M- 12 No Class:Spring Recess

March 14

·       To the Age of Enlightenment

·       Rococo Opera

·       The Life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

March 16

·       Mozart and Chamber Music

March 18

·       Introduction to the Symphony

·       Mozart Symphony No. 40

March 21M

Extra Credit Assignment 1: The Name of the Rose

Rent and watch the movie and write an essay answering the questions found in the link above for 30 extra points.

Due April1

·       The Life and work of Franz Joseph Haydn

·       Quinten String Quartet

·       Surprise Symphony

March 23W

·       Haydn continued

March 25F: No Classes: Easter Weekend

 

March 28M

·       The Life and Works of Ludwig van Beethoven

March 30W

·       Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

·       Classical Sonata and Concerto

April 1F

Name of the Rose Extra Credit Due in Class

·       Classical Sonata and Concerto

·       Classical Choral Music

 

April 4M

·       The Marriage of Figaro

Extra Credit: The Red Violin:  Rent and watch this movie and write an essay detailing answers to the questions found

in the link above. Turn in to professor during class.

April 6W

·       Finish and Study Guide for Test

Study Guide for Test

Link to Lecture Notes

April 8F

·       Exam 3

April 11M

Extra Credit:  The Red Violin due in class today.

 

Extra Credit: Amadeus: Rent and watch this movie and write an essay detailing answers to the questions found

in the link above. Turn in to professor during class April 18.

 

·       Introduction to Romanticism/ Romantic Lied

April 13W

·       Introduction to Romantic Piano Music

April 15F

·       Introduction to Romantic Programmatic Music and Nationalism

·       Self Study:  Romantic Symphonic Music

·       Self Study:  Romantic Chamber Music

·       Self Study:  Romantic Opera

April 18M

Extra Credit: Amadeus Due in Class today.

·       Special Topics in Twentieth Century Music

April 20W

·       Special Topics in Twentieth Century Music

April 22F

·       Special Topics in Twentieth Century Music

 

April 25M:

·       Special Topics in Twentieth Century Music

 

 

April 27W

·       Special Topics in Twentieth Century Music

 

April 29F  Studying for the Final

Romatic Period Notes

Use all notes to this date to help you study for the final.

 

Good luck!

 

 

May 6 F  Final Exam