MSC 1003 - Music in Civilization

Section ETR: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-3:45 in Room 6-170
Section FTR: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:10-5:25 in Room 6-170
Section UR: Thursdays 6:05-9:00 in Room 6-170

Class Documents Fall 2017


Materials for Quiz Four

Quiz Four Study Guide

Jazz playlist: Youtube / Spotify / Youtube for Phones
Modern Classical playlist: YouTube / Spotify / Youtube for Phones

Class Notes, Session 23: Online Unit on Roots of African-American Music

Class Notes, Session 24

(New Orleans Style Jazz, Swing, Bebop)

Class Notes, Session 25

(Cool Jazz, Avant Garde, Fusion, Postmodern Eclectic, Conservative)

Class Notes, Session 26

(Intro to Modern Period, Debussy, Stravinsky, Bartók, Copland)

Materials for Quiz Three

Quiz Three Study Guide

Romantic Period Playlist: Youtube / Spotify / Youtube for Phones

Pro-tip - turn on Youtube closed-captioning (the CC button) when watching the first youtube video (for Schubert's Erlkönig)

Class Notes, Session 18

(Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, Schubert's "Erlkönig")

Class Notes, Session 19

(Late Beethoven, Intro to Romantic, Schumann's Dichterliebe)

Class Notes, Session 20

(Tchaikovsky, Schumann's Carnaval, Chopin, Liszt)

Materials for the Classic Period

This is a non-quiz, "homework intensive" unit.

Form Timeline Project: Beethoven
Form Timeline Project: Haydn
Form Timeline Project: Mozart1
Form Timeline Project: Mozart2
Form Timeline Project: Mozart3

Class Notes, Session 14

(Intro to the Classical Period, Minuet and Trio)

Class Notes, Session 15

(Sonata Form, Early Beethoven, Metric Subdivisions)

Class Notes, Session 16

(Theme and Variations, Rondo, Middle Period Beethoven)

Class Notes, Session 17

(Mozart's Don Giovanni)

Materials for Quiz Two

Quiz Two Study Guide


YouTube Version
Spotify Version
Blogged Version for Phones (includes one video you can't get on youtube.)

Class Notes, Session 7

(Intro to the Baroque, Triads, Monody, Basso Continuo)

Class Notes, Session 8

(Loop-based compositions: Pachelbel, Bach, Purcell)

HTML Notes: Scales

In-class worksheet: Scales I (includes answers on extra page)

Class Notes, Session 9

(The Invention of Opera, Recitative vs. Aria, Purcell's Dido and Aeneas)

Class Notes, Session 10

(Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Bach "Little" Fugue, The Well-Tempered Clavier)

HTML Notes: Triads

In-class worksheet: Scales II (includes answers on extra page)

Class Notes, Session 11

(Conducting patterns, The Well-Tempered Clavier continued, Bourrées I & II from Cello Suite No. 3)

Class Notes, Session 12

(Bach Cantata No. 140, Handel's Messiah)

Materials for Quiz One

Quiz One Study Guide

Medieval Playlist: YouTube / Spotify
Renaissance Playlist: YouTube / Spotify

Youtube Playlist for Phones (Medieval + Renaissance)

Class Notes, Session 1

(Intro to Class, Why is Man Musical, Intro to Medieval Period)

Class Notes, Session 2

(Hildegard of Bingen, Pérotin, Technical terms - monophonic, polyphonic, melismatic, cantus firmus)

Class Notes, Session 3

(Secular Medieval Music: Minstrels, Troubadours, and Medieval Instruments)

Class Notes, Session 4

(Machaut's Messe di Nostre Dame, Intro to Renaissance, Josquin Despres, Palestrina)

Class Notes, Session 5

(Duple and Triple Meter, Weelkes and the Madrigal, New Trends in Instrumental Music, Anonymous Pavane and Galliard)