MSC 1003 - Music in Civilization

Summer Session I: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:00-7:30 in Room 6-170

Class Documents Summer 2018


Materials for Quiz One (Mon, June 18)

Quiz One Study Guide

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

Youtube Playlist for Phones (Medieval + Renaissance)

Class Notes, Session 1

(Why is Man Musical, Intro to Medieval Church, Hildegard of Bingen)

Class Notes, Session 2

(Pérotin, Machaut's Messe di Nostre Dame, Medieval Instruments, Minstrels, Troubadours, and Machaut's "Douce Dame Jolie.")

Class Notes, Session 3

(Intro to Renaissance, Josquin des Prez, Secular Music in the Renaissance, Weelkes, Pavane and Galliard)

Online Unit: Palestrina and the Counter-Reformation

Materials for Quiz Two (Mon, June 25)

Quiz Two Study Guide

Here is the complete playlist for our Baroque unit.

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

HTML Notes on Scales

Scales Worksheet I (from class)

Class Notes, Session 4

(Intro to Baroque, Loop-based Compositions, Pachelbel, Duple and Triple Meter)

Class Notes, Session 5

("Block"-based Compositions, Vivaldi, Bach's "Little" Fugue)

Class Notes, Session 6

(Invention of Opera, Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, Bach's Cantata No. 140, Handel Messiah)

Materials for the Classic period (a "non-quiz unit")

Class Notes, Session 7

(Intro to Classical Period, Haydn and Mozart bios, Minuet and Trio)

Class Notes, Session 8

(Sonata Form, Early and Middle Beethoven)

Class Notes, Session 9

(Theme and Variations, Rondo, Late Beethoven, Mozart's Don Giovanni)

Materials for Quiz Three (Thursday, July 5)

Quiz Three Study Guide

Romantic Period Playlist: Youtube / Spotify / Youtube for Phones

Pro-tip: Turn on the closed-captioning in the Schubert video to get English subtitles.

Class Notes, Session 10

(Intro to Romantic Period, Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Liszt)

Class Notes, Session 10 1/2

(Metric Subdivisions)

Online Unit: Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition

Materials for Quiz Four (Tuesday, July 10)

Quiz Four Study Guide

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

Online Unit: Roots of African-American Music

Class Notes, Session 12

(Complete Jazz Notes - New Orleans Style, Swing, Bebop, Cool Jazz, Avant-Garde, Fusion)

Class Notes, Session 13

(Debussy and Impressionism, Intro to Modernism, Stravinsky, Bartók, Copland)

Online Unit: Modernism II, The Avant-Garde