MSC 1003 - Music in Civilization

Class 25Wednesday, May 05

Today we wrap up jazz with one more unit, some "extra" pages, and our last special assignment.

Assignment #53: Avant-Garde Jazz and Fusion

Yet again, the online coverage is in two pages:

Part I: Avant-Garde Jazz (1950s and 60s)
Part II: Fusion (70s and 80s)

Assignment #53 asks you seven questions.

This assignment is due on Mon, May 24. This is a date during the finals period which will be the absolute end of the class.

More jazz pages for you

History of Jazz Vocalists

Eclectic Jazz: 90s to Present

Our playlist of important tracks:
YouTube / Spotify / Apple Music

Special Assignment #4: Mystery Jazz Track

For our last special assignment, we'll go back to the "mystery track" format you are used to. Listen to a track, tell me what historical period you think it's from.

50 word min, 250 max, piece of cake. 5% of the final grade.

This is also due on Mon, May 24, which is the absolute end of the class.

Old Stuff

from class twenty-one:

Assignment #45: Robert Schumann's Carnaval
Assignment #46: Felix Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's Dream
Assignment #47: Modest Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition

These are due today.

from class twenty-two:

Assignment #48: Chopin and Liszt
Assignment #49: Romantic Opera

These are due on Mon, May 10.

from class twenty-three:

Assignment #50: Roots of African-American Music
Assignment #51: New-Orleans Style Jazz and the Swing Era

These are due on Wed, May 12.

from class twenty-four:

Assignment #52: Bebop, Cool, and Hard Bop

This is due on Mon, May 17.

End of jazz segment