SRJC Course Outlines

10/22/2020 2:56:46 AMMUSC 6.1 Course Outline as of Fall 2009

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MUSC 6.1Title:  HISTORY & LIT: BCE-1750  
Full Title:  Music History and Literature: Antiquity to 1750
Last Reviewed:10/12/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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A historical survey of music in Western civilization from Antiquity (c. 500 BCE) through the Baroque era (1600-1750) through stylistic analysis of music, listening in and out of class, and assigned reading. Designed for Music majors or others with an interest in the arts and the humanities.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A historical survey of music in Western civilization from Antiquity (c. 500 BCE) through the Baroque era (1600-1750) through stylistic analysis of music, listening in and out of class, and assigned reading. Designed for Music majors or others with an interest in the arts and the humanities.  
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 2009
Inactive: 
 Area:E
Humanities
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 C1ArtsFall 2009
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 3AArtsFall 2009
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2009Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2009Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Compare and contrast the stylistic elements of different periods in music history.
2. Relate how musical styles owe their characteristics to the inventive genius of the composers, performers, and theorists of a given period.
3. Explain how music-making is linked to the great endeavors of human thought and activity.
4. Recognize musical performance practices from Antiquity through the Baroque era as interpreted and performed in their historical contexts.
5. Identify important music terminologies and relate them to each area studied.
6. Analyze and discuss the music of each historical period using proper music terminology.
7.  Explain how the dynamic interactions of Western and non-Western
   musical traditions have transformed the development of Western music.  

Topics and Scope
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(For each historical era, discussion will focus on the social and economic conditions of that era, political and religious movements, interactions of Western and non-Western cultures and musical traditions, and how all of these factors shaped the works of the prominent composers of that era.)
I. Antiquity and the Middle Ages (c. 500 BCE-1350 CE)
   A. Ancient Greece and Early Christian Music
   B. Music in the Monastery and Convent
   C. Later Medieval Chant: Hildegard von Bingen, et al.
   D. Troubadours and Trouvères
   E. Early Polyphony: Organum
   F. Music in France: Ars Antiqua and Ars Nova
II. Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance (1350-1450)
   A. Music in Florence: Landini, Dufay, et al.
   B. Music in England: Dunstable, et al.
   C. Music in France: Ockeghem, Obrecht, et al.
III. Late Renaissance (1450-1600)
   A. Music in Florence: Josquin de Prez, et al.
   B. Music in Paris: Claudin de Sermisy, et al.
   C. Instruments and Instrumental Music
   D. Music in Germany: Luther, Orlando de Lassus, et al.
   E. Music in Italy: Gesualdo, Monteverdi, et al.
IV. The Baroque Era (1600-1750)
   A. Early Baroque Music
   B. Vocal Music in Italy
   C. Religious Music in Rome
   D. Instrumental Music in Italy: Torelli, Vivaldi, et al.
   E. Vocal and Instrumental Music in France: Lully, Couperin, et al.
   F. Music in England: Purcell, Handel, et al.
   G. Music in Germany: J. S. Bach, et al.  

Assignments:
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1. Approximately 30-40 pages of assigned reading per week.
2. Approximately 1-2 hours of outside listening per week.
3. 3-5 essay exams. (40-50% of grade)
4. 3-5 multiple-choice, completion, short answer exams.  (40-50% of grade)  

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because this course includes essay exams that fulfil the writing component of the course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
90 - 95%
Completion, multiple-choice, short answer, essay exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Wright, Craig and Bryan Simms. Music in Western Civilization. Belmont, CA: Thomson and Schirmer, 2006.  

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