SRJC Course Outlines

2/28/2024 1:56:18 AMMUSCP 39D Course Outline as of Spring 2012

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  MUSCP 39DTitle:  CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLE  
Full Title:  Chamber Music Ensemble (Strings & Piano)
Last Reviewed:11/26/2007

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.50Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.50Lab Scheduled1.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled17.50
 Contact DHR.50 Contact DHR8.75
 Contact Total3.50 Contact Total61.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 131.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  MUS 39D

Catalog Description:
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Study, rehearsal, and performance of chamber music literature for strings and/or piano from the Baroque to the contemporary era. The ensemble performs at least one concert each semester. Students should complete four semesters of each component (A-B-C-D) before enrolling in the next component.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of MUSCP 39C ( or MUS 39C)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:
Audition

Schedule of Classes Information
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Study, rehearsal, and performance of chamber music literature for strings and/or piano from the Baroque to the contemporary era. The ensemble performs at least one concert each semester. Students should complete four semesters of each component (A-B-C-D) before enrolling in the next component.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of MUSCP 39C ( or MUS 39C)
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:Audition
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:34 - 4 Enrollments Total

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
 1.  Demonstrate technical proficiency and proper interpretation of
     musical elements.
 2.  Read and accurately interpret the symbols of music notation to
     achieve desired effects on their respective instruments.
 3.  Sight read with accuracy, correct intonation, and expressiveness.
 4.  Evaluate their own performance, the performance of others, and
     the relative merits of various chamber music compositions from
     different historical eras.
 5.  Demonstrate effective practice habits.
 6.  Demonstrate professionalism at rehearsals and performances,
     including punctuality and appropriate concert dress.
Students repeating Chamber Music Ensemble will be able to:
 1.  Demonstrate greater technical achievement on their instrument.
 2.  Articulate musical phrases with greater clarity.
 3.  Perform with higher standards of intonation.
 4.  Demonstrate a more sophisticated comprehension of dynamics,
     phrasing, musical expression, and nuance.
 5.  Demonstrate greater skill in sight-reading.

Topics and Scope
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 1.  Rehearsal and public performance of chamber music literature.
2.  Sight-reading of college-level chamber music literature.
3.  Study and execution of particular technical challenges specific to
    the literature studied (tempo, dynamics, intonation, blend,
    ornamentation, etc.).
4.  Sectional rehearsals in trios, quartets, or other small groups
    as needed.
5.  String instrument techniques specific to the literature studied.
6.  Piano techniques specific to the literature studied.
7.  The components of musical expression and interpretation, such as
    phrasing, dynamic contrast, and nuance.
8.  Developing effective practice habits.
9.  Differences in musical style specific to the literature studied.
10.  Critical analysis and comparison of the artistic goals specific to
    the literature studied.
11.  Stage deportment, performance etiquette, and proper performance
    dress.
12.  Students repeating Chamber Music Ensemble will perform new
    literature each semester, enhancing both their skill level and
    knowledge of the repertoire.

Assignments:
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1.  In-class rehearsal and preparation of designated works.
2.  Attendance at sectional rehearsals when scheduled.
3.  A minimum of one hour of outside practice per week is required for
    each hour of rehearsal.
4.  Final exam will be a public concert.
5.  Students repeating Chamber Music Ensemble will be held to higher
    standards of performance with each repetition.

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 skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this 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
75 - 90%
In-class rehearsals, public concerts
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials.

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