MUSCS 100 ON01 – Online, September 2 – October 21, 2014 (4 units)
Open enrollment – no application or admission process required
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Course Description The purpose of this course is to introduce students to Western Art Music, its elements, its history, its performance practice and its place in our society today. The exploration of active and analytical listening will be a main goal of the course. Students will increase their knowledge of sound—its sources, effects, and organization—with emphasis on direct involvement through listening. Music of major styles and periods will be introduced with an emphasis on Western Classical music. This course will give individuals a deeper understanding of and indeed, further enjoyment of live concert music and music recordings.
Credits 4 semester units (undergraduate)