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Summer 2003




MUSC 100  Introduction to Music (AH)                              3 credits
A study of what music is, with special reference to the relationship between music and listener. For students with little or no formal training in music, this course explores in a non-technical way the elements of music (e.g., rhythm, melody, harmony, texture and form) and discusses the various cultural contexts in which music is found and how these affect the nature of the music and the listener’s perception. For more information see http://research.umbc.edu/~morin/musc100.htm or contact morin@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0202] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             MORIN, J
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (FA  212)


MUSC 101  Fundamentals of Music Theory (AH)                       3 credits
A study of the fundamentals of music theory, including notation, scale construction, intervals, chords, meter, etc., with emphasis on learning and developing music reading skills. For more information contact twombly@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0203] 7060 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             TWOMBLY, K
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  011)


MUSC 217  Rock and Related Music: 1950-Present (AH)               3 credits
Explores the evolution of rock ‘n’ roll from its origins to the present day, focusing on "soul," folk rock, British rock, psychedelic, heavy metal, disco, punk and rap styles within the context of cultural, social and political developments. For students with little or no formal training in music, this course’s emphasis will be on the styles and evolution of the music, which will be discussed in a non-technical way that centers on music fundamentals -- i.e., melody, harmony, texture, rhythm and form. For more information see http://research.umbc.edu/~morin/musc217.htm or contact morin@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0204] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             MORIN, J
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  212)


MUSC 310  Beginning Gamelan                                       2 credits
Introduction to the repertory of the gamelan. May be repeated once for credit.
          Grade Method: REG
[0205] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             BECK, G
            MW.........6:00pm- 8:05pm (FA  331)


MUSC 336  The Beatles: Career, Music, Culture,                    3 credits
          Innovation, Impact (AH)                           
An exploration of the music and career of the Beatles with respect to innovation in pop music and its impact on Western culture. For the student with little or no musical training in music, the Beatles’ music will be discussed in a non-technical way that centers on music fundamentals -- e.g., melody, harmony, texture, rhythm, form and instrumentation. The course also positions the Beatles’ music and influence within the context of cultural, social and political developments. Prerequisite: any music course, or permission of instructor. For more information see http://research.umbc.edu/~morin/musc336.htm or contact morin@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0206] 7060 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             MORIN, J
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  331)


MUSC 480  Topics in Music, Art and Society                        3 credits
          Aesthetics, Ethical Values and the New            
          Media                                             

          Grade  Method: REG THIS  IS A CROSS-LISTED
          COURSE.    SEE    VPA   301   FOR   COURSE
          DESCRIPTION.   THIS  COURSE  WILL  BE TEAM
          TAUGHT  BY DR. ANNA  RUBIN AND MR. RICHARD
          WILSON.
[0207] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             RUBIN, A
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  015)


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