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Summer 2004




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.
[0209] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             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.
[7501] 7060 Meets 07/12/2004 - 08/20/2004             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 is on the styles and evolution of the music, which are discussed in a non-technical way that centers on music fundamentals -- i.e., melody, harmony, texture, rhythm and form. For more information see research.umbc.edu/~morin/musc217.htm or contact morin@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0211] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             MORIN, J
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  212)


MUSC 230  Musics of the World (AH or C)                           3 credits
A survey of selected musical cultures of the world with emphasis on the musical forms, instruments, tonal material, the role of music in society and its relationship to other arts. For more information contact yhuang1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H or C. GDR:Meets H.
[0212] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             HUANG, Y
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  011)


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.
[0214] 6060 Meets 06/01/2004 - 07/09/2004             RUBIN, A
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (FA  015)


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