This course surveys music-its elements, composers, instruments, terminology, styles, and forms-from antiquity to 1800, providing a broad exposure for those unacquainted with the art of music.
This course surveys music from 1800 to the present including compositions representative of blues, jazz, rock, and contemporary forms. It examines music of non-Western cultures as well.
Students with no prior formal musical education learn to become informed listeners as they learn basic elements of music such as rhythm, melody, and harmony and advanced concepts such as meaning and style.
Course is offered On-line
This course teaches musical notation and the musical elements of pitch, melody, rhythm, harmony, and form to students unacquainted with the language of music.
This course builds on musical terminology and basic music concepts and requires students to apply them in transposition, composition, and performance. The course also focuses on ear-training. It includes listening examples to assist students in developing a musically-trained ear.