Music 1500 Spring 2015

MUSIC 1500 WEBSITE:

All regular information for this class is located on the open Mus1500 homepage at
http://www.wmich.edu/mus-gened/mus150/mus150.html

 

E-LEARNING LINK FOR MUS1500:

The E-Learning link for this class is only used to access the online textbook and workbook, which requires you to purchase a Music 1500 User License from www.mycoursepack.com.  Here is the direct link for purchase:

https://mycoursepack.redshelf.com/book/73313/132-mus-1500-on-campus-none-dr-robert-white

 

For now, as a courtesy to give you time to purchase the license, the publisher has provided access to the first assigned reading (see the specific links on the schedule below).

To read this chapter, you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software installed on your computer/browser--click here to get the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader:

Online reading, listening, and quizzes for each chapter become available at various times over the semester.

- Do the assigned web readings BEFORE you attend the class/concert session they apply to.

- You have one week to complete each online quiz and each concert response as they become available according to the schedule below.

 

MUSIC 1500 SCHEDULE for start of SPRING 2015
-Midterm Exam: Monday, March 2 (7:00-8:40PM)
-Final Exam: Monday, April 27 (7:15-9:15PM)

In order to access the online WebBook and all online quizzes of the online workbook, you must purchase/turn in a Music 1500 User License.

As a courtesy to give you time to purchase and turn in your license, you may click the links below for 1/12 and 1/14 to access to the first few readings:

Fall

2014

Study Topic
or Concert Info

Preparation

Do the assigned readings by the scheduled date

Online Assignment

M 1/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 1/14 

Introduction/Elements
Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class in Knauss 3502:
Survey of Music History
we will go to the 
Miller Auditorium
Ticket Office to purchase 
your Concert Ticket Book
(Bring $40 or a credit card)

 

Read the "General Information" link (syllabus) 
on the MUS1500 class homepage.

 

Read WebBook Lesson: "Elements of Music"

in the Music 1500 eLearning site 
"Content" (as a courtesy, this readings is

open to you—the rest require a Music 1500 
User License)

 

 

Read WebBook Lesson: "A Brief Survey of 
Musical Styles"
 on Music 1500 eLearning site 
(access requires a Music 1500 User License)

 

Read WebBook Lesson: "Concert Etiquette"

 

M 1/19



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W 1/21

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

 

No Classes 

 

 

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CONCERT #1
WMU Voice Faculty

Showcase

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

  Read WebBook Lesson: "Brief History of Western Art Song"

on the Music 1500 eLearning site 
(access requires a Music 1500 User License)

 

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1. Get your ticket validated in the
lobby before the concert.

2. Be in the concert hall by 7PM

3. No electronics or headphones
during the concert

 

4. Turn your Concert Ticket in 

to Dr W at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

M 1/26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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W 1/28

Class in Knauss 3502:

Online Quiz 1 Due 
Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

 

 

 

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 CONCERT #2
Sonic Escape

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

 

Concert #1 Online Response

Due by 7pm.

Continue discussion of historical style periods

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Program for this concert will be posted on MUS 1500

eLearning page as soon as it is available.

Online Quiz 1  

(Musical Elements/Style Eras)
Due by 7PM


(requires Music 1500 User License)
All online quizzes are "open book"
- you may use notes and webpages.
Log on to Mus1500 eLearning and
use the "Quizzes" link in the 
"Content" section, or go to
"Assesments" then "Quizzes".

 

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1. Get your ticket validated in the
lobby before the concert.

2. Be in the concert hall by 7PM

3. No electronics or headphones
during the concert

 

4. Turn your Concert Ticket in 

to Dr W at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 1 Online Response 
due by 7PM 
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert response quiz)

M 2/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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W 2/4

Class in Knauss 3502

Online Quiz 2 Due

Today by 7PM

 

 

 

 

 

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CONCERT #3
Van-Anh Vanessa Vo, Vietnamese Music

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 2 Online Response

Due by 7pm

Read WebBook Lesson: "World Music"

on the Music 1500 eLearning site 
(access requires a Music 1500 User License)

 

 

 

 

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Program for this concert will be posted on MUS 1500

eLearning page as soon as it is available.

Online Quiz 2

(Western Art Song)
Due by 7PM

(requires Music 1500 User License)
All online quizzes are "open book"
- you may use notes and webpages.
Log on to Mus1500 eLearning and
use the "Quizzes" link in the 
"Content" section.

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1. Get your ticket validated in the
lobby before the concert.

2. Be in the concert hall by 7PM

3. No electronics or headphones
during the concert

 

4. Turn your Concert Ticket in 

to Dr W at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 2 Online Response 
due by 7PM 
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert response quiz)

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M 2/9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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W 2/11

Class in Knauss 3502

 

Online Quiz 3 Due

Today by 7PM

 

 

 

 

 

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CONCERT #4

METRICS: WMU Jazz and Dance Collaboration
(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 3 Online Response

Due by 7pm

Read WebBook Lesson: "Jazz" 
on the Music 1500 eLearning site 
(access requires a Music 1500 User License)

 

 

 

 

 

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Program for this will be posted on MUS 1500

eLearning page as soon as it is available.

Online Quiz 3

(World Music)
Due by 7PM

(requires Music 1500 User License)
All online quizzes are "open book"
- you may use notes and webpages.
Log on to Mus1500 eLearning and
use the "Quizzes" link in the 
"Content" section.

 

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1. Get your ticket validated in the
lobby before the concert.

2. Be in the concert hall by 7PM

3. No electronics or headphones
during the concert

 

4. Turn your Concert Ticket in

to Dr W at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 3 Online Response 
due by 7PM 
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz)

 

M 2/16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 2/18

 

Class in Knauss 3502

Online Quiz 4 Due 
Today by 7PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class in Knauss 3502

 

Concert 4 Online Response

Due by 7pm

 

Read: WebBook Lesson: "The Late Baroque Era" 
on the Music 1500 eLearning site 
(access requires a Music 1500 User License)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read: WebBook Lesson: "The Classic Era" 
on the Music 1500 eLearning site 
(access requires a Music 1500 User License)

 

Read: WebBook Lesson: "Chamber Music" 
on the Music 1500 eLearning site 
(access requires a Music 1500 User License)

 

Online Quiz 4

(Jazz)
Due by 7PM

(requires Music 1500 User License)
All online quizzes are "open book"
- you may use notes and webpages.
Log on to Mus1500 eLearning and
use the "Quizzes" link in the 
"Content" section.

 

 

Concert 4 Online Response 
due by 7PM 
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz)

M 2/23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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W 2/25

Class in Knauss 3502
Online Quiz 5 Due 
Today by 7PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CONCERT #5

Third Coast Percussion

Ensemble
(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

Midterm Exam Review

REVIEW ALL READINGS AND QUIZZES

PRACTICE MIDTERM EXAM LINK WILL BE

POSTED ON THIS DATE

 

 

 

 

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Program for this concert will be posted at MUS1500

eLearning site as soon as it is available.

 

 

 

 

Online Quiz 5

(Late Baroque Era)
Due by 7PM

(requires Music 1500 User License)
All online quizzes are "open book"
- you may use notes and webpages.
Log on to Mus1500 eLearning and
use the "Quizzes" link in the 
"Content" section.

 

 

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1. Get your ticket validated in the
lobby before the concert.

2. Be in the concert hall by 7PM

3. No electronics or headphones
during the concert

 

4. Turn your Concert Ticket in

to Dr W at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

 

 

M 3/2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 3/4

Class in Knauss 3502
 Online Quiz 6 Due 
Today by 7PM



 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #6
Kontras Quartet

String Quartet

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 5 Online Response

Due by 7pm

Midterm Exam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program for this concert will be posted on MUS1500

eLearning page as soon as it is available.

 

Online Quiz 6

(Chamber Music and The Classic Era)
Due by 7PM

(requires Music 1500 User License)
All online quizzes are "open book"
- you may use notes and webpages.
Log on to Mus1500 eLearning and
use the "Quizzes" link in the 
"Content" section.

 

 

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1. Get your ticket validated in the
lobby before the concert.

2. Be in the concert hall by 7PM

3. No electronics or headphones
during the concert

 

4. Turn your Concert Ticket in

to Dr W at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

 

Concert 5 Online Response 
due by 7PM 
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz)

 

 

M 3/9

 

 

W 3/11

 

 SPRING BREAK – NO CLASSES

 

M 3/16

 

 

 

 

W 3/18

Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #7
Ensemble Dal Niente

Contemporary Music Group

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

Concert 6 Online Response

Due by 7pm

Read WebBook Lesson: "The Romantic Era"

on the Music 1500 eLearning site 
(access requires a Music 1500 User License

 

 

Program for this concert will be posted at the MUS 1500

eLearning site as soon as it is available. 

 

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1. Get your ticket validated in the
lobby before the concert.

2. Be in the concert hall by 7PM

3. No electronics or headphones
during the concert

 

4. Turn your Concert Ticket in 
to Dr W at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 6 Online Response 
due by 7PM 
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz)

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M 3/23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 3/25

Class in Knauss 3502

Online Quiz 7 Due 
Today by 7PM
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #8
Birds on a Wire with Guest

Composer – Robert Carl

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 7 Online Response

Due by 7pm

Read WebBook Lesson: "Modern Art Music"

on the Music 1500 eLearning site 
(access requires a Music 1500 User License)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program for this concert will be posted at the MUS 1500

eLearning site as soon as it is available. 

Online Quiz 7

(The Romantic Era)
Due by 7PM

(requires Music 1500 User License)
All online quizzes are "open book"
- you may use notes and webpages.
Log on to Mus1500 eLearning and
use the "Quizzes" link in the 
"Content" section.

 

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1. Get your ticket validated in the
lobby before the concert.

2. Be in the concert hall by 7PM

3. No electronics or headphones
during the concert

 

4. Turn your Concert Ticket in 
to Dr W at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 7 Online Response 
due by 7PM 
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz)

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M 3/30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 4/1

Class in Knauss 3502

Online Quiz 8 due by

7pm Today

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #9
Mivos String Quartet

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 8 Online Response

Due by 7pm

Continue discussion of Modern Art Music

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program for this concert will be posted at the MUS 1500

eLearning site as soon as it is available. 

 

 

 

 

 

 Online Quiz 8

(Modern Art Music)
Due by 7PM

(requires Music 1500 User License)
All online quizzes are "open book"
- you may use notes and webpages.
Log on to Mus1500 eLearning and
use the "Quizzes" link in the 
"Content" section.

 

 

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1. Get your ticket validated in the
lobby before the concert.

2. Be in the concert hall by 7PM

3. No electronics or headphones
during the concert

 

4. Turn your Concert Ticket in 
to Dr W at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 8 Online Response 
due by 7PM 
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz)

 

 

M 4/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 4/8

Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class in Knauss 3502

 

Concert 9 Online Response

Due by 7pm

Read WebBook Lesson: "Keyboard Music"

on the Music 1500 eLearning site 
(access requires a Music 1500 User License)

 

 

 

 

 

 

A closer look at the historical style periods of

Western Art Music

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Concert 9 Online Response 
due by 7PM 
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz)

M 4/13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 4/15

Class in Knauss 3502

Online Quiz 9 due by

7pm Today

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No Class Meeting

A closer look at the historical style periods of

Western Art Music

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NO CLASS MEETING

Online Quiz 9

(Keyboard Music)
Due by 7PM

(requires Music 1500 User License)
All online quizzes are "open book"
- you may use notes and webpages.
Log on to Mus1500 eLearning and
use the "Quizzes" link in the 
"Content" section.

 

 

 

M 4/20

 

 

 

 

 

W 4/22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 4/27

Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

 

Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINAL EXAM 
(7:15-9:15PM)

FINAL EXAM REVIEW

 

Final Exam Review Sheet will be made available

on this date

 

 

 FINAL EXAM REVIEW