Music 1500 SPRING 2014

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 either the WMU Bookstore (downstairs in Bronco Mall. Until you turn in your User License, your MUS1500 textbook and workbook access is inactive (you still have access to E-Learning in all other ways.

For now, as a courtesy to give you time to get to one of the campus bookstores, the publisher has provided access to the first assigned reading (see the specific links on the schedule below).

To read these chapters, 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 2014
-Midterm Exam: Monday, February 24
-Final Exam: Monday, April 21 (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 9/4 and 9/9 to access to the first few readings:

 

Spring
2014

Study Topic
or Concert Info

Preparation

Do the assigned readings by the scheduled date

Online Assignment

W 1/8

 

Introduction/Elements

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

 

M 1/13





 

 

 

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W 1/15

 

Class in Knauss 2452:
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)

 

 

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Class in Knauss 2452:
Survey of Music History
(continued)

 

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 from the WMU Bookstore)

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Online Quiz 1 now online
Due 1/29/14 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 1/20

 

 

 

 

 

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W 1/22

Martin Luther King Holiday
(No class or concert)

 

 

 

 

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CONCERT #1
WMU Faculty Voice Recital

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

 







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Read the program for this concert
by clicking here


Read
WebBook Lesson: "Concert Etiquette"

 

Read "Art Song" on Music 1500 eLearning site
(access requires a Music 1500 User License
from the WMU Bookstore)

 

 

 

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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 J at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 1 Online Response
due Wed 1/29/14 by 7PM
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert response quiz)

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Online Quiz 2 now online
Due 1/29/14 by 7PM

M 1/27

 

 

 

 

W 1/29

No Class Meeting
(do online reading
and Quiz 2)

 

 

CONCERT #2
Finger-Songwriter
(trio: vocals, piano, winds)

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 1 Due
Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

 

Online Quiz 2 Due

Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

Read WebBook Lesson: "Music for Keyboard"
on the Music 1500 eLearning site
(access requires a Music 1500 User License
from the WMU Bookstore)

 

Read the program for this concert
by clicking here

 

 

 

 

 

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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 J at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 2 Online Response
due Wed 2/5/14 by 7PM
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert response quiz)

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Online Quiz 3 now online
Due 2/5/14 by 7PM

M 2/3

 

 

 

 

 

W 2/5

No Class Meeting
(do online reading
and Quiz 3)

 

 

 

CONCERT #3
Early Baroque Music

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 3 Due
Today by 7PM
(eLearning)

 

 

Read WebBook Lesson: "Early Music"
on the Music 1500 eLearning site
(access requires a Music 1500 User License
from the WMU Bookstore)

 

Read the program for this concert
by clicking here

 

 

 

 

 

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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 J at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 3 Online Response
due Wed 2/12/14 by 7PM
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz)

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Online Quiz 4 now online
Due 2/12/14 by 7PM

M 2/10

 

 

 

 

 

W 2/12

No Class Meeting
(do online reading
and Quiz 4)

 

 

 

CONCERT #4
The Blakemore Trio
(piano, violin, cello)

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 4 Due
Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

 

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

 

Read the program for this concert
by clicking here

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 J at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 4 Online Response
due Wed 2/19/14 by 7PM
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz)

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Online Quiz 5 now online
Due 2/19/14 by 7PM

M 2/17

 

 

 

 

 

W 2/19

Yes, we have a
CLASS MEETING

(Midterm review, Jazz,
Progress discussion)

 

 

CONCERT #5
Western Jazz Quartet
with Edward Simon
(piano, sax, bass, drums)

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 5 Due
Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

Read WebBook Lesson: "Jazz"

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

 

 

Read the program for this concert
by clicking here

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 J at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 5 Online Response
due Wed 2/26/14 by 7PM
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz)

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Online Quiz 6 now online
Due 2/26/14 by 7PM (but some of
this material is on the Midterm--
see Midterm Exam Review Sheet

M 2/24

 

 

 

 

W 2/26

Yes, we have a
Class Meeting:

MIDTERM EXAM

 

CONCERT #6
University Chorale with
Birds on a Wire

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 6 Due
Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

Midterm Exam Review Sheet will be

posted at this link, one week in advance

 

 

 

Read the program for this concert
by clicking here

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 J at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 6 Online Response
due Wed 3/12/14 by 7PM
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz

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Online Quiz 7 now online
Due 3/12/14 by 7PM

M 3/10

 

 

 

 

 

W 3/12

No Class Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #7
Birds on a Wire
with
James Mobberly

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 7 Due
Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

Read WebBook Lesson: "Modern Art Music"

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

 

 

Read the program for this concert
by clicking here

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 J at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 7 Online Response
due Wed 3/19/14 by 7PM
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz)

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Online Quiz 8 now online
Due 3/19/14 by 7PM

M 3/17

 

 

 

 

 

W 3/19

No Class Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #8
Western Wind Quintet

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 8 Due
Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

Read WebBook Lesson: "Band and Wind Music"

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

 

 

Read the program for this concert
by clicking here

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 J at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 8 Online Response
due Wed 3/26/14 by 7PM
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz)

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Online Quiz 9 now online
Due 3/26/14 by 7PM

M 3/24

 

 

 

 

 

W 3/26

No Class Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #9
Dither Guitar Quartet

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 9 Due
Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

No assigned WebBook reading

 

 

 

 

 

Read the program for this concert
by clicking here

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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 J at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

Concert 9 Online Response
due Wed 4/2/14 by 7PM
(see MUS 1500 elearning site for
this Concert Response quiz)

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M 3/31

 

 

 

 

 

W 4/2

Yes, we have a full
CLASS MEETING
7-8:40PM

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No Class Meeting
(I am giving a keynote
presentation at MSU)

Read WebBook Lesson: "Opera and Theatre Music"

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 4/7

 

 

 

 

 

W 4/9

Yes, we have a full
CLASS MEETING
7-8:40PM

(

 

 

Yes, we have a full
CLASS MEETING
7-8:40PM

Read WebBook Lesson: "Opera and Theatre Music"

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

 

 

Read WebBook Lesson: "Opera and Theatre Music"

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Quiz10 now online
Due 4/16/14 by 7PM

M 4/14

 

 

 

 

 

W 4/16

Yes, we have a full
CLASS MEETING
7-8:40PM

(

 

 

Yes, we have a full
CLASS MEETING
7-8:40PM

A deeper look at Classic, Romantic and Modern Music

 

 

 

 

 

A deeper look at Classic, Romantic and Modern Music

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Quiz10 online
Due 4/16/14 by 7PM

M 4/21

 

 

 

 

 

Yes, we have a full
CLASS MEETING

FINAL EXAM
(7:15-9:15PM)