Music 1500 Fall 2016

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/524745/119-mus-1500-on-campus-fall-2016-524745-none-dr-jacobson

 

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 a browser that can read pdf files, or download and install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader software 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 FALL 2015
-Midterm Exam: Monday, October 17 (7:00-8:40PM)
-Final Exam: Monday, December 12 (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

2015

Study Topic
or Concert Info

Preparation

Do the assigned readings by the scheduled date

Online Assignment

W 9/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction/Elements
Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 reading is

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

 

 

 

M 9/12



 

 

 

 

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W 9/14

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)

 

 

 

CONCERT #1
Renata Knific - Violin

 (In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

  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"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 9/19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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W 9/21

Class in Knauss 3502:

Online Quiz 1 Due 
Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 CONCERT #2
Western Jazz Quartet with

Guest John Hebert

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

 

Concert #1 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 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



 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

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 9/26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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W 9/28

Class in Knauss 3502

Online Quiz 2 Due

Today by 7PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CONCERT #3
Stockholm Chamber Brass

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 2 Online Response

Due by 7pm

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

 

Read: WebBook Lesson: "The Late Baroque Era" 
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

(Jazz)
Due by 7PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Concert 2 Online Response 
due by 7PM 

 

 

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.



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M 10/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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W 10/5

Class in Knauss 3502

 

Online Quiz 3 Due

Today by 7PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NO CLASS MEETING

 

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

 

Review: WebBook Lesson: "Chamber Music"

 

 

 

 

 

NO CLASS MEETING

 

Online Quiz 3

(Late Baroque)
Due by 7PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 NO CLASS MEETING



M 10/10

 

 

 

 

 

W 10/12

Class in Knauss 3502

Online Quiz 4 Due 
Today by 7PM

 

 

 

CONCERT #4

Martha Councell and Jeremy

Siskind (Flute and Piano)
(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 3 Online Response

Due by 7pm

Read WebBook Lesson: "The Romantic Era"

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Quiz 4

(Chamber Music and Classic Era)
Due by 7PM

 

 

 

Concert 3 Online Response 
due by 7PM 

 

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 10/17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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W 10/19

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CONCERT #5

Fareed Haque and Tom

Knific
(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 4 Online Response

Due by 7pm

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

(The Romantic Era)
Due by 7PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Concert 4 Online Response 
due by 7PM 

 

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 10/24+

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 10/26

Class in Knauss 3502



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #6
Sphinx Virtuosi

(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.

 

No Quiz due

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Concert 5 Online Response 
due by 7PM 

 

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 10/31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 11/2

Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #7
Western Winds

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 6 Online Response

Due by 7pm

Read WebBook Lesson: "Band and Wind Ensemble 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. 

NO QUIZ DUE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Concert 6 Online Response 
due by 7PM 

 

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 11/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 11/9

Class in Knauss 3502

Online Quiz 6 Due 
Today by 7PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No Class Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read WebBook Lesson: "World Music"

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NO CLASS MEETING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Quiz 6

(Band and Wind Ensemble music)

Due by 7pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 11/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 11/16

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

(World Music)

Due by 7pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Concert 7 Online Response 
due by 7PM 

 

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 11/21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 11/23

Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NO CLASS MEETING

 

 

 

Continued discussion of the "Modern Art Music"

reading

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NO CLASS – HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 11/28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 11/30

 

Class in Knauss 3502

Online Quiz 8 Due 
Today by 7PM
 

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #9
Kontras String Quartet

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 8 Online Response

Due by 7pm

 

 

Applications for listening skills and the elements of

music.  In-class work and discussion.

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Concert 8 Online Response 
due by 7PM 

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 12/5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 12/7

Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINAL EXAM REVIEW

 

Final Exam Review Sheet will be made available

on this date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINAL EXAM REVIEW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 12/12

 

 

 

Final Exam

7:15pm – 9:15pm