Music 1500 Spring 2016

 

There are two primary web resources used in this class:

 

1. MUSIC 1500 WEBSITE:

All regular information for this class is located on the MUS1500 homepage at
http://www.wmich.edu/mus-gened/mus150/mus150.html

 

2. MUSIC 1500 eLearning page:

The eLearning page for this class is used to access the online readings and quizzes:  https://elearning.wmich.edu/d2l/home/206663

 

To access these readings and quizzes, you need a User License from www.mycoursepack.com.  Here is the direct link for purchase:

https://mycoursepack.redshelf.com/book/316827/136-mus-1500-on-campus-spring-2016-316827-none-dr-robert-white

Online reading, listening, and quizzes for each chapter become available at various times over the semester.  See calendar below for more details.

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

- 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 2016
-Midterm Exam: Monday, February 29 (7:00-8:40PM)
-Final Exam: Monday, April 25 (7:15-9:15PM)

 

 

 

Fall

2014

Study Topic
or Concert Info

Preparation

Do the assigned readings by the scheduled date

Online Assignment

M 1/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 1/13 

Introduction/Elements
Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class in Knauss 3502:
Survey of Music History

 

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"
 

 

Read WebBook Lesson: "Concert Etiquette"

 

M 1/18



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W 1/20

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

 

No Classes 

 

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Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

 

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Read: WebBook Lesson: "The Late Baroque Era" 

 

 

 

 

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M 1/25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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W 1/27

Class in Knauss 3502:

Online Quiz 1 Due 
Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CONCERT #1
Spektral Quartet

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

Read: WebBook Lesson: "The Classic Era" 
on the Music 1500 eLearning site 

 

Read: WebBook Lesson: "Chamber Music" 
on the Music 1500 eLearning site 

 

 

 

 

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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 "Assessments" 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.

 

M 2/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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W 2/3

Class in Knauss 3502

Online Quiz 2 Due

Today by 7PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CONCERT #2
Western Wind Quintet

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 1 Online Response

Due by 7pm

Read WebBook Lesson: "The Romantic 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

(Late Baroque)
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 1 Online Response 
due by 7PM 

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M 2/8

 

 

 

 

 

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W 2/10

NO CLASS MEETING

 

Online Quiz 3 Due

Today by 7PM

 

 

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Class in Knauss 3502

 

NO CLASS MEETING

 

 

 

 

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Read WebBook Lesson: "Art Song"

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

 

 

NO CLASS MEETING

Online Quiz 3

(Classical Era and Chamber Music)
Due by 7PM

 

 

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M 2/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 2/17

 

Class in Knauss 3502

 

Online Quiz 4 Due 
Today by 7PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #3
WMU Voice Faculty

Showcase

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 2 Online Response

Due by 7pm

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program for this concert will be posted on MUS 1500

eLearning page as soon as it is available.

 

Online Quiz 4

(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.

 

 

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 

M 2/22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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W 2/24

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CONCERT #4

Patrick Wilson with WMU Advanced Jazz Ensemble
(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 3 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

(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 3 Online Response 
due by 7PM 

 

 

 

M 2/29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 3/2

Class in Knauss 3502

Online Quiz 6 Due 
Today by 7PM



 

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #5
Ensemble Dal Niente

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 4 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

(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.

 

 

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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 4 Online Response 
due by 7PM 

 

M 3/7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 3/9

 

 

 

SPRING BREAK – NO CLASSES

 

M 3/14

 

 

 

 

W 3/16

Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

Class in Knauss 3502

 

Concert 5 Online Response

Due by 7pm

Read WebBook Lesson: "Modern Art Music"

 

 

 

 

Continue discussion of Modern Art Music

 

 

 

 

 

Concert 5 Online Response 
due by 7PM 

M 3/21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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W 3/23

Class in Knauss 3502

 

Online Quiz 7 Due 
Today by 7PM
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CONCERT #6
Caladh Nua – Celtic Music

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

 

Read WebBook Lesson: "World Music"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Program for this concert will be posted at the MUS 1500

eLearning site as soon as it is available. 

Online Quiz 7

(Modern Art Music)
Due by 7PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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.

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M 3/28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 3/30

Class in Knauss 3502

 

Online Quiz 8 due by

7pm Today

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class in Knauss 3502

 

Concert 6 Online Response

Due by 7pm

Read WebBook Lesson: "Keyboard Music"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Regular class meeting –Concert 7 cancelled)

 

 Online Quiz 8

(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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Concert 6 Online Response 
due by 7PM 

 

M 4/4

 

 

 

 

 

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W 4/6

Class in Knauss 3502

 

Online Quiz 9 due by

7pm Today

 

 

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CONCERT #8
Merling Trio

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Concert 7 Online Response

Due by 7pm

Attentive Listening skills and their effects across disciplines.

 

 

 

 

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Program for this concert will be posted at the MUS 1500

eLearning site as soon as it is available

Online Quiz 9

(Keyboard Music)
Due by 7PM

 

 

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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 4/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 4/13

Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class cancelled

 

Concert 8 Online Response

Due by 7pm

A closer look at the historical style periods of

Western Art Music – Listening Identification

 

Attendance required to attain access
to Practice Final Exam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Concert 8 Online Response 
due by 7PM 

 

M 4/18

 

 

 

 

 

W 4/20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 4/25

Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

 

Class in Knauss 3502

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINAL EXAM 
(7:15-9:15PM)

FINAL EXAM REVIEW

 

Practice Final Exam will be made available

on this date

 

 

 FINAL EXAM REVIEW