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MUS 106: Music Appreciation (3 credits)

Course Description

Elements, styles, and forms of music, from the listenerís standpoint. Focus on classical music literature. Concert attendance and written critique required for two live performances during semester. (3 hours lecture)


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify masterpieces of classical music repertoire.
  • Distinguish the essential compositional characteristics of the several stylistic periods in music/art history and representative composers from each period, which help place unfamiliar repertoire into familiar periods.
  • Contrast/compare music of any type (i.e., classical, popular, ethnic, seasonal) for texture, form, melodic contour, harmonic orientation and time of composition.
  • Compare/contrast the live performances seen during the semester.
  • Define the elements that make up classical performance tradition and etiquette.

Degrees and Certificates

For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page


Resources


Classes Offered

  • Fall 2013 - TR, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Pālanakila 104, So Jin Kimura - CRN: 64225
  • Fall 2012 - TR, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Pālanakila 211, Renson Madarang - CRN: 61284 - view syllabus
  • Spring 2012 - MW, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Pālanakila 211, Aaron Sala - CRN: 64257 - view syllabus
  • Spring 2011 - MW, 5:30pm to 6:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, So Jin Kimura - CRN: 61339 - view syllabus
  • Fall 2011 - MW, 2:00pm to 3:15pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, So Jin Kimura - CRN: 63373 - view syllabus
  • Fall 2009 - MWF, 10:30am to 11:20am, Hale Pālanakila 104, So Jin Kimura - CRN: 62188
  • Spring 2008 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, So Jin Kimura - CRN: 62173
  • Fall 2008 - MW, 5:30pm to 6:55pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, So Jin Kimura - CRN: 64264
  • Spring 2007 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, Gloria Faltstrom - CRN: 64279
  • Fall 2006 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, Gloria Faltstrom - CRN: 63199
  • Fall 2005 - TR, 11:15am to 12:30pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, Gloria Faltstrom - CRN: 61304
  • Spring 2005 - MW, 7:15pm to 8:40pm, Hale Pālanakila 104, W Wilson - CRN: 62161
  • Spring 2004 - TR, 9:45am to 11:00am, Hale Pālanakila 104, Gloria Faltstrom - CRN: 63158
  • Spring 2003 - MWF, 9:30am to 10:20am, Hale Pālanakila 104, Gloria Faltstrom - CRN: 35432

 

page last updated: April 28, 2014

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