Music 1500 FALL 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 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 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 FALL 2014
-Midterm Exam: Wednesday, October 15
-Final Exam: Monday, December 8 (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 9/3 and 9/8 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

W 9/3

 

Introduction/Elements


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

 

M 9/8







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W 9/10

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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M 9/15

 

 

 

 

 

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W 9/17

 Class in Knauss 2452:

 

 

 

 

 

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CONCERT #1
Renata Artman Knific, violin

Silvia Roederer, piano

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

 

Online Quiz 1 Due 
Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

Read WebBook Lesson: "Concert Etiquette"

 

Read "Romantic Music"

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


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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 W at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

 

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.

 

 

M 9/22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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W 9/24

Class in Knauss 2452

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CONCERT #2
Western Brass Quintet

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 2 Due

Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

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

 

Read WebBook Lesson: "The Classic Era"

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

 

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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 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)

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Online Quiz 2

(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.

M 9/29

 

 

 

 

 

W 10/1

Class in Knauss 2452

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #3
TRI-FI Jazz Trio

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 3 
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 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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Online Quiz 3

(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.

 

M 10/6

 

 

 

 

 

W 10/8

 

Class in Knauss 2452

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #4
Scott Cowan trumpeter and

composer

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 4 Due 
Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

 

 

Read: WebBook Lesson: "The Late Baroque 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 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)

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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.

 

M 10/13

 

 

 

 

 

W 10/15

 

Class in Knauss 2452
Midterm Review

 

 

 

 

Midterm Exam

Knauss 2452

 

(NOT Dalton Ctr!!!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Midterm Exam Review Sheet will be

posted at this link, one week in advance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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M 10/20

 

 

 

 

 

W 10/22

Class in Knauss 2452


 

 

 

CONCERT #5
Trio Globo

World Music Ensemble

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 5 Due

Today by 7pm

(eLearning)

 Read WebBook Lesson: "World 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 W at the end of the concert.

 

Keep the concert program.

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

 

 

 

M 10/27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 10/29

Class in Knauss 2452

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #6
Birds on a Wire
 with
KLOrk

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 6 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 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)

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Online Quiz 6

(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

 

M 11/3

 

 

 

 

 

W 11/5

 

Class in Knauss 2452

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #7
Western Winds

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 7 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 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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Online Quiz 7

(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

 

M 11/10

 

 

 

 

 

W 11/12

 

No Class Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #8
WMU Percussion Ensemble

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 

Online Quiz 8 Due 
Today by 7PM

(eLearning)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 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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Online Quiz 8

(Band and Wind 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 11/17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 11/19

Class in Knauss 2542 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONCERT #9
Western Wind Quintet

(In Dalton Ctr Recital Hall)

 A deeper look at Classic, Romantic

and Modern Music

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 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 11/24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 11/26

Class in Knauss 2542

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No Class Meeting

Happy Thanksgiving!

 A deeper look at Classic, Romantic

and Modern Music

 

Read WebBook Lesson: "Music for the Keyboard"

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

M 12/1

 

 

 

 

 

 

W 12/3

Class in Knauss 2542

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class in Knauss 2542

A deeper look at Classic, Romantic

and Modern Music

 

 Final Exam Review Sheet will be

posted at this link, one week in advance

 

 

FINAL EXAM REVIEW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

M 12/8

 

 

 

 

 

FINAL EXAM 
(7:15-9:15PM)