2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    May 28, 2023  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUSC& 105 Music Appreciation (5 credits)

Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities; General Transfer Elective
Formerly MUSIC 101-CCN

Course Description
Introduces students to Euorpean art music from: Medieval through the Twentieth Century. Relevant cultural, biographical, and historical data are covered relating to art music and its performance. No previous music experience necessary.

Student Outcomes
1. Analyze and aurally recognize compositions known to represent specific styles of classical music.
2. Trace relevant aspects of the sociological, historical, and economic development of those cultures involved in the production of classical music between 600-2000.
3. Assess the development of specific cultures between 600-2000 and determine their effect on the evolution of classical music.
4. Analyze and aurally identify music concepts found within specific music examples.
5. Give examples of the nonmusical features of classical music that contribute to elements of the style.
6. Identify the genre and style of select classical music recordings through aural analysis.
7. Recall specific biographical and historical information of select classical music personalities.
8. Predict, based on a musical, historical, and sociological study of the evolution of classical music, future events in its developmental course.

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