Southern State Community College Curriculum Committee – February 2013 FNAR 1117 – Music Appreciation II Page 1 of 4 I. OTM 15074 COURSE TITLE: Music Appreciation II COURSE NUMBER: 1117 II. PREREQUISITE: No prerequisite required III. CREDIT HOURS: 3 LABORATORY HOURS: IV. COURSE DESCRIPTION CATALOGUE PREFIX: FNAR LECTURE HOURS: 3 OBSERVATION HOURS: Music Appreciation II is a survey of music from the 18th century to the present. It includes the Classical, Romantic, and Impressionistic periods as well as musical styles from the 20th and 21st centuries. V. ADOPTED TEXT Kamien, Music, An Appreciation, McGraw-Hill 10th edition, 2010 VI. COURSE OBJECTIVES The objective of this course is to gain an understanding of music and its formal and theoretical structure. The historic and social context of music will also be studied in this class. At the completion of this class, the student will be able to: VII. Understand formal classical structures such as sonata or rondo form and their changing role in Romantic music. The expansion and/or abandonment of traditional tonality in the Romantic and Modern eras. Understand movements in music history such as Romanticism, Nationalism in Music, Musical Impression, Expressionism and the Second Viennese School, Twentieth Century Neoclassicism and other musical styles. Become familiar with composers and musical pieces associated with these movements, such as Schubert, Brahms, Debussy, Schoenberg, and Stravinsky GRADING Grading in this course will utilize the following scale: A=90-100 B=80-89 C=70-79 D=60-69 FNAR 117 Music Appreciation II Page 2 of 4 F=below 60 VIII. COURSE METHODOLOGY This course will utilize the Connect-Kamien software in conjunction with the adopted text. Students will also access music through Classical Music Library and Naxos Music Library. Assignments will be submitted electronically. IX. COURSE OUTLINE AND SCHEDULE Week 1 Kamien Part 5 The Classical Style Overview Week 2 Overview continued Week 3 (Kamien Part 5) 3. Sonata Form 4. Theme and Variations 5. Minuet and Trio 6. Rondo Week 4 Review, Test 1 Week 5 7. The Classical Symphony, 8. The Classical Concerto, 9. Classical Chamber Music 10. Joseph Haydn Week 6. 11. Mozart Week 7. 12. Beethoven Week 8 Review, Test II (Miderm) Week 9 Kamien Part 6 The Romantic Period 1. Romanticism in Music 2. Romantic Composers and Their Public 3. The Art Song 4. Franz Schubert Week 10 FNAR 117 Music Appreciation II Page 3 of 4 5. Robert Schumann 6. Clara Wieck Schumann 7. Frederic Chopin 8. Franz Liszt 9. Felix Mendelssohn Week 11 10. Program Music 11. Hector Berlioz 12. Nationalism in Nineteenth Century Music 13. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky 14. Bedrich Smetana 15. Antonin Dvorak Week 12 Review, Test 3 Week 13 16. Johannes Brahms 17. Giuseppi Verdi 18. Giacomo Puccini 19. Richard Wagner 20. Gustav Mahler Week 14 Kamien Part Seven The Twentieth Century and Beyond 1. Musical Styles 1900-1945 2. Music and Musicians in Society, 3. Impresionism and Symbolism, 4. Claude Debussy, 5. Maurice Ravel Week 15 6. Neoclassicism 7. Igor Stravinsky 8. Expressionism 9. Arnold Schoenberg 12. Bela Bartok 13. Dmitri Shostakovich 14. Charles Ives 15. George Gershwin 16. William Grant Still 17. Aaron Copland Week 16 Finals Week Comprehensive Final X. OTHER REQUIRED BOOKS, SOFTWARE AND MATERIALS No other materials are required XI. EVALUATION This course utilizes the Connect-Kamien website from McGraw-Hill. Students will complete assignments from each section on line. In addition, there will be tests given in the classroom, a listening log, and a term paper to be completed by the student. These criteria will be evaluated by the following percentages: Tests 40% FNAR 117 Music Appreciation II Page 4 of 4 XII. Assignments 20% Listening Log 20% Term Paper 20% SPECIFIC MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS A sound system to play musical examples is necessary. Also required will be a computer and projector for power point presentations and classroom access to the Classical Music and Naxos libraries. XIII. OTHER INFORMATION FERPA: work submitted in this class may be seen by others. Others may see your work when being distributed during group project work or if it is chosen for demonstration purposes. Papers may be submitted to other entities to determine if references are cited appropriately. Plagiarism is a serious offense. Work submitted by the student must be the student’s own creation . The instructor reserves the right to fail any student who submits failed or plagiarized work. DISABILITIES Students with disabilities may contact the Disabilities Service Office Central Campus at 800 628-7722 or 937 393-3431.