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College of Music

Piano Class 1
MUEL 1115, 1 semester hour, Section 200, Class No. 11556
Session B: July 8–August 8, 2014
Alejandro Cremaschi

Introduces the keyboard and music reading for nonmusic majors with no prior keyboard experience. Studies very easy classical and pop repertoire. This course will be taught entirely online. You must have a reliable Internet connection to access and complete this course. Prereq., no prior keyboard experience or instructor consent. Formerly EMUS 1115.

Appreciation of Music
◆MUEL 1832, 3 semester hours, Section 200, Class No. 11592
Session B: July 8–August 8, 2014
Jeremy Smith

Provides a basic knowledge of primarily Western music literature and development of discriminating listening habits. This course will be taught entirely online. You must have a reliable Internet connection to access and complete this course. Restricted to nonmusic majors. Formerly EMUS 1832. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: literature and the arts.

Music in American Culture (Tragedy and Inspiration)
◆MUEL 2752, 3 semester hours, Section 200, Class No. 18433
Session B: July 8–August 8, 2014
Daniel Kellogg

Musical masterpieces have been written in response to the Holocaust, the bombing of Hiroshima, the Vietnam War, slavery in America, the Civil Rights Movement, and the current environmental crisis.  Great tragedy has lead to spectacular pieces of art that have sought to understand the human condition and find hope in the wake of great darkness. The course will discuss the historic event to gain context, learn about the composers’ musical style, and dig in to the masterpieces themselves. This course will be taught entirely online. You must have a reliable Internet connection to access and complete this course. Formerly EMUS 2752. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: United States context.

History of Jazz
MUEL 3642, 3 semester hours, Section 100, Class No. 11563
Session A: June 2–July 3, 2014
Keith Waters

Studies the distinctly American art form of jazz music from its origins to the present, including the various traditions, practices, historical events, and people most important to its evolution. This course will be taught entirely online. You must have a reliable Internet connection to access and complete this course. For nonmusic majors. Formerly EMUS 3642.

◆fulfills arts and sciences core