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MUSIC 12SZ: Introductory Piano

Introductory Piano (zero-unit option). Complete registration form available for download at: http://tinyurl.com/q43c48g. Zero unit enrollment option available with instructor permission. See website: ( http://tinyurl.com/posmuhn) for policy and procedure. By enrolling in this course you are giving consent for the video and audio recording and distribution of your image and performance for use by any entity at Stanford University.
Terms: Sum | Units: 0
Instructors: Zerlang, T. (PI)

MUSIC 13N: Music and Politics: From Mozart to Miranda

This course examines the relationship between music and politics. It will view music within an historical context, exploring how music can reflect and sometimes influence major political issues of the day. Topics will include "The Marriage of Figaro" and the French Revolution; Verdi's operas and politics in 19th-century Italy; Wagner controversies; Stravinsky and fascism; ¿Degenerate Music¿ in Nazi Germany; Shostakovich in the USSR; Radical Chic ¿ Leonard Bernstein's fundraiser for the Black Panthers; "The Death of Klinghoffer" and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; and Hamilton and its 21st-century view of the American Revolution. The ability to read music, while beneficial, is not required

MUSIC 14N: Women Making Music (FEMGEN 13N)

Preference to freshmen. Women's musical activities across times and cultures; how ideas about gender influence the creation, performance, and perception of music.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
Instructors: Hadlock, H. (PI)

MUSIC 15N: The Aesthetics of Data

Focus on visual and auditory display of data, specifically, the importance of aesthetic principles in effective data display, and the creative potential of scientific, biological, environmental and other data as inspiration for artistic expression.
Last offered: Autumn 2018 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-CE

MUSIC 16AX: Wild Sound Explorers: Digital Storytelling at Jasper Ridge

This course is an interdisciplinary workshop which explores the intersection between music, technology, and the natural sciences. Students will develop an essential understanding of the use of natural sound in art, including its origins, types, manifestations, and aesthetic concerns as they have appeared throughout the Western musical canon and through to our modern era. Working closely with a master composer and field recording artist, students will learn to apply relevant practical skills, theoretical knowledge, and philosophical wisdom in the pursuit of meaningful artistic and academic endeavors.nnThrough a mixture of lectures, field recording sessions, hands-on training, and reading, writing and listening assignments, students will gain skills in (1) listening to, understanding, analyzing, and discussing natural sound, (2) field recording ¿ including an introduction to portable recording devices and mobile recording techniques, and (3) compositional techniques. Field sessions will more »
This course is an interdisciplinary workshop which explores the intersection between music, technology, and the natural sciences. Students will develop an essential understanding of the use of natural sound in art, including its origins, types, manifestations, and aesthetic concerns as they have appeared throughout the Western musical canon and through to our modern era. Working closely with a master composer and field recording artist, students will learn to apply relevant practical skills, theoretical knowledge, and philosophical wisdom in the pursuit of meaningful artistic and academic endeavors.nnThrough a mixture of lectures, field recording sessions, hands-on training, and reading, writing and listening assignments, students will gain skills in (1) listening to, understanding, analyzing, and discussing natural sound, (2) field recording ¿ including an introduction to portable recording devices and mobile recording techniques, and (3) compositional techniques. Field sessions will take place at nearby locations, ripe with a diverse reservoir of natural sound, including Stanford University¿s Lake Lagunita and Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve. Each student should develop a personal approach to the use of natural sound in art, by making original field recordings from which to creatively respond.
Terms: Sum | Units: 2

MUSIC 17AX: Key-Notes: A Piano Exploration

The objective of the course is to teach piano, improve music reading skills and music theory knowledge. The course is designed for a multi-level class room, so complete beginners and intermediate pianists can learn in this self-paced course. There will be an element of course tailoring for the needs of individual student.nnGoals and objectives of the class are: to learn/improve keyboard technique: fingering, hand position, touch etc., to improve sight reading and sight singing skills, to play examples of classical, jazz and popular piano literature, to participate in ensemble playing and singing. nnSince this is a skills-based course, ongoing work daily and regular class attendance will be essential.
Terms: Sum | Units: 2

MUSIC 18A: Jazz History: Ragtime to Bebop, 1900-1940 (AFRICAAM 18A)

From the beginning of jazz to the war years.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-AmerCul, WAY-A-II
Instructors: Low, M. (PI)

MUSIC 18B: Jazz History: Bebop to Present, 1940-Present (AFRICAAM 18B)

Modern jazz styles from Bebop to the current scene. Emphasis is on the significant artists of each style.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-AmerCul, WAY-A-II

MUSIC 19A: Introduction to Music Theory

For non-music majors and Music majors or minors unable to pass the proficiency test for entry to MUSIC 21. The fundamentals of music theory and notation, basic sight reading, sight singing, ear training, keyboard harmony; melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic dictation. Skill oriented, using piano and voice as basic tools to develop listening and reading skills.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-CE

MUSIC 19B: Intermediate Music Theory

This course is an introduction to music theory geared toward students who have basic literacy skills (i.e. fundamental notation, identifying major and minor scales, keys, etc). Using musical materials from repertoire selected from campus and area concerts, and incorporating the opportunity to attend these concerts, the course will introduce elements of harmony, melody, form, orchestration and arrangement. The course is an appropriate successor to Music 19A. Students who successfully complete Music 19B can go on directly to Music 21.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-CE
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