Course Meeting Times
Lectures: 2 sessions / week, 1.5 hours / session
The core of this course consists of lectures, in-class listening and discussion, and outside reading and listening assignments. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented, where possible, with guest lecture-demonstrations, film or video screenings, and hands-on workshops. Regular attendance of class is required, and students will be expected to actively participate in discussions and in-class workshops.
There is no required textbook for this course. Readings from various sources will be assigned for each class session.
Papers and Projects
Students are required to write two papers, complete a musical transcription exercise, and produce a final project paper and oral presentation.
Exams and Quizzes
One in-class exam, scheduled on Lec #13, will cover materials from lecture, readings, and listening assignments from the first three units. A short quiz will be given towards the end of the semester. There will be no exam during the final examination period.
Please remember that plagiarism in writing papers is a serious academic offense, and includes any use of unacknowledged outside sources, either scholarly or by fellow students.
|Written Assignments, Attendance, and Participation||50%|
|Exams and Quizzes||20%|
Students must receive a passing grade for each component of the course in order to pass the course as a whole.