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MUSC-1100-V11 - Introduction to Music History: African American Musical traditions and Jazz
Summer Session I, May 28 - June 27, 2024
Online: TWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

This course presents a survey of music history, with a focus on developing the skills of thinking and writing critically about music. Students will learn to listen in a focused way and relate what they hear to issues of musical “meaning” and general culture. Students will learn some technical vocabulary that will help them describe or advocate for any music they encounter, and they will apply this vocabulary to examples throughout the semester, for instance a Beethoven Symphony or a Duke Ellington jazz arrangement. Sections may have different focuses in terms of geography or chronology.

CRN: 14881

Instructor: Yaraman, Sevin
3 credits

Fordham course attributes: ACUP, ASAM, ASHS, FACC, FRFA

Classes listed as either Lincoln Center or Rose Hill will meet on-campus only.

Classes listed as "Online" during Session I or II will meet synchronously online during their scheduled meeting times. Students in different time zones should plan accordingly. Session III online courses are asynchronous (exceptions are noted in course descriptions).

Hybrid courses will meet in person on campus at the times indicated; additional online work will also be required.