Listing of Music Courses

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This course traces the historical origins, characteristics and stylistic developments of rock music from a musical and sociological perspective. This course is not recommended for music majors. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
This course is designed to introduce the student to primary forms and genres of blues and jazz music in both their historical and cultural context. Blues and jazz will be explored methodically as a distinctly American contribution to world music. The course will feature lecture and performance presentations by some of Florida's better known musicians and commentators. Literary and visual images of blues and jazz idioms will be incorporated into the course content. Assigned readings with active listening are an integral part of the course. The student will be introduced to Internet resources on the subject of blues and jazz themes. Students will be required to compose a journal with reactionary criticisms of blues and jazz guests and must complete a project that presents biographical and musical materials about a selected blues or jazz musician. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. This course fulfills the Area B Humanities requirement.
Salzburg's musical landscape, rich in music history and influence, provides the backdrop for this independent study. Students will develop their ability to engage critically with diverse ideas about the relationship between music and its cultural context. Students are encouraged to draw on the extraordinary music resources available in Salzburg (Mozart Archives, International Foundation Mozarteum, Landestheater, Marionetteentheater, Library of the Mozarteum, Film Museum, etc.) The student's special interest will shape his/her research and assignments, presentations, discussion, concert visits and independent research. It is intended as an exercise in combining the study of music history and theory with personal observations and experience.
Open to all students, this course is designed for the musical layman and is a survey course devoted to music in world civilization. Included is a study of the music relating to the background of the life and other arts of the times. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. This class satisfies the General Education State Core Humanities requirement for A.A. degree seeking students.
This course is designed for the musical layman and is a survey course devoted to music in world civilization. Included is a study of the music relating to the background of the life and other arts of the times. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. This class satisfies the General Education State Core Humanities requirement for A.A. degree-seeking students. Honors level content. Permission from Honors Director required.
This course is an introduction to music literature, history and culture for music majors. Topics to be addressed include an overview of musical repertories and cultures from the western art music tradition, American jazz and a selected case study of non-western music from a variety of musical traditions and historical periods, including from the western middle ages and north India. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030.
This independent study is designed to allow music students to draw on the extraordinary resources available in Salzburg on the subject of Mozart (Mozart Archives, International Foundation Mozarteum, Landestheater, Marionetteentheater, Library of the Mozarteum, Film Museum, etc.) The student's special interests and her/his area of performance should be reflected in the two assigned papers. The first paper is about a more general topic, whereas the second paper is more focused and related to the work the student chooses to perform at the end of the semester. Her/his performance is introduced by a public lecture s/he prepares.
This course is open to anyone in the community interested in performing all styles of concert band literature. No audition is necessary. Any band instrument will be acceptable. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
This course is created for a chorus of mixed voices which is open to all students of the College who enjoy singing a wide variety of choral literature. No audition is necessary. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
Seminole Concert Chorale is the College's premier classical choral ensemble for music majors or others with choral experience. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
SeminoleSound is the contemporary vocal jazz ensemble for the College. Audition is required. Dean's permission is required. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
Open to all students, the Seminole Community Chorus is a course offering a wide variety of types and periods of choral literature, specializing in the great masterworks. This course is primarily a form of recreation and cultural enrichment for College students and members of the community. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
This course is open to all students. Jazz Ambassadors has a repertoire that includes both traditional and contemporary jazz and rock literature. No audition is required. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times. By permission of instructor.
This course is open to all students. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to become more fluent in the various jazz vocabularies through theoretical practice, ear training and lab experience. Students will learn the standard jazz literature with its appropriate vocabulary. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
This course is open to non-degree seeking students. The repertoire includes both traditional and contemporary jazz and rock literature. No audition is required. This course is open to all instrumentalists. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
This course is open to all students and includes the study and performance of music for wind ensemble and band. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
This course is open to all students and includes the study and performance of music for small woodwind ensembles. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
This course is open to all students and includes the study and performance of music for small brass ensembles. No audition is required. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
This course is open to all students and covers the study and performance of music for small ensembles. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
This course is open to all students and includes the study and performance of music for guitar ensembles. This course may be repeated for credit multiple times.
This music travel study course combines preparation on campus, travel and study. Content is variable depending on the program in which the student enrolls and the specific topics to be covered. Students must be 18 years of age on or before departure.
This course is designed to help students prepare for recitals, juries and overall musicianship. Students will attend seminars and workshops on selected topics in music. Additionally, students will perform in, and attend, Music at Seminole State events. At least one recital performance is required.
This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to apply classroom theory to practical, work-related applications. Seminars may be a component of this course and regular contact with the assigned faculty advisor is required. Students may earn cooperative education credits based on the completion of the required work experience and satisfactory completion of assignments including, but not limited to, seminars and a project. This course may be repeated based upon the student’s academic program.
This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to apply classroom theory to practical, work-related applications. Seminars may be a component of this course and regular contact with the assigned faculty advisor is required. Students may earn cooperative education credits based on the completion of the required work experience and satisfactory completion of assignments including, but not limited to, seminars and a project. This course may be repeated based upon the student’s academic program.
This course is open to all students and includes the introduction to reading and performance of music, including principles of notation, scales, triads, rhythms and interpretive markings. The course will also provide an introduction to the basics of the keyboard. For students with little or no previous musical training or for music majors as deemed necessary through the Music Theory Diagnostic Assessment.
This course includes studies in music theory, both written and aural skills, including musical analysis, model composition, sight singing, ear training and improvisation. By department consent only.
This course is a continuation of MUT 1121 (Music Theory and Musicianship I). Studies in music theory, both written and aural skills, including musical analysis, model composition, sight singing, ear training and improvisation. By department consent only.
This course is a continuation of MUT 1122 (Music Theory and Musicianship II). Studies in music theory, both written and aural skills, including musical analysis, model composition, sight singing, ear training and improvisation.
This course is a continuation of MUT 2126 (Music Theory and Musicianship III). Studies in music theory, both written and aural skills, including musical analysis, musical composition, sight singing, ear training and improvisation.
This course is a study of piano for music majors.This course is taught in a classroom/piano laboratory environment. By department consent only.
Open to all students, this course is a study of piano for non-music majors. This course is taught in a classroom/piano laboratory environment.
This course is a continuation of Class Piano I for music majors. By department consent only.
Open to all students, this course is a continuation of Class Piano I for non-music majors. Preparation for Piano Proficiency Examination.
This course is a continuation of Class Piano II for music majors. Preparation for Piano Proficiency Examination.
This course is a continuation of Class Piano III for music majors. Preparation for Piano Proficiency Examination.
This course is open to all students and to all beginning students who wish to learn the fundamentals of guitar technique. The course will include material ranging from folk music to popular music.
This course is open to all students and is a continuation of MVS 1116M.
This course is open to all students and is the study of vocal techniques and vocal literature for music majors and non-music majors.
This course is open to all students and is a continuation of MVV 1110.

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