Resources for students in my Music 101 classes at Community College of Allegheny County.
Performance Observation Assignment:
Information sheet with details on how to complete the assignment: click here.
For help finding a concert to attend, visit this page: Music 101 Performance Resources.
Spring 2015 Syllabus: click here for PDF
Blackboard login page: click here.
A copy of our textbook is on reserve in the campus library (L580). You can check it out for 3 hours at a time (to be used in the library only).
Each post contains general lecture outlines and audio/video examples used in class on the given date.
Spring 2015 Listening Review for Final
04/29/15 Blues Lyrics & Classical Jazz
04/13/15 Wagner: The Real Lord of the Rings?
04/10/15 Take Me Out to the Opera
03/23/15 Romanticism: A New Era of Expression
02/27/15 J.S. Bach & Antonio Vivaldi
02/16/15 Musical Texture as Learning Tool
02/09/15 Focus on Listening
Note: class was canceled on 02/09 due to instructor illness. A substitute assignment is posted on Blackboard in the “Written Assignments” section of the course site.
02/06/15 Quiz 1 Listening Examples (password protected)
02/02/15 The Medieval Era: Gregorian Chant
01/30/15 More on Major & Minor
01/28/15 Scales, Chords, Harmony, Kazoos
01/26/15 Music Is… Our Answers So Far
01/23/15 Instruments & Instrument Categories
01/21/15 Building Blocks of Music: Rhythm
01/16/15 Building Blocks of Music: Melody
01/12/15 Music 101 Welcome & Introduction
Online Book Login (Instructor only)
Virtual piano links: