MUS     195

195     MUS 195 – TOPICS IN MUSIC: INTERMEDIATE APPALACHIAN DULCIMER (3 Crs.) – An intermediate Level Dulcimer performance on the history of the Appalachian dulcimer, regional. Lecture 2 hours, Laboratory 2 hours per week.

MUS     195

195     MUS 195 – TOPICS IN MUSIC: CELTIC TUNES FOR MANDOLIN (3 Crs) – Designed to introduce the advancing mandolin student to melody techniques, chord progressions, and rhythmic styles historically associated with music from the British Isles. Students will develop melody lines and backing arrangements for several pieces considered standard to the genre. Students enrolling in this course should be able to change chords with ease, have a well-developed sense of rhythm and timing, and be moderately fluent in the use of sheet music or mandolin tablature.

MUS     195

195     MUS 195 – TOPICS IN MUSIC: CELTIC TUNES FOR MANDOLIN (3 Crs) – Designed to introduce the advancing mandolin student to melody techniques, chord progressions, and rhythmic styles historically associated with music from the British Isles. Students will develop melody lines and backing arrangements for several pieces considered standard to the genre. Students enrolling in this course should be able to change chords with ease, have a well-developed sense of rhythm and timing, and be moderately fluent in the use of sheet music or mandolin tablature.

MUS     218

218     MUS 218 – TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND MUSICIANS OF CENTRAL APPALACHIA (3 Crs) – Introduces students to the traditional music and musicians, historical and contemporary, of the central Appalachian region. Explore influences of the music of various cultures, both within and outside the region, on the musical styles. Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.

MUS     218

218     MUS 218 – TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND MUSICIANS OF CENTRAL APPALACHIA (3 Crs) – Introduces students to the traditional music and musicians, historical and contemporary, of the central Appalachian region. Explore influences of the music of various cultures, both within and outside the region, on the musical styles. Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.

MUS     218

218     MUS 218 – TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND MUSICIANS OF CENTRAL APPALACHIA (3 Crs) – Introduces students to the traditional music and musicians, historical and contemporary, of the central Appalachian region. Explore influences of the music of various cultures, both within and outside the region, on the musical styles. Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.

MUS     225

225     MUS 225 – THE HISTORY OF JAZZ (3 Crs) – Studies the underlying elements of jazz, concentrating on its cultural and historical development from earliest stages to the present. No previous knowledge of music is required. Lecture 3 hours per week.

MUS     225

225     MUS 225 – THE HISTORY OF JAZZ (3 Crs) – Studies the underlying elements of jazz, concentrating on its cultural and historical development from earliest stages to the present. No previous knowledge of music is required. Lecture 3 hours per week.

MUS     290

290     MUS 290 – INTERNSHIP IN RECORDING – Supervised on-the-job training in a recording studio coordinated by the college. Total 4 hours per week.

MUS     295

295     MUS 295 – INTERMEDIATE MANDOLIN (3 Crs) – Continues to explore the history of the mandolin, regional musicians, influences and performance with emphasis on the old time styles found in the central Appalachian region.

MUS     295

295     MUS 295 – TOPICS IN MUSIC: CHORD MELODY FOR JAZZ GUITAR (3 Crs) – Designed to introduce the advancing guitar student to chord structures and resultant melody framing commonly found in jazz music. Students will develop melody lines for several pieces considered standard to the genre by increasing their knowledge of jazz-styled chords and inversions of those chords which complement the melody line with appropriate harmonic content. Students enrolling in this course should be able to change chords with ease, be able to form a few basic barre chords, have a well developed sense of rhythm and timing, and approach their improvement as a guitarist with a willingness to be challenged by a course that will include material and techniques which initially seem difficult to master. Students will also need to be relatively fluent in the use of either sheet music or guitar tablature.

MUS     295

295     MUS 295 – INTERMEDIATE PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE (3 Crs) – Introduces music students to additional percussion instruments and performance techniques for individual and group performance.

MUS     295

295     MUS 295 – INTERMEDIATE PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE (3 Crs) – Introduces music students to additional percussion instruments and performance techniques for individual and group performance.

MUS     295

295     MUS 295 – INTERMEDIATE MANDOLIN (3 Crs) – Continues to explore the history of the mandolin, regional musicians, influences and performance with emphasis on the old time styles found in the central Appalachian region.

MUS     295

295     MUS 295 – INTERMEDIATE MANDOLIN (3 Crs) – Continues to explore the history of the mandolin, regional musicians, influences and performance with emphasis on the old time styles found in the central Appalachian region.