Hinds CC Dual Enrollment Music Appreciation & General Music Courses

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Prerequisite: Completion of ENG98, if required

 

Place in College Curriculum: Place in College Curriculum: MUS-1113-JKDA (131545) Music Appreciation fulfills an open elective requirement for those students pursuing either a certificate or degree program. 

 

Place in High School Curriculum: The Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Arts Learning Standards in all the arts (dance, media arts, music, theatre, and visual arts) are designed to empower and inspire arts educators and their students to explore the many facets of the arts and prepare them for a lifetime of engagement with art forms. The Mississippi Department of Education is dedicated to student success, improving student achievement in the arts, equipping citizens to solve complex problems, and establishing fluent communication skills within a technological environment. The Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Arts Learning Standards for Dance, Media Arts, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that students need for success in college and careers and to compete in the global economy. 

 

Course Description: Music Appreciation is designed to help the student acquire informed listening skills which promote the development of curiosity about, an enthusiasm for and the enjoyment of many types of music. This course provides an approach to perceptive listening and an introduction to musical elements, forms, and style periods. The discussion of composers’ lives, individual styles, and representative works aim not merely to impart facts, but stimulate curiosity and enthusiasm. The class material will cover from the Renaissance to the present. This course will relate the music of an era to historical events and to the art/ literature of the time period discussed. 

 

 

Course Syllabus

 

 

Mississippi Performing Arts Framework  

 

Units of Study:

 

Elements of Music

 

The Middle Ages

 

The Renaissance

 

The Baroque Age

 

The Classical Period

 

The Romantic Era

 

The Twentieth Century

The Modern Era​/World Music

Elements of Music

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The Middle Ages

/Medieval Period

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The Age of the Renaissance 

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ADDRESS

2185 Coach Fred Harris St
Jackson, Mississippi
Hinds County 39204
USA

CONTACT

601-291-2297

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