MUSIC 3134: Choral Music Literature
Index #93795--Fall Semester 2001--Prof. John R. Howell
12:20-1:10 pm--Squires 162

 


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Webwork Assignments

Assignment 1
Assignment 2
Assignment 3
Assignment 4
Assignment 5
Assignment 6
Assignment 7

 

 

Assignment 1

When due: Before class on Fri Aug 25

What form: Email me a copy of the message accepting you onto the list, or bring a printout to class.

Specifics: Subscribe to one of the Internet mailing lists below. (If choral and vocal music is not your main professional interest, email me with your suggestion of another list in your field, or I will suggest another list.) The listserve address for subscribing is <listproc@lists.colorado.edu>. Leave the subject line blank, disable your signature, and put a one-line message in the body reading: sub Choraltalk <your firstname> <your lastname>

Scoring: Automatic 20 points for completing the assignment.

Assignment 2

When due: Before class Fri Sep 8

What form: Email me the URL of the Site and a list of the resources available.

Specifics: Find the Choral Resource Site, run by the same people as Choraltalk, Choralist, and Choralacademe. Examine the Site and make a list of the kinds of resources available. You may work with another class member if you wish.

Scoring: Automatic 20 points for completing the assignment.

 

 Assignment 3

When due: Before class Fri Sep 15

What form: Email me the URL and report on one specific search you have made.

Specifics: Find the MUSICA database of choral music, maintained by Jean Sturm. List the search parameters available. Run 2 or 3 searches to get a feel for the system.

Scoring: Automatic 20 points for completing assignment

Assignment 4 

When due: Before class Fri Sep 22

What form: Email your report to the instructor and the class.

Specifics: Find an interesting and useful Website and share the URL and a brief one-paragraph description with class members. Look for subjects like:

Scoring: Automatic 20 points for completing the assignment.

Assignment 5

When due: Before class on Fri Oct 6

What form: Email the URL and your description to the instructor and the class.

Specifics: Search the Web for J.S. Bach sites, evaluate what you find, and share the URL and a brief description of the best ones with the class.

Scoring: Automatic 20 points for completing assignment

Assignment 6

When due: Before class Wed Oct 18

What form: Compile replies and share with the instructor and the class.

Specifics: Pick a composer and on Choraltalk, Choralist, or Choralacademe ask for advice on the best choice of works by that composer for an average college chorus. (You may specify some other level of chorus if you wish.) Important: introduce yourself politely and state that this is an assignment for a Choral Literature course. Pick from this list or select another composer.

Scoring: Automatic 20 points for completing the assignment

Assignment 7

When due: Before class Wed Nov 15

What form: Email the list to the instructor.

Specifics: Access the MUSICA database and determine how many editions are available of the work you have chosen for your Individual Project.

Scoring: Automatic 20 points for completing the assignment


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