Below are PDFs or links to all reading assigned for Fall 2018 Mu 101 – Introduction to Music, at Queensborough Community College, and Fall 2018 Mu 102 – Principles of Music, at Borough of Manhattan Community College. Each class meeting will begin with a quiz that covers the reading assigned for that day.
Texts are listed alphabetically by author, and refer to your course calendar to be sure you read what has been assigned:
- BMCC, section 0701 (Mo/We): Jones Mu 102 syllabus – 0701 MoWe
- BMCC, section 2001 (Tu/Th): Jones Mu 102 syllabus – 2001 TuTh
- QCC, all sections: Fall 2018 QCC course calendar
Clark, N. Alan, Understanding Music: Past and Present
This text includes embedded links to audio examples and is available here.
Cook, Nicholas, “The economics of music” from Introduction to Music Studies
Cornelius, Steven and Mary Natvig, Music: A Social Experience
Dorris, Jennie, “The Audition,” from Boston Magazine
Ellis, Katharine, “The sociology of music” from Introduction to Music Studies
Forney, Kristin and Andrew Dell’Antonio and Joseph Machlis, The Enjoyment of Music
Samson, John, “Music History” from An Introduction to Music Studies
Schafer, R. Murray, A Sound Education
Titon, Jeff Todd, Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World’s Peoples
Yudkin, Jeremy, Understanding Music