Exploring the Elements of Music or Music 101 Course

OSH 949 / Non Credit
Course taught in: English

Course Description: The purpose of this class is to explore the vocabulary, terms and expressions that are basic for an understanding, appreciation, and discussion of music.  Musical examples from the standard repertoire of classical music will be utilized to illustrate the meaning and use of the topics for each class.  This course is designed for the music listener who would like to improve skills in listening and to develop intellectual discourse in the language of music.

Week 1: What is Music? Beat, Meter, Tempo

Week 2:  Rhythm, Melody, Harmony

Week 3:  Vocal Timbre

Week 4:  Instrumental Timbre

Week 5:  Form and Dynamics

Week 6:  Ensembles


Instructor:  Dr. Eugene Greco 

This course is available as part of the following:

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses
These courses and programs are available at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Membership is required. Our classes take place in Lau Founders Hall, 1550 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables, FL 33146 unless otherwise noted below.

OLLI 2019-2020 Membership is required to take this course and will be added to your cart upon enrollment. If you already have purchased a membership, you will not be charged for this membership.
OLLI 2019-2020 Membership Added to cart upon enrollment.
Starts: 8/1/2019 Ends: 7/31/2020