Music27 courses

Superhero Entertainments

Are you curious how superheroes like Batman®, Superman®, Spider-Man®, and The Avengers® became global cultural phenomena appearing in multi-million dollar movies? This course will help you answer that question and improve your understanding of comics as culture. Superman & Batman are Trademarks of DC Comics. Spider-Man & The Avengers are Trademarks of Marvel Comics.
STARTS: Sep 28, 2015
National University of Singapore
National University of Singapore

Marriage and the Movies: A History

The topic of marriage in the movies has always provided a fascinating reflection of changing social attitudes, shifting morals and gender roles. We will explore how films have defined marriage, identified seven core problems, and varied its three narrative components -- a couple, their problems, their situation -- from decade to decade from the silent to the modern era.
STARTS: May 18, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Jeanine Basinger
Wesleyan University

Shakespeare in Community

Shakespeare in Community will introduce a broad audience of learners to Shakespeare, as we collectively read, watch, and engage four plays: Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and The Tempest.
STARTS: Apr 26, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Jesse Stommel, Sarah L. Marty, R L Widmann, Catherine DeRose
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Religion and Hip Hop Culture

This course explores Hip Hop culture's religious dimensions through its musical language-rap music.
STARTS: Mar 24, 2015

Fundamentals of Music Theory

This course will introduce students to the theory of music, providing them with the skills needed to read and write Western music notation, as well as to understand, analyse, and listen informedly. It will cover material such as pitches and scales, intervals, clefs, rhythm, form, meter, phrases and cadences, and basic harmony.
STARTS: Feb 16, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Dr Michael Edwards, Dr Zack Moir, Richard Worth, Dr Nikki Moran
The University of Edinburgh

Jazz Appreciation

Listen and learn about the artists, eras, and musical methods that make jazz a great original art form.
STARTS: Jan 20, 2015
INSTRUCTORS: Jeffrey Hellmer

The Music of the Rolling Stones, 1962-1974

This course will survey the music of the Rolling Stones, beginning with the roots and first formation of the band in the early 1960s, and following the group through the release of It's Only Rock 'n' Roll in late 1974.
STARTS: Jan 17, 2015
University of Rochester

Introduction to Classical Music

Using a simple and enjoyable teaching style, this course introduces the novice listener to the wonders of classical music, from Bach fugues to Mozart symphonies to Puccini operas.
STARTS: Jan 12, 2015
Yale University

Vocal Recording Technology

Explore approaches and emerging innovations in vocal production, recording, and mixing.
STARTS: Nov 10, 2014
INSTRUCTORS: Prince Charles Alexander