Jeffrey L. Webb

Jeffrey L. Webb, The Beatles, Summer 2016

Course Description:

This course will take an in-depth look at the Beatle's music, personalities, compositional techniques, and their influence on our culture from the 1960's into the 21st century. The major emphasis of this course will be focused on student listening skills and the fostering of a deeper appreciation for the Beatles and their music.

Required Texts:

-None

Suggested Materials:

-The Beatles Anthology DVD
-The Beatles by Hunter Davies
-The Beatles by Bob Spitz
-Beatlesongs by William J. Dowlding
-Shout! The Beatles in their generation by Philip Norman

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Jeffrey L. Webb, The Beatles, Spring 2016

Course Description:

This course will take an in-depth look at the Beatle's music, personalities, compositional techniques, and their influence on our culture from the 1960's into the 21st century. The major emphasis of this course will be focused on student listening skills and the fostering of a deeper appreciation for the Beatles and their music.

Required Texts:

Beatlesongs by William J. Dowlding
Shout! The Beatles in their generation by Philip Norman

Suggested Materials:

The Beatles Anthology DVD (on reserve in the library)
The Beatles by Hunter Davies
The Beatles by Bob Spitz

Syllabus: 
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Jeffrey L. Webb, Voice, Spring 2016

Course Description:

The course is designed to promote each individual’s discovery, understanding and performance of vocal technique, vocal literature, and basic musicianship. Classes will be used for lecture and discussion, vocal exercises, group and individual singing, and performance critique. Ability to read music is assumed for this course.

Required Texts:

None

Syllabus: 

Jeffrey L. Webb, Theory and Ear Training 1, Spring 2016

Course Description:

This course introduces students to the basic materials of music. Students will be introduced to such topics as note/rest values, intervals, rhythm and meter, key signatures, scales and triads. Students will become familiar with how to notate these elements, both by sight and aural recognition. Concepts will be practiced through singing and writing. This course assumes no ability to read music.

Required Texts:

Clendinning, Marvin and Phillips The Musician’s Guide to Fundamentals 2nd Edition, Norton Publishing, 2014

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Jeffrey L. Webb, Concert Choir, Spring 2016

Course Description:

Open to all students interested in developing musical techniques. The repertoire includes music of all periods from the Renaissance to the present. Admission is by audition; rehearsals occur twice a week.

Required Texts:

None

Syllabus: 
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Jeffrey L. Webb, Beethoven Symphonies, Fall 2015

Course Description:

The objective of this class is to study and learn the nine symphonies of Ludwig Van Beethoven. We will learn how Beethoven’s life circumstances affected his musical output and study how his symphonic compositions changed the way composers would compose music after him. Students will be expected to identify works by the composer including title and movement as well as materials covered in class pertaining to styles, forms and historical context.

Required Texts:

None.

Syllabus: 

Jeffrey L. Webb, Voice, Fall 2015

Course Description:

The course is designed to promote each individual’s discovery, understanding and performance of vocal technique, vocal literature, and basic musicianship. Classes will be used for lecture and discussion, vocal exercises, group and individual singing, and performance critique. Ability to read music is assumed for this course.

Required Texts:

None.

Syllabus: 

Jeffrey L. Webb, Writing About Music, Fall 2015

Course Description:

This course focuses on how to write critical and analytical papers on the subject of music. Students are expected to learn musical terminology and how to use that terminology in a paper. Students will be asked to attend events such as concerts, lectures, rehearsals, and film viewings. No Prerequisite.

Required Tickets:

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra-$15
Altoona Symphony Orchestra-$10
Johnstown Symphony Orchestra-$10
UPJ Music Department Concert- Free

Suggested Text:
Wingell, Richard Writing About Music, 4rd Edition Prentice Hall Publishing, 2008

Syllabus: 

Jeffrey L. Webb, Theory and Ear Training 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

This course introduces students to the basic materials of music. Students will be introduced to such topics as note/rest values, intervals, rhythm and meter, key signatures, scales and triads. Students will become familiar with how to notate these elements, both by sight and aural recognition. Concepts will be practiced through singing and writing. This course assumes no ability to read music.

Required Texts:

Clendinning, Marvin and Phillips The Musician’s Guide to Fundamentals 2nd Edition, Norton Publishing, 2014

Syllabus: 

Jeffrey L. Webb, Concert Choir, Fall 2015

Course Description:

Open to all students interested in developing musical techniques. The repertoire includes music of all periods from the Renaissance to the present. Admission is by audition; rehearsals occur twice a week.

Required Texts:

None

Syllabus: 
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