University of North Dakota Department of Music
Instrumental Literature 429/521

Instructor: Dr. Katherine Norman
Office: HFA 280
Phone: 777-2827

Required Texts

Dvorak, Thomas. (1986). Best Music for Young Band. New York: Manhattan Beach.

Dvorak, Thomas, R. Grechesky, and G. Ciepluch. (1993). Best Music for High School Band. New York: Manhattan Beach.

Smith, Norman and Albert Stoutamire. (1977). Band Music Notes.

Recommended Text

Kvet, Edward (compiler). (1996). Instructional Literature for Middle-Level Band. Reston, VA: MENC.

Assignments and Grading

MUS 429 AssignmentsPointsMUS 521 AssignmentsPoints
Annotated Bibliography50Annotated Bibliography Review15
Recording Reviews15 Recording Reviews10
National Standards10 National Standards10
Score Analysis15Score Analysis15
Assessing Difficulty Levels5Contemporary Music15
Class Participation5 Survey of ND Music Teachers15
HTML/WWW Site Creation20

Attendance Policy

Regular, punctual attendance is expected. Missed classes will be taken into consideration when the class participation grade is calculated. Class presentations cannot be rescheduled. A missed presentation will result in a grade of zero for that presentation. Alternate arrangements will be made only in the case of a documented medical emergency.


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