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MUSIC 1 Music Fundamentals Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who wants a beginning background in the theory of music. No knowledge of music or music theory is assumed. The course includes: basic musical notation, rhythm and meter, major and minor scales, major and minor key signatures, intervals and inversions, triads (major, minor, diminished and augmented), some seventh chords, inversions of triads and seventh chords, elementary formal and harmonic analysis, and ear training for all of the above, plus some sight reading and melodic dictation. Some knowledge of keyboard will be included. This is NOT a music major course. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 2A Music History from Antiquity to 1750 Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a critical and analytical study of western historical sources, selected musical works, and composers of the period from antiquity through 1750. The student learns to compare and contrast musical genres of the medieval, renaissance, and baroque periods. (UC, CSU, CAN MUS 8)

MUSIC 2B Music History Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey dealing with the history of Western music from 1600 to 1800. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 3A Introduction to Theory and Musicianship Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the study of the intervals, major and minor triads, their connections and applications to simple diatonic melodies, the dominant seventh chord and its resolutions, the common chord modulations, ear training, interval recognition, and melodic and rhythmic dictation. (UC, CSU, CAN MUS 2, CAN MUS SEQ A with both MUSIC 3A and MUSIC 3B)

MUSIC 3B Beginning Theory and Musicianship Units 4

This course is the study of a four-part writing in common practice style including primary and secondary triads and their inversions and resolutions. Included is simple chromatic sevenths and modulation to the near key. Keyboard and aural training is included. (UC, CSU, CAN MUS 4, CAN MUS SEQ A with both MUS 3A and MUS 3B)

MUSIC 3C Intermediate Theory and Musicianship Units 4
Prerequisites: MUSIC 3B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a theoretical and aural study of Bach two-part inventions, chromatic harmony and modulation, augmented sixth chords, Neapolitan sixth, chromatic sevenths, and enharmonic diminished seventh chords. Included is keyboard harmony with a minimum keyboard Bach invention and four-part harmony. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 3D Advanced Theory and Musicianship Units 4
Prerequisites: MUSIC 3C.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a theoretical and aural study of advanced chromatic theory, the fugue, impressionistic techniques, and early 20th century harmonic techniques. It also includes a study of the basic two-and three-part forms, the Rondo forms, and the Sonata Allegro from the classical period to the present. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 4 Exploring Music Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is an exploration of growth and development of music from the 17th Century to the present. This course includes forms and styles used in Western art and surveys those factors influencing popular, rock, and commercial music as well as music used for live theater and in films. This is not a music major course. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 5 Selected Topics: Music Units 1-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enable the College to offer instruction in one of the specialized areas of music not already covered by existing curriculum. (CSU)

MUSIC 7 Excursions in Music of Our World Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey of non-western music. It addresses cultures that exhibit a minimum of western (European and American) influence from major geographic regions of the world including Australia, China, Japan, Indonesia, India, Turkey, the Arabic Middle East, eastern and western central Africa, South America, and native North America. (CSU)

MUSIC 8 Exploring Jazz, Ragtime, and Blues Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a survey of musical history and literature of jazz, ragtime, and blues in the United States. The course pursues an in-depth study of the genres, styles, and musical personalities involved in this unique American art form from the late nineteenth-century to the present. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 12A Class Voice Units 1
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the development of techniques for the solo voice. The principles of posture, breathing, diction, vocal anatomy, tone production, and presentation of one's self in public performances are stressed. Individual performance in class is a requirement. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 12B Class Voice Units 1
Prerequisites: MUSIC 12A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the development of techniques for the solo voice. The principles of posture, breathing, diction, vocal anatomy, tone production, and presentation of one's self in public performances are stressed. Individual performance in class is a requirement. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 15 Delta Singers Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 17 or 17M.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop the art of singing in the small choral ensemble. The choir consists of 20-30 members and includes the singing of choral masterworks from all historical periods for the chamber choir. Sight-reading and proper vocal technique are also stressed. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 15M Delta Singers Units 1
Prerequisites: Completion of four semesters of MUSIC 15.
Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 17 or 17M; concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 40A or 40B or 40C or 40D.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop the art of singing in the small choral ensemble. The choir consists of 20-30 members and includes the singing of choral masterworks from all historical periods for the chamber choir. Sight-reading and proper vocal techniques are also stressed. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of two semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 17 Concert Choir Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop the art of singing in the large choral ensemble. This ensemble stresses singing of choral masterworks for the large choir from all historical periods. Sight-reading and proper vocal technique are also stressed. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 17M Concert Choir Units 1
Prerequisites: Completion of four semesters of MUSIC 17; concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 40A or 40B or 40C or 40D.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop the art of singing in the large choral ensemble. This ensemble stresses the singing of choral masterworks for the large choir from all historical periods. Sight-reading and proper vocal technique are also stressed. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of two semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 18 Delta Chorale Units 1
Prerequisites: Qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a choral ensemble for the community singer wishing to further knowledge of choral repertoire and vocal technique, and to enhance ensemble singing skills. The course stresses the study and performance of major works from the standard choral repertoire. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 20 Voice for Musical Theatre Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the study and development of vocal production techniques for the musical theatre performer. The principles of posture, breathing, diction, vocal anatomy, tone production, and presentation of one's self in public performances are stressed. Individual performance is a requirement of the class. (CSU)

MUSIC 26 Symphonic Band Units 1-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of symphonic band literature with emphasis on sight-reading and public performance. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 26M Symphonic Band Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of four semesters of MUSIC 26; concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 40A or 40B or 40C or 40D.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of symphonic band literature with emphasis on sight-reading and public performance. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of two semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 27 Orchestra Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of orchestral literature with emphasis on sight reading and public performance. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 28 Concert Band Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of concert band literature with emphasis on sight reading and public performance. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of four semesters. (CSU)

MUSIC 29 Jazz Band Units 1-2
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of jazz band literature with emphasis on sight-reading and public performance. The course includes concentration on the techniques and styles of jazz, jazz-rock, and improvisation. The student may receive credit for this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 29M Jazz Band Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of four semesters of MUSIC 29; concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 40A or 40B or 40C or 40D.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: Qualified performer.

This course is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of jazz band literature with emphasis on sight-reading and public performance. The course includes concentration on the techniques and styles of jazz, jazz-rock, and improvisation. The student may receive credit for this course for a maximum of two semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 30A Class Guitar Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a first course in development of techniques for the guitar. There is an emphasis on building chord vocabulary sufficient to accompany wide vocal ranges and learning to read music. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 30B Class Guitar Units 1
Prerequisites: MUSIC 30A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is a second course in guitar. The course includes upper position chord routines, transposition, notation, solo playing, and essentials of the classic guitar. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 32 Studio Arts Ensemble Units 1
Prerequisites: Qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student interested in the field of commercial music and entertainment. The ensemble consists of singer, backup instrumentalists, and technical crew who work together to study and perform selected musical arrangements. Opportunity for solo singing is frequent. The course stresses the study and performance of the unique American idioms of vocal jazz and songs of the American Musical Theater. The study of proper vocal technique, stage presence, and stage movement are also stressed. The student may receive credit for this course for a maximum of four semesters. (CSU)

MUSIC 36A Class Piano Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for the student who wishes to play the piano for enjoyment and pleasure or who needs to use the instrument as a future elementary school teacher. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 36B Class Piano Units 1
Prerequisites: MUSIC 36A.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the continuation of study for the student who wish to continue to play the piano for enjoyment and pleasure or who needs to use the instrument as a future elementary school teacher. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 36C Class Piano Units 1
Prerequisites: MUSIC 36B.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the continuation of study for the student who wishes to play the piano for enjoyment and pleasure, or who needs to use the instrument as a future elementary classroom teacher. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 36D Class Piano Units 1
Prerequisites: MUSIC 36C.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is the continuation of study for the student who wishes to play the piano for enjoyment and pleasure, or who needs to use the instrument as a future elementary classroom teacher. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 38 Class Piano for Music Majors Units 1
Prerequisites: MUSIC 3D, or concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 3A or 3B or 3C or 3D.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to develop bsic keyboarding, sight-reading, improvisation, and performance skills for the student majoring in music. The course develops the skills necessary for satisfactory completion of the piano proficiency examinations. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 40A Applied Music Units 1
Prerequisites: Completion of MUSIC 3D; or concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 3A, or 3B, or 3C, or 3D.
Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 15 or 15M or 17 or 17M or 26 or 26M or 27 or 27M or 29 or 29M.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for individual, applied study of the student's principal performing medium and is an integral component for the developing musician. The course focuses on development of individual performance skills, as well as solo and orchestral repertoire for the first semester music major. The student completes a minimum of fifteen private lessons per semester and one hour of class instruction per week. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 40B Applied Music Units 1
Prerequisites: Completion of MUSIC 40A; completion of MUSIC 3D or concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 3A or 3B or 3C or 3D.
Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 15 or 15M or 17 or 17M or 26 or 26M or 27 or 27M or 29 or 29M.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for individual, applied study of the student's principal performing medium and is an integral component for the developing musician. The course focuses on development of individual performance skills, as well as solo and orchestral repertoire for the second semester music major. The student completes a minimum of fifteen private lessons per semester and one hour of class instruction per week. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 40C Applied Music Units 1
Prerequisites: Completion of MUSIC 40A; completion of MUSIC 3D or concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 3A or 3B or 3C or 3D.
Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 15 or 15M or 17 or 17M or 26 or 26M or 27 or 27M or 29 or 29M.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for individual, applied study of the student's principal performing medium and is an integral component for the developing musician. The course focuses on development of individual performance skills, as well as solo and orchestral repertoire for the third semester music major. The student completes a minimum of fifteen private lessons per semester and one hour of class instruction per week. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 40D Applied Music Units 1
Prerequisites: Completion of MUSIC 40C; completion of MUSIC 3D or concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 3A, or 3B, or 3C, or 3D.
Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 15 or 15M or 17 or 17M or 26 or 26M or 27 or 27M or 29 or 29M.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed for individual, applied study of the student's principal performing medium and is an integral component for the developing musician. The course focuses on development of individual performance skills, as well as solo and orchestral repertoire for the fourth semester music major. The student completes a minimum of fifteen private lessons per semester and one hour of class instruction per week. Students may receive credit in this course for a maximum of three semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 50H Special Studies: Music Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of survey course with grade of "B" or better and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and division chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is open to all the student qualified to do advanced work in the field. The course includes research, directed reading, field work or other advanced study, and the course may be repeated for a maximum total of four units. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 51 Woodwind Ensemble Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of woodwind literature for various combinations of chamber ensembles such as duets, trios, and quartets. The course includes sight-reading and public performance. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 52 Brass Ensemble Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of brass literature for various combinations of chamber ensembles such as duets, trios, and quartets. The course includes sight-reading and public performance. The student may receive credit for this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 53 Percussion Ensemble Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of percussion literature for various combinations of chamber ensembles such as duets, trios, and quartets. The course includes sight-reading and public performance. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 57 Guitar Ensemble Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified peformer.
Advisories: None.

This course is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of guitar literature for various combinations such as duets, trios, and quartets. The course includes sight reading and public performance. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 58 String Ensemble Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of string literature for various combinations of chamber ensembles such as duets, trios, and quartets. The course includes sight-reading and public performance. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 61 Studio Band Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is dedicated to the rehearsal and performance of commercial band literature with emphasis on sight reading and public performance. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 63 Jazz Improvisation Units 1
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: Qualified performer.
Advisories: None.

This course is dedicated to the theory and practice of the fundamentals of jazz improvisation. The course will include development of performance skills, musicianship, jazz styles, and musical creativity. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 64 Jazz Combo Units 1
Prerequisites: Qualified performer.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is dedicated to rehearsal and performance of literature for small jazz combo. Included in the jazz combo are piano, bass, and drums as well as various other solo instruments. Emphasis includes improvisation, sight-reading, and performance. The student may receive credit in this course for a maximum of four semesters. (UC, CSU)

MUSIC 80 Selected Topics: Music Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of music not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

Natural Resources

N R 1 Introduction to Forestry Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed as an introduction to the history of forestry and the lumber industry including forest resources, management, and legislation; tree identification and timber use; and mapping, cruising, and surveying. Career opportunities in forestry are emphasized. (UC, CSU)

N R 2 Conservation of Natural Resources Units 3
Prerequisites: Reading level II.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to examine the need, importance, and philosophy of conservation of natural resources in our contemporary world. Human dependency on resources and an understanding of ecological principles and natural systems are emphasized. Topics include natural resource classification; history, importance, and methods of conservation; resource management issues; citizens' roles in conservation; and prospects for the future. Current environmental issues are discussed from local, national, and global perspectives. The course is designed to increase student's awareness of the importance of conservation of natural resources as a social and behavioral science and to increase student's participation in natural resource conservation. (UC, CSU)

N R 5 Park Systems and Management Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to introduce federal, state, county, city, and private park systems history, formation, and administration. Then student actively participates in developing interpretive programs. One all day field trip is required. (CSU)

N R 6 Introduction to Wildlife Management Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to address the principles and techniques used in the production and management of waterfowl, big game, upland game, small game, and fish. The course includes selected identification, life histories, ecology, and wildlife philosophy. (CSU)

N R 7 Introduction to Urban Wildlife Management Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide the basic understanding of the relationship between urban development and wildlife management. The course includes the identification and biological characteristics of various wildlife species which frequent urban areas. Natural and artificial habitats for urban wildlife species are examined. The course includes discussions of attracting, feeding, and housing wildlife species; wildlife pest management techniques; and local wildlife habitat development on rural and agricultural lands. Laboratory activities include the identification, life history, and habitat recognition of urban wildlife species at local areas of interest. (CSU)

N R 10 Introduction to Water Resources Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to examine the role of water in a modern society and the natural world. The course introduces the general principles of aquatic science. Contemporary issues of watershed management, water treatment, and water pollution in relation to human activities are discussed. Human impact to our water resources and the importance of water conservation and protection to enhance future water supplies are examined. Past, present, and future perspectives on water supply, development, and distribution are addressed with emphasis on local management issues. This course is designed to increase the student's awareness of the importance of water and its relationship to social and behavioral science and to increase the student's participation with the conservation and preservation of water resources for the future. (CSU)

N R 11 Introduction to Freshwater Organisms Units 3
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of the relationship between freshwater organisms and their environment. The course introduces various types of freshwater habitats and aquatic organisms found throughout the Delta. The course includes discussion of basic physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of flowing and still water; impact of water pollution; and management of the Delta's aquatic resources. Laboratory activities include the identification and life history of local aquatic organisms as well as field trips to local areas of interest. (CSU)

N R 50H Special Studies: Natural Resources Units 1-2
Prerequisites: Completion of survey course with grade of "B" or better and presentation of a project acceptable to the instructor and division chairperson.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is open to the student qualified to do advanced work in the field. The course includes research, directed reading, field work, or other advanced study, and the course may be repeated for a maximum total of four units. (CSU)

N R 68 Introduction to Aquaculture Units 4
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to enable the student to understand the principles associated with rearing and marketing aquatic organisms and their relationship with small scale farming. Laboratory exercises provide "hands on" experiences. Specific areas to be covered include: site selection, species selection, water quality and treatment, aquatic biology and ecology, nutrition, disease, stocking, harvesting, processing, marketing, and record keeping. (CSU)

N R 69V Internship: Natural Resources Units 1-8
Prerequisites: None.
Prerequisite Skills: Ability to assess personal interests, values, and skills. Ability to research careers and to make decisions relative to career planning and goal setting. Ability to conduct a job search, write a resume, and interview for employment.
Limitations on Enrollment: The students must enroll in a course that is directly related to the natural resources internship.

The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units, including internship units during the semester. For summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in addition to internship. The combined total number of units a student may take in internship, work experience, and occupational practice may not exceed a maximum of 16 units. Participation requires submission and approval of internship program objectives and an employer of internship agreement.

N R 75 Selected Topics: Natural Resources Units 0.5-3
Prerequisites: None; exempt from assessment testing.
Limitations on Enrollment: None.
Advisories: None.

This course is designed to offer instruction in one or more of the specialized areas of natural resources not already covered by the existing curriculum. Units in this course do not count toward an associate degree.

N R 94V Work Experience: Natural Resources Units 1-8
Prerequisites: None.
Limitations on Enrollment: The student must enroll in a course that is directly related to the natural resources work experience. The student must enroll in a minimum of 7 units during the semester including work experience units. For summer session, the student must enroll in one related course in addition to work experience. The combined total number of units a student may take in internship, work experience, and occupational practice may not exceed a maximum of 16 units. Participation requires submission and approval of work experience program objectives and an employer work experience agreement.
Advisories: GUID 30, 31, 32, 33.

This course is designed for the student employed in the area of natural resources. The course objectives are developed by the students in consultation with his or her supervisor. The student is engaged in a specific research project or on-the-job learning activities under the supervision of a worksite supervisor and a college work experience instructor. To register, complete an application form available at the Applied Science and Technology Division office, Holt 140.




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