Graduate Music Courses

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MUAG Music Applied General Courses

MUAM Music Applied Private Lessons (Major)

MUAC Music Applied Private Lessons (Concentration)

MUAS Music Applied Private Lessons (Secondary)

MUCM Chamber Music

MUCP Music Composition

MUED Music Education

MUEN Music Ensembles

MUET Music Ethnomusicology

MUGC Music General Courses

MUMH Music History and Literature, Musicology

MUJS Music Jazz Studies

MULB Music Laboratories

MUTH Music Theory

Courses that may be repeated for credit are MUAG 4360, 4370, 4740, 5000, 5390, 5640, 5650, 5660, 5800, 5810, 5850, 5860, 5890, 6460 and 6850; all courses in MUAM, MUAC and MUAS; all courses in MUCM; MUCP 4190, 4430, 4590, 5180, 5190, 5590, 5690, 5700, 5710, 6100, 6110 and 6120; MUED 5300, 5821, 5822, 5823, 5831, 5832, 5840, 5880 and 6480; all courses in MUEN; MUJS 5470 and 5760; all courses in MULB; MUMH 5200, 5210, 6160, 6520, 6530 and 6540; MUTH 5090, 5381, 5382, 5383 and 6680; and MUGC 5890, 5900-5910, 5930, 5950, 6900-6910, and 6950.

Music Applied General Courses, MUAG = 0830

4001. Student Teaching in Piano. 3 hours. (3;5) Observation and supervised student teaching. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

4210. Vocal Literature. 3 hours. Solo literature since the Renaissance; style, interpretation and materials for all voice classifications. Music performed by class members and through recordings.

4260-4270. Piano Pedagogy. 3 hours each. Approaches for children and adult beginners; technique, style and musicianship; review and recommendation of materials for all grades. Supervised student teaching. Prerequisite(s) for 4270: MUAG 4260 or consent of college.

4300. Science and Pedagogy of Singing. 3 hours. Basic knowledge of respiration, phonation, resonation and articulation; concepts and techniques for the teaching of singing. Laboratory demonstrations and studio observations for students of voice, choral conducting and composition.

4350. Repair and Maintenance of Musical Instruments. 1 hour. (3;0) Repair of brass, woodwind and percussion instruments. For instrumental music teachers and those interested in instrument repair. Prerequisite(s): MUAG 1125 or 1225, or consent of college.

4360-4370. Instrumental Pedagogy and Repertoire. 3 hours each. Study and analysis of instrumental literature; correlation of literature and pedagogical materials; survey of schools of performance and instruction; brass, percussion, keyboard, strings and woodwinds. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.

4380. Organ Literature and Pedagogy. 3 hours. Organ music of the Renaissance and Baroque periods. Survey of major composers, styles and forms; construction and design of appropriate instruments. Performance and pedagogy problems, including interpretation on contemporary instruments, are considered.

4390. Organ Literature and Pedagogy. 3 hours. Organ music from the mid-18th century to the present. Survey of major composers, styles and forms; construction and design of appropriate instruments. Performance and pedagogy problems, including interpretation on contemporary instruments, are considered.

4410. Harpsichord Literature and Pedagogy. 3 hours. Harpsichord music of the Renaissance and early Baroque periods. Survey of major composers, national styles and forms; construction and design of appropriate instruments. Performance practices are thoroughly explored. Pedagogical principles are applied to repertoire. Individual research projects.

4420. Harpsichord Literature and Pedagogy. 3 hours. (3;0) Harpsichord literature from the mid-17th century to the present, including the music of Bach. Survey of major composers, styles, forms and ensemble literature; construction and design of appropriate instruments. Performance practices are thoroughly explored. Pedagogical principles are applied to repertoire. Individual research projects.

4740. Seminar in Church Music. 3 hours. For interests and talents of students; class and private conferences. Topics include historical and contemporary developments in hymnody; liturgical music; church choir literature and techniques; and church music philosophy, education and administration. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.

4890. Seminar in Performance and Repertoire. 3 hours. Consideration of style, interpretation, performance practice traditions of selected portions of the performing repertoire; student performances and recordings. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.
Prerequisite(s): consent of instructor.

5000. Choral Techniques. 3 hours. Choral organizations, singing, conducting, performing, repertoire and history. Actual experience in a model a cappella choir.

5210. Studies in Vocal Literature. 2 hours. An intensive study of a style period or genre of solo vocal literature. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.

5260-5270. Advanced Piano Accompanying. 3 hours each. Sight reading and transposition; lieder and art-song repertoire; orchestral reductions for aria and concerto accompaniment; coaching methods. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

5280. Service Playing Skills I. 2 hours. Intense study of basic hymn playing, keyboard harmony, transposition, figured bass, open score reading, sight-reading, and beginning improvisation. Prerequisite(s): satisfactory score on Graduate Placement Exam or MUTH 5381, 5382, and 5383.

5360. Instrumental Pedagogy and Repertoire. 3 hours. Study and analysis of instrumental literature; correlation of literature and pedagogical materials; survey of schools of performance and instruction; brass, percussion, keyboard, strings, and woodwinds. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.

5390. Studies in Organ/Harpsichord Literature, Pedagogy, Construction and Design. 3 hours. For interests and talents of students; class and private conferences. Topics may include special problems in performance and literature, pedagogical materials and skills, correlations between literature and organ design, and organ and/or harpsichord maintenance. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.

5560. Advanced Piano Pedagogy and Musicianship. 3 hours. Instructional techniques, materials, curriculum planning and philosophical basis for teaching piano and musicianship at the college and university levels with focus on group instruction. Prerequisite(s): MUAG 4260 and 4270, or equivalent. Field experience required.

5570. Comparative Piano Pedagogy and Repertoire. 3 hours. Instructional techniques, repertoire, curriculum planning and philosophical basis for teaching piano performance at the high school and undergraduate collegiate levels. Prerequisite(s): MUAG 4260 and 4270, or equivalent. Field experience required.

5600. Advanced Science and Pedagogy of Singing. 3 hours. Advanced literature on research in singing; laboratory instrumentation; practical studio procedures for building and equalizing the singing voice. Topics include vocal abuse and misuse, fitness for singers, and the psychology of singing and teaching of singing. Studio observations and practice in teaching. Prerequisite(s): MUAG 4300 or consent of college.

5610. Comparative Pedagogy of Singing. 3 hours. Comparison of Western pedagogical models from the bel canto period (1685-1825) to the present and of current national styles. Formulation of teaching strategies harmonious with the common ideals of Western artistic voice culture. Prerequisite(s): MUAG 5600 or consent of college.

5640. Operatic Acting. 1-3 hours. Analysis and preparation of roles, exercises in pantomime, improvisation, visualization and concentration.

5650. Opera Stage Direction. 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MUAG 5640 or MUEN 3040 (two semesters), and consent of college.

5660. Studies in Opera Repertoire. 3 hours. Extensive analysis and background study of representative operas from one of the following periods: beginnings through Mozart, 19th-century Italian and French opera, 19th-century German and Russian opera, and 20th-century opera. Guided research on individual projects. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.

5800. Advanced Choral Conducting. 3 hours. Class is organized as an a cappella choir for performance practice; manipulating the group and the music. Prerequisite(s): MUAG 3810-3820 or equivalent.

5810. Choral Literature. 3 hours. Topics in choral music, organized by period and/or genre. Score study, listening, performance practice, technical demands and rehearsal requirements. Course content varies each semester. May be repeated for credit.

5850. Advanced Instrumental Conducting. 3 hours. Exercises to develop coordination of mind and hands; techniques of noted conductors; musical terms; score reading and actual conducting. Prerequisite(s): MUAG 3800-3870 and consent of instructor. Audition required.

5860. Wind Instrument Ensemble Literature. 3 hours. A comprehensive survey and study of the important wind repertoire for large and smaller instrumental ensembles. Topics include programming, analysis, interpretation, rehearsal problems and performance style.

5890. Topics in Music Performance and Pedagogy. 1-3 hours. Selected topics in music performance and pedagogy that are not met by the regular offerings. Short courses and workshops on specific topics organized on a limited-offering basis. May be repeated for credit.

5900-5910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each.

6260. Piano Literature. 3 hours. Baroque and classical periods; recordings and student performances.

6270. Piano Literature. 3 hours. Romantic period to present; recordings and student performances.

6280. Vocal Literature. 3 hours. Solo literature from 1509 to 1750; stylistic analysis and historical significance.

6290. Vocal Literature. 3 hours. Solo literature from 1750 to present; stylistic analysis and historical significance.

6360. Instrumental Literature. 3 hours. Solo works for the student's major instrument.

6370. Instrumental Literature. 3 hours. Chamber and orchestral works for the student's major instrument.

6380. Organ Literature. 3 hours. To 1750.

6390. Organ Literature. 3 hours. From 1750 to present.

6640. Opera Production. 3 hours. Choosing repertory, securing materials, translation, budget planning and promotion. Prerequisite(s): MUAG 5650 and consent of college.

6850. Advanced Score Reading and Interpretation (Band and/or Orchestra). 3 hours. Analysis of works of various styles and periods to determine interpretive dimensions, rehearsal and baton techniques. Conducting experience provided with performing organizations. Prerequisite(s): examination and consent of college. Course content varies each semester.

6900-6910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each.

Music Applied Private Lessons, MUAM = 0815; MUAC = 0820; MUAS = 0825

Curriculum requirements in Music Applied Private Lessons for majors (MUAM) are 3-4 credit hours per semester; for concentrations (MUAC), 2 credit hours per semester; for secondaries and electives (MUAS), 1 credit hour per semester. Exceptions to these requirements must have the consent of the dean of the College of Music.

5501-5533. Master's-Level Applied Music, Private Lessons. Variable credit: for majors (MUAM), 1-5 semester hours; for concentrations (MUAC), 1-3 semester hours; for secondaries and electives (MUAS), 1-2 semester hours. Fee required.

5501. Piano.

5502. Organ.

5503. Voice.

5504. Violin.

5505. Viola.

5506. Cello.

5507. Double Bass.

5508. Flute.

5509. Oboe.

5511. Clarinet.

5512. Saxophone.

5513. Bassoon.

5514. French Horn.

5516. Trumpet.

5517. Trombone.

5518. Euphonium.

5519. Tuba.

5521. Percussion.

5522. Harp.

5523. Functional Piano. (MUAS only)

5524. Vocal Coaching. (MUAS only)

5526. Jazz Guitar. (MUAC only)

5527. Guitar.

5528. Harpsichord.

5529. Organ Service Playing. (MUAS only)

5531. Keyboard Continuo Playing. (MUAS only)

5532. Early Instruments. (MUAC and MUAS only)

5533. Conducting. (MUAM only)

6501-6533. Doctoral-Level Applied Music, Private Lessons. Variable credit: for majors (MUAM), 1-5 semester hours; for concentrations (MUAC), 1-3 semester hours; for secondaries and electives (MUAS), 1-2 semester hours.

6501. Piano.

6502. Organ.

6503. Voice.

6504. Violin.

6505. Viola.

6506. Cello.

6507. Double Bass.

6508. Flute.

6509. Oboe.

6511. Clarinet.

6512. Saxophone.

6513. Bassoon.

6514. French Horn.

6516. Trumpet.

6517. Trombone.

6518. Euphonium.

6519. Tuba.

6521. Percussion.

6522. Harp.

6524. Vocal Coaching. (MUAS only)

6527. Guitar.

6528. Harpsichord.

6533. Conducting. (MUAM only)

Chamber Music, MUCM = 0865

5510. String Chamber Music. 1 hour. (0;2)

5520. Woodwind Chamber Music. 1 hour. (0;2)

5530. Brass Chamber Music. 1 hour. (0;2)

5540. Percussion Chamber Music. 1 hour. (0;2)

5550. Jazz Chamber Music. 1 hour. (0;2)

Music Composition, MUCP = 0835

4180-4190. Composition. 3 hours each. Continuation of MUCP 3190 using any form for any medium according to student needs. Prerequisite(s): MUCP 3190 or equivalent. For composition majors only.

4330. Senior Theory (Orchestration). 3 hours. Basic ranges and transpositions; transcribing and arranging for instruments. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2390 and 2490. For non-composition majors.

4340. Senior Theory (Composition). 3 hours. Beginning problems in composition; composition and study of 20th-century styles and techniques. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2390 and 2490. For non-composition majors.

4430. Orchestration. 3 hours. Original works for orchestra, wind ensemble and full band. Score study and rehearsal attendance required. Prerequisite(s): MUCP 3430. Primarily for composition majors.

4510. Contemporary Music. 3 hours. Survey of recent music emphasizing experimental compositional methods. Listening, score study and analysis. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2390 and 2490, or consent of college.

4580-4590. Composition. 3 hours each. Writing small works in contemporary styles. Prerequisite(s): one semester of composition. For non-composition majors.

4810. Electro-Acoustic Music I. 3 hours. (3;1) Theory, principles and practice of electro-acoustic composition emphasizing MIDI sound synthesis technology. Includes weekly studio time. Prerequisite(s): 6 hours of composition or consent of college.

4820. Electro-Acoustic Music II. 3 hours. (3;1) Continuation of MUCP 4810, emphasizing MIDI sound synthesis. Includes weekly studio time. Prerequisite(s): MUCP 4810.

5180. Composition. 3 hours. Development of techniques and styles according to individual needs. Prerequisite(s): 6 hours of undergraduate composition or consent of college. For non-composition majors.

5190. Composition. 3 hours. Composition in larger forms and various media. Prerequisite(s): MUCP 4190 or equivalent. For composition majors only.

5590. Intermedia Performance Seminar. 1-3 hours. Production of and performance in individual and group projects in the presentation of intermedia compositions, emphasizing computer music media and utilizing the resources of the New Music Performance Lab and the Intermedia Theater. Open to graduate students in music and other arts, radio and television. Assigned credit hours are determined in audition/interview by instructor prior to enrollment, based on the scope of the proposed project and the degree of individual student responsibility for course project(s).

5680. Seminar in Computer Music Media I. 3 hours. Digital sound synthesis systems; computer systems applications; intermedia composition. Prerequisite(s): MUCP 4810 or equivalent.

5690. Seminar in Computer Music Media II. 3 hours. Digital sound synthesis systems; computer-assisted composition; projects in intermedia composition. Prerequisite(s): MUCP 5680.

5700. Seminar in Computer Music Media III. 3 hours. Advanced digital synthesis systems emphasizing complex timbre design; computer-assisted composition; advanced intermedia composition. Prerequisite(s): MUCP 5690.

5710. Seminar in Computer Music Media IV. 3 hours. Advanced computer-assisted composition; interactive, real-time digital synthesis composition; advanced projects in intermedia composition. Prerequisite(s): MUCP 5700, CSCI 5030 or demonstrated proficiency in a professional programming language (e.g. Pascal, C, Lisp, Prolog, etc.).

5900-5910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each.

6100. Composition. 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): master's degree in composition or equivalent. Restricted to students who have been admitted to the DMA or PhD program in composition.

6110. Composition: Advanced Computer Music Systems I. 3 hours. Computer-assisted composition requiring the completion and documentation of a project that demonstrates original research in compositional algorithms. Prerequisite(s): two semesters of MUCP 5700.

6120. Composition: Advanced Computer Music Systems II. 3 hours. Computer-assisted composition requiring the completion and documentation of a project that demonstrates original research in digital and analog conversion systems for discrete-time waveform synthesis. Prerequisite(s): MUCP 6110.

6130. Seminar in Instrumental Writing. 3 hours. Instrumental techniques that have bearing on composition; analysis of instrumental works; actual composition. Restricted to students who have been admitted to the DMA or PhD program in composition.

6140. Seminar in Choral Writing. 3 hours. Choral techniques that have bearing on composition; analysis of choral works; actual composition. Restricted to students who have been admitted to the DMA or PhD program in composition.

6150. Analysis of Contemporary Music. 3 hours. Techniques and styles of composers determined by analysis of representative works; related literature, books and articles by composers, theorists and musicologists.

6410. Twentieth-Century Contrapuntal Techniques. 3 hours. Review of structural principles of polyphonic writing from the 16th through the 19th centuries. Analytical studies of 20th-century works that demonstrate expansion or extension of these principles. Original written projects are required. Prerequisite(s): satisfactory score on the Graduate Placement Examination or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383.

6900-6910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each.

Music Education, MUED = 0875

4103. Advanced Techniques and Materials for Elementary General Music Instruction. 3 hours. Techniques for instructional planning (K-6) utilizing aspects of various teaching approaches (Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze and eclectic). Principles of sequentially organized materials and activities for the young learner in general music. Prerequisite(s): MUED 2310 and 3100, or consent of college.

4109. Methods and Materials for Teaching Instrumental Music in Elementary Schools. 3 hours. Rehearsal objectives, instructional techniques and materials specific to beginning band and orchestra; rehearsal management and organization; visual and aural diagnostic skills for teaching performance fundamentals; lab school field experience. Prerequisite(s): MUED 2310 and 3100; and as applicable: MUAG 1102-1202, 1117-1217, 1121-1221 and 1125-1225, or consent of college.

4203. Music Performance: Vocal/Choral. 3 hours. Principles of music performance using vocal and choral media. Nature of and influences on the human voice and its use, performance practices and procedures, and music literature for vocal and choral performance. Prerequisite(s): MUED 2310 and 3200, or consent of college.

4209. Music Performance: Instrumental. 3 hours. (3;0) Principles of music performance using the band and/or orchestra ensemble. Foundations of performance on band and/or stringed instruments, rescoring and arranging for band and/or orchestra, fundamentals of marching band, performance practices, and standard band and/or orchestra literature. Prerequisite(s): 7 credit hours from MUAG 1102, 1103, 1117, 1121, 1124, 1125, 1202, 1221, 1224, and 1225; and MUED 3200.

4490. Comprehensive Musicianship. 3 hours. Creative approach to music, relationships of theory, composition, history and performance. Independent projects in each area.

4660. Marching Band Methods. 3 hours. Objectives of the marching band related to the total music education program. Organization of the marching band; development of marching style, show planning, charting methods, training and use of auxiliary units, script writing, and arranging; parade marching. Prerequisite(s): MUED 4209 or equivalent, or consent of college.

4850. Seminar in Song Literature for Children. 3 hours. Introduction to the standard song literature and the musical concepts related to that literature appropriate for children, ages 4 to 12. For all music students interested in composing for and performing with children's ensembles.

5100. Music Supervision. 3 hours. Organization and duties; improving instruction; demonstration teaching; public department curricula. Supervisor's relation to community; ethics.

5120. Applied Research in Music Education. 3 hours. Theories, techniques and procedures for conducting and understanding research related to human musical behaviors. Open to students in fields other than music. Required for all master's degree students in music education.

5280. Admission Seminar. 3 hours. Survey of current trends and problems in music education. Evaluation of the student's qualifications, providing a basis for construction of a degree plan. Required for all master's degree students in music education.

5300. Instrumental Techniques: Band and Orchestra. 3 hours. Organization of public school bands, orchestras and instrumental programs. Purchase and care of instruments. Conducting; rehearsals and instrumental classes; program building; contests and festivals. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.

5500. History of Music Education in the United States. 3 hours. From 1620 to present; leading personalities, indigenous and black music, musical trends, and concepts in music education.

5510. Philosophical Foundations and Principles of Music Teaching. 3 hours. Philosophical analysis of education objectives in music as related to practical concerns of the music teacher; justifications and rationales for music instruction in public schools.

5520. Psychology of Music. 3 hours. Physical factors that constitute musical sound and how these factors are perceived; methods and techniques for measuring musicality in individuals; psychology of learning as applied to music and musical behavior.

5821. Kodaly Concept Musicianship. 1 hour. Skill-based comprehensive study of musical basis of Kodaly-inspired music instruction; pentatony; modes; functional harmony; conducting; ensemble. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Required concurrent enrollment in MUED 5822 and MUED 5823.

5822. Kodaly Concept Musical Materials. 1 hour. Study of folk music sources, repertoire, styles; transcription and analysis; developing classification and retrieval systems for classroom use; art music in the elementary school. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Requires concurrent enrollment in MUED 5821 and MUED 5823.

5823. Kodaly Concept Pedagogy and Practicum. 1 hour. Philosophy, principles, pedagogy of Kodaly-inspired approach to music education with emphasis on sequential skill development Grades K-1; Grades 2-3; Grades 4-6; advanced studies. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. Requires concurrent enrollment in MUED 5821 and MUED 5822.

5831. Orff-Schulwerk Ensemble and Pedagogy. 1 hour. Philosophy, principles, instructional strategies of Orff-Schulwerk approach to music education using unpitched and barred instruments in elemental style; pentatonic music-improvisation and orchestration; modal music-improvisation and orchestration; diatonic music-improvisation and orchestration. May be repeated when topics vary. Requires concurrent enrollment in MUED 5832 and MUED 5833.

5832. Orff-Schulwerk Movement. 1 hour. Movement principles, concepts, vocabulary, instructional strategies, repertoire and improvisation; dance forms, accompaniment; movement notation and pedagogy. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. Requires enrollment in MUED 5831 and MUED 5833.

5833. Orff-Schulwerk Recorder. 1 hour. Study of soprano recorder; alto recorder; tenor, bass recorder. May be repeated for credit
when topics vary. Requires concurrent enrollment in MUED 5831 and MUED 5832.

5840. Studies in Contemporary Music Education. 3 hours. Organized classes specifically designed to accommodate the needs of students and the demands of program development not met by regular offerings. Short courses and workshops on specific topics organized on a limited-offering basis, to be repeated only upon demand. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

5880. Teaching Strategies in General Music at Pre-school, Elementary, and Middle School Levels of Instruction. 3 hours. For each semester this organized class is offered, one topic from the list below is studied in depth; instructional methodologies, materials, and activities in vocal music for the pre-school, elementary, and middle school student; general music at the middle school level; instrument study for the general music student; curriculum development and instruction to meet the needs of the disabled, mentally challenged and gifted students. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

5900-5910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each.

6430. Principles of Music Learning. 3 hours. Principles of music learning with specific attention to the process of learning musical skills and concepts. Included are the application of such learning theories as behaviorism and developmentalism to music, and such specific musical learning theories as those of Gordon, Orff, Kodaly and Suzuki.

6440. Systematic Measurement of Music Behaviors. 3 hours. Measurement with specific applications to the field of music, including music achievement, attitude preference, aptitude, perception, interaction, and music teacher behavior and effectiveness. Principles of measure creation, administration and analysis. Prerequisite(s): MUED 5120 or consent of college. Required of all doctoral candidates in music education.

6470. Sociology of Music. 3 hours. The interrelationship of music and society in the United States. Current uses of music; musical professions; economic aspects of music; research in the sociology of music.

6480. Doctoral Seminar in Music Education. 1 hour. Current trends, concepts, programs and practices. Two semesters required of all doctoral candidates in music education. Pass/no pass only.

6490. Comparative Music Education. 3 hours. Identification and comparison of public music education systems, programs and practices in selected countries throughout the world; critical review of cross-cultural research related to the field.

6520. Analysis and Criticism of Research Studies. 3 hours. Critical investigation of selected research studies in music and music education for purposes of evaluating research techniques, studying research designs and establishing validity of conclusions. Prerequisite(s): MUED 5120 or MUMH 5410, and knowledge of elementary statistics. Required of all doctoral candidates in music education.

6580. College Teaching of Music Courses. 3 hours. Principles of organization and instruction for courses in music theory, music education, music literature and history, and applied music. Taught by specialists in each of the fields.

6590. Practicum, Field Problem or Internship. 3 hours. Supervised professional activities in music teaching, conducting, supervision and administration in public departments, junior colleges or senior colleges. The course allows for experimentation in the classroom or rehearsal hall during on-the-job or inservice training periods.

6620. Music, the Arts and the Humanities. 3 hours. Elements and symbols in the creative aspects of the performing and visual arts; objectives and instructional procedures appropriate for courses in music appreciation, integrated arts and aesthetic education; the arts as a part of liberal arts education. Open to graduate students in all academic disciplines.

6900-6910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each.

Music Ensembles, MUEN = 0840

4530-4540. Collegium Musicum. 1 hour each. (0;3) Performance of less well-known vocal and instrumental music from the period 1200 to 1800. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

5040. Graduate Opera Theater. 1 hour. (0;6) Techniques of preparing and performing major roles. Prerequisite(s): consent of college. May be repeated for credit.

5530-5540. Collegium Musicum. 1 hour each. (0;3) Performance of less well-known vocal and instrumental music from the period 1200-1800. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

5602. Brass Ensembles. 1 hour. (0;3)

5605. Chamber Wind Ensemble. 1 hour. (0;3)

5611. Jazz Ensembles. 1 hour. (0;2)

5616. Chamber Orchestra. 1 hour. (0;3)

5617. Percussion Ensembles. 1 hour. (0;2)

5621. String Ensembles. 1 hour. (0;2)

5624. Vocal Ensembles. 1 hour. (0;3)

5625. Wind Ensembles. 1 hour. (0;2)

5630. Harp Ensemble. 1 hour. (0;3)

5631. New Music Performance Ensemble. 1 hour. (0;3)

Music Ethnomusicology, MUET = 0843

4500. Introduction to Ethnomusicology. 3 hours. A general overview of the discipline of ethnomusicology, including major contributions to the field, history, methodology and practical applications. Case studies are used to illustrate specific theoretical problems encountered in ethnomusicological research.

5210. Seminar in Ethnomusicology. 3 hours. Selected topics in ethnomusicology: current theoretical and practical issues in the discipline. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.

Music General Courses, MUGC = 0810

4890. Studies in Music. 1-3 hours. Organized classes specifically designed to accommodate the needs of students and the demands of program development that are not met by the regular offerings. Short courses and workshops on specific topics organized on a limited offering basis. May be repeated for credit.

5890. Studies in Music. 1-3 hours. Organized classes specifically designed to accommodate the needs of students and the demand of program development that are not met by the regular offerings. Short courses and workshops on specific topics organized on a limited offering basis. May be repeated for credit.

5900-5910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each. For graduate students of unusual ability in music who may elect to study material not formally listed for instruction.

5930. Research Problem in Lieu of Thesis. 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5410.

5950. Master's Thesis. 3 or 6 hours. To be scheduled only with consent of college. 6 hours credit required. No credit assigned until thesis has been completed and filed with the graduate dean. Continuous enrollment required once work on thesis has begun. May be repeated for credit.

6900-6910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each. For doctoral students of unusual ability in music who may elect to study material not formally listed for instruction.

6950. Doctoral Dissertation. 3, 6 or 9 hours. Registration only by consent of college. 12 hours credit required. No credit assigned until dissertation has been completed and filed with the graduate dean. Doctoral students must maintain continuous enrollment in this course subsequent to passing qualifying examination for admission to candidacy. May be repeated for credit.

6951. Dissertation Recital. 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of major professor. Open only to DMA students in performance.

6952. Dissertation Recital. 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MUGC 6951 and consent of major professor. Open only to DMA students in performance.

6953. Dissertation Recital. 3 hours. Registration only by consent of major professor. Prerequisite(s): MUGC 6951 and 6952; admission to candidacy; and consent of major professor. Open only to DMA students in performance.

6954. Dissertation Recital. 3 hours. Registration only by consent of major professor. Prerequisite(s): MUGC 6951, 6952 and 6953; admission to candidacy; and consent of major professor. Open only to DMA students in performance.

Music History and Literature, Musicology, MUMH = 0855

4050. Symphonic Literature. 3 hours. The orchestra and symphonic forms from Haydn to present; composers, works, score study and listening. May not be repeated at the graduate level as MUMH 5050.

4070. Operatic Literature. 3 hours. Listening and recognition; musical and dramatic analysis; trends in composition. May not be repeated at the graduate level as MUMH 5070.

4750. Concerto Literature. 3 hours. Concerto from Baroque to the present. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 1500.

4760. Chamber Music Literature. 3 hours. Chamber music from the Baroque to the present. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 1500.

4770. Masterpieces of Choral Literature. 3 hours. Choral masterpieces from the Renaissance to the present. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 1500.

4780. American Music. 3 hours. Music of American composers from colonial times to the present. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 1500.

4920. Senior Thesis in Music History. 3 hours. A major research paper on a specialized topic in music history appropriate to advanced undergraduate standing. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 1600, 3500 and 3510.

5050. Symphonic Literature. 3 hours. The orchestra and symphonic forms from Haydn to present; composers, works, score study and listening.

5070. Operatic Literature. 3 hours. Listening and recognition; musical and dramatic analysis; trends in composition.

5150. Music Criticism and the Aesthetics of Music. 3 hours. Nature of music; relation to architecture, painting, literature and sculpture; design, craftsmanship and criteria in music composition.

5200. Seminar in Musicology. 3 hours. Practical application of musicological techniques to selected research areas; a proseminar. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5410.

5330. Music History and Literature 750-1750. 3 hours. Survey and lectures with required listening.

5340. Music History and Literature 1750 to Present. 3 hours. Survey and lectures with required listening.

5410. Introduction to Research in Music. 3 hours. Introduction to musicology; research techniques and application.

5420. Introduction of Musicology. 3 hours. Important reference works, dictionaries, biographies, periodicals, criticism, philosophy and psychology. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5410 or consent of college.

5550. History of Musical Instruments. 3 hours. Musical instruments in Western culture from the earliest times; their evolution, influence and use in the central European tradition. Taxonomy, acoustics, design and construction, musical and organological literature.

5900-5910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each.

6000-6010. Notation. 3 hours each. From 1200 to 1600 A.D.; transcriptions by the student into modern notation. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5330 or examination.

6020. Medieval Music. 3 hours. Seminar on selected topics in medieval music. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5330 or examination.

6030. Renaissance Music. 3 hours. Seminar on selected topics in Renaissance music. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5330 or examination.

6080. Seminar in the Quartets of Beethoven. 3 hours. Forms, style and place in music literature. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5340 or examination.

6160. Major Composers. 3 hours. Historical, analytical and aesthetic studies of a selected major composer. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5340 or examination.

6520. Performance Practice: Medieval/Renaissance. 3 hours. Study of medieval and Renaissance performance practices. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

6530. Performance Practice: Baroque. 3 hours. Study of baroque performance practices. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

6540. Performance Practice: 1750 to Present. 3 hours. Study of classical, romantic and 20th-century performance practices. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

6740. Baroque Music. 3 hours. Seminar on selected topics in baroque music. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5330 or examination.

6750. Classical Music. 3 hours. Seminar on selected topics in classical music. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5340 or examination.

6760. Music of the Romantic Era. 3 hours. Seminar on selected topics in 19th-century music. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5340 or examination.

6770. Music of the Twentieth Century. 3 hours. Seminar on selected topics in 20th-century music. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5340 or examination.

6900-6910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each.

Music Jazz Studies, MUJS = 0845

4120. Vocal Jazz Styles. 2 hours. (1;1) Advanced vocal and recording techniques for the jazz studies major with a vocal concentration. Performing and recording with instrumental groups. Prerequisite(s); MUJS 3120 (four semesters), and completion of vocal concentration requirements. Concurrent enrollment in MUEN 2624, Jazz Singers, required. May be repeated for credit, contingent on a minimum grade of B.

4450. Radio and Television Music. 3 hours. Composition, orchestration and production of music for advertising and broadcast. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 3620 or consent of college.

4470. History of Jazz. 3 hours. A chronological survey of the major styles and artists of jazz, from African acculturation in the New World to the present. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 1470 with grade of C or higher.

4610. Advanced Jazz Arranging. 3 hours. (2;4) Analysis and composition of music for the modern jazz orchestra. Corequisite(s): MULB 1808 or consent of department. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 3620 with grade of A or B, and passing grade on Jazz Studies Proficiency Examination.

4620. Advanced Jazz Arranging. 3 hours. (2;4) Continuation of MUJS 4610. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 4610 with a grade of A or B.

4700. Jazz MIDI Performance Seminar. 3 hours. (2;1) The application of Musical Instrument Digital Interface technology to contemporary jazz composing, arranging and performance. Introduction to MIDI hardware and software. Multi-track programming, recording and editing. Preparation of professional quality project on tape with hard copy printouts of score and parts for performance. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 2370, 3620, MUAG 1014; or equivalent.

4710. Advanced Jazz MIDI Techniques. 3 hours. (2;1) Continuation of MUJS 4700 with emphasis on notation software, sound editor and librarian software and digital sampling techniques. Preparation of a professional quality project involving the printing of a full score and individual parts. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 4700 or consent of college.

5450. Studies in Jazz History. 3 hours. A survey of jazz research materials and methodology, and presentation of special topics in jazz history. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 4470 or consent of college.

5470. Conducting College Jazz Ensembles. 3 hours. Score study and rehearsal preparation; methods of conducting jazz ensembles at all levels; supervised conducting.

5480. Pedagogy of Jazz Improvisation. 3 hours. Techniques, systems and materials. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 3360 and 3370, or consent of college.

5490. Advanced Jazz Improvisation. 3 hours. Advanced techniques and practices of jazz improvisation. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 3370 with grade of A or B, or equivalent.

5760. Jazz Arranging. 3 hours. Individual instruction. An advanced practical study of arranging, focusing on music from jazz and other contemporary jazz-related styles. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 4620 or equivalent. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.

5780. Jazz Styles and Analysis. 3 hours. The stylistic elements of the various eras of jazz history; theoretical analysis of significant musical qualities of influential musicians of the different periods of jazz.

5900-5910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each.

Music Laboratories, MULB = 0850

5171. Large Ensemble: Choir. 1 hour. (0;4)

5172. Large Ensemble: Orchestra. 1 hour. (0;4)

5173. Large Ensemble: Band. 1 hour. (0;4)

5174. Large Ensemble: Jazz Lab Band. 1 hour. (0;4)

5175. Large Ensemble: Accompanying. 1 hour. (0;4)

Music Theory, MUTH = 0860

4370. Schenkerian Analysis. 3 hours. Analysis of tonal music according to the theory of structural levels and methods of graphic analysis developed by Heinrich Schenker. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2380 and 2480.

4520. Twentieth-Century Techniques. 3 hours. Dodecaphonic and atonal set theory techniques as applied to representative works of the twentieth century. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2490 and 2390.

4920. Senior Colloquium in Music Theory. 3 hours. In consultation with the instructor, each student is to develop a major paper on a specialized topic in music theory, as appropriate to advanced undergraduate standing. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 3410, 3420, 3510, 3520 and 3550.

5080. Pedagogy of Theory. 3 hours. Concepts and methodologies relative to the teaching of music theory in the core curriculum; compilation of teaching materials. Prerequisite(s): satisfactory score on Graduate Placement Examination, or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383.

5090. Problems in Pedagogy of Theory. 3 hours. Observation, practice and supervised teaching of freshman/sophomore large-lecture, classroom and lab courses. May be repeated for credit as teaching assignments vary. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 5080.

5110. Score Reading at the Keyboard. 1 hour. Practical application of figured bass and score reading at the keyboard from two parts (C and Bass and Treble clefs) to the classic period symphony.

5355. Analytical Techniques I (Ars Antiqua-1700). 3 hours. Application of appropriate analytical approaches and methodologies in music written 900-1700. Prerequisite(s): satisfactory score on the Graduate Placement Examination, or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383.

5360. Analytical Techniques II (1700-1900). 3 hours. Application of appropriate analytical approaches and methodologies in music written 1700-1900. Prerequisite(s): satisfactory score on the Graduate Placement Examination, or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383.

5370. Analytical Techniques III (Post 1900). 3 hours. Application of appropriate analytical approaches and methodologies in music written after 1900. Prerequisite(s): satisfactory score on the Graduate Placement Examination, or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383.
MUTH 5360 recommended.

5381. Music Theory Practicum: Analysis. 1 hour. (2;0) Theoretical principles of music from the l7th through early 20th centuries and their application through analysis.

5382. Music Theory Practicum: Aural Skills. 1 hour. (2;0) Theoretical principles of the 17th through early 20th centuries and their application through aural comprehension.

5383. Music Theory Practicum: Keyboard. 1 hour. (1;0) Theoretical principles of the 17th through early 20th centuries and their application through realization at the keyboard.

5400. Invertible Counterpoint and Fugue. 3 hours. Advanced techniques in contrapuntal writing in 18th-century style. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 3420; satisfactory score on the Graduate Placement Examination, or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383.

5470. Advanced Schenkerian Analysis. 3 hours. Advanced analysis of tonal music according to the theory of structural levels and methods of graphic analysis developed by Heinrich Schenker. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 4370; satisfactory score on the Graduate Placement Examination, or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383.

5720. Computer-Assisted Instruction in Music. 3 hours. Survey of computer-assisted instruction (CAI) systems for music. Development of programming and evaluative skills necessary to develop complete CAI systems for music instruction. Prerequisite(s): CSCI 5030, CECS 5110 or CSCI 5330; satisfactory score on the Graduate Placement Examination, or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383.

5900-5910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each.

6500. Form and Style Analysis I. 3 hours. Identification of structural principles and compositional idioms characteristic of historical eras and representative composers from Ars Antiqua through the early baroque. Prerequisite(s): satisfactory score on the Graduate Placement Examination, or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383.

6510. Form and Style Analysis II. 3 hours. Identification of structural principles and compositional idioms characteristic of historical eras and representative composers from the late baroque through the 20th century. Prerequisite(s): satisfactory score on the Graduate Placement Examination, or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383.

6660. History of Music Theory. 3 hours. Theoretical systems and treatises from antiquity to the late 15th century and analysis of related compositions. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5410 or 5420 (concurrent enrollment is acceptable), or equivalent; satisfactory score on the Graduate Placement Examination, or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383.

6670. History of Music Theory. 3 hours. Theoretical systems and treatises from the 16th to early 18th century and analysis of related compositions. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 5410 or 5420 (concurrent enrollment is acceptable), or equivalent; satisfactory score on the Graduate Placement Examination, or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383.

6680. Proseminar in Music Theory. 3 hours. Investigation and research; subject matter variable to meet needs of students. Prerequisite(s): satisfactory score on the Graduate Placement Examination, or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383. May be repeated for credit as topics vary.

6690. Problems in Contemporary Notation. 3 hours. Experimental and innovative practices; solving aleatory and other non-specific notation, particularly since 1950. Prerequisite(s): satisfactory score on the Graduate Placement Examination, or MUTH 5381, 5382 and 5383.

6700. Analytical Systems I (1700-1900). 3 hours. Examination of analytical systems from the middle works of Rameau to the harmonic theories of Riemann, Schenker and Schoenberg. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 5360, and MUMH 5410 or 5420 (concurrent enrollment is acceptable), or equivalent.

6710. Analytical Systems II (Post 1900). 3 hours. Examination of analytical systems in the 20th century. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 5370, and MUMH 5410 or 5420 (current enrollment is acceptable), or equivalent.

6900-6910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each.

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