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, and Musicology

MUJS Music Jazz Studies

MULB Music Laboratories

MUTH Music Theory

All courses numbered 4900-4910 are open to advanced undergraduate students who are capable of developing a problem independently. A project is chosen by the student and instructor and developed through conferences and approved activities under the direction of the instructor, who may require a term paper. Not open to graduate students, these courses may be offered when other required courses are unavailable. Prerequisites are consent of instructor and dean.

Courses that may be repeated for credit are MUAG 1102, 1107, 1117, 1121, 1124, 1125, 1202, 1207, 1217, 1221, 1224, 1225, 4360, 4370, 4740; all courses in MUAM, MUAC, MUAS and MUCM; MUCP 1190, 4190, 4430; all courses in MUEN; MUJS 3470; all courses in MULB; MUET 3030.

Applied General Music, MUAG = 0830

1001-1002. Piano Class for Non-Music Majors. 1 hour each. (0;3) Fundamentals of keyboard technique for beginning piano students: levels I and II (non-major).

1011 (MUSI 1181)-1012 (MUSI 1182)-1013 (MUSI 2181)-1014 (MUSI 2182). Keyboard Skills for Music Majors. 1 hour each. (0;3) Functional keyboard skills combined with the application of music theory principles at the piano (progressions, sight reading, harmonization and transposition) for beginning students: levels I-IV (includes the Piano Proficiency Exam).

1102 (MUSI 1168)-1202 (MUSI 2168). Brass Class. 1 hour each. (0;3) Trumpet, trombone, French horn and tuba; general brass pedagogy, and acquiring ability to play simple melodies and scales.

1107 (MUSI 1192)-1207 (1193). Guitar Class. 1 hour each. (0;3) Classical guitar for beginners. Students provide instruments. Secure recommended specifications from instructor. Prerequisite(s): enrollment only by audition and consent of college.

1117 (MUSI 1188/2188)-1217. Percussion Class. 1 hour each. (0;3) All major percussion instruments; proper playing techniques and methods for teaching fundamentals.

1121 (MUSI 1189)-1221 (MUSI 2189). Strings Class. 1 hour each. (0;3) Basic techniques of violin, viola, cello and bass.

1124 (MUSI 1183). Voice Class for Non-Music Majors. 1 hour. (0:3) Fundamentals of correct breathing, tone production and diction. For non-music majors with little or no previous voice training. May be repeated for credit.

1224 (MUSI 1184). Voice Class for Music Majors. 1 hour. (0;3) Fundamentals of correct breathing, tone production, diction and basic vocal pedagogy. For instrumental music majors.

1125 (MUSI 1166)-1225 (MUSI 2166). Woodwinds Class. 1 hour each. (0;3) Basic technique and general pedagogy of flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and saxophone.

1270. Piano Literature. 3 hours. (3;0) Bach through the early romantics. Survey of major composers, styles and forms; individual topics.

1905 (MUSI 1161). English Diction for Singers. 1 hour. (2;0) Diction/pronunciation skills for singing in English. Introduction to phonetic analysis of vocal music in English.

1906 (MUSI 2161). French Diction. 1 hour. (2;0) Diction/pronunciation skills for singing in French; introduction to phonetic analysis of vocal music in French.

1907 (MUSI 2160). German Diction. 1 hour. (2;0) Diction/pronunciation skills for singing in German; introduction to phonetic analysis of vocal music in German.

1909 (MUSI 1160). Italian Diction. 1 hour. (2;0) Diction/pronunciation skills for singing in Italian; introduction to phonetic analysis of vocal music in Italian.

2210. Introduction to Vocal Literature. 1 hour. (2;0) Performance class in classical solo vocal idioms, including song, opera and oratorio from all national schools.

2900. Special Problems. 1-3 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

3240. Techniques of Piano Accompanying. 3 hours. Review of sight-reading skills; repertoire from Italian anthology; simpler songs of Schubert, Schumann and Faure; arias. Concerto accompaniments from classic repertoire; discussion and demonstration of piano reductions. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

3250. Techniques of Piano Accompanying. 3 hours. Study of Lieder and art-song repertoire, arias, concerti and instrumental solos. Prerequisite(s): MUAG 3240 or consent of college.

3270. Piano Literature. 3 hours. (3;0) The late romantics to the present. Survey of major composers, styles and forms; individual topics.

3617. African Music and Movement. 1 hour. (2.5;0) Study of selected African drum music and development of related traditional movement skills through studio experience. Movements will be compared and contrasted with various African dance styles, while exploring their cultural basis, recreational and social uses, and artistic and educational values. May be repeated for credit. (Same as DANC 3617.)

3800. Fundamentals of Conducting. 2 hours. (3;0) Fundamentals of conducting, including beat patterns, various gestures for attack, release and phrasing. Includes the use of the left hand, score reading, development of aural skills, rehearsal techniques and interpretation. Prerequisite(s): junior standing and completion of MUTH 2390/2490. MUAG 3800 is a prerequisite for MUAG 3820 and 3870.

3820. Choral Conducting. 2 hours. (3;0) Continuation of MUAG 3800. Focuses on refining physical skills, the introduction of group choral training, choral rehearsal techniques and aural development skills. Prerequisite(s): MUAG 3800.

3870. Instrumental Conducting. 2 hours. (3;0) Score reading and preparation; practical application of transposition for all instruments; psychology of conducting; multimeter patterns; stylistic considerations; extensive conducting practicum utilizing both wind and orchestral literature. Prerequisite(s): MUAG 3800.

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: 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. (0;3) 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, 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, 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.

4900-4910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

Applied Private Music, 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 (MUAS), 1 credit hour per semester. Exceptions to those requirements must have the consent of the dean of the College of Music.

1501-1531. Lower-Level Applied Music, Private Lessons. Variable credit: for majors (MUAM), 1-5 semester hours; for concentrations (MUAC), 1-3 semester hours; for secondaries (MUAS), 1-2 semester hours.

1501. Piano.

1502. Organ.

1503. Voice.

1504. Violin.

1505. Viola.

1506. Cello.

1507. Double Bass.

1508. Flute.

1509. Oboe.

1511. Clarinet.

1512. Saxophone.

1513. Bassoon.

1514. French Horn.

1516. Trumpet.

1517. Trombone.

1518. Euphonium.

1519. Tuba.

1521. Percussion.

1522. Harp.

1524. Vocal Coaching. (MUAS only.)

1526. Jazz Guitar. (MUAC only.)

1527. Guitar. (Enrollment only by audition.) Classical guitar.

1528. Harpsichord.

1529. Organ Service Playing. (MUAS only.)

1531. Keyboard Continuo Playing. (MUAS only.)

3501-3531. Upper-Level Applied Music, Private Lessons. Variable credit: for majors (MUAM), 1-5 semester hours; for concentrations (MUAC), 1-3 semester hours; for secondaries (MUAS), 1-2 semester hours.

3501. Piano.

3502. Organ.

3503. Voice.

3504. Violin.

3505. Viola.

3506. Cello.

3507. Double Bass.

3508. Flute.

3509. Oboe.

3511. Clarinet.

3512. Saxophone.

3513. Bassoon.

3514. French Horn.

3516. Trumpet.

3517. Trombone.

3518. Euphonium.

3519. Tuba.

3521. Percussion.

3522. Harp.

3523. Functional Piano. (MUAS only.)

3524. Vocal Coaching. (MUAS only.)

3526. Jazz Guitar. (MUAC only.)

3527. Guitar. (Enrollment only by audition.) Classical guitar.

3528. Harpsichord.

3529. Organ Service Playing. (MUAS only.)

3531. Keyboard Continuo Playing. (MUAS only.)

Chamber Music, MUCM = 0865

3510. String Chamber Music. 1 hour. (0;2)

3520. Woodwind Chamber Music. 1 hour. (0;2)

3530. Brass Chamber Music. 1 hour. (0;2)

3540. Percussion Chamber Music. 1 hour. (0;2)

3550. Jazz Chamber Music. 1 hour. (0;2)

Composition, Music, MUCP = 0835

1190 (MUSI 1186). Beginning Composition. 1 hour. (1;0) Basic technical and creative skills. Prerequisite(s): concurrent enrollment in MUTH 1380-1480 and/or 1390-1490. For composition majors only.

2180-2190. Composition. 3 hours each. Writing in small forms for simple media in a contemporary style of student choice. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 1390 and 1490, or equivalents. For composition majors only. MUCP 2190 may be repeated for credit, contingent upon a grade of B or better.

2900. Special Problems. 1-3 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

3180-3190. Composition. 3 hours each. Continuation of MUCP 2190. More extended works for larger combinations of instruments or voices. Prerequisite(s): MUCP 2190, MUTH 2390 and 2490, or equivalents. For composition majors only.

3430. Orchestration. 3 hours. Basic ranges, transpositions; transcriptions for instrumental combinations and small orchestra. Score study and rehearsal attendance required. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2390 and 2490. Primarily for composition majors.

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.

4900-4910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

Education, Music, MUED = 0875

1103. Techniques in Classroom Instruments. 1 hour. (0;3) Fundamentals and literature in recorder consort; folk-guitar strumming techniques and applicability to other chordal instruments; proper use and handling of melody and percussion instruments in general music instruction.

1130 (MUSI 1304). Foundations in Music. 3 hours. Development of musical concepts and skills in listening and performance through use of elementary school music program materials and activities.

1140. Foundations in Music. 3 hours. Methods and materials for teaching vocal music in elementary school. Prerequisite(s): MUED 1130. For elementary education majors only.

2310. Principles of Professional Music Study. 2 hours. (2;0) An overview of sociological, psychological and philosophical foundations of music and music professions. Explores the relationships of these foundations to individual and group characteristics, vocational issues and concerns of musicians working as performers, teachers, administrators and business owners. A prerequisite for MUED 3100 and 3200.

2900. Special Problems. 1-3 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

3100. Music for Children. 3 hours. (3;0) Comprehensive study of musical elements, structures, forms, genres and exemplary literature as related to basic principles of child development. Principles of vocal and instrumental music performance as limited by developmental stages of children. Prerequisite(s): MUED 2310 or consent of college.

3200. Principles and Methods of Teaching Music in Secondary Schools. 3 hours. Teaching methods and responsibilities common to choral and instrumental instruction in secondary schools. Covers such aspects as psychology of young adults, recruitment procedures, rehearsal management, concert programming, performance preparation, fund raising and adjudicated events. Prerequisite(s): MUED 2310 or consent of college.

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, 1121-1221 and 1125-1225 and 1224, or consent of college.

4203. Music Performance: Vocal/Choral. 3 hours. (3;0) 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 MUED 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, 1117, 1121, 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.

4900-4910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

Ensembles, Music, MUEN = 0840

2602 (MUSI 2131). Brass Ensembles. 1 hour. (0;3)

2605 (MUSI 2132). Chamber Wind Ensemble. 1 hour. (0;3) Admission by audition only.

2611 (MUSI 2133). Jazz Ensembles. 1 hour. (0;2)

2616 (MUSI 2134). Chamber Orchestra. 1 hour. (0;3)

2617 (MUSI 2135). Percussion Ensembles. 1 hour. (0;2)

2621 (MUSI 2136). String Ensembles. 1 hour. (0;2)

2624. Vocal Ensembles. 1 hour. (0;3) Admission by audition only.

2625 (MUSI 2127). Wind Ensembles. 1 hour. (0;2)

2630 (MUSI 2138). Harp Ensemble. 1 hour. (0;4)

2631 (MUSI 2139). New Music Performance Ensemble. 1 hour. (0;4)

3040. Opera Theatre. 1 hour. (0;3) Practical operatic experience in performing portions of or complete operas; integration of music, acting and staging of an opera.

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.

Ethnomusicology, Music, MUET = 0843

3020. Popular Music in American Culture. 3 hours. Historical development of popular musical styles, including Tin Pan Alley, Blues, Country and Western, Big Band Swing, 1950s Rock and Roll, Rhythm and Blues, Soul, the British Invasion, Art Rock, Punk, Reggae and Heavy Metal. These musical styles are explored as part of the sociocultural complex in which they developed. For non-music majors. Satisfies the Diversity in the United States requirement of the University Core Curriculum.

3030. Music Cultures of the World. 3 hours. A selected survey of non-Western music, to be chosen from the following geographical areas: Africa, the Americas, Oceania, the Middle East, Asia and others. Music traditions are studied from a perspective that emphasizes music as an integral part of society and culture. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. Open to non-music majors. Satisfies the Crosscultural and Global Studies requirement of the University Core Curriculum.

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.

General Music, MUGC = 0810

2000. Introduction to the Business of Music. 3 hours. (2;1) An introduction to the contemporary business of music, focusing on economic realities unique to the music industry and on available career options in music. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 1390 and 1490.

4890. Studies in Music. 1-3 hours. Organized classes specifically designed to accommodate the needs of students and 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.

4900-4910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each.

Music History and Literature, Musicology, MUMH = 0855

1600. Music in Human Imagination. 3 hours. An introduction to critical issues in music from a multicultural perspective with emphasis on developing listening skills and critical thinking. Open to majors in other fields. Must be taken prior to MUMH 3500-3510. Satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts or Crosscultural and Global Studies requirement of the University Core Curriculum.

2040 (MUSI 1306). Music Appreciation. 3 hours. Music masterpieces; elements of music, form and design; relation of music to other areas of cultural development; live and recorded performances. For non-music majors. Satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts requirement of the University Core Curriculum.

2900. Special Problems. 1-3 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

3000. Nineteenth-Century Music. 3 hours. Music in Romantic Humanism; lectures, recordings, art works and live performances. For non-music majors. Satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts requirement of the University Core Curriculum.

3010. Twentieth-Century Music. 3 hours. Music since Impressionism; changing currents in culture and society. Lectures, recordings, art works and live performances. For non-music majors. Satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts requirement of the University Core Curriculum.

3500. Music History and Literature to 1750. 3 hours. (3;1) Comprehensive coverage of stylistic developments, genres, and creative figures in Western art music from the Middle Ages to the mid-18th century. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 1600.

3510. Music History and Literature Since 1750. 3 hours. (3;1) Comprehensive coverage of stylistic developments, genres, and creative figures in Western art music from the Classic period to the present. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 1600.

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. (Same 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. (Same as MUMH 5070.)

4750. Concerto Literature. 3 hours. Concerto from Baroque to the present. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 1600.

4760. Chamber Music Literature. 3 hours. Chamber music from the Baroque to the present. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 1600.

4770. Masterpieces of Choral Literature. 3 hours. Choral masterpieces from the Renaissance to the present. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 1600.

4780. American Music. 3 hours. Music of American composers from colonial times to the present. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 1600.

4900-4910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

4920. Senior Thesis in Music History. 3 hours. (0;0; individual instruction) A major research paper on a specialized topic in music history appropriate to advanced undergraduate standing. Prerequisite(s): MUMH 1600, 3500 and 3510.

Jazz Studies, Music, MUJS = 0845

1131. Jazz Guitar Fundamentals I. 1 hour. (0;2) A fretboard theory course that includes the study of triadic and four-part voicing structures, arpeggios, scale fingerings and plectrum technique in the jazz idiom. Prerequisite(s): audition and/or consent of instructor.

1132. Jazz Guitar Fundamentals II. 1 hour. (0;2) A continuation of Jazz Guitar Fundamentals I. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 1131.

1140. Jazz Bass Fundamentals. 1 hour. (0;2) A study of melodic approaches to walking bass lines, chord arpeggio and scale fingerings, and the function of the instrument in a rhythm section. Prerequisite(s): audition and/or consent of instructor.

1150. Jazz Piano Master Class. 1 hour. (0;2) A continuation of Jazz Keyboard Fundamentals, including study of polychords, altered chords and quartal voicing. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 1371.

1360. Jazz Fundamentals. 2 hours. (2;0) Introduction to jazz harmony and scales. Drill in ear training and keyboard. Required for freshman majors in jazz studies. Open to music majors who are enrolled in or have completed MUTH 1380-1480. Majors in other fields admitted by consent of college.

1361. Jazz Aural Fundamentals. 1 hour. (0;2) Drill in ear-training of the melodic, harmonic and rhythmic materials that are idiomatic to jazz. Includes the singing of jazz chords and scales and the singing, dictation and transcription of jazz melodies, rhythms and chord progressions.

1370. Jazz Fundamentals. 2 hours. (2;0) Continuation of MUJS 1360. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 1360 with grade of A or B.

1371. Jazz Keyboard Fundamentals. 1 hour. (0;2) Basic jazz keyboard skills. Keyboard realization of jazz harmony with typical idiomatic voicings. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 1360 with grade of A or B, or consent of college.

1470. Introduction to Jazz Recordings. 3 hours. (3;0) An introductory overview of key artists and recordings in the history of jazz, including their stylistic, historical and social context.

2360. Jazz Improvisation. 2 hours. (2;0) Materials and practices for improvising in the jazz idiom. Prerequisite(s): grades no lower than B in applied music concentration; MUJS 1370 and 1371 with grades of A or B; and entrance audition.

2370. Jazz Improvisation. 2 hours. (2;0) Continuation of MUJS 2360. Prerequisite(s): grades no lower than B in applied music concentration; MUJS 2360 with grade of A or B.

2900. Special Problems. 1-3 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

3120. Vocal Jazz Techniques. 1 hour. (2;0) A practical study of the basic vocal, interpretative and microphone techniques for the performance of vocal jazz. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 1490, MUJS 1370, 1371 and 1470. May be repeated for credit, contingent on a minimum grade of B.

3131. Intermediate Jazz Guitar. 1 hour. (0;2) A study of the composition and melodic solo styles of major artists. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 1131 and 1132.

3132. Advanced Jazz Guitar. 1 hour. (0;2) A study of jazz guitar chord solos involving concepts of substitution and the reharmonization of melodies. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 3131.

3140. Advanced Jazz Bass Styles. 1 hour. (0;2) A continuation of Jazz Bass Fundamentals and the study of the accompaniment and solo styles of major artists.

3150. Advanced Jazz Piano Master Class. 1 hour. (0;2) Study of jazz piano style and performance practice.

3360. Advanced Jazz Improvisation. 2 hours. (2;0) Performances of improvised solos. Includes standards and original works. Improvisation by memory and reading chord symbols. Prerequisite(s): grades no lower than B in applied music concentration; MUJS 2370 with grade of A or B; Jazz Studies Proficiency Examination.

3370. Advanced Jazz Improvisation. 2 hours. (2;0) Continuation of MUJS 3360. Prerequisite(s): grades no lower than B in applied music concentration; MUJS 3360 with grade of A or B.

3470. Jazz Lecture Series. 1 hour. (1;0) Contemporary jazz composition, performances and presentations by nationally recognized composers, arrangers and performers. Open to majors in other fields by consent of college.

3610. Jazz Arranging. 3 hours. Jazz harmony, melody and rhythm applied to modern instrumentation; arrangements written and played. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 1370 and 1371 with grades of A or B, MUTH 1390 and 1490, or consent of college.

3620. Jazz Arranging. 3 hours. Continuation of MUJS 3610. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 3610 with grade of A or B.

3630. Vocal Jazz Arranging. 3 hours. Group and individual instruction in jazz harmony, rhythm and melody, applied to contemporary vocal ensemble. Arrangements written and performed. Prerequisite(s): MUJS 3610 with minimum grade of B. Concurrent enrollment in MUEN 2624, Jazz Singers, required.

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.

4900-4910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

Music/Laboratories, MULB = 0850

1801 (MUSI 2141). A Cappella Choir. 1 hour. (0;5)

1802 (MUSI 2142). Concert Choir. 1 hour. (0;5)

1803 (MUSI 2143). Women's Chorus. 1 hour. (0;5)

1804. Grand Chorus. 1 hour. (0;5) Admission by audition only.

1805 (MUSI 2121). Orchestra. 1 hour. (0;6)

1806 (MUSI 2122). Wind Symphony. 1 hour. (0;4)

1807 (MUSI 2123). Symphonic Band. 1 hour. (0;4)

1808 (MUSI 2124). Jazz Lab Band. 1 hour. (0;4)

1811. Accompanying. 1 hour. (0;4) Studio accompanying or sight-reading classes according to capability.

1812 (MUSI 2125). Marching Band. 1 hour. (0;4)

1813 (MUSI 2126). Concert Band. 1 hour. (0;4)

1815 (MUSI 2144). Men's Chorus. 1 hour. (0;5)

1816 (MUSI 2145). Chamber Choir. 1 hour. (0;5)

1817. Jazz Guitar Laboratory. 1 hour. (0;4)

1818. Jazz Repertory Laboratory. 1 hour. (0;4)

1819. Jazz Keyboard Laboratory. 1 hour. (0;4)

1820. Jazz Singers Laboratory. 1 hour. (0;4)

Theory, Music, MUTH = 0860

1260 (MUSI 1301). Music Fundamentals. 3 hours. Introduction to elements of music, staff, clefs, key signatures, scales, time signatures and notation; meter and rhythm; theory applications at keyboard. Credit in this course may not be applied to a music degree.

1380 (MUSI 1216). Aural Skills I. 2 hours. (2;1) Reinforcement of theoretical concepts presented in MUTH 1480 via singing, ear training, keyboard, and conducting experiences. Prerequisite(s): enrollment limited to students who are enrolled in or who have completed MUTH 1480.

1390 (MUSI 1217). Aural Skills II. 2 hours. (2;1) Reinforcement of theoretical concepts presented in MUTH 1490 via singing, ear training, keyboard, and conducting experiences. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 1380 and 1480.

1480 (MUSI 1211). Theory I. 2 hours. (2;0) Large-lecture format. Introduction to analysis, part writing, figured bass realization, and harmonization beginning with melody and two- and three-part exercises. Prerequisite(s): enrollment limited to students who are enrolled in or who have completed MUTH 1380.

1490 (MUSI 1212). Theory II. 2 hours. (2;0) Continuation of analysis, part writing, figured bass realization, and harmonization covering harmonic vocabulary of 18th-century music and smaller forms of the Baroque period. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 1380 and 1480. Enrollment is limited to students who are enrolled in or who have completed MUTH 1390.

2380 (MUSI 2116). Aural Skills III. 1 hour. (2;0) Reinforcement of theoretical concepts presented in MUTH 2480 via singing, ear training, keyboard and conducting experiences. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 1390 and 1490.

2390 (MUSI 2117). Aural Skills IV. 1 hour. (2;0) Reinforcement of theoretical concepts presented in MUTH 2490 via singing, ear training, keyboard and conducting experiences. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2380 and 2480.

2480 (MUSI 2211). Theory III. 2 hours. (2;1) Analysis, part writing, figured bass realization and harmonization covering harmonic vocabulary of late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, larger forms of the Baroque era and form of the Classic and Romantic eras. Computer competency skills are included. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 1390 and 1490. Enrollment limited to students who are enrolled in or who have completed MUTH 2380.

2490 (MUSI 2212). Theory IV. 2 hours. (2;1) Analysis, part writing and harmonization covering musical practice of the period from 1880 to 1950. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2380 and 2480. Enrollment limited to students who are enrolled in or who have completed MUTH 2390.

2900. Special Problems. 1-3 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

3410. Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint. 3 hours. (3;0) Contrapuntal procedures of 16th-century composers. Writing motets and madrigals in two to four voices. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2380 and 2480.

3420. Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint. 3 hours. Contrapuntal procedures of 18th-century composers. Writing inventions, chorale preludes and other 18th-century forms. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2380 and 2480.

3510. Form Analysis. 3 hours. Structural principles of 18th- and 19th-century music determined by analysis of major composers' works, larger instrumental and vocal forms. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2380 and 2480.

3520. Harmonic Analysis. 3 hours. Harmonic structure of compositions representative of different schools and composers. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2380 and 2480.

3550. Advanced Sight Singing. 1 hour. (0;3) Instruction and practice in sight-singing materials more difficult than those taught in freshman- and sophomore-level theory classes. Development of speed reading: use of all C clefs; techniques in reading contemporary scores. Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2390 and Theory Proficiency Examination.

4370. Schenkerian Analysis. 3 hours. (3;0) 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 20th century . Prerequisite(s): MUTH 2390 and 2490.

4900-4910. Special Problems. 1-3 hours each. Prerequisite(s): consent of college.

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: MUTH 3410, 3420, 3510, 3520 and 3550.

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