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MUSIC-102: Class Voice (1 hour)

Beginning level group instruction in voice performance, focusing on the fundamentals of voice production in speaking and singing, including vocal hygiene. Designed for any or all students with limited singing experience, wishing to improve their singing skills. May be repeated.



MUSIC-109: Aural Skills and Theory Fundamentals (4 hours)

Aural recognition of some simple intervals, scales and triads; melodic dictation and rhythmic dictation. Use of solfege syllables for singing intervals, scales, and diatonic melodies; keyboard performance of scales and play/sing exercises; performance of rhythms with basic conducting patterns. Basic skills in music reading. Key signatures, scales, intervals, treble and bass clefs, rhythmic notation.



MUSIC-111: Aural Skills and Theory I (4 hours)

Aural recognition and singing of all simple intervals, scales, triads; one-phrase melodic dictation; diatonic harmonic dictation; rhythmic dictation; use of solfege syllables for sightsinging; keyboard performance of keyboard play/sing exercises; performance of rhythms with basic conducting patterns. Introduction to first-species counterpoint; instrumental transposition and the overtone series; introduction to melodic structures, cadences, and periods; composition exercises for instruments. Prerequisite: Entrance exam grade. A grade of C or better is required. Spring only.



MUSIC-113: Aural Skills and Theory II (4 hours)

Aural recognition and singing of compound intervals, triads and seventh cords; two-phrase melodic dictation; 4-part diatonic harmonic dictation with introduction to chromaticism; rhythmic dictation involving syncopation and hemiola; singing of melodies with chromatic inflexions; performance of rhythms with conducting patterns; performance of keyboard play/sing exercises. Study of 2nd, 3rd, and 4th species counterpoint; use of jazz/pop chord and Roman/Arabic symbols; analysis of musical examples; introduction to chromaticism; composition exercises for piano and other instruments. Prerequisite: MUSIC 111 Aural Skills and Theory I. A grade of C or better is required. Fall only.



MUSIC-120: Music Appreciation (____) (3 hours)

Using the techniques of listening to recognize the various elements, forms, styles, and textures of music, this class helps develop an appreciation of the fine arts and aesthetics of human performance in the arts. Subject matter will vary with each section but will emphasize the following types of music: classical, jazz or world music. The specific content of each section will be identified in the class schedule. No previous music experience is necessary. Not open to students who have completed MUSIC 121 Introduction to Music Literature or its equivalent. Not open to music majors.



MUSIC-121: Introduction to Music Literature (2 hours)

Significant musical works from the Middle Ages through the present with stylistic analysis. A secondary emphasis is placed on world music. Designed for music majors and minors. Fall only.



MUSIC-131: Piano Class (1 hour)

Beginning study of the piano, including the keyboard, treble and bass clefs, scales, basic chords, elementary technique. Methods of practicing, sight reading, study and performance of simple piano music. Primarily for music majors with little or no previous piano study. May be repeated. Must have a C or better to pass. Fall only.



MUSIC-132: Piano Class (1 hour)

Continuation of MUSIC 131 Piano Class. May be repeated. Primarily for music majors and minors. Must have a C or better to pass. Spring only.



MUSIC-140: Children's Music (3 hours)

Basic fundamentals, activities, and materials of music in the elementary classroom.



MUSIC-156: Band (____) (1 hour)

The band organizations have a dual objective of service to the school and the study and performance of significant repertoire specifically composed for this medium. Included in the organizations are the Symphonic Band, Marching Band, and Wind Ensemble. Open to all university students by. MUSIC 156 Band (___) may be repeated for a maximum of 8 hours. MUSIC 356 Band (___) and MUSIC 756 Band (___)may be repeated.



MUSIC-157: Jazz Ensemble (1 hour)

Patterned after both contemporary big band and the large popular groups of the 1930's, this group devotes itself to the performance of the best jazz literature of the past and present. Open to all university students by audition. MUSIC 157 Jazz Ensemble may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 357 Jazz Ensemble and MUSIC 757 Jazz Ensemble may be repeated.



MUSIC-167: Jazz Choir (1 hour)

A mixed ensemble of singers selected to study and perform vocal jazz and other popular idioms. Appearances include university, community, and regional functions, often in conjunction with the Jazz Ensemble or Combo. Open to students by audition. MUSIC 167 Jazz Choir may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 367 Jazz Choir and MUSIC 767 Jazz Choir may be repeated.



MUSIC-176: Orchestra (1 hour)

Orchestral training including preparation and performance of standard literature for orchestra. opera, and oratorio. Open to all university students by audition. MUSIC 176 Orchestra may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 376 Orchestra and MUSIC 776 Orchestra may be repeated.



MUSIC-178: Chamber Music (____) (subject such as Brass, Strings, etc) (1 hour)

Prerequisite: Adequate performance skill and assignment to the specific ensemble group. May be repeated.



MUSIC-187: University Choir (1 hour)

A large mixed ensemble that performs a wide variety of coral literature in at least one major concert each semester. Additional performances, both on and off campus, are often included as well. No audition required. MUSIC 187 University Choir may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 387 University Choir and MUSIC 787 University Choir may be repeated.



MUSIC-188: Chorale (1 hour)

Mixed ensemble of selected singers involved in the preparation and performance of choral music from the 16th century to the present. Activities include campus concerts, participation in oratorio production, spring tour and other performances. Open to students by audition. MUSIC 188 Chorale may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 388 Chorale and MUSIC 788 Chorale may be repeated.



MUSIC-191: Recital Hour (0 hour)

Performance venue for all music majors. Opportunity to become familiar with repertoire of a variety of genres and to gain performance experience. Required for seven semesters. Grades assigned on the basis of attendance. May be repeated.



MUSIC-211: Aural Skills and Theory III (4 hours)

4-part dictation of chromatic harmony; dictation or modulating melodies; dictation and sightsinging with chromatic solfege syllables; keyboard performance with play/sing exercises. Study of modulation and late-19th century harmonic practice; composition exercises with emphasis on varieties of texture. Prerequisite: MUSIC 113 Aural Skills and Theory II. A grade of C or better is required. Spring only



MUSIC-213: Aural Skills and Theory IV (4 hours)

Dictation of alternative scales and melodies based on those scales; aural recognition of extended tertian sonorities and altered dominants; singing of jazz melodies and 12-note rows; keyboard play/sing exercises of jazz harmonic progressions. Study of 20th-century harmonic practice, including atonal, 12-tone and jazz; introduction to indeterminacy. Prerequisite: MUSIC 211 Aural Skills and Theory III. A grade of C or better is required. Fall only.



MUSIC-225: Topics in Music (____) (1-3 hour)

Lecture or seminar in specialized areas of music. May be repeated if subject matter is different. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.



MUSIC-226: Jazz Improvisation (2 hours)

A systematic approach to the art of improvisation including terms, patterns, solo development, and analysis of solos. Prerequisite: Past or concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 109 Aural Skills and Theory Fundamentals or by permission of instructor. May be repeated.



MUSIC-231: Intermediate Piano Class (1 hour)

Continuation of MUSIC 131 and MUSIC 132 Piano Class. Designed to enable music majors to meet secondary piano requirements. Study and performance in class of appropriate piano music such as Bach dances, sonatinas, and similar works. May be repeated. Prerequisite: MUSIC 131 and MUSIC 132 Piano Class or MUSIC 250 Applied Music (Piano) or equivalent. Must have a C or better to pass. Fall only.



MUSIC-232: Intermediate Piano Class (1 hour)

Continuation of MUSIC 231 Intermediate Piano Class. May be repeated. Must have a C or better to pass. Spring only.



MUSIC-238: Basic Conducting (2 hours)

Baton techniques involving beat patterns. Solfeggio practice and its application in transposition. Score structure, terminology and score reading. Fall only.



MUSIC-241: Introduction to Music Education (1 hour)

Designed for prospective public school music teachers. Includes field experience and directed observation in area schools. Introduction to curriculum and standards for K-12 school music programs. Fall only.



MUSIC-250: Applied Music (____) (1-3**** hour)

3 hours for students in the B.M. program***, 2 hours for students in the B.M.E. and B.A. programs**, all others 1 hour*. May be repeated. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (*This may be a beginning subject or may be a continuation of an instrument previously studied. Frequently this instrument has a functional purpose for music teaching such as piano, organ, or voice. Consistent progress is expected but the level of performance is not specified and no recital is required. The student is expected to practice one hour per day.) (**For the degree of Bachelor of Music Education, the student declares an applied emphasis upon entering and is expected to continue this subject with a one-hour lesson each week for seven semesters. Daily practice of two hours is expected.) (***For the degree of Bachelor of Music, intensive study is expected in the performance major throughout the program, with a one hour private lesson per week and minimum daily practice of three hours.) (**** Summer session credit 1/2 of that listed in each instance.)



MUSIC-279: Opera Workshop (1-3 hour)

Preparation of the singing actor with stage technique for the lyric theater. Techniques of preparing works. Scenes from standard and contemporary operas and operettas. May be repeated. Open to students by audition.



MUSIC-288: Applied Diction for Singers I (1 hour)

Phonetic alphabet and drill on the phonetics of Latin, English, Italian, and German with application to solo and choral repertoire.



MUSIC-289: Applied Diction for Singers II (1 hour)

Drill on the phonetics of French and German and application to solo and choral repertoire.



MUSIC-311: Composition (3 hours)

Original composition in the smaller forms for piano, voice, solo instruments, small ensembles. Prerequisite: MUSIC 113 Aural Skills and Theory II. May be taken for honors. May be repeated.



MUSIC-321: History of Music (3 hours)

Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. Music characteristics and the lives and contributions of the principal composers. General historic background, the political and cultural milieu, the growth of notation, and of instrumental and vocal music, both sacred and secular. May be taken for honors. Fall only.



MUSIC-322: History of Music (3 hours)

Classical period to the present. Continuation of MUSIC 321 History of Music. May be taken for honors. Fall only



MUSIC-326: Pedagogy/Literature (____) (1-3 hour)

Pedagogical principles related to teaching the specific area to include a survey of method books and/or technique books as appropriate to the medium and knowledge/creation of appropriate warm-up techniques as appropriate to the medium. Also included are lesson observations and the creation of a course of study/knowledge of repertoire. Prerequisite: Junior standing. May be repeated if subject matter differs. May be taken for honors.



MUSIC-330: Woodwind Techniques (2 hours)

Playing experience on clarinet, saxophone, flute, and double reed instruments. Embouchure, fingerings, reed selection and adjustment, instrument selection and maintenance, mouthpiece selection, literature, and teaching techniques.



MUSIC-331: Brass Techniques (1 hour)

Playing experience on upper and lower brass instruments. Embouchure, fingerings, slide positions, instrument selection and maintenance, mouthpiece selection, transpositions, literature, and teaching techniques. Must enroll concurrently with MUSIC 336 Vocal Techniques.



MUSIC-333: Percussion Techniques (1 hour)

Applied techniques on instruments of the percussion section. Repair and care of drums and heads, study and practice on different roll techniques, literature, teaching techniques, and the application of the techniques to orchestra, band, and drum corps. Must enroll concurrently with MUSIC 342 String Techniques.



MUSIC-336: Vocal Techniques (1 hour)

Experience in using the voice for teaching purposes, teaching techniques for students at all levels, literature. Must enroll concurrently with MUSIC 331 Brass Techniques.



MUSIC-337: Choral Conducting (2 hours)

Development of techniques necessary to interpret and perform diverse styles of choral literature. Emphasis placed on music appropriate for use in schools. Prerequisite: MUSIC 238 Basic Conducting.



MUSIC-338: Instrumental Conducting (2 hours)

Baton techniques as applied to different types of instruments. Rehearsal procedures and techniques, with practical application in conducting instrumental laboratory organization. Survey of suitable instrumental literature. Prerequisite: MUSIC 238 Basic Conducting. May be taken for honors. Spring only.



MUSIC-340: Organization of the Instrumental Music Program (3 hours)

Curriculum, philosophy, and administration of the program, including materials and techniques for implementation. Prerequisite: MUSIC 238 Basic Conducting. Concurrent enrollment in a techniques class unless all requirements have already been met. Spring only.



MUSIC-341: Band Literature and Methods (3 hours)

Literature and materials for school bands. Selected works will be analyzed with regard to rehearsal techniques which may be employed to increase the perception and judgment of band students. May be taken for honors.



MUSIC-342: String Techniques (1 hour)

Playing experience on upper and lower string instruments. Left and right hand technique, instrument selection and maintenance, literature, and teaching techniques. Must enroll concurrently with MUSIC 333 Percussion Techniques.



MUSIC-344: Marching Band Techniques (1 hour)

Organization and administration of the modern marching band program. Charting and show building with performance and drilling procedures. Materials and methods are emphasized. Fall only.



MUSIC-345: Jazz Ensemble Techniques (1 hour)

Organization and administration of the modern jazz ensemble. Jazz phrasing, styles, improvisation, materials, and methods are emphasized. Prerequisite: MUSIC 238 Basic Conducting and MUSIC 113 Aural Skills and Theory II. Spring only.



MUSIC-356: Band (____) (1 hour)

The band organizations have a dual objective of service to the school and the study and performance of significant repertoire specifically composed for this medium. Included in the organizations are the Symphonic Band, Marching Band, and Wind Ensemble. Open to all university students. MUSIC 156 Band (____) may be repeated for a maximum of 8 hours. MUSIC 356 Band (___) and MUSIC 756 Band (___) may be repeated.



MUSIC-357: Jazz Ensemble (1 hour)

Patterned after both contemporary big band and the large popular groups of the 1930's, this group devotes itself to the performance of the best jazz literature of the past and present. Open to all university students by audition. MUSIC 157 Jazz Ensemble may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 357 Jazz Ensemble and MUSIC 757 Jazz Ensemble may be repeated.



MUSIC-367: Jazz Choir (1 hour)

A mixed ensemble of singers selected to study and perform vocal jazz and other popular idioms. Appearances include university, community, and regional functions, often in conjunction with the Jazz Ensemble or Combo. Open to students by audition. MUSIC 167 Jazz Choir may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 367 Jazz Choir and MUSIC 767 Jazz Choir may be repeated.



MUSIC-376: Orchestra (1 hour)

Orchestral training including preparation and performance of standard literature for orchestra. opera, and oratorio. Open to all university students by audition. MUSIC 176 Orchestra may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 376 Orchestra and MUSIC 776 Orchestra may be repeated.



MUSIC-377: Accompanying Techniques (2 hours)

Practical problems in accompanying various instrumental and vocal works. Emphasis on style and ensemble performance. Prerequisite: Piano proficiency equal to MUSIC 250 Applied Music (Piano).



MUSIC-378: Chamber Music (____) (subject such as Brass, Strings, etc) (1 hour)

Prerequisite: Adequate performance skill and assignment to the specific ensemble group. May be repeated.



MUSIC-379: Piano Pedagogy I (3 hours)

Introduction to the field of piano teaching. Studio management. Survey of methods and materials. Observation of experienced teachers. Prerequisite: MUSIC 250 Applied Music (Piano).



MUSIC-387: University Choir (1 hour)

A large mixed ensemble that performs a wide variety of coral literature in at least one major concert each semester. Additional performances, both on and off campus, are often included as well. No audition required. MUSIC 187 University Choir may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 387 University Choir and MUSIC 787 University Choir may be repeated.



MUSIC-388: Chorale (1 hour)

Mixed ensemble of selected singers involved in the preparation and performance of choral music from the 16th century to the present. Activities include campus concerts, participation in oratorio production, spring tour and other performances. Open to students by audition. MUSIC 188 Chorale may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 388 Chorale and MUSIC 788 Chorale may be repeated.



MUSIC-391: Recital Hour (0 hour)

Performance venue for all music majors. Opportunity to become familiar with repertoire of a variety of genres and to gain performance experience. Required for seven semesters. Grades assigned on the basis of attendance. May be repeated.



MUSIC-392: Junior Recital (____) (0 hour)

For the Bachelor of Music program, a recital of at least 30 minutes is required in the junior year. May be repeated if the medium is different. Prerequisite: Junior level in same applied subject, with concurrent enrollment in that subject, plus permission of instructor. May be taken for honors.



MUSIC-413: Orchestration (3 hours)

Range, color, and treatment of orchestral and band instruments. Practical arranging for ensembles, orchestra and band; brief history of orchestration. Prerequisite: MUSIC 213 Aural Skills and Theory IV. May be taken for honors.



MUSIC-414: Forms and Analysis (2 hours)

Form, harmonic and melodic structure of large and small compositions of various periods. May be taken for honors.



MUSIC-425: Topics in Music (____) (1-3 hour)

Lecture or seminar in specialized areas of music. May be repeated if subject matter is different. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. May be taken for honors.



MUSIC-431: Teaching Music in the Schools, Pre-K-8 (3 hours)

Approaches to teaching singing, playing instruments, listening, moving to, and creating music. Emphasis is on Orff, Kodaly, and Dalcroze methodologies. Spring only.



MUSIC-432: Secondary Choral Methods (3 hours)

Philosophy, objectives, and organization of the program with materials and techniques for implementation. Prerequisite: MUSIC 238 Basic Conducting, MUSIC 213 Aural Skills and Theory IV. Fall only.



MUSIC-450: Applied Music (____) (1-3**** hour)

For secondary students, 1 hour*; for students on the B.M.E. program, 2 hours**; for students on the B.M. program, 3 hours***. May be repeated. May be taken for departmental honors in a semester when a recital is not required. Prerequisite: Successful audition before a qualifying jury of the Department of Music faculty, completion of the junior barrier portfolio, and permission of instructor. (*This may be a beginning subject or may be a continuation of an instrument previously studied. Frequently this instrument has a functional purpose for music teaching such as piano, organ, or voice. Consistent progress is expected but the level of performance is not specified and no recital is required. The student is expected to practice one hour per day.) (**For the degree of Bachelor of Music Education, the student declares an applied emphasis upon entering and is expected to continue this subject with a one-hour lesson each week for seven semesters. Daily practice of two hours is expected.) (***For the degree of Bachelor of Music, intensive student is expected in the performance major throughout the program, with a one hour private lessons per week and minimum daily practice of three hours.) (****Summer session credit, 1/2 of that listed in each instance.)



MUSIC-479: Opera Workshop (1-3 hour)

Preparation of the singing actor with stage technique for the lyric theater. Techniques of preparing works. Scenes from standard and contemporary operas and operettas. May be repeated. May be taken for honors. Open to students by audition.



MUSIC-492: Senior Recital (____) (1 hour)

For the Bachelor of Music Education program, a recital of 30 minutes is required; for the Bachelor of Music program, a solo recital of at least one hour is required. Prerequisite: Senior level in the same applied subject, with concurrent enrollment in that subject, plus permission of instructor. May be repeated if applied medium is different. BM majors must pass Piano Proficiency Examination before they will be allowed to perform their Senior Recital. May be taken for honors.



MUSIC-493: Senior Project (1 hour)

For the Bachelor of Arts degree only. Students seeking the BA in Music degree have the option of doing a Senior Recital or a Senior Project as the capstone course for their degree. The scope and depth of the project will be determined in consultation with the BA degree advisor in the Department of Music. Prerequisite: Approval of BA Advisor.



MUSIC-511: Counterpoint (3 hours)

Analysis of vocal and instrumental polyphony of the Late Renaissance to the 20th Century. Composition based on the styles of representative composers. Prerequisite: MUSIC 213 Aural Skills and Theory IV. May be taken for honors. Spring only.



MUSIC-579: Supervised Student Teaching and Follow-Up of Teachers (2 hours)

Departmental representatives will visit each student teacher during the professional semester. Additionally, departmental representatives will follow up with each area student during the first year of teaching with assistance and support. Concurrent enrollment in the professional semester is required. BME majors must pass Piano Proficiency Examination before they student teach. Offered on a Pass-Fail basis only.



MUSIC-710: Organ Seminar (____) (2 hours)

Examination of representative literature and instruments from the major historical traditions, with special emphasis on matters related to performance practice. Score and prose readings, lectures, live and recorded performances. May be repeated if subject material is different.



MUSIC-711: Advanced Composition (3 hours)

Contemporary compositional devices with an emphasis on counterpoint and the larger forms. May be repeated for a maximum of nine hours.



MUSIC-713: Graduate Review-Music Theory (2 hours)

Review course for students who show deficiencies in Music Theory based on the results of graduate entrance exam. Course will not count for degree credit and must be completed prior to being allowed to enroll in graduate music theory courses. Prerequisite: Graduate Entrance Examination. Fall only.



MUSIC-716: Graduate Review-Music History (2 hours)

Review course for students who show deficiencies in Music History based on the results of graduate entrance exam. Course will not count for degree credit and must be completed prior to being allowed to enroll in graduate music history courses. Prerequisite: Graduate Entrance Examination. Fall only.



MUSIC-722: History of Solo Vocal Repertoire (3 hours)

A selective survey of standard solo art song repertoire. Hands-on teaching experiences include multi-media presentation enriched by individual research and solo performance. Prerequisite: 12 hours of applied music credit. May be taken for honors.



MUSIC-723: Piano Literature (____) (3 hours)

Solo literature and concerti for piano chosen from selected historical periods with detailed study of representative works of the major composers. May be repeated if subject matter is different. Prerequisite: 12 hours of applied piano music credit or equivalent study.



MUSIC-725: Topics in Music (____) (1-3 hour)

Lecture or seminar in specialized areas of music. Prerequisite: MUSIC 213 Aural Skills and Theory IV and MUSIC 321 History of Music or equivalent. May be repeated if topic is different. May be taken for honors.



MUSIC-728: Pedagogy/Literature (____) (3 hours)

Methods and materials, studio curriculum development, studio management, and career development for teaching at institutions of higher learning. Content related to specified applied area.



MUSIC-731: Choral Techniques (3 hours)

Problems confronting the choral conductor in rehearsal techniques, including such elements as tonal production, diction, balance and intonation.



MUSIC-736: Advanced Choral Conducting (3 hours)

Choral conducting techniques, open-score reading, score study, sight-singing, technical application of the study of styles. Preparation and performance of specific works. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.



MUSIC-738: Advanced Instrumental Conducting I (3 hours)

A critical analysis and interpretation of standard and contemporary literature. The preparation and reading of the full score. Physical aspects of advanced conducting problems. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours.



MUSIC-741: Instrumental Methods and Literature (3 hours)

Literature and materials for school bands. Selected works will be analyzed with regard to rehearsal techniques which may be employed to increase the perception and judgment of band students. Not open to students with credit in MUSIC 341 Band Literature and Methods.



MUSIC-747: Piano Pedagogy I (2 hours)

Methods and materials (beginning through 4th year). Studio curriculum development, studio management, and career development observations and discussions with experienced teachers. Prerequisite: MUSIC 450 Applied Music (Piano).



MUSIC-750: Applied Music (____) (1-3**** hour)

For graduate students. A 1/2 hour lesson receives 1 hour credit, a full hour lesson receives 2 hours credit. May be repeated. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (****Summer session credit, 1/2 of that listed in each instance.)



MUSIC-756: Band (____) (1 hour)

The band organizations have a dual objective of service to the school and the study and performance of significant repertoire specifically composed for this medium. Included in the organizations are the Symphonic Band, Marching Band, and Wind Ensemble. Open to all university students. MUSIC 156 Band (___) may be repeated for a maximum of 8 hours. MUSIC 356 Band (___) and MUSIC 756 Band (___)may be repeated.



MUSIC-757: Jazz Ensemble (1 hour)

Patterned after both contemporary big band and the large popular groups of the 1930's, this group devotes itself to the performance of the best jazz literature of the past and present. Open to all university students by audition. MUSIC 157 Jazz Ensemble may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 357 Jazz Ensemble and MUSIC 757 Jazz Ensemble may be repeated.



MUSIC-767: Jazz Choir (1 hour)

A mixed ensemble of singers selected to study and perform vocal jazz and other popular idioms. Appearances include university, community, and regional functions, often in conjunction with the Jazz Ensemble or Combo. Open to students by audition. MUSIC 167 Jazz Choir may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 367 Jazz Choir and MUSIC 767 Jazz Choir may be repeated.



MUSIC-776: Orchestra (1 hour)

Orchestral training including preparation and performance of standard literature for orchestra. opera, and oratorio. Open to all university students by audition. MUSIC 176 Orchestra may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 376 Orchestra and MUSIC 776 Orchestra may be repeated.



MUSIC-777: Art of Accompanying (2 hours)

Solving practical and artistic issues in accompanying. Discussion and application of various approaches to accompanying a diverse selection of instrumental and vocal works. Not open to those who have taken MUSIC 377 Accompanying Techniques. Prerequisite: Piano proficiency equal to MUSIC 450 Applied Music (Piano).



MUSIC-778: Advanced Chamber Music (____) (subject, such as Brass, Strings, etc) (1 hour)

Prerequisite: Performance skill of senior recital level and assignment to the specific ensemble group. May be repeated.



MUSIC-779: Opera Workshop (1-3 hour)

Preparation of the singing actor with stage techniques for the lyric theater. Techniques of preparing works. Scenes from standard and contemporary operas and operettas. May be repeated. May be taken for honors. Open to students by audition.



MUSIC-787: University Choir (1 hour)

A large mixed ensemble that performs a wide variety of coral literature in at least one major concert each semester. Additional performances, both on and off campus, are often included as well. No audition required. MUSIC 187 University Choir may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 387 University Choir and MUSIC 787 University Choir may be repeated.



MUSIC-788: Chorale (1 hour)

Mixed ensemble of selected singers involved in the preparation and performance of choral music from the 16th century to the present. Activities include campus concerts, participation in oratorio production, spring tour and other performances. Open to students by audition. MUSIC 188 Chorale may be repeated for a maximum of 4 hours. MUSIC 388 Chorale and MUSIC 788 Chorale may be repeated.



MUSIC-810: Analytical Techniques (3 hours)

Analysis of music compositions from the various musical periods with an emphasis on structure and style, with their relationship to performance. Prerequisite: Satisfactory performance on the Graduate Music Theory Placement Examination and MUSIC 414 Forms and Analysis. Spring only.



MUSIC-812: Directed Study in Music Theory (____) (3 hours)

Class study and individual practice in advanced harmony, counterpoint, and harmonic analysis. Prerequisite for acceptance as graduate credit: satisfactory performance on the Music Theory Graduate Placement Examination. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours if topic is different.



MUSIC-819: History of Opera (3 hours)

The history of the opera as a lyric-dramatic medium. Emphasis on its sociological, theatrical and musical origins and the rise of national styles. Prerequisite: 6 hours of undergraduate music history, or consent of instructor.



MUSIC-822: Introduction to Graduate Study in Music (2 hours)

Techniques and materials of musicological investigation. Bibliography in music and music education. Fall only.



MUSIC-823: Music in the Renaissance (3 hours)

The development of music from 1450 to 1600 with emphasis on the major schools and composers. Prerequisites: Seven hours of music history and literature.



MUSIC-824: Music in the Baroque Era (3 hours)

The development of the styles of the principal composers and schools of composition of the Baroque Era.



MUSIC-825: Music in the Classical Period (3 hours)

Styles and techniques of the Stil Galant and the Rococo as antecedents to the classical period. Development of the tonal forms, emergence of the string quartet and art song. Comparison of the Baroque and Classical styles of opera and oratorio.



MUSIC-826: 19th-Century Romanticism in Music (3 hours)

19th-Century romanticism in the works of representative composers of solo and orchestral literature, art song, opera and ballet.



MUSIC-827: Directed Study in Music History (___) (3 hours)

Individual reading and research in music history from the Middle Ages to the present. Prerequisite for acceptance as graduate credit: Satisfactory performance on the Music History Preliminary Examination. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours if topic is different.



MUSIC-828: Advanced Vocal Pedagogy (3 hours)

Basic anatomy and physiology of the vocal mechanism; survey of current research/literature on the topic; examination of standard reference materials. Practical application of principles through supervised studio teaching. Prerequisite: Undergraduate vocal pedagogy or the equivalent.



MUSIC-829: The History of the Wind Band (3 hours)

The complete history of the wind band from Renaissance to present day. Instrument developments and uses. Significant works and composers. Current trends and a look to the future of the wind band medium.



MUSIC-831: Choral Literature (____) (3 hours)

Styles, forms and national influence in choral music of selected historical periods; score study and listening. May be repeated if subject matter is different.



MUSIC-832: Directed Study in Music Education (____) (3 hours)

Individual reading and research in music education. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours if topic is different. Prerequisite: Major in music education.



MUSIC-833: 20th Century Music (3 hours)

Analysis of the styles, techniques and philosophical concepts of the principal composers and schools of composition. Contemporary principles of music and art aesthetics and the influences of the major social and political events.



MUSIC-835: Foundations of Music Education (3 hours)

Historical and philosophical foundations of music education. Principles of music education as applied to curriculum, methods and evaluation. Spring only.



MUSIC-836: Psychology of Music Teaching (3 hours)

Examination and analysis of tests of musical aptitude and achievement, research relevant to music teaching, and learning theories applied to music teaching. Prerequisite: Undergraduate BME degree or permission of instructor. Fall only.



MUSIC-837: Advanced Choral Conducting II (3 hours)

Continuation of materials and techniques from MUSIC 736 Advanced Choral Conducting. Rehearsal techniques and preparation, literature selection, and performance evaluation. Prerequisite: MUSIC 736 Advanced Choral Conducting.



MUSIC-838: Advanced Instrumental Conducting II (3 hours)

Continuation of materials and techniques from MUSIC 738 Advanced Instrumental Conducting I. Preparation of material for Graduate Conducting Recital #2. Rehearsal techniques and preparation. Literature selection, rehearsal outlining, program notes and performance evaluation is included. Prerequisite: MUSIC 738 Advanced Instrumental Conducting I.



MUSIC-839: Introduction to Symphonic Literature (3 hours)

Survey of symphonic literature from the 18th-century through contemporary works. The class focuses especially on the symphony (with reference to related genres such as the concerto and the symphonic poem), tracing its course in major works from the classical period to the present.



MUSIC-850: Applied Music (____) (1-4**** hour)

Private study and public performance of advanced musical literature. Designed for students auditioning for permission to enroll in MUSIC 890 Thesis, on the same instrument. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. May be repeated to a maximum of four hours. (****Summer session credit, 1/2 of that listed in each instance.



MUSIC-890: Thesis (1-6 hour)

May be repeated.


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