MUSIC (MUSIC-560)

111 Masterpieces of Music (3) A survey of world master-pieces of music from the Baroque period to the present.

112 Music in Our Time (3) A study of contemporary music in various cultures. For students in curricula other than music. May not be used toward a major in music. Prereq: Mus 111.

120 Fundamentals of Music (3) Music notation, basic musical structures, basic aural skills and music reading activities. May not be used toward a major in music.

121-122 Music Theory I (3, 3) Sequential study of music fundamentals, harmonic progression, part-writing pro-cedures, and stylistic elements. Must be taken in sequence.

123-124 Aural Skills I (1, 1) Must be taken in sequence. Should be taken concurrently with Music 121-122.

161-162 Diction for Singers I and II (1, 1) English and Italian diction (161) German and French diction (162), and their special requirements as related to the singing voice. For applied voice students. Other students must have the instructor’s approval. Must be taken in sequence.

191, 192, 193 Topics in Music (1, 2, 3) Specific selected topics in music. Topics and prerequisites to be announced. May be repeated for credit.

221-222 Music Theory II (3, 3) Part writing and analysis in the standard harmonic vocabulary. Must be taken in sequence. Prereq: Music 122.

223-224 Aural Skills II (1, 1) Continued development of sight-singing and aural skills needed by musicians including improvisation studies. Must be taken in sequence. Prereq: Music 122 and 124.

225 Composition (3) May be repeated for credit. Prereq: instructor's approval.

311 Group Music Activities (3) The use of music in recreational and other group situations.

317 Instrumental Ensemble Techniques (3) A survey of procedures and techniques important in the organization, management, and development of instrumental ensembles.

319 Vocal Ensemble Techniques (3) A survey of procedures and techniques important in the organization, management, and development of vocal ensembles.

321 Orchestration (3) Scoring for small instrumental combinations, full band and orchestra and vocal-instrumental combinations. Prereq: Music 222 or permission of Department Chair.

324 Acoustics of Music (2) The study of the acoustical properties of musical instruments and the human voice, room acoustics, and other aspects of the physics of sound related to musical performance.

325 Electronic Music Composition (2) May be repeated for credit. Prereq: instructor's approval.

333-334 Piano Literature (2, 2) Standard piano repertoire from early keyboard works customarily played on the piano today to the present.

335-336 Vocal Literature (2, 2) Repertoire for the solo voice from 1600 to the present Includes opera and oratorio, but with particular emphasis on the art song. Practice and interpretation illustrated by recordings, class members and instructor. Prereq: Upper division standing or instructor's approval.

337-338 Instrumental Literature (2, 2) Repertoire for brass, woodwind, percussion, or guitar from the earliest music currently performed on these instruments to the most recent. Specific instruments designated by section.

339 Choral Literature and Styles (3) Examples of the choral art from the standard repertoire. Performance practices in various choral genre periods, and styles.

340 Twentieth Century Music (3) Survey of styles and idioms of 20th century music. For the non-music major. Prereq: Music 111.

341 Music History and Literature I (3) A survey of the development of music from earliest known examples through the middle of the 18th century. Students are required to write reports and give oral presentations. For music majors and minors. Prereq: Music 122. (May not be taken for credit by students who have completed Music 330-31-32.)

342 Music History and Literature II (3) A survey of the development of music from the middle of the 18th century to the present. Students are required to write reports and give oral presentations. For music majors and minors. Prereq: Music 341. (May not be taken for credit by students who have completed Music 330-31-32.)

343 History of Church Music and Liturgical Practices (3) History of music in the church and related liturgical practices from the tenth century to the present. History and practices relevant to major contemporary Christian denominations.

344 Hymnody, Sacred Repertoire, and Church Music Techniques (3) The practices and sources of sacred hymnody from its origins in the fifteenth century to the present. Examine music which would be appropriate for use in church. Discuss and explore techniques relevant to directing a church music program.

350 Basic Conducting (2) The development of foundational skills and practices for the conductor. Prereq: Music 222.

361 Commercial Music Industry (2) A survey of the industry and career opportunities in the field of commercial music.

363-364 Piano Pedagogy (2, 2) Materials and methods for class piano and studio teaching.

365 Voice Science and Pedagogy (3) The mechanics of respiration, phonation, and articulation as related to singing and care of the voice. Methods and materials used in the teaching of singing, and a survey of various national schools of singing styles.

366-367 Instrumental Pedagogy (2, 2) Materials and methods for teaching brass, woodwind, percussion, or guitar. Specific instruments designated by section.

380 Recording Studio Techniques I (2) Multi-track recording and mixing techniques. Studio equipment and facilities.

381 Recording Studio Techniques II (1) Practical application with faculty supervision of recording techniques learned in Music 380. May be repeated for credit. Prereq: Music 380.

391, 392, 393 Topics in Music (1, 2, 3) Selected topics in music. May be repeated for credit. Topics and prerequisites may be announced.

401 Independent Study (3) Directed reading or research by arrangement. May be repeated for credit. Permission of department chairman required.

410 Technology in Music (3) The use of computers, synthesizers, electronic keyboards, and other technology in making and recording music. Projects employing the capabilities of technology in music notation and composition as well as MIDI applications. Students are required to write reports and give oral presentations. For Music majors; other students by permission of instructor.

417 Marching Band Procedures (3) Developing instru-mental marching units and designing show productions.

421 Counterpoint and Composition (2) Analysis and composition using imitation of various historical styles as well as original work. Experimentation with various sound sources, manipulating common musical elements in traditional and non-traditional ways. Prereq: Music 222.

422 Form in Music (2) Units of structure, song forms, and single movement forms representing a variety of musical idioms, styles, and periods including repertoire from non-western cultural sources. Prereq: Music 222.

423 Twentieth Century Techniques (2) Scale and modal resources. Melodic, harmonic, rhythmic, and metric practices in 20th century music. Prereq: Music 222.

425 (625) Composition (3) May be repeated for credit. Prereq: Music 222 or instructor's approval.

426 Choral Arranging (3) Scoring for the choral ensemble with emphasis on voice ranges and other elements relating to various kinds of choral organizations. Prereq: Music 222.

430 Internship in Church Music (3) Supervised experience with a practicing church music director.

451 Choral Conducting (2) Reading and interpretation of scores. Conducting and rehearsal techniques for large and small vocal ensembles. Prereq: Music 350.

452 Instrumental Conducting (2) Reading and interpretation of scores. Conducting and rehearsal techniques for large and small instrumental ensembles. Prereq: Music 350.

463 Practicum in Piano Teaching (1) Supervised teaching in the piano class and private studio. May be repeated for credit.

466 Practicum in Instrumental Teaching (1) Supervised teaching in brass, woodwind, percussion, or guitar. Specific instruments designated by section. May be repeated for credit.

481-482 (681-682) Piano Tuning and Technology (2, 2) Physical properties of tuning and temperament, tuning technique, action regulation, voicing, stringing, and rebuilding. Prereq: Music 122 or instructor’s approval.

701-702 Independent Study in Music (3, 3) Directed reading or research.

720 Band Arranging (3) Advanced techniques of arranging for wind and percussion instruments including arranging for marching band. Prereq: Music 222 or equivalent.

721 Band Literature and Techniques (3) Representative repertoire for concert band with emphasis on program selection and performance preparation. Organizational structures, rehearsal techniques, program analysis and development approaches for the band.

731 Choral Literature and Techniques (3) Study of selected works from the choral repertoire. Advanced rehearsal techniques which develop the singing voice, diction, blend, precision, and other elements of ensemble. Efficient use of rehearsal time.

770 Advanced Conducting (3) Score study and interpretation, phrasing, articulation, and gesture control for the advanced conductor. Prereq: Music 451 or 452 or equivalent.

791-93 Topics in Music (1-3) The study of selected, specific topics in music. Topics and prerequisites to be announced.


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