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2017-2018 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy)
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2017-2018 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) 
    
 
  Nov 30, 2022
 
2017-2018 Graduate Studies Bulletin (Archived Copy) [Archived Catalog]

Courses for the School of Music


Music Education

Courses

Music Education

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    MUED 533 - Methods for String Instruction I

    Credits: 2

    Fundamentals of teaching orchestral stringed instruments in school string and orchestra classes. Emphasis on sequential instruction, materials, and classroom management.

    Corequisite: MUED 533P

    Prerequisites: MUED 104

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    MUED 533P - Practicum in Methods for String Instruction I

    Credits: 1

    Practical application of string methods and materials in public and community school settings. Not auditable.

    Corequisite: MUED 533

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    MUED 534 - Methods of String Instruction II

    Credits: 2

    Continued study of methods, materials, and concepts of teaching orchestral stringed instruments in school string and orchestra classes. Emphasis on rehearsal techniques and curricula.

    Corequisite: MUED 534P

    Prerequisites: MUED 533, MUSC 101

    Note: Effective: Fall 2012

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    MUED 534P - Practicum in Methods of String Instruction II

    Credits: 1

    Practical application of string methods and materials in public and community school settings. Not auditable.

    Corequisite: MUED 534

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    MUED 551 - The Middle School Band

    Credits: 2

    Study of teaching materials, methods, literature, and educational practices used in middle school band settings.

    Prerequisites: MUED 105, 106

    Note: Effective: Fall 2012

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    MUED 552 - The High School Band

    Credits: 2

    Study of teaching materials, methods, literature, and educational practices used in high school band settings.

    Prerequisites: MUED 551

    Note: Effective: Fall 2012

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    MUED 554 - Workshop in Music Education

    Credits: 1-3

    Selected topics in music education. May be repeated as the topic varies.

    Note: 12 hrs max

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    MUED 557 - Wind Pedagogy II

    Credits: 2

    Continued study of the issues in playing and teaching wind instruments in a heterogeneous class. Special study of problems unique to each woodwind and brass instrument regarding fingering and intonation.

    Prerequisites: MUED 357 or admission to M.A.T. [music] program

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    MUED 558 - Arranging for the Marching Band

    Credits: 2

    Instruction and practice in arranging music for the marching band.

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    MUED 564 - String Instrument Pedagogy

    Credits: 2

    Principles and practices in teaching string instruments, including Suzuki and Rolland. Emphasis on teaching in the private studio.

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    MUED 565 - Specialized Elementary Music Methods

    Credits: 2

    Advanced study of Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze, and Gordon music learning theories as applied in elementary schools.

    Prerequisites: MUED 465

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    MUED 568 - Organization and Administration of Music Programs

    Credits: 2

    Topics include materials and techniques of class teaching, equipment purchase, budgeting, recruiting, public relations, and the music library.

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    MUED 568P - Practicum in Instrumental Music

    Credits: 1

    Practical application of instrumental methods and materials in school settings. Not auditable.

    Corequisite: MUED 568

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    MUED 700 - Independent Study in Music Education

    Credits: 1-3

    This course is designed for graduate students who wish to pursue a study of various areas of music education according to their particular needs.

    Prerequisites: permission of advisory committee

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    MUED 731 - Teaching Internship in Music

    Credits: 12

    This course is designed to provide a full semester of field experience in the public school for Master of Arts in Teaching (music ) degree participants.

    Prerequisites: Acceptance into Professional Program in Education.

    Note: Not Auditable.

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    MUED 732 - Music Teaching Internship Seminar

    Credits: 3

    A series of seminars designed to enhance the student teaching experience. Topics include classroom management, lesson planning, assessment, and curriculum development.

    Prerequisites: Acceptance into Professional Program in Education and MUED 731.

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    MUED 752 - Psychology of Music

    Credits: 3

    Study of the physical factors involved with the production and perception of musical sound; the tests for measuring music aptitude and achievement; the psychology of learning applied to music.

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    MUED 753 - Instrumental Development and Related Materials

    Credits: 3

    Detailed study and analysis of techniques used for the development of the instrumental program in the public schools; diagnosis of problems relating to strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion; study and evaluation (including the problems in selection and use) of literature and materials for solos, small ensembles, bands, and orchestras suitable for elementary, junior, and senior high schools.

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    MUED 754 - Music Administration and Curriculum

    Credits: 3

    Concepts of and trends and practices in supervision; the place of music in the total program of education; consideration of current types of administrative organizations; study of administrative problems including scheduling and budgeting; consideration of effective music programs in city and county school systems; in-service education and workshop techniques; school and community relationships.

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    MUED 756 - Choral Development and Related Materials

    Credits: 3

    Study of choral problems from the classroom point of view; techniques of voice development in classes; emphasis on style, interpretation, rehearsal techniques, rhythm, tone quality, and diction; study and evaluation of choral compositions from Palestrina to the present day available for use in the public schools at all levels of instruction.

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    MUED 757 - Seminar in Elementary School Music

    Credits: 3

    A survey and evaluation of music book series for the elementary and middle school; an investigation of contemporary developments in pedagogy and in the application of research findings; and the formulation of a topical bibliography.

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    MUED 781 - Advanced Brass Pedagogy

    Credits: 3

    Pedagogical methods and techniques of brass instruction, and a survey of music literature appropriate for intermediate through advanced level.

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    MUED 782 - Advanced Woodwind Pedagogy

    Credits: 3

    An investigation of pedagogical methods and techniques of woodwind instruction through performance, and a survey of music literature appropriate for intermediate through advanced levels.

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    MUED 783 - Advanced Wind Pedagogy

    Credits: 3

    Pedagogical methods and techniques of wind instruction. Special study of problems unique to each instrument relating to care and repair, embouchure, tone production, articulation, fingering, intonation, and teaching materials.

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    MUED 784 - Band Literature

    Credits: 3

    History and literature of the wind band/ensemble.

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    MUED 785 - Measurement and Evaluation of Music Learning

    Credits: 3

    Selection and development of appropriate music learning measurement and evaluation techniques.

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    MUED 790 - Principles of Music Education

    Credits: 3

    Seminar on selected topics in music education.

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    MUED 791 - History and Philosophy of Music Education

    Credits: 3

    History of music education in the United States; comparative music education in foreign countries; philosophies that have influenced music education; and socio-cultural effects of music in the United States.

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    MUED 792 - Music Learning Theory

    Credits: 3

    Application of learning theory to music.

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    MUED 793 - Topics in Music Education

    Credits: 1-3

    May be repeated for up to twelve credits. Topic for any semester to be announced by suffix and title in the schedule of classes.

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    MUED 794 - New Directions in Music Education

    Credits: 3

    Current trends in music education and an examination of how these issues affect music teaching and learning.

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    MUED 795 - Research in Music Education and Pedagogy

    Credits: 3

    Research methods and procedures.

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    MUED 796 - Seminar in Music Education Research

    Credits: 3

    Survey and critical analysis of research in music education, culminating in the presentation and defense of individual research proposals.

    Prerequisites: MUED 795

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    MUED 890 - Research Project

    Credits: 1-3

    Specialized research in music education. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits (Pass-Fail grading).

Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 500 - Topics in Performance and Literature

    Credits: 1-3

    Course content varies and will be announced in the schedule of courses by suffix and title.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 540 - Projects in Computer Music

    Credits: 1-3

    Directed study in computer-music composition or research.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 336 or consent of instructor

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 565 - Advanced Audio Recording Techniques

    Credits: 3

    Multi-microphone and ambisonic stereo recording techniques; multi-track recording, signal processing and audio production; digital audio. Studio and field experience.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 365 or consent of instructor

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 566 - Fundamentals of Sound Use for Media

    Credits: 3

    Music for use in media; midi applications and synchronization methods using time code; direct-to-hard-disc tapeless audio recording software.

    Cross-listed Course: MART 542

    Prerequisites: MUSC 565 or consent of instructor

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 567 - Recording Studio Techniques

    Credits: 3

    Technology and techniques in the recording studio including use of equalizers, limiters, reverberators, compressors, the mixing console, multi-track recording, microphone techniques, and basic acoustics related to the instrumental and vocal recording proc

    Prerequisites: MUSC 564, 565 or approval of instructor

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 569 - Intermediate Piano Accompanying

    Credits: 3

    Approaches to specific problems in vocal and instrumental accompanying; supervised accompanying in class. Advanced work for experienced students.

    Prerequisites: consent of instructor

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 573 - Performance Pedagogy I

    Credits: 3

    Basic concepts, techniques and materials for teaching a specific instrument.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 573L - Pedagogy Laboratory

    Credits: 2

    Directed teaching in laboratory and private settings.

    Corequisite: MUSC 573 or MUSC 574

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 574 - Performance Pedagogy II

    Credits: 3

    Basic concepts, techniques and materials for teaching a specific instrument intermediate studies.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 574L - Pedagogy Laboratory

    Credits: 2

    Directed teaching in laboratory and private settings.

    Corequisite: MUSC 573 or MUSC 574

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 575 - Directed Teaching in Pedagogy I

    Credits: 3

    Supervised teaching in a performance area.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 575L - Pedagogy Laboratory

    Credits: 2

    Directed teaching in laboratory and private settings.

    Corequisite: MUSC 575

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 576 - Teaching in Pedagogy II

    Credits: 3

    Supervised teaching in a performance area. MUSC 576 may be repeated for credit (6 credits total).

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 576L - Pedagogy Laboratory

    Credits: 1

    Practical experience in preparing lesson plans and teaching theory-performance classes for precollege piano students on electronic and acoustical instruments. May be repeated for credit.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 577 - Vocal Pedagogy

    Credits: 2

    Anatomy and function of the singing voice with practical application to teaching. Not auditable.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 578 - Diction for Singers I

    Credits: 2

    Techniques of pronunciation for singing in Latin, Italian, and English.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 278

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 579 - Diction for Singers II

    Credits: 2

    Techniques of pronunciation for singing in German and French.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 278

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 580 - Music & Arts Entrepreneurship

    Credits: 3

    Entrepreneurial skills and context for arts-based careers and business ventures. Students develop arts projects related to their interests.

    Subdiscipline: Music

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    MUSC 581 - The Alexander Technique

    Credits: 2

    Theoretical/experimental exploration of major body systems and developmental movements to bring more articulation to the body and more awareness and physical ease in performance. For music and education students.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 582 - Music and Money

    Credits: 3

    A survey of the for-profit and non-profit music economies and the broader policy that drives these economies. Restricted to Music majors.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 580, ECON 224

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    MUSC 583 - Music and Worship

    Credits: 3

    The selection and leadership of music in the church service; music for the rural church; selecting and directing anthems and service music for the nonprofessional church choir; the transition from psalmody to hymnody in the 18th century; the Anglican Chant and the Lutheran Chorale.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 584 - Workshop in Music

    Credits: 1-3

    Selected topics in music. May be repeated as topic varies.

    Note: 12 hrs max

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 588 - Business of Music

    Credits: 3

    Seminar on the business of music.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 589 - Arts Management

    Credits: 3

    Management techniques for organizations with a musical component such as: orchestra, opera, ballet, artist series.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 590 - Seminar in Music Entrepreneurship

    Credits: 3

    Analyses of music businesses through the use of case studies. Restricted to Music majors.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 582, MKTG 350

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    MUSC 591 - Music Leadership Practicum

    Credits: 3

    A practicum to design and execute an entrepreneurial music leadership project in Columbia, South Carolina. Restricted to Music majors.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 590

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    MUSC 592 - 21st Century Musician

    Credits: 3

    Issues confronting the professional performing musician. Topics will include performance-based income models and opportunities, program development, and promotional and supporting materials.

    Note: Enrollment Restrictions: 380, 385

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    MUSC 593 - Arts Marketing

    Credits: 3

    Arts marketing program challenges, arts organizations, building the successful private studio, marketing plans, social media and guerilla marketing, and market research.


    Note: Effective: Spring 2014

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    MUSC 594 - Independent Music Teaching Business

    Credits: 3

    A study of all aspects of the creation and maintenance of a viable independent music teaching business.

    Note: Enrollment Restrictions: 380, 385

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    MUSC 599 - Music Business Internship

    Credits: 1-3

    Supervised work experience as approved by area program director. (May be repeated up to 6 credits.)

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 700 - Independent Study

    Credits: 1-3

    This course is designed for graduate students who wish to pursue a study of various areas of music according to their particular needs.

    Prerequisites: permission of advisor and instructor

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 707 - Music Bibliography and Research

    Credits: 2

    Reference works, discographies, periodicals, thematic catalogs, and other sources. Research methods and materials.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 710 - Vocal Coaching

    Credits: 1-2

    Advanced study of stylistic, interpretive, linguistic, and other performance issues in solo operatic, oratorio, and recital repertoire for singers. Repeatable for credit.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 713 - Advanced Jazz Theory

    Credits: 3

    Harmonic, melodic, rhythmic, and structural concepts related to advanced jazz improvisation and composition. In-depth analysis of selected improvisations of artists and contemporary jazz styles.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 714 - Advanced Jazz Arranging

    Credits: 3

    Advanced orchestration, compositional development, cross-ensemble writing, extended forms, expanded harmonic and rhythmic vocabulary in the various contemporary jazz styles.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 520 or equivalent

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 737 - Advanced Projects in Computer Music

    Credits: 1-4

    Advanced computer-music research or computer-generated tape composition.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 747 - Advanced Music Research

    Credits: 2

    Development of advanced music research skills. Preparation for writing graduate research projects.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 707

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 766 - Topics in Church Music

    Credits: 1-3

    Selected topics such as hymnology, church-choir literature and techniques, and church-music administration. May be repeated for a maximum of 12 hours as topic varies.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 767 - Pedagogy of Group Piano

    Credits: 3

    Methodology and survey of materials for beginning through intermediate piano study in groups.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 769 - Advanced Piano Accompanying

    Credits: 3

    Continuation of MUSC 569. Approaches to specific problems in vocal and instrumental accompanying; supervised accompanying in class.

    Prerequisites: consent of instructor

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 773 - Seminar in Performance Pedagogy I

    Credits: 3

    Problems in piano pedagogy at the advanced level and directed teaching.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 774 - Seminar in Performance Pedagogy II

    Credits: 3

    Problems in piano pedagogy at the advanced level and directed teaching.

    Note: MUSC 774 may be repeated for a total of 9 credit hours.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 775 - Topics in Piano Pedagogy and Literature

    Credits: 3

    For pianists only. Topics such as: Mozart sonatas, Beethoven sonatas, piano music of Debussy. May be repeated for credit as topic varies.

    Note: 12 hrs max

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 776 - Special Topics in Piano Pedagogy

    Credits: 3

    Content varies by suffix and title. May be repeated as topic varies.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 777 - Advanced Vocal Pedagogy

    Credits: 3

    Advanced study of the anatomy and function of the singing voice with application to the diagnosis and correctio of problems in singing.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 577 or consent of instructor

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    MUSC 778 - Advanced Diction

    Credits: 2

    Pronunciation, placement, and rhythm of Italian, French, and German.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 780 - Opera Theater

    Credits: 1

    Study of selected operatic characters from a historical, psychological, and physical perspective.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 781 - Role Preparation

    Credits: 1

    Study of operatic role(s), with attention given to rhythmic accuracy, style, language/diction, translations, and interpretation.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 782 - Opera Production

    Credits: 1

    Supervised preparation and production of an opera.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 783 - College Music Teaching

    Credits: 3

    Trends in higher education, responsibilities of college teachers, strategies for effective teaching, the academic job search, and tenure and promotion processes.

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    MUSC 786 - Advanced Jazz Improvisation

    Credits: 3

    Applications of harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic concepts for the advanced jazz improvisation student. Exploration of different jazz improvisation areas such as “free,” avant-garde, polytonal, and serial.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 787 - Special Topics in Music

    Credits: 1-3

    Content varies by title. May be repeated for credit as topics vary for a total of 12 credits.

    Note: Restricted to: music graduate students, school 385

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    MUSC 790 - Composition Recital

    Credits: 1

    Presentation of the student composer’s work in a suitable professional setting. (Pass-Fail grading)

    Note: Pass-Fail grading

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 793 - Opera Role

    Credits: 1

    Public performance of a major opera role. (Pass-Fail grading)

    Note: Pass-Fail grading

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 794 - Concerto Recital

    Credits: 1

    Public performance of a major concerto with orchestra or appropriate ensemble.

    Note: Pass-Fail grading

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 795 - Chamber Recital

    Credits: 1

    Performances of a public recital of chamber music.

    Note: Pass-Fail grading

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 796 - Solo Recital

    Credits: 1

    Performance of a public recital in the student’s performance area.

    Note: Pass-Fail grading

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 799 - Thesis Preparation

    Credits: 1-3

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 801 - Advanced Performance Pedagogy

    Credits: 2

    Applied music teaching at the college level. Observation in two or more studios. Teaching experience on an individual basis under the direction of applied faculty members. Repeatable for maximum of four credits.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 890 - Composition Recital

    Credits: 1

    Presentation of predissertation doctoral compositions in a professional setting.

    Note: Pass-Fail grading

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 891 - Recital Preparation

    Credits: 1-3

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 892 - Lecture Recital

    Credits: 1-3

    Public presentation of a lecture recital.

    Note: Pass-Fail grading

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 893 - Opera/Oratorio Role

    Credits: 1

    Public performance of a major opera or oratorio role.

    Note: Pass-Fail grading

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 894 - Concerto Recital

    Credits: 1

    Public performance of a major concerto with orchestra or appropriate ensemble.

    Note: Pass-Fail grading

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 895 - Chamber Recital

    Credits: 1

    Performance of a public recital of chamber music.

    Note: Pass-Fail grading

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 896 - Solo Recital

    Credits: 1

    Performance of a public recital in the student’s primary performance area.

    Note: Pass-Fail grading

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 897 - Document Preparation

    Credits: 1-2

    Note: Pass-Fail grading

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 898 - Treatise Preparation

    Credits: 1-6

    Note: Pass-Fail grading

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

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    MUSC 899 - Dissertation Preparation

    Credits: 1-12

    Subdiscipline: Music (Miscellaneous)

Music (Applied Music)

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    MUSC 501 - Secondary Applied Music

    Credits: 1-2

    May be repeated for credit.

    Note: Courses consist of individual instruction including individualized assignments and regular private instruction and review. A-flute/piccolo; B-oboe/English horn; C-clarinet; D-bassoon; E-saxophone; F-French horn; G-trumpet; H-trombone; I-euphonium; J-tuba; K-percussion; L-harpsichord; N-classic guitar; O-organ; P-piano; R-violin; S-viola; T-violoncello; U-double bass; V-voice; W-service playing; Y-conducting; Z-jazz.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Applied Music)

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    MUSC 505 - Violin Scales and Technique

    Credits: 2

    Improving and refining left and right hand texhnique on the violin through the use of scales.

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    MUSC 511 - Applied Music

    Credits: 1-2

    Repeatable for credit.

    Note: Courses consist of individual instruction including individualized assignments and regular private instruction and review. A-flute/piccolo; B-oboe/English horn; C-clarinet; D-bassoon; E-saxophone; F-French horn; G-trumpet; H-trombone; I-euphonium; J-tuba; K-percussion; L-harpsichord; N-classic guitar; O-organ; P-piano; R-violin; S-viola; T-violoncello; U-double bass; V-voice; W-service playing; Y-conducting; Z-jazz.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Applied Music)

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    MUSC 711 - Graduate Applied Music

    Credits: 1-4

    Repeatable for credit.

    Note: Courses consist of individual instruction including individualized assignments and regular private instruction and review. A-flute/piccolo; B-oboe/English horn; C-clarinet; D-bassoon; E-saxophone; F-French horn; G-trumpet; H-trombone; I-euphonium; J-tuba; K-percussion; L-harpsichord; N-classic guitar; O-organ; P-piano; R-violin; S-viola; T-violoncello; U-double bass; V-voice; W-service playing; Y-conducting; Z-jazz.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Applied Music)

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    MUSC 811 - Doctoral Applied Music

    Credits: 1-4

    Repeatable for credit.

    Note: Courses consist of individual instruction including individualized assignments and regular private instruction and review. A-flute/piccolo; B-oboe/English horn; C-clarinet; D-bassoon; E-saxophone; F-French horn; G-trumpet; H-trombone; I-euphonium; J-tuba; K-percussion; L-harpsichord; N-classic guitar; O-organ; P-piano; R-violin; S-viola; T-violoncello; U-double bass; V-voice; W-service playing; Y-conducting; Z-jazz.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Applied Music)

Music

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    MUSC 770 - Suzuki String Pedagogy I

    Credits: 3

    An examination of Shin’ichi Suzuki’s philosphy and approach to Talent Education, parent education, studies, and the literature and techniques in Suzuki Violin books 1 and 2. Congruent with Suzuki Association of the Americas guidelines.

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    MUSC 771 - Suzuki String Pedagogy II

    Credits: 3

    An examination of the teaching points in Suzuki Violin books 3 and 4, including scales, arpeggios, etudes, and other supplementary material. Congruent with Suzuki Association of the Americas guidelines.

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    MUSC 784 - Suzuki Practicum I

    Credits: 1

    Practical application of the teaching points in Suzuki Violin books 1 and 2. Includes observations of lessons and supervised teaching.

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    MUSC 785 - Suzuki Practicum II

    Credits: 1

    Practical application of the teaching points in Suzuki Violin books 3 and 4. Includes observations of lessons and supervised teaching.

Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 515 - Orchestration

    Credits: 3

    Instrumentation and orchestration; possibilities and limitations idiomatic to specific orchestral instruments and ensemble combinations.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 516 - Composition

    Credits: 3

    Private study in music composition; may be repeated.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 417 or equivalent experience

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 518 - Form and Analysis

    Credits: 3

    Examination of fundamental principles of musical forms; analysis of representative tonal works.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 520 - Studio Arranging and Composition

    Credits: 3

    Instruction and practice in arranging and composing in various jazz and commercial music styles and genres. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites: consent of instructor

    Note: 12 hrs max

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 523 - Techniques and Materials of Tonal Music

    Credits: 3

    Study of the techniques and materials of tonal harmony and voice leading with integrated ear-training component.

    Prerequisites: permission of advisor

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 525 - Post-Tonal Music Theory

    Credits: 3

    Studies in post-tonal theoretical techniques and analysis.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 216

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 526 - Analytical Studies

    Credits: 3

    Analytical techniques applied to music of a particular style, period, or genre. May be repeated for a total of 9 credits. Topic for any semester to be announced by suffix and title in the schedule of classes.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 528 - Seminar in Music Theory

    Credits: 3

    Advanced studies in music theory. Individual projects. Three meetings per week.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 529 - Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint

    Credits: 3

    Analysis and writing in contrapuntal forms with emphasis on the style of Bach.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 530 - Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint

    Credits: 3

    Analysis and writing in contrapuntal forms with emphasis on the style of Palestrina.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 571 - Digital Audio Technology

    Credits: 3

    A study of the theory and practice of digital audio technology including analog to digital conversion, digital storage, error correction, transmission, basic digital signal processing, and synchronization.



    Prerequisites: MUSC 365, permission of instructor

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    MUSC 572 - Advanced Audio Topics

    Credits: 3

    A study of the theory and practice of audio topics such as digital signal processing, psychoacoustics, data compression, sound reinforcement systems, wireless transmission, large scale system integration, and emerging technologies.



    Prerequisites: MUSC 571, permission of instructor

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    MUSC 715 - Analysis and Performance

    Credits: 3

    Performance and interpretive considerations through the study of music on a technical basis. Observations of unity/variety and tension/repose, the interaction of music’s materials, and the sources for growth and shape.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 716 - Composition

    Credits: 1-3

    Original composition. May be repeated for credit.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 717 - Advanced Orchestration

    Credits: 3

    Advanced orchestral arranging and score study, principles or score identification, and historical survey of orchestration practices and styles.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 718 - Band Arranging

    Credits: 3

    Characteristics and use of individual instruments; writing for separate choirs, chamber and solo writing; scoring piano, organ, and orchestra music for band.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 719 - Choral Arranging

    Credits: 3

    Practice in arranging and composing in the choral medium with emphasis on choral groups of the junior and senior high schools.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 720 - Pedagogy of Music Theory

    Credits: 3

    Concepts, techniques, and materials for teaching music theory.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 722 - Symphonic Analysis

    Credits: 3

    Analysis of orchestral music from the 17th to the 20th centuries with respect to form, tonal language, and orchestration.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 723 - Baroque Styles

    Credits: 3

    Baroque styles, forms, and performance practices.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 724 - Contemporary Styles I

    Credits: 3

    A study of the techniques of 20th-century composition through writing in individual styles. The first semester (MUSC 724) is concerned with composers such as Bartok, Stravinsky, and Schoenberg.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 725 - Contemporary Styles II

    Credits: 3

    MUSC 725 concentrates on more recent music.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 726 - Topics in Music Theory

    Credits: 3

    Analytical techniques, advanced orchestration, arranging for the marching band, or other selected topics. May be repeated as topic varies.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 727 - Schenkerian Analysis

    Credits: 3

    Study of analytical concepts developed by Heinrich Schenker, and their application to analysis of tonal music.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 728 - Score Reading

    Credits: 1-3

    Practice in reducing full scores at the piano. Repeatable for a maximum of nine credit hours.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 729 - Contrapuntal Techniques

    Credits: 3

    Contrapuntal procedures from the 16th through the 20th centuries.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 730 - Polyphonic Music Before 1600

    Credits: 3

    Notation and theory of pre-tonal polyphonic music.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

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    MUSC 816 - Composition

    Credits: 1-3

    Original composition. May be repeated for credit.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Theory and Composition)

Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 543 - Song Literature

    Credits: 3

    A study of the development of the solo art song, illustrated by major works of the song writers of all major nationalities.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 544 - Topics in Music History

    Credits: 3

    May be repeated for a total of nine credits. Topic for any semester to be announced by suffix and title in the schedule of classes.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 545 - Survey of the Opera

    Credits: 3

    A survey of the literature of Classic, Romantic, and modern opera, with special attention given to the recognition of the best-known works in each school. Recordings. Open to all students as an elective.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 548 - Orchestra Literature

    Credits: 3

    Symphony, concerto, tone poem, and other symphonic works from the Classic, Romantic, and modern repertory. Changing concepts of orchestration.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 549 - Survey of Chamber Music

    Credits: 3

    The literature for small instrumental ensembles from the Baroque era to the present. The string quartet, divertimento, keyboard-accompanied sonata, etc.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 555 - World Music

    Credits: 3

    Rhythms, scales, forms, and instrument types basic to all music. European and American folk song, African and Native American tribal music, Asian music.

    Prerequisites: MUSC 110 or equivalent

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 557 - American Music

    Credits: 3

    Survey of the music composed in the United States from the colonial period to the present. The influences of European, African, Indian, and South American musical styles.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 558 - Piano Literature I

    Credits: 3

    Standard piano literature including major masterpieces from 1700 to 1850. Emphasis on instrumental and stylistic developments, and historical and theoretical background for interpreting the literature of the piano.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 559 - Piano Literature II

    Credits: 3

    Standard piano literature including major masterpieces from 1850 to present . Emphasis on instrumental and stylistic developments, and historical and theoretical background for interpreting the literature of the piano.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 585 - Organ Literature I

    Credits: 3

    Organ literature and registration from antiquity to 1750.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 586 - Organ Literature II

    Credits: 3

    Organ literature and registration 1750 to the present.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 587 - Repertories of Lute, Vihuela, and Guitar

    Credits: 3

    Solo literature for plucked, fretted instruments from the Renaissance into the 20th century. National styles, traits, and technical innovations included.

    Prerequisites: admission to upper division guitar study

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 731 - Contemporary Experimental Music

    Credits: 3

    Survey of iconoclastic and visionary contemporary composers whose music and ideas fall mostly outside mainstream classical and popular genres.

    Note: Enrollment Restrictions: graduate music students

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    MUSC 740 - Music Literature

    Credits: 1-3

    Study of the literature of a specific performance area. Repeatable for credit.

    Note: 6 hrs max

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 743 - Seminar in Music History

    Credits: 3

    For graduate students in music and music education. Methods of historical research, and problems of aesthetics and criticism.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 744 - Topics in Music History

    Credits: 3

    Selected topics such as: French music in the 19th century, Richard Wagner, and mensural notation. May be repeated as the topic varies.

    Note: 12 hrs max

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 746 - Choral Literature

    Credits: 3

    Choral literature from the Renaissance to the present. Study of smaller forms in the context of composers’ contributions to the literature.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 748 - Major Choral Works

    Credits: 3

    A survey of major oratorios, cantatas, and masses.

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    MUSC 754 - Ancient, Oriental, and Western Medieval Music

    Credits: 3

    Practices and theories of music in ancient high civilizations. Oriental, Greek, Roman, Jewish, and early Christian music, up to ca. AD 1300.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 755 - Renaissance Music

    Credits: 3

    Music from 1400 to 1600, including an introductory study on polyphonic styles of the later Medieval period; evolution of musical styles within the context of Renaissance Western European culture.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 756 - Music of the Baroque

    Credits: 3

    Music from 1600 to 1750 including representative composers from Monteverdi’s generation through Bach and Handel.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 757 - Music of the Classical Period

    Credits: 3

    The works of Gluck, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and their contemporaries; formation of the “Viennese” Classical idiom and its most important forms and genres.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 758 - Romantic Music

    Credits: 3

    The music of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries; the relationship of music to other arts; works from Schubert and Rossini to Mahler, Strauss, and Debussy.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

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    MUSC 759 - Music Since 1900

    Credits: 3

    Music from the early twentieth century to the present; major trends in contemporary music.

    Subdiscipline: Music (History and Literature)

Music (Conducting)

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    MUSC 733 - Advanced Conducting

    Credits: 3

    Study of conducting problems in selected choral or instrumental works. A-choral; B-instrumental.

    Prerequisites: One year of study in conducting or approval of instructor

    Subdiscipline: Music (Conducting)

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    MUSC 736 - Conductors Institute

    Credits: 1-3

    Practicum in conducting and literature. Limited to participants in the Conductors Institute.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Conducting)

Music (Musical Organizations)

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    MUSC 734 - Ensemble

    Credits: 0-1

    Experience in a musical ensemble such as orchestra, graduate chorus, or jazz. Repeatable for credit. Suffixes: B-Wind Ensemble, C-Graduate Vocal Ensemble, D-Percussion, E-Left Bank Jazz, L-Guitar, S-Symphony Orchestra, T-Concert Choir, V-Chamber Orchestra.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Musical Organizations)

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    MUSC 735 - Chamber Music

    Credits: 0-1

    Experience in a small musical ensemble such as a string quartet or woodwind quintet. Repeatable for credit. Suffixes: A-woodwinds; B-brass; C-contemporary music; D-percussion; I-strings; J-jazz combo; P-piano; R-accompanying.

    Subdiscipline: Music (Musical Organizations)