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2014 Spring Term

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RECITAL ATTENDANCE

Music 100

Offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis only. A set number of recitals and concerts must be attended to fulfill the requirement. Open to and required of music majors and minors. Repeatable.


1 Units

PRIVATE INSTRUMENTAL INSTRUCTION (ELECTIVE)

Music 120

This course is intended for non-music majors, music minors, and music majors who are taking elective instrumental lessons that are not part of curricular requirements. Open by consent of instructor and department. Audition may be required.


1 Units

PRIVATE VOCAL INSTRUCTION (ELECTIVE)

Music 121

This course is intended for non-music majors, music minors, and music majors who are taking elective vocal lessons that are not part of curricular requirements. Open by consent of instructor and department. Audition may be required.


1 Units

PRIVATE PIANO INSTRUCTION (ELECTIVE)

Music 122

This course is intended for non-music majors, music minors, and music majors who are taking elective piano lessons that are not part of curricular requirements. Open by consent of instructor and department. Audition may be required.


1 Units

PRIVATE INSTRUMENTAL INSTRUCTION (NON-PRIMARY)

Music 126

This course is intended for minors and for music majors fulfilling applied music requirements for secondary study. Repeatable. Prereq: Open by audition and consent of instructor.


1 Units

PRIVATE VOCAL INSTRUCTION (NON-PRIMARY)

Music 127

This course is intended for minors and for music majors fulfilling applied music requirements for secondary study. Repeatable. Prereq: Open by audition and consent of instructor.


1 Units

PRIVATE PIANO INSTRUCTION (NON-PRIMARY)

Music 128

This course is intended for minors and for music majors fulfilling applied music requirements for secondary study. Repeatable. Prereq: Open by audition and consent of instructor.


1 Units

PRIVATE ORGAN INSTRUCTION (NON-PRIMARY)

Music 129

This course is intended for minors and for music majors fulfilling applied music requirements for secondary study. Repeatable. Prereq: Open by audition and consent of instructor.


2 Units

INTRODUCTION TO CLASSICAL MUSIC

Music 140

A course in music appreciation emphasizing the organizational elements in music and the pertinence of these elements to perceptive listening. Lectures, concerts, assigned reading and directed listening. Not open to music majors and minors.


2 Units

SURVEY OF AMERICAN JAZZ

Music 143

A listening approach to jazz with emphases both upon styles and the contribution made by selected jazz musicians of America. Other influences upon jazz will also be surveyed.


2 Units

INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC THEORY

Music 150

A beginning course in music theory for interested students. The course content includes basic concepts of notation, pitch, rhythm, scales, and chords. Beginning listening and music reading skills are taught. Credits not applicable to music major or minor.


2 Units

THEORY II

Music 152

An approach to the comprehension of the basic tools of musicianship through the study of part-writing, harmonic progression, chord functions, seventh chords and secondary dominants.


2 Units

AURAL SKILLS II

Music 154

The second of a series of four terms of basic musical training in ear training, sightsinging and rhythm intended to be the foundation courses for all music majors and minors.


1-4 Units

PRIVATE INSTRUMENTAL INSTRUCTION-PRIMARY PERFORM AREA (LEVEL 1)

Music 160

Study at this level includes the review and application of fundamental techniques in the selected area, and the performance of solo repertoire appropriate to the first year of college study. Repeatable. Open to music majors who have passed the entrance audition in their primary area.


1 Units

UNIVERSITY BANDS

Music 161

Open to all students in the university. Symphonic Wind Ensemble meets in the evenings during the fall term and in the afternoons during the spring term. Concert Band meets only during the spring term, in the afternoons. For Marching Band information, please see MUSC 169. For Pep Band, please see MUSC 269. Repeatable. Prereq: Audition required for membership in Symphonic Wind Ensemble


1 Units

UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA

Music 162

Open to all university students. Materials selected from standard orchestral literature. Repeatable. Prereq: Audition and consent of instructor.


1 Units

JAZZ BANDS

Music 164

Open to all university students. The Jazz Bands rehearse and perform various styles of the jazz band repertoire with a focus on skills in improvisation. Repeatable. Prereq: Audition and consent of instructor.


1 Units

FOLK GUITAR

Music 166

An introduction to guitar through class lesson. Emphasis will be placed on the chordal approach to guitar playing in order to harmonize (accompany) popular folk melodies.


1-4 Units

PRIVATE VOCAL INSTRUCTION-PRIMARY PERFORM AREA (LEVEL 1)

Music 170

Study at this level includes the review and application of fundamental techniques and the performance of solo repertoire appropriate to the first year of college study. Repeatable. Open to music majors who have passed the entrance audition in their primary area.


1 Units

CONCERT CHOIRS

Music 171

Membership open to all college men and women who have had previous choral experience. Activities consist of concerts, spring tour and special programs. The choir performs standard choral literature. Repeatable. Prereq: Admission by audition


1 Units

CLASS VOICE I

Music 177

Application of the basic fundamentals of vocal tone production and technique. Open to all university students, with priority given to music majors or minors fulfilling degree requirements.


1-4 Units

PRIVATE PIANO INSTRUCTION-PRIMARY PERFORM AREA (LEVEL 1)

Music 180

Study at this level includes the review and application of fundamental techniques and the performance of solo repertoire appropriate to the first year of college study. Repeatable. Open to music majors who have passed the entrance audition in their primary area.


1 Units

CLASS PIANO II

Music 187

Continuation of MUSC 186 or the equivalent. Two one-hour meetings and four hours practice per week.


1 Units

FUNCTIONAL CLASS PIANO

Music 189

Continuation of MUSC 188 or the equivalent. Applied piano or organ lessons may be taken simultaneously. Instrumental music education majors are encouraged to enroll in this course during their last term of piano study. Two one-hour meetings plus four hours of practice per week.


2 Units

MUSIC AS A WORLD PHENOMENON

Music 195

An introduction to music in cultural context, approached through study, listening, and performance, and to critical listening, writing and research. Study of selected non-Western musics through live performance, readings and directed listening.


3 Units

MUSIC HISTORY II

Music 246

A continuation of MUSC 245. A survey of the history of Western music, from 1750 to 1900. The course emphasizes music listening and style analysis of Classical and Romantic period music.


2 Units

THEORY IV

Music 252

A study of the tonal, melodic, and formal organization of art music since 1900. Students will examine works characterizing a diversity of compositional styles and explore appropriate methods of analysis.


2 Units

AURAL SKILLS IV

Music 254

An approach to the comprehension of the basic tools of musicianship through the study of pitch and pattern work in melody, harmony and rhythm at a more advanced level than Aural Skills III.


1-4 Units

PRIVATE INSTRUMENTAL INSTRUCTION-PRIMARY PERFORM AREA (LEVEL 2)

Music 260

Study at this level is a continuation of 100 Level with increased emphasis on musicianship, expansion of technical facility, and the coverage and performance of standard repertoire. Repeatable. Prereq: Completion of two terms of 100 Level with a grade of "C" or better in each term ("B" or better for students pursuing the Performance Emphasis). Equivalent study and/or demonstrated accomplishment may be presented as an alternative.


1 Units

INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE

Music 269

Instrumental ensembles that are regularly offered in the spring term include Pep Band, Flute Choir, Brass Ensemble and related groups (Horn/Trombone/Tuba-Euphonium Choirs), and Percussion Ensemble. Smaller chamber ensembles can be formed as student interest warrants. Membership is open to all university students. Repeatable. Some groups require an audition.


1-4 Units

PRIVATE VOCAL INSTRUCTION-PRIMARY PERFORM AREA (LEVEL 2)

Music 270

A continuation of 100 Level with increased emphasis on musicianship, expansion of technical facility, and the study and performance of standard repertoire. Repeatable.


1 Units

OPERA PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUES

Music 271

A study of basic techniques for the singer/actor through performance of scenes from operatic masterworks of various historical periods. Repeatable. Prereq: Audition or consent of instructor


1 Units

PRACTICUM IN MUSIC THEATRE

Music 272

Participation as a singer or orchestra member in a university production. Repeatable. Prereq: Audition or consent of instructor


3 Units

DICTION FOR SINGERS I

Music 275

Music 275 is a course to introduce singers to basic pronunciations of English, Italian, German, French, Latin, and Spanish as it applies to singing. Students will learn the International Phonetic Alphabet to work with said languages for a lifetime of singing and teaching.


1 Units

VOCAL ENSEMBLE

Music 279

The study and performance of selected vocal chamber music. Ensembles include Women's Chorale and Class Act (jazz/show choir) and Gospel Choir. Repeatable. Open to all students by audition.


1-4 Units

PRIVATE PIANO INSTRUCTION-PRIMARY PERFORM AREA (LEVEL 2)

Music 280

A continuation of 100 Level with increased emphasis on musicianship, expansion of technical facility, and the study and performance of standard repertoire. Repeatable.


1 Units

AUDIO PRACTICUM

Music 293

Students will develop their skills in audio technology and application through practical experience working in sound reinforcement and studio recording environments.


1 Units

PRIVATE INSTRUMENTAL INSTRUCTION (NON-PRIMARY) LEVEL 2

Music 326

A continuation of 100 level with increased emphasis on technical facility and preparation of solo literature. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 units in major.


1 Units

PRIVATE VOCAL INSTRUCTION (NON-PRIMARY) LEVEL 2

Music 327

A continuation of 100 Level with increased emphasis on technical facility and preparation of solo literature. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major.


1 Units

PRIVATE PIANO INSTRUCTION (NON-PRIMARY) LEVEL 2

Music 328

A continuation of 100 Level with increased emphasis on technical facility and preparation of solo literature. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major.


2 Units

PIANO PEDAGOGY

Music 339

A critical and intensive examination of teaching materials and skills essential for teaching the piano. Prereq: Four terms of applied piano


2 Units

HISTORY OF AMERICAN JAZZ

Music 344

This course is designed for music majors and minors who have a background in music theory and jazz. It is a historical survey of jazz, with musical analysis and research on specific jazz styles.


3 Units

WOMEN IN MUSIC

Music 345

A survey of women musicians in Western European art music and twentieth-century popular musical styles. Historical, cultural, and philosophical issues surrounding the contributions of female performers, composers, conductors, patrons, teachers, musicologists, and other musical professions will be explored, as well as the portrayal of women in opera, musical theater, and music videos.


3 Units

SOUND AND IMAGE: AN EXPLORATION OF SOUND FOR/WITH VISUAL MEDIA

Music 346

This course will explore the ways in which sound and music have been utilized in conjuction with images in diverse media inlcuding films, video games, video art, cartoons, music videos, television and live performance.


2 Units

CHORAL CONDUCTING

Music 357

Advanced choral conducting techniques with emphasis placed on rehearsal problems and solutions as well as choral organization management.


2 Units

INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING

Music 358

Advanced conducting techniques with emphasis on both the gestural aspects of conducting and score study.


1-4 Units

PRIVATE INSTRUMENTAL INSTRUCTION-PRIMARY PERFORM AREA (LEVEL 3)

Music 360

A continuation of 200 Level with increased emphasis on technical facility and preparation of solo literature. Repeatable.


1-4 Units

PRIVATE VOCAL INSTRUCTION-PRIMARY PERFORM AREA (LEVEL 3)

Music 370

A continuation of 200 Level with increased emphasis on technical facility and preparation of solo literature. Performance majors will give a twenty-minute recital. Repeatable.


1-4 Units

PRIVATE PIANO INSTRUCTION-PRIMARY PERFORM AREA (LEVEL 3)

Music 380

A continuation of 200 Level with increased emphasis on technical facility and preparation of solo literature. Repeatable.


1 Units

CHAMBER MUSIC

Music 383

Rehearsal and performance of music for diverse small ensembles. Repeatable. Credit for MUSC 383 will not be given for work undertaken as part of any applied lesson course work or for Senior Recital MUSC 488 or MUSC 489. Prereq: Consent of instructor


2 Units

ACCOMPANYING AND COLLABORATIVE PIANO PRACTICUM

Music 385

The goal of this repeatable course is to explore the role, preparation, rehearsal and performance of piano in an array of collaborative contexts, and to gain practical experience in accompanying and musical collaboration.


2 Units

LITERATURE AND PEDAGOGY OF THE MAJOR PERFORMING AREA

Music 443

Designed to acquaint the student with the literature and pedagogy of his/her major performance medium through performance, recordings, analysis, and examinaiton of pedagogical materials and techniques. Criteria for evaluating the aesthetic worth of specific compositions are given special emphasis. Repeatable. Prereq: Two years of study in principal performance area.


3 Units

MUSIC OF THE ROMANTIC PERIOD

Music 448

Musical trends from c. 1800-1910; the development of Western European musical style during the 19th century. Analysis of representative works.


3 Units

SURVEY OF WORLD MUSICS

Music 450

Provides a basic introduction to ethmusicological methods and problems, and surveys several non-Western musical cultures. Students will analyze representative works and conduct independent research on a pertinent topic.


2 Units

CHORAL AND KEYBOARD ARRANGING

Music 451

Provides experiences in studying and preparing vocal arrangements for all levels, with and without accompaniment, as well as working knowledge of string, wind, and percussion instruments; experiences in creating keyboard arrangements and accompaniments and knowledge of U.S. Copyright law regarding arranging of copyrighted music.


2 Units

COUNTERPOINT

Music 454

A study of contrapuntal technique, centering on the 18th century style. The fugue, passacaglia, and other forms are analyzed. Students will complete projects in two and three voices.


2 Units

FORM AND ANALYSIS

Music 455

A study of the basic structural components employed in traditional long forms. Analysis, centered on the Classical period, will also include works of other eras.


2 Units

MUSIC COMPOSITION

Music 457

Creative writing in various idioms, utilizing both harmonic and contrapuntal techniques. Repeatable with consent of instructor. Prereq: MUSC 252 or consent of instructor


1-4 Units

PRIVATE INSTRUMENTAL INSTRUCTION-PRIMARY PERFORM AREA (LEVEL 4)

Music 460

A continuation of 300 Level, the primary objective being the preparation and presentation of a senior recital. Repeatable.


1 Units

ADVANCED JAZZ IMPROVISATION

Music 461

Continued study and practice of jazz improvisation. Study of more advanced concepts in jazz music theory. Listening to and transcribing historic jazz solos. Performance of 12 bar blues, minor blues, "rhythm changes", and jazz standards. May be repeated once; maximum of two credits may be applied towards degree.


2 Units

ADVANCED MUSIC COMPOSITION

Music 462

Advanced study in music composition. Students will compose substantial original works for soloist, chamber ensemble, electronic media, or some combination of the above.


1-4 Units

PRIVATE VOCAL INSTRUCTION-PRIMARY PERFORM AREA (LEVEL 4)

Music 470

A continuation of 300 Level, the primary objective being the preparation and presentation of a senior recital. Repeatable.


1-4 Units

PRIVATE PIANO INSTRUCTION-PRIMARY PERFORM AREA (LEVEL 4)

Music 480

A continuation of 300 Level, the primary objective being the preparation and presentation of a senior recital. Repeatable.


1 Units

VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL ACCOMPANYING

Music 482

A study of principles of vocal and instrumental accompanying. Practical accompaniment projects carried out under supervision. Repeatable four times for major/degree. Prereq: Consent of instructor


1 Units

SENIOR RECITAL

Music 488

Prerequisite: Two terms of private instruction in the Primary Performing Area at 300 Level. The student should enroll for this course in the term in which he/she intends to present the senior recital. The main objective is the preparation of at least 20 minutes of music and its performance on a public recital. One credit of Level 400 instruction in the Primary Performing Area may be elected concurrently.


1 Units

SENIOR RECITAL (PERFORMANCE)

Music 489

Prerequisite: Two terms of private instruction in the Primary Performing Area at 300 Level. The student should enroll for this course in the term in which he/she intends to present the senior recital. The main objective is the preparation of at least 45 minutes of music and its performance on a public recital. Two or three credits of Level 400 instruction in the Primary Performing Area should be elected concurrently.


1-4 Units

INDEPENDENT STUDY

Music 498

Study of selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable. Prereq: Consent of interested staff member and the department chairperson. (Open to juniors and seniors majoring or minoring in music)


1 Units

PRIVATE INSTRUMENTAL INSTRUCTION IN THE PRIMARY PERFORMING AREA

Music 60

This course is intended for students accepted as probationary music majors. Students allowed to enroll have demonstrated potential in their performing medium, but need to review the basics of playing their instrument and/or need work in some performance skills to catch up to the level of a first term music major. This course counts toward the term credit load and will be computed into the grade point average. It will not be included in the credit count toward graduation. This course is not repeatable. At the conclusion of one term of "0" lessons, the student must reaudition to be accepted as a major in the department. A grade of "C" or lower and/or nonacceptance as a music major will be cause for the removal of the student from the program. NOTE: Does not count toward degree. Prereq: Acceptance as a probationary music major.


1 Units

PRIVATE VOCAL INSTRUCTION IN THE PRIMARY AREA

Music 70

This course is intended for students acceptedas probationary music majors. Students allowed to enroll have demonstrated potential in their performing medium, but need to review the basics of playing their instrument and/or need work in some performance skills to catch up to the level of first term music major. This course counts toward the term credit load and will be computed into the grade point average. It will not be included in the credit count toward graduation. This course is not repeatable. At the conclusion of one term of "0" lessons, the student must reaudition to be accepted as a major in the department. A grade of "C" or lower and/or nonacceptance as a music major will be cause for the removal of the student from the program. NOTE: Does not count toward degree. Prereq: Acceptance as a probationary music major.


1 Units

PRIVATE KEYBOARD INSTRUCTION IN THE PRIMARY PERFORMING AREA

Music 80

This course is intended for students accepted as probationary music majors. Students allowed to enroll have demonstrated potential in their performing medium, but need to review the basics of playing their instrument and/or need work in some performance skills to catch up to the level of a first term music major.This course counts toward the term credit load and will be computed into the grade point average. It will not be included in the credit count toward graduation. This course is not repeatable. At the conclusion of one term of "0" lessons, the student must reaudition to be accepted as a major in the department. A grade of "C" or lower and/or nonacceptance as a music major will be cause for the removal of the student from the program. NOTE: Does not count toward degree. Prereq: Acceptance as a probationary music major

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