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Applied Music (Formerly 72.001)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Recital Attendance (Formerly 72.100)

Description

Required attendance at scheduled Thursday Recital Hours and ten concerts/recital each semester from those listed on the Department of Music Performance Calendar. Seven semesters required of all music majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Keyboard 1 (Formerly 72.101)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Keyboard 2 (Formerly 72.102)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1010 Applied Keyboard 1.

Applied Voice 1 (Formerly 72.111)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Voice 2 (Formerly 72.112)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1110 Applied Voice 1.

Applied Woodwinds 1 (Formerly 72.121)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Woodwinds 2 (Formerly 72.122)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1210 Applied Woodwinds 1.

Applied Brass & Percussion 1 (Formerly 72.131)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Brass & Percussion 2 (Formerly 72.132)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1310 Applied Brass & Perc 1.

Applied Strings 1 (Formerly 72.141)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Strings 2 (Formerly 72.142)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1410 Applied Strings 1.

Performance Keyboard 1 (Formerly 72.152)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Performance Voice 1 (Formerly 72.162)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Performance Woodwinds 1 (Formerly 72.172)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Performance Brass & Percussion 1 (Formerly 72.182)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Performance Strings 1 (Formerly 72.192)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Applied Keyboard 3 (Formerly 72.201)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1020 Applied Keyboard 2.

Applied Keyboard 4 (Formerly 72.202)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2010 Applied Keyboard 3.

Applied Voice 3 (Formerly 72.211)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1120 Applied Voice 2.

Applied Voice 4 (Formerly 72.212)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2110 Applied Voice 3.

Applied Brass And Percussion 2 (Formerly 72.213)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Applied Woodwinds 3 (Formerly 72.221)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1220 Applied Woodwinds 2.

Applied Woodwinds 4 (Formerly 72.222)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2210 Applied Woodwinds 3.

Applied Brass & Percussion 3 (Formerly 72.231)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1320 Applied Brass & Perc 2.

Applied Brass & Percussion 4 (Formerly 72.232)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2310 Applied Brass & Perc 3.

Applied Strings 3 (Formerly 72.241)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1420 Applied Strings 2, Bass Players only.

Applied Strings 4 (Formerly 72.242)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2410 Applied Strings 3, Bass Players only.

Performance Keyboard 2 (Formerly 72.251)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1520 Perf Keyboard 1.

Performance Keyboard 3 (Formerly 72.252)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2510 Perf Keyboard 2.

Performance Voice 2 (Formerly 72.261)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1620 Perf Voice 1.

Performance Voice 3 (Formerly 72.262)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2610 Performance Voice 2.

Performance Woodwinds 2 (Formerly 72.271)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1720 Performance Woodwinds 1.

Performance Woodwinds 3 (Formerly 72.272)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2710 Performance Woodwinds 2.

Performance Brass & Percussion 2 (Formerly 72.281)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1820 Performance Brass & Perc 1.

Performance Brass & Percussion 3 (Formerly 72.282)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2810 Perf Brass & Perc 2.

Performance Strings 2 (Formerly 72.291)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.1920 Performance Strings 1.

Performance Strings 3 (Formerly 72.292)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2910 Performance Strings 2.

Applied Keyboard 5 (Formerly 72.301)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2020 Applied Keyboard 4.

Applied Keyboard 6 (Formerly 72.302)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3010 Applied Keyboard 5.

Applied Voice 5 (Formerly 72.311)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2120 Applied Voice 4.

Applied Voice 6 (Formerly 72.312)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3110 Applied Voice 5.

Applied Woodwinds 5 (Formerly 72.321)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2220 Applied Woodwinds 4.

Applied Woodwinds 6 (Formerly 72.322)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3210 Applied Woodwinds 5.

Applied Brass & Percussion 5 (Formerly 72.331)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2320 Applied Brass & Perc 4.

Applied Brass & Percussion 6 (Formerly 72.332)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3310 Applied Brass & Percussion 5.

Applied Strings 5 (Formerly 72.341)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2420 Applied Strings 4.

Applied Strings 6 (Formerly 72.342)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3410 Applied Strings 5.

Performance Keyboard 4 (Formerly 72.351)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2520 Perf Keyboard 3.

Performance Keyboard 5 (Formerly 72.352)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3510 Performance Keyboard 4.

Performance Voice 4 (Formerly 72.361)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 72.262 Performance Voice 3.

Performance Voice 5 (Formerly 72.362)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3610 Performance Voice 4.

Performance Woodwinds 4 (Formerly 72.371)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2720 Performance Woodwinds 3.

Performance Woodwinds 5 (Formerly 72.372)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3710 Performance Woodwinds 4.

Performance Brass & Percussion 4 (Formerly 72.381)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2820 Perf Brass & Perc 3.

Performance Brass And Percussion 5 (Formerly 72.382)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3810 Perf Brass & Perc 4.

Performance Strings 4 (Formerly 72.391)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.2920 Performance Strings 3.

Performance Strings 5 (Formerly 72.392)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3910 Performance Strings 4.

Applied Keyboard 7 (Formerly 72.401)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3020 Applied Keyboard 6.

Applied Keyboard 8 (Formerly 72.402)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.4010 Applied Keyboard 7.

Applied Voice 7 (Formerly 72.411)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3120 Applied Voice 6.

Applied Voice 8 (Formerly 72.412)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.4110 Applied Voice 7.

Applied Woodwinds 7 (Formerly 72.421)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3220 Applied Woodwinds 6.

Applied Woodwinds 8 (Formerly 72.422)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.4210 Applied Woodwinds 7

Applied Brass And Percussion 7 (Formerly 72.431)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3320 Applied Brass & Percussion 6.

Applied Brass And Percussion 8 (Formerly 72.432)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.4310 Applied Brass & Percussion 7.

Applied Strings 7 (Formerly 72.441)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3420 Applied Strings 6.

Applied Strings 8 (Formerly 72.442)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.4410 Applied Strings 7.

Performance Keyboard 6 (Formerly 72.451)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3520 Performance Keyboard 5.

Performance Keyboard 7 (Formerly 72.452)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with keyboard as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP 4510 Performance Keyboard 6, and Co-req: MUAP 4991 Senior Recital.

Performance Voice 6 (Formerly 72.461)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3620 Performance Voice 5.

Performance Voice 7 (Formerly 72.462)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with voice as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP 4610 Performance Voice 6, and Co-req: MUAP 4991 Senior Recital.

Performance Woodwinds 6 (Formerly 72.471)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3720 Performance Woodwinds 5.

Performance Woodwinds 7 (Formerly 72.472)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with woodwind as the principal instrument for performance majors

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP 4710 Performance Woodwinds 6, and Co-req: MUAP 4991 Senior Recital.

Performance Brass And Percussion 6 (Formerly 72.481)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3820 Perf Brass & Perc 5.

Performance Brass And Percussion 7 (Formerly 72.482)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with brass or percussion as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP 4810 Perf Brass & Perc 6, and Co-req: MUAP 4991 Senior Recital.

Performance Strings 6 (Formerly 72.491)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP.3920 Performance Strings 5.

Performance Strings 7 (Formerly 72.492)

Description

Studio instruction in graduated sequence with strings as the principal instrument for performance majors.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUAP 4910 Performance Strings 6, and Co-req: MUAP 4991 Senior Recital.

Senior Recital (Formerly 72.499)

Description

Public performance to be presented, registered concurrently with Applied Music 8 or Performance Applied Music 7.

Prerequisites

Co-req: MUAP.4520 Performance Keyboard 7, or MUAP.4620 Performance Voice 7, MUAP.4720 Performance Woodwinds 7, or MUAP.4820 Performance Brass & Percussion 7, or MUAP.4920 Performance Strings 7.

Computers In Music Business (Formerly 77.201)

Description

An introduction into the use of Macintosh, DOS, and other computer systems and software applications used within the Music Industry. Topics will include programs, input devices, disk drives, I/O ports, peripherals, communication networks, operating systems, the internet, MIDI, sound cards, interactive multi-media, and the use of such applications as: word processors, spreadsheets, data bases, desk top publishing.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUBU.3010 Music Business 1.

Music Business 1 (Formerly 77.301)

Description

A systematic look at career options in the Music Industry. Topics discussed include: songwriting, music publishing, national and international copyright law, music licensing, artist management, and concert promotion.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.1080 Musicianship & Analysis I.

Music Business 2 (Formerly 77.302)

Description

A systematic look at career options in the Music Industry. Topics include: music merchandising, arts administration, record promotion, marketing, and distribution, radio and television broadcasting, advertising and jingle production, and film scoring.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUBU.3010 Music Business 1.

Music Publication and Copyright (Formerly 77.303)

Description

A thorough study of the legal environment within the Music Industry. Topics discussed include:music publishing, national and international copyright law, live performance, managers & agents, music organizations, recording agreements, music publishing, film and television music production, music merchandising, and other contractual obligations.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUBU.3020 Music Bus 2.

Music Promotion and Merchandising (Formerly 77.304)

Description

A thorough study of the principles and application of marketing, promotion, and distribution of products within the Music Industry. Case studies of various music products and companies will be studied and analyzed.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUBU.3020 Music Bus 2.

Music Business Seminar (Formerly 77.401)

Description

Prepares students to undertake their Internship by providing an in-depth study of how to prepare successfully to enter a career path.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUBU.3020 Music Bus 2.

Music Business Entrepreneur (Formerly 77.404)

Description

An in-depth study of how to start a successful business within the Music Industry. Case studies of successful entrepreneurs and their companies will be researched and analyzed. Students will develop a written Business Plan for their own Music Business enterprise.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUBU.3020 Music Bus 2.

Music Of The Romantic (Formerly 77.465)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Directed Studies In Music Business (Formerly 77.495)

Description

Permission of coordinator required.

Music Business Internship (Formerly 77.499)

Description

Music Business Internship

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUBU.4010 Music Business Seminar.

Audio Production Fundamentals

Description

An introduction to sequencing, looping, editing, and mixing concepts in digital audio workstations. Students learn basic digital gain staging, scoring and sound design, realization of MIDI mock ups, audio theory, file maintenance and workflow strategies through hands-on laboratory exercises with keyboard controllers, software synthesizers, and sample libraries.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Applied Composition I

Description

Part of the Music Core, Applied Lessons consist of private instrumental, vocal, and composition lessons plus additional instruction in a group setting. All music majors are required to take Applied Lessons for either six semesters (SRT,BUS) or eight semesters (MS, PERF). Applied Composition students take four semesters of an applied secondary instrument and four semesters focused on building the composition portfolio.

Applied Composition 2

Description

Part of the Music Core, Applied Lessons consist of private instrumental, vocal, and composition lessons plus additional instruction in a group setting. All music majors are required to take Applied Lessons for either six semesters (SRT, BUS) or eight semesters (MS, PERF). Applied Composition students take four semesters of an applied secondary instrument and four semesters focused on building the composition portfolio.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUCM.1030 Applied Composition I.

Keyboarding for Arrangers I

Description

Group instruction in basic re-harmonization techniques and their practical application for realizing original compositions. The course explores block chords, arranging concepts, modal textures, and counterpoint. Students develop keyboarding techniques for arranging purposes.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.1090 Musicianship & Analysis 2.

Keyboarding for Arrangers II

Description

A deeper exploration of re-harmonization techniques and voicing concepts along with their applications in medium and large ensemble writing. Students apply block-chord techniques, transcription, and simple improvisation to realize new arrangements and compositions along with developing functional two-handed keyboard technique in a variety of contemporary styles.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUCM.2010 Keyboarding for Arrangers I.

Applied Composition 3

Description

Part of the Music Core, Applied Lessons consist of private instrumental, vocal, and composition lessons plus additional instruction in a group setting. All music majors are required to take Applied Lessons for either six semesters (SRT, BUS) or eight semesters (MS, PERF). Applied Composition students take four semesters of an applied secondary instrument and four semesters focused on building the composition portfolio. Permission of Instructor.

Advanced Music Editing and Production

Description

Editing concepts are developed and refined during the post-production phase. Students learn tempo-mapping techniques, advanced synchronization with dialog and effects, mixing and final delivery concepts so that soundtrack elements appropriately support the visual medium. Students explore the role of temporary scores to guide creative and editing decisions. Students transcribe and prepare scores for a variety of ensembles and learn the principles of transposition, ornamentation, layout and note accuracy. Final project includes an original notated score for visual media. Permission of Instructor.

Digital Synthesis and Remixing

Description

This course introduces the concept of the "sound collage" for creative purposed. Students gather commonly accessible sounds with portable recorders and explore synthesis techniques using digital audio workstations. The course explores the expressive role of sound in commercial applications, mash ups, and music composition. Includes a historical overview and discussion of eletroacoustic music.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUCM.1010 Audio Production Fundamentals, or Permission of Instructor.

Special Topics in Composition

Description

This course explores interdisciplinary collaboration with the Art, Theater, and Digital Media areas. Contemporary issues and practices in music composition are explored through approved practicum experiences, directed study, guest lectures, group collaborative projects, and independent research.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUCM.2030 Applied Composition 3.

Composition Seminar

Description

Group instruction in writing for solo performers and small ensembles. Students write individual pieces and receive weekly feedback from peers and faculty members. The composer-artist relationship is explored in depth along with a live recital performance of student compositions.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.2090 Musicianship & Analysis 4, and Music Majors only.

Eurhythmics and Improvisation

Description

Instruction in Dalcroze Eurhythmics concepts. Topics include rhythmic movement, body motion, multimodal ear-training approaches, improvisation and performance aesthetics. Students learn complex rhythmic concepts through simple dance motions, group interaction, and multi-sensory listening. Course includes approaches for solo and group improvisation for composers and performers.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.2090 Musicianship and Analysis 4.

Music and Sound for Games

Description

Integration of original music, sound effects, and dialog assets into standard game engine software. The course explores audio implementation, scripting and basic coding concepts using middleware platforms. Permission of instructor.

Observation Lab I (Formerly 73.100)

Description

All students who are registered for 73.151 Introduction to Music Education are required to sign up for Observation lab 1 and complete 15 hours of school observations outlined by course Instructor.

Prerequisites

Co-Req: MUED.1510 Intro to Music Ed.

Introduction To Brass Pedagogy 1 (Formerly 73.141/501)

Description

Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on brass instruments and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instruction and demonstration purposes.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUED.1510 Intro to Music Ed.

Introduction to Brass Pedagogy 2 (Formerly 73.142)

Description

A continuation of 73.141. Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on brass instruments and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instruction and demonstration purposes.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: MUED 1510 Intro to Music Ed and MUED 1410 Intro to Brass Pedagogy I.

Introduction to Guitar Pedagogy (Formerly 73.143/503)

Description

Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on the guitar and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instruction and demonstration purposes.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUED.1510 Intro to Music Ed.

Introduction to Woodwind Pedagogy I (Formerly 73.144/504)

Description

Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on woodwind instruments and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instruction and demonstration purposes.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUED.1510 Intro to Music Ed.

Introduction to Woodwind Pedagogy 2 (Formerly 73.145/505)

Description

A continuation of 73.144. Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on woodwind instruments and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instruction and demonstration purposes.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: MUED 1510 Intro to Music Ed and MUED 1440 Intro to Woodwinds I.

Introduction To Music Education (Formerly 73.151)

Description

Designed to provide the student with an overview of the principles and practices of music education in today's public schools. Students will observe regular classrooms and music instruction at all levels of N-12 education. This course is a prerequisite for all professional education courses in music education and includes the component of required pre-practicum fieldwork.

Prerequisites

Co-Req: MUED.1000 Observation Lab 1.

Introduction to Percusion Pedagogy (Formerly 73.162/5060)

Description

Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on percussion instruments and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instruction and demonstration purposes.

Observation Lab 2 (Formerly 73.200)

Description

All students who are registered for 73.410 Globas Music for the Classroom are required to sign up for Observation Lab 2 and complete 20 hours of school observations outlined by course instructor.

Prerequisites

Co-Req: MUED 4100 Global Music for Classroom.

Special Topics: Sound Thinking (Formerly 73.212)

Description

Special Topics: Sound Thinking is an interdisciplinary elective for sophomore-level undergraduates that explores issues of sound production, musical form, or music in multimedia, depending on faculty and student interest. It is co-taught by Music and Computer Science faculty.

Introduction to Strings Pedagogy 1 (Formerly 73.241/507)

Description

Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on string instruments and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instruction and demonstration purposes.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUED.1510 Intro to Music Ed.

Introduction to String Pedagogy 2 (Formerly 73.242/508)

Description

Intensive class instruction toward the development of basic performance proficiency on string instruments and the development of pedagogical skills and techniques for beginning instructionand demonstration purposes.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: MUED 1510 Intro to Music Ed and MUED 2410 Intro to Strings Ped I.

Introduction to Voice Pedagogy 1 (Formerly 73.244/516)

Description

Intended to cultivate the fundamental principles of singing. The psychology of singing and the psychology of the singing voice are considered as they apply to tone production and resonance.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUED.1510 Intro to Music Ed.

Introduction to Voice Pedagogy 2 (Formerly 73.245/517)

Description

A continuation of Voice Pedagogy 1. Intended to cultivate the fundamental principles of singing. The psychology of singing and the psychology of the singing voice are considered as they apply to tone production and resonance.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUED.2440 Intro To Voice Ped 1.

Introduction to Practical Accompanying (Formerly 73.247)

Description

This course develops students practical skills in leading and accompanying solo, small and large group performances. Students will accompany their own singing and the singing and performing of others using the piano, guitar, hand percussion, and an original computer arrangement. Original arrangement analysis and production projects will be integrated throughout the semester including realizing lead sheets from sheet music and recordings, performing basic comping, rhythmic, and strumming patterns, and arranging, sequencing and producing accompaniments via computer software. This course culminates in a school or community service-learning performance leading and accompanying youth in singing.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.1090 Musicianship & Analysis 2.

Progressive Performance and Production Pedagogy (Formerly 73.249)

Description

This course introduces student to pedagogical approaches supporting music performance and production in progressive music experiences in school and community music settings. Students will develop basic performance technique on common progressive performance instruments such as electric guitar and bass, drum set, and keyboard. Students will also develop basic proficiency in live sound reinforcement, including setting up a PA, vocal microphone techniques, and live mixing and balancing. Students will work in small peer groups designing and facilitating small group performance experiences, including songwriting, analysis, arranging and covering music for acoustic and electronic instruments. Students will have experiences facilitating individual and small group instruction with their peers.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.1090 Musicianship & Analysis 2.

Observation Lab 3 (Formerly 73.300)

Description

Pre-Practicum Field and Service learning teaching experiences tied to General Music Methods 1. Students observe and teach in partnership schools under the mentorship of Lowell music teachers and course instructor.

Prerequisites

Co-Req: MUED 4200 General Music Methods I.

Technology in Music Education (Formerly 73.301)

Description

Introduction to the role of computers and tecjnology in music education programs. Course includes the development of computer literacy., including knowledge of word processing, database and spreadsheet applications as essential to educators, and explores MIDI, the Internet, music software, recording, multimedia and other technologies as educational tools.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUED.1510 Intro to Music Education, and MUHI.2620 Survey of Music History 2, and MUTH.2090 Musicianship and Analysis 4.

Choral Repertoire and Rehearsal Techniques (Formerly 73.394)

Description

Examination of appropriate choral repertoire for the secondary school level and effective choral rehearsal techniques. Covers auditioning, warmups, choral tone, diction, score preparation, and development of fundamental musicianship skills necessary for a successful choral ensemble. Serves as a choral laboratory setting for the practice of score preparation and rehearsal techniques.

Prerequisites

Pre-reqs: MUPF 2330,MUED 4920,MUED 4100,MUED 1420,MUED 1430,MUED 1450,MUED 1620,MUED 2440; Co-Req: MUED 4300.

Observation Lab 4 (Formerly 73.400)

Description

All students who are registered to 73.430 General Music Methods 2 are required to sign up for Observation Lab 4 and complete 20 hours of school observations outlined by course Instructor.

Prerequisites

Co-Req: Gen Music Methods 2.

Global Music for Classroom (Formerly 73.410/500)

Description

Focus on the music education profession's response to multiculturalism in education as evidenced through the National Music Standards and an examination of resources and methodologies for teaching and understanding the music of diverse cultures, styles, and genres. As one of the core professional music education courses, the course includes the component of pre-practicum fieldwork. There will be an additional research project for Graduate Students enrolled in 73.500.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUED.3010 Technology In Music Ed; Co-Req: MUED.2000 Observation Lab 2

General Music Methods 1 (Formerly 73.420/544)

Description

A course designed to present the basic fundamentals of general music pedagogy, including lesson planning and the writing of instructional objectives. The course discusses basic principles of curriculum and instruction, assessment, learning styles, and developmental psychology. These are related to state curriculum frameworks and National Music Standards 1-5. As one of the core professional music education courses, the course includes the component of pre-practicum fieldwork in selected settings.

Prerequisites

Pre-req:MUED 3010 Technology in Music Ed, MUED 4100 Global Music for Classroom, MUED 2000 Observation Lab 2, and Co-req: MUED 3000 Observation Lab 3.

General Music Methods 2 (Formerly 73.430/545)

Description

Investigation of some of the most popular methods of teaching general music, including Orff, Kodaly, Dalcroze, and comprehensive musicianship. Discussion of contemporary issues including music in special education, multicultural music education, and National Music Standards 6-9. As one of the core professional music education courses, the course includes the component of fieldwork in selected settings.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUED 4200 General Music Methods 1; Co-Req: MUED 4000 Observation lab 4

Instrumental Repertoire and Rehearsal Techniques (Formerly 73.492/542)

Description

Examination of appropriate instrumental repertoire for the secondary level and effective instrumental rehearsal techniques. Includes study of rehearsal planning, score preparation, and the development of fundamental musicianship skills necessary for a successful instrumental ensemble.

Instrumental Ensemble Lab (Formerly 73.493)

Description

Designed to supplement the experiences of the instrumental methods courses. Students gain experience performing on secondary instruments, planning lessons for beginning and intermediate level instrumental ensembles, sand conducting in these settings.

Prerequisites

Co-req: MUED.4200 Global Music for the Classroom, and MUED.4920 Instrumental Repertoire and Rehearsal Techniques.

Choral Ensemble Lab (Formerly 73.494)

Description

Designed to supplement the experiences of the choral and vocal methods courses. Students gain experience by planning lessons for elementary and secondary school level vocal ensembles and conducting in these settings.

Directed Study: Music Education (Formerly 73.496)

Description

Individual work under the supervision of a member of the music education faculty on a specific topic approved by the instructor and the music education faculty. Permission of Coordinator of Music Education required.

Ensemble 1 (Formerly 76.010)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Ensemble 2 (Formerly 76.020)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

University Orchestra (Formerly 76.101)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Works from the orchestral repertoire are studied and publicly performed with additional opportunities for solo accompaniment.

Wind Ensemble (Formerly 76.103)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Compositions are selected from a wide repertoire of wind ensemble literature for study and performance. Opportunity for solo performance with wind ensemble accompaniment.

Concert Band (Formerly 76.105)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Selected band repertoire studied and performed.

Marching Band (Formerly 76.106)

Description

Open to all students of the University, without regard for major field of study. The marching band performs at University events and at selected band festivals throughout New England. Custom musical arrangements and visual designs are featured. No audition required.

Studio Orchestra (Formerly 76.108)

Description

Open to all students by audition. A wide spectrum of jazz orchestration and solo performance is studied and performed.

Ensemble Performance 1 (Formerly 76.147)

Description

This ensemble provides students with an introduction to the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for satisfactory ensemble performance, namely: adequate technical facility for successful ensemble participation; functional knowledge of musical grammar and syntax in reference to its application in ensemble performance; proper application of aural and rhythmic skills in an ensemble setting; music sensitivity in relation to ensemble performance; and a knowledge of the protocols of ensemble preparation and performance. Emphasis on utilization of major scales and chords through application in both classical and jazz styles.

Ensemble Performance 2 (Formerly 76.148)

Description

Ensemble Performance 2 is an introduction to the fundamentals of the jazz idiom, jazz teory, and jazz improvization. Topics include correct interpretation of jazz rhythm and articulation, basic jazz theory, and the development of improvised melodies. Students will play in small ensembles, or "combos", in this course. Students are expected to have at least an intermediate level of skill on their instruments at the time they begin this course.

Ensemble Performance 3 (Formerly 76.149)

Description

Introduction to multiple styles of American popular music: more advanced harmony and rhythm; improvisiong on common chord progressions; semi-independent combos.

Ensemble Performance 4 (Formerly 76.150)

Description

Performing advanced jaz and pop compositions; advanced improvisation; semi-independent combos.

Brass Ensemble (Formerly 76.151)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Provides a wide range of performance experience through varied brass literature.

Percussion Ensemble (Formerly 76.153)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Exploration of the growing body of literature for percussion ensemble. Public performance.

Classical Guitar Ensemble (Formerly 76.154)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Electric Guitar Ensemble (Formerly 76.156)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Provides study and performance of literature for guitar, lute, etc. Required of all guitar majors each semester.

Piano Ensemble (Formerly 76.158)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Provides performance experiences through varied piano ensemble literature for one and two pianos.

Mixed Chamber Ensemble (Formerly 76.159)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Offers a wide range of performance experience through a selection of literature for varying combinations of instruments.

String Ensembles (Formerly 76.160)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Provides experience in the performance of string orchestra literature.

Small Jazz Ensemble (Formerly 76.161)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Provides experience in the performance of jazz literature for groups ranging from four to eight members.

Jazz Laboratory Ensemble (Formerly 76.162)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Provides students with a clear understanding of the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to satisfactory ensemble performance and practical experience in the application of such skills, knowledge and attitudes.

World Music Ensemble (Formerly 76.164)

Description

An immersion into the music of non-western cultures, this course will provide instrumental and vocal instruction, as well as and introduction to the theory and cultural contexts that shape the practice of traditional music. The ensemble will meet weekly, with the coal of a public performance at the close of the semester.

Jazz/Rock Big Band (Formerly 76.165)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Fusion big band covering a wide variety of contemporary jazz rock literature. Solo improvisational opportunities. Numerous performances.

Contemporary Electronic Ensemble (Formerly 76.170)

Description

Explores the electronic production and manipulation of music in a live ensemble setting. Students will incorporate synthesis, signal processing, sampling, etc. into a musical framework. Beside performing from the constantly expanding repertoire of electronic music, students will be encouraged to create original compositions and arrangements for the ensemble. A public performance will be given at the end of each semester.

Diverse Practices Ensemble

Description

This ensemble will feature variable topics focusing on musical practices that fall outside of typical Western-music traditions. Possibilities include contemporary concert music, improvisation, early music, electronic dance music, performances for music therapy, and many more. The ensemble is open to all students based on audition.

Secondary Instrument Ensemble

Description

This ensemble will offer students the opportunity to explore and develop their abilities on a secondary instrument. Topics for section include percussion for non-percussionists, piano for non-pianists, and guitar for non-guitarists. Open to all students based on permission of instructor.

Chamber Singers (Formerly 76.201)

Description

A small, select choir open to all singers by audition. Performs music ranging from the present day to the Middle Ages.

University Choir (Formerly 76.202)

Description

Open to all students by audition. Includes the study and performance of a wide variety of choral compositions.

Opera Workshop (Formerly 76.210/510)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Choral Union (Formerly 76.251)

Description

A large chorus open to the campus and the community without audition. Performs larger works in the choral repertoire including oratorios, masses, motets and opera.

Songwriting Ensemble

Description

This course is designed to facilitate a greater range of creative expression for aspiring songwriters by analyzing the musical and lyric components of a song composition, posing songwriting problems to be solved, and developing an identifiable musical style.

Prerequisites

Co-req: MUTH.3001 Songwriting.

Jazz Improvisation I (Formerly 76.361)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Jazz Improvisation (Formerly 76.366)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

European Art Music (Formerly 74.101)

Description

An aural introduction to the various types of European concert music from the 18th through the 20th century. This course emphasizes aural acquaintance with literature and genre and consists of in-class listening and discussion designed to enhance the aural experience. Required of all first year music majors as a prerequisite to Music History 1 and 2.

Introduction To Non European Musics (Formerly 74.102)

Description

An introduction to selected world musics from a contextual perspective which explores music as an integral part of both society and culture and its function in labor, ritual and celebration. Aspects of instrumental classification, spontaneity and improvisation, as well as elements of music as both organized sound and silence in all cultures will be considered. This includes timbre, melody, rhythm, harmony, form, and texture. Required of all first year music majors as a prerequisite to Music History 1 and 2.

Musical Practices I (Formerly 74.104)

Description

Musical Practices I includes the basic study of musical elements, vocabularies, and concepts in Western musical traditions, supplemented with global perspectives. Students will develop critical inquiry skills to study how music is experienced throughout Western culture, broadening the student's understanding of different musical structures, diverse arenas of production, while exploring professional, creative outlets for this knowledge. At the same time common conventions of musical style will be examined which tie the Western tradition together regardless of when or where the music originated.

Musical Practices 2 (Formerly 74.105)

Description

Musical Practices 2 builds upon the basic study of musical elements, vocabularies, and concepts established in Musical Practices 1, extending the exploration of these principles in more depth, with a primary focus on non-western musical traditions and cultural practices.

Music of Western Civilization (Formerly 74.161)

Description

A survey of music from earliest times to the present. Significant forms, styles, composers, and aesthetic concepts are examined. Open to non-music majors only.

Music History 1 (Formerly 74.261)

Description

Studies sacred and secular musical forms from pre-Christianity to 1750.

Music History 2 (Formerly 74.262)

Description

Analyzes musical forms and styles from 1750 to present.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUHI 1010 European Art Music, and MUHI 1020 Intro to Non Euro Musics, or MUHI 1040 Musical Practices 1 and MUHI 1050 Musical Practices 2 and MUHI 2610 Music History I.

American Music (Formerly 74.301)

Description

An historical, cultural and contextual survey of diverse styles of concert and vernacular music in the United States from the colonial era to the present. Open to music and non-music majors.

American Musical Theatre (Formerly 74.311)

Description

An intensive study of the position of the American musical theater, this course examines contributions to musical thought, and traces the development of the musical style from its origins to the present through musical study and analysis, historical research, and critical interpretation.

Jazz (Formerly 74.355)

Description

An intense study of the history of jazz from its origins to the present, covering a wide selection of styles and schools of jazz in various ensemble configurations.

The Symphony (Formerly 74.366)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

History of Rock Music (Formerly 74.386)

Description

Traces the roots of American popular music from its origins and influences from the earliest European song forms to American folk songs, Gospel, Country, Rhythm and Blues, Jazz, and other popular forms up through current trends as related to the development of the music industry and other socio-musical influences of the commercial song from the 1500s to the present.

Introduction to Ethnomusicology

Description

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic principles of ethnomusicology beginning with a survey of the historical development of ethnomusicological thought form the late 19th century to the present Fieldwork methodology will be examined in depth, and a final project incorporating interviews, field observation, and musical transcription will allow student to put theory into practice. Permission of Instructor.

Contemporary Techniques (Formerly 74.403)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Film Music (Formerly 74.456)

Description

A study of music in sound cinema from the 1920s to the present. The course focuses on the expressive, formal, and semiotic function that film music serves, either as sound experienced by the characters, as another layer of commentary to be heard only by the viewer, and/or some mixture of the two. Composers to be studied include Max Steiner, Bernard Hermann, Jerry Goldsmith, John Williams, Danny Elfman, and others, as well as film scores that rely upon a range of musical styles, including classical, popular, and non-Western. The singularly most important goal of the course will be to study how music functions in a given film, regardless of its musical style. In the process, ancillary ideas will emerge including discovering how music establishes psychological moods, guides emotions, and reveals aspects of the narrative structure of the film. By the end of the course, the student will have gained a greater understanding of both music and film and it is likely that students will never watch or listen another movie in quite the same way.

Music Of Classic Era (Formerly 74.464)

Description

A study of the solo, chamber, symphonic and operatic literature from 1720-1827.

Directed Study: Music History (Formerly 74.495)

Description

Individual work under the supervision of a member of the music history faculty. May be repeated with permission of the chairperson.

Introduction To Keyboard 1 (Formerly 75.131)

Description

The emphasis is placed on such keyboard skills as the playing of several scale forms, basic chord progressions, harmonization of melodies, accompaniment patterns, basic solo literature, development of keyboard reading necessary to a working knowledge of the keyboard and basic improvisational concepts.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Introduction To Keyboard 2 (Formerly 75.132)

Description

A study of more advanced chord progressions, ensemble keyboard playing, patriotic songs, more advanced accompaniment patterns and advanced solo literature and a continuation of the use of improvisational techniques.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUPF.1310 Intro To Keyboard 1.

Language and Diction

Description

This course teaches the basics of diction and the International Phonetic Alphabet, as utilized by professional singers. These principles are specifically applied to English, French, Italian and German.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.1090 Musicianship & Analysis 2.

Conducting 1 (Formerly 75.233)

Description

Training in basic baton technique and related study for instrumental and choral conducting.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH 1040 Aural Skills 2, or MUTH 1090 Musicianship & Analysis 2.

Conducting 2 (Formerly 75.234)

Description

Continuation of 75.233 exploring more advanced choral and instrumental conducting techniques.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUPF.2330 Conducting 1.

Piano Accompanying 1 (Formerly 75.255)

Description

This course is designed for both piano and non-piano majors. A discussion of concepts of form with special emphasis on working together with and being sensitive to other musicians will be emphasized. Accompaniments will consist of music for instrumental and vocal soloists and ensembles and will include simple harmonizations and improvisations based on melodies from folk, classical, jazz, and popular music. Techniques of adjustment and cooperation in performance will also be discussed.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Piano Accompanying 2 (Formerly 75.256)

Description

A continuation of Piano Accompanying 1 utilizing more advanced music literature from the genres as well as a refining of the philosophies of sensitivity and working with other musicians.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUPF.2550 Piano Accomp 1.

Jazz Improvisation I (Formerly 75.351)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Jazz Improvisation 1 (Formerly 75.361)

Description

A study of basic jazz structures, motives, chord progressions, scales, melodic analysis, use of some approach techniques, tensions and their application to improvisation. Includes in class performance by small instrumental and/or vocal groups.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH 1080 Musicianship & Analysis I, MUTH 1090 Musicianship & Analysis 2, and MUTH 2080 Musicianship & Analysis 3.

Jazz Improvisation 2 (Formerly 75.362)

Description

A continuation of 75.361. Will emphasize the study and performance of more advanced levels of improvisation.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.1080 Musicianship & Analysis I, and MUTH.1090 Musicianship & Analysis 2, and MUTH.2080 Musicianship & Analysis 3, and MUPF.3610 Jazz Improvisation I.

Practical Intonation (Formerly 75.374)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Performance Seminar I (Formerly 75.394)

Description

The study and performance of selected works from the repertoire of each of the five primary areas of performance; keyboard, voice, woodwinds, strings, and brass/percussion. Emphasis will be placed on student and faculty performance, leading to detailed consideration of the relationship between the demands of the composer and the problems of the performer and the manner in which these concerns influence the musical and artistic judgments necessary to achieve a quality performance.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Instrumental Pedagogy (Formerly 75.453/553)

Description

This course is directed toward the development and refinement of instrumental repertoire and pedagogy. The course will examine the application of musical content and learning sequences to the teaching of instrumental music to students at all levels. It will include the study of teaching methods and materials for use in private and group instruction. Observation of studio and class teaching and supervised teaching experience will also be included. This course is directed toward meeting the NASM undergraduate pedagogy component.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Vocal Pedagogy (Formerly 75.463/563)

Description

Course will introduce students to the basics of teaching singing. It will include an overview of the anatomy of the respiratory and vocal mechanism and their application to singing; the categorization of voice types with suggestions for repertoire for young solo singers; an overview of vocal exercises for various technical goals and the diagnosis of common vocal problems and how to treat them. The class will also cover the child and adolescent voice and include in-class supervised teaching.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Practical Intonation (Formerly 75.474)

Description

The study of orchestral and band instruments relative to intonation. The development of conceptual awareness relative to the various characteristics of pitch, which are inherent in the design of the various instruments. Identification of problematic intonation and procedures to alleviate problems through performance.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Performance Seminar I (Formerly 75.475)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Performance Seminar 1 (Formerly 75.493)

Description

The study and performance of selected works from the repertoire of each of the five primary areas of performance; keyboard, voice, woodwinds,strings, and brass/percussion. Emphasis will be placed on student and faculty performance, leading to detailed consideration of the relationship between the demands of the mposer and the problems of the performer and the manner in which these concerns influence the musical and artistic judgments necessary to achieve a quality performance.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Performance Seminar 2 (Formerly 75.494)

Description

Designed as a "master class" experience for students in each of the five primary areas of performance, keyboard, voice, woodwinds, strings, and brass/percussion, with a separate section for each area wherever possible. Class sessions will consist of student performance of selected literature followed by critical analysis from faculty and peers. Each section will be supervised by the appropriate area coordinator and will also involve invited guest performers selected from faculty, applied faculty and other noted artists.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUPF 3940 or MUPF 4930 Performance Seminar I.

Directed Study: Research In Performance (Formerly 75.495)

Description

Permission of chairperson required.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music majors only, or Instructor permission.

Music, Technology and Society (Formerly 78.301)

Description

Examines how recording technology has changed music and the relationships of music and society. The course studies and evaluates the application of technology to making music, to music listening, to styles of music, and to music's roles in society, other art forms, and media. The evolving importance of technology in music over the past century is charted through the study of musical examples and through viewing how human values are reflected in this century's timely music. Studies will be based on assigned readings, lectures and discussions, examination of current and historically significant music recordings, motion pictures and media pieces for this artistry, their use of available technology, and their impact on human values and society.

Survey: Music Technology (Formerly 78.305)

Description

The use of technology in music listening, performance, analysis, composition, recording and music study will be presented. The dimensions and applications of technology will be discussed as related to aesthetics, the musician's experiences, musical style, and the musical experience. Basic introduction to the technologies of audio recording. Course includes required reading, listening, session participation. Music Majors Only.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUBU.3010 Music Business 1.

Introduction To Recording (Formerly 78.310)

Description

The theory and usage of audio-recording/reproduction components are explored at a basic level and supplemented by hands-on experience. The aesthetics of recording media and their influence on society are discussed in relation to the artistic and commercial functions of the media. Individual research on a subject of interest to the student is required.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MATH 1310 Calculus I or MATH 1380 Calculus for Life Sciences.

Video Production (Formerly 78.350)

Description

An introductory course in the fundamentals of video technology and production; encompassing signal transmission, tape formats, transduction, optical characteristics of lenses and cameras, production equipment and procedures, and post-production equipment and techniques; hands-on experience via video and audio for video projects. Permission of Coordinator and Chair.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUSR.3100 Introduction to Recording.

Critical and Analytical Listening (Formerly 78.360)

Description

The recognition and identification of timbral modifications and spatial characteristics. Aural analysis of historically significant and current music recordings for recording techniques, musicalbalance, performance intensity, sound quality and imaging. Development of critical listening skills and sound evaluation techniques.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUSR 3100 Intro to Recording and MUTH 2030 Aural Skills 3 or MUTH 2080 Musicianship & Analysis 3, and Co-req: MUSR 3900 Acoustics & Psychoacoust, and MUSR 4100 Recording Prod.

Acoustics & Psychoacoustics (Formerly 78.390)

Description

The physical attributes of sound and acoustic measurement; displacement, time, velocity, acceleration, force, energy, resonance, wave shapes and spectral energy distribution are examined for most instruments; acoustic properties of the ear and enclosed environments; acoustic measurements and instruments. The interrelationships and differences of physical acoustics and psychoacoustics are stressed.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: MUSR 3100 Intro to Recording, MATH 1320Calculus II, and PHYS 1010 Introductory Physics; Co-Req: MUSR 3600 Critical Listening

Music of The Beatles (Formerly 78.401)

Description

This course will explore how technology shaped, enhanced and defined the music of The Beatles. In doing so their music will also be studied for its musical materials, stylistic content, the sound qualities of recordings, cultural impacts, and extra-musical aspects, as well as the music and cultural ideas that influenced the music of The Beatles. Selected solo recordings and compositions of the artists will also be examined to trace the growth of ideas and materials with their roots in The Beatles' music.

Recording Production (Formerly 78.410)

Description

Intermediate audio production. Planning and executing recording sessions which involve a variety of musical ensembles under diverse recording conditions; live-performance/concert recordings; multi-track recording, overdub, and remix procedures; application of informed musical judgment to the mixing process; and research in recording techniques. Laboratory required.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUSR 3100 Intro To Recording; Co-Reqs: MUSR 3600 Critical Listening, and MUSR 3900 Acoustics & Psychoacoust.

Audio Theory (Formerly 78.411)

Description

Advanced audio theory. An in-depth examination of the principles and operating specifications of the major components of the modern recording studio: mastering and multi-track recorders, mixing consoles, microphones, monitoring systems, and signal processing equipment. Recording projects and technical research. Laboratory required.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUSR.4100 Recording Production.

Sound Synthesis 1 (Formerly 78.420)

Description

Sound synthesis equipment and techniques are studied and supplemented with sound synthesis studio laboratory work. The course will cover practices and principles of analog and digital sound synthesis and their historic origins, related audio equipment and applications, theories of sound samplers and sequencers, and an introduction to MIDI applications in sound synthesis and recording production.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUSR.4100 Recording Production.

Sound Synthesis 2 (Formerly 78.421/521)

Description

Advanced sound synthesis techniques are studied and supplemented with sound synthesis studio laboratory work. The course will cover MIDI implementation in analog and digital sound synthesis, the historic origins of computer music and electro-acoustic music, live electronic music performance, audio equipment and applications of MIDI-based and functional devices and processors, advanced music production and sound synthesis via MIDI. Permission of Coordinator and Chair.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUSR.4200 Sound Synthesis I.

Computer Applications in Music (Formerly 78.430)

Description

Applications of computers to audio production is emphasized in studies of computer generated and controlled sound sources and devices, algorithmic composition, computer music, digital signal processing, advanced MIDI applications and programming, and computer synchronization of audio and video. Laboratory work required. SRT majors and minors. Permission of Coordinator and Chair.

Multitrack Production (Formerly 78.440)

Description

24-track recording. Session planning and preparation, tracking process; microphone techniques and applications; incorporating processing; planning the mix and sound stage; MIDI applications, rough mixdown. Recording project required.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 78.411 Audio Theory

Advanced Multitrack Production (Formerly 78.441)

Description

Advanced production techniques; tape machine calibration; automation and final mixdown; digital multitracking; SMPTE applications; premastering and mastering. Recording project required.

The Recording Industry (Formerly 78.450)

Description

A detailed survey of the many career options of the audio-recording industry: position duties and responsibilities. Guest lecturers from diverse careers in the industry share their experiences, disciplines, and backgrounds. Permission of Coordinator and Chair.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: MUSR.4100 Recording Production.

Audio For Visuals (Formerly 78.460)

Description

This course is designed to introduce students to the theory and practice of video post-production on non-linear digital editing platforms. These systems include Audio Vision, ProTools, and Sonic Solutions. Students are required to complete audio tracks for several video shorts and will learn about such diverse topics as SMMPTE, word clock, digital sync, DSP, blackburst, genlock, S/P-DIF, AES/EBU, digital recording and mixing, ADR, music beds, cues, FX, Foley recording, and random access theory and techniques.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reqs: MUSR 3500 Video Production, & MUSR 4110 Audio Theory.

Recording Studio Repair and Maintenance (Formerly 78.470)

Description

Hands-on experience in repair and maintenance techniques. Common minor repairs and routine maintenance of recording equipment; test equipment and tools; power supplies, op-amps, and low-noise amplifiers; distortion; analog and digital hardware; and interface considerations. Permission of Coordinator and Chair

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUSR.4110 Audio Theory, and EECE.2140 Fundamentals of Sound Recording.

Internship in SRT (Formerly 78.493)

Description

Practical experience in audio-recording under the supervision of a professional firm. At least twenty hours per week for fifteen weeks is spent working at an entry-level position for a firm involved in audio.

Senior Project In Sound Recording Technology (Formerly 78.494)

Description

Advanced projects developed in consultation with faculty advisor. Typical projects include production of a complete record album, investigation of experimental recording techniques, and original research in recording technology. To be completed in place of MUSR.4930 by students not choosing an internship. Permission of Coordinator and Chair

Directed Study in Sound Recording Technology (Formerly 78.495)

Description

Individual work under the supervision of a member of the SRT faculty on a topic or area of production approved by the instructor and the Coordinator of SRT. Permission of Coordinator and Chair

Fundamentals of Musicianship (Formerly 71.100)

Description

A study of the visual and aural symbolics of music and their application to the comprehension of the architectural, organizational, and aural elements of music literature.

Music Theory 1 (Formerly 71.101)

Description

An intensive study of the theoretical language of music. Stresses part writing in S.A.T.B. and basso continuo realization with a free instrumental part which utilizes free voice leading relative to the use of non-harmonic activity and the harmonic principles through first and second inversion triads. Instruments of the string section are covered, and appropriate listening assignments are given. Original composition in the style being studied is required.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Music Theory 2 (Formerly 71.102)

Description

Serves as a continuation of the practices of 71.101 relative to part writing (both vocal and instrumental) including secondary triads, the Neapolitan sixth, modal interchange, dominant sevenths in inversion and root position, modulation, and secondary dominants. Instrumentation covers the woodwind section, and original composition in the style being covered is required.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 71.101 Music Theory 1.

Aural Skills 1 (Formerly 71.103)

Description

Development of basic sight singing, listening, and dictation skills as they relate to music theory and analysis. Activities include singing (using moveable do/tonic do solmization), listening, and dictation (melodic, harmonic and rhythmic) of diatonic music. Music majors only. Coreq. 710.101

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: Music Majors only.

Aural Skills 2 (Formerly 71.104)

Description

Development of basic sight singing, listening and dictation skills as they relate to music theory and analysis. Activities include singing (using moveable do/tonic do solmization), listening, and dictation (melodic, harmonic and rhythmic) of more diatonic music. Music majors only. Prerequisite: 71.101 and 71.103. Coreq. 71.102

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH 1010 Music Theory I, and MUTH 1030 Aural Skills 1.

Freshman Chorus (Formerly 71.105)

Description

A vocal ensemble consisting of all first-year music students, the Choir aims to build a community among those students by having them all share a common experience. Whether they have an extensive musical background or are novice musicians with little or no formal training, the First-Year Choir is intended to help students overcome the natural apprehensions that are associated with the first year of college. Additionally, the Choir will encourage ALL students to be comfortable singing in front of their peers and instructors, thereby making their experience in Aural Skills less daunting.

Freshman Chorus (Formerly 71.106)

Description

A vocal ensemble consisting of all first-year music students, the Choir aims to build a community among those students by having them all share a common experience. Whether they have an extensive musical background or are novice musicians with little or no formal training, the First-Year Choir is intended to help students overcome the natural apprehensions that are associated with the first year of college. Additionally, the Choir will encourage ALL students to be comfortable singing in front of their peers and instructors, thereby making their experience in Aural Skills less daunting.

Musicianship & Analysis 1 (Formerly 71.108)

Description

An intensive, critical and integrated study of musical concepts. Through applied experiences composing, improvising, writing, performing, listening, and analyzing, students will explore and develop competencies in hearing, understanding and applying concepts of musical sound, timbre, and texture; time, shape, and form; pulse; meter; rhythmic subdivision; melodic contour; plainchant; pentatonic melodies; and interlocking melodic systems.

Musicianship & Analysis 2 (Formerly 71.109)

Description

An intensive, critical and integrated study of intermediate macro, meso, and micro concepts of music and musicianship. Through applied experiences composing, improvising, writing, performing, listening and analyzing, students will explore and develop competencies in hearing, understanding and applying concepts of compound meters; rhythmic subdivision (expanded); major and minor scales; counterpoint; triadic harmony; phrases and cadences; and song forms.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH 1080 Musicianship & Analysis I, and Co-req: MUTH 1200 Musicianship & Analysis Keyboard Lab.

Basic Music Theory (Formerly 71.110)

Description

This beginning music theory course provides an introduction to the basics of sound: reading music in bass and treble clefs; diatonic and chromatic notes; note and rest values; rhythm, meter, and time signatures; intervals; modes and scales; key signatures; and triads. Non-majors only.

Basic Music Theory 2 (Formerly 71.111)

Description

Basic Music Theory 2 builds upon the music theory concepts and skills developed in Basic Music Theory (71.110). This class will include an introduction to the structure of tonality; diatonic chords in keys; counterpoint; chord inversion; figured bass; voice-leading in four voices; seventh chords; phrases and cadences; embellishing tones; principles of harmonic progression, and analysis. Non-Music Majors only.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.1100 Basic Music Theory, or Permission of the Instructor.

Musicianship and Analysis Keyboard Lab (Formerly 71.120)

Description

This lab will provide basic keyboard skills required to successfully complete the Musicianship and Analysis sequence including understanding the piano keyboard, notational reading skills in both treble and bass clefs, fingering techniques, left and right hand coordination, and approaches to chord voicings and the execution of melodic improvisation.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH 1080 Musicianship and Analysis I, and Co-req: MUTH 1090 Musicianship and Analysis 2.

Music Theory 3 (Formerly 71.201)

Description

A continuation of practices of Music Theory II relative to part writing both vocal and instrumental including remote modulation and satellite keys, the diminished seventh, augmented sixth, ninth, eleventh, and thirteenth extensions, sequential secondary dominants and secondary sevenths. Instrumentation covers the brass section; original work in the style being covered and in various formal configuration is required.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 71.102 Music Theory 2.

Music Theory 4 (Formerly 71.202)

Description

A study of twentieth century music theory via a compositional approach relative to tertial, quartal, and secundal vertical sonorities, and linear combinations featuring modal and synthetic scale resources as well as serial and preserial atonality.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 71.201 Music Theory 3.

Aural Skills 3 (Formerly 71.203)

Description

Presents an intensive application of requisite skills to chromatic and non-diatonic music, changing and composite meters, displaced accents, cross rhythms, and a vertical approach to reading often necessary in the study of scores. Advanced tonal as well as tonal literature is considered. Harmonic dictation continues to follow the sequence and progress of 71.201.

Prerequisites

Pre-Req: 71.104 Aural Skills 2.

Aural Skills 4 (Formerly 71.204)

Description

A concentration on the techniques employed in solving the notation and musical problems of the music of the 20th century. The consideration include synthetic and nonwestern scales, pitch sets and twelve-tone serialism.

Prerequisites

Pre-Reguisite: 71.203 Aural Skills 3.

Aural Skills 3 - Supplement (Formerly 71.207)

Description

Supplemental course to aural Skills 3, focusing on the development of sight singing, listening and musical dictation skills as they relate to music theory and analysis. Activities include singing (using movable "do"/tonic "do" solmization), listening and dictation (melodic, harmonic and rhythmic) of diatonic and chromatic music. Specifically, students will get extra practice in: a) performing (while conducting), identifying and notating more complex rhythms in simple and compound meter; b) singing, identifying, and notating diatonic and chromatic major-and minor-key m9lodies, in treble bass, alto and tenor clef, including arpeggiations of all diatonic triads and sevenths, and secondary dominants; c) identifying and notating chord progressions in major and minor keys consisting of all diatonic triads and dominant sevenths, non-dominant seventh chords, and secondary dominants.

Prerequisites

Co-Req: 71.203 Aural Skills 3; Pre-Req: 'D' or lower in 71. 203 Aural Skills 3, or a 'D' in 71.104 Aural Skills 2; Sophomore level.

Musicianship & Analysis 3 (Formerly 71.208)

Description

An intensive, critical, and integrated study of intermediate macro, meso, and micro concepts of music and musicianship. Through applied experiences composing, improvising, writing, performing (vocally, on keyboard and on the students primary instrument), listening and analyzing, students will explore and develop competencies in hearing, understanding and applying concepts of pitch modes; syncopation; mixed meters; extended harmony; expanded song forms, and multi-timbrel transcription.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.1090 Musicianship & Analysis 2.

Musicianship & Analysis 4 (Formerly 71.209)

Description

An intensive, critical, and integrated study of advanced macro, meso, and micro concepts of music and musicianship. Through applied experiences composing, improvising, writing, performing (vocally, on keyboard and on the students primary instrument), listening and analyzing, students will explore and develop competencies in hearing, understanding and applying concepts of multi-timbrel transcription; chromaticism; microtonal intonation; polyrythm; extended modulations; altered chords and extensions; polytonality; and atonality.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: 71.208 Musicianship and Analysis 3.

Songwriting

Description

This course is designed to facilitate a greater range of creative expression for aspiring songwriters by analyzing the musical and lyric components of song composition, posing songwriting problems to be solved, and developing an identifiable musical style.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.2090 Musicianship and Analysis 4, and Co-req: MUEN.3450 Songwriting Ensemble.

Instrumental Solfege (Formerly 71.308)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Arranging (Formerly 71.335)

Description

Analysis and practical application of techniques of scoring for vocal and instrumental combinations in varied configurations. Scoring projects for in-class performance, effective arranging of music in a variety of styles, and problem solving for the arranger will be included.

Prerequisites

Pre-req: MUTH.2090 Musicianship and Analysis 4.

Vocal Arranging (Formerly 71.336)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Contemporary Technology (Formerly 71.403)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Electronic Music (Formerly 71.407)

Description

There is currently no description available for this course.

Directed Study in Music Theory (Formerly 71.495)

Description

Individual work under the supervision of a member of the music theory faculty on a wide variety of topics approved by the instructor and the theory faculty. Permission of chairperson required.