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MUSC: Accompanying


6457, 6467. Advanced Vocal Accompanying (2,2)
May be repeated for credit. Extensive study of techniques correlated with practical experience of performing with vocal majors. Accompanying of vocal music major in half recital in one of two semesters.
6557, 6567. Advanced Instrumental Accompanying/Chamber Music (2,2)
May be repeated for credit. Extensive study of techniques correlated with practical experience of performing with instrumental majors. Accompanying of instrumental music major in half recital in one semester.
6993. Graduate Recital (1)
May be repeated for credit. P: Acceptance in MM degree in accompanying; prior approval by appropriate faculty necessary before recital may be scheduled. Public performance of instrumental musical compositions appropriate to MM degree in accompanying.
6994. Graduate Recital (1)
May be repeated for credit. P: Acceptance in MM degree in accompanying; prior approval by appropriate faculty necessary before recital may be scheduled. Public performance of vocal musical compositions appropriate to MM degree in accompanying.

MUSC: Applied Music

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5_ _1, 5_ _ 2. Graduate Applied Music (1,2)
May be repeated for credit. P: Graduate status in music; consent of instructor. Applied music study with appropriate instrument or voice. One thirty-minute lesson weekly (1 s.h.) or one one hour lesson weekly (2 s.h.).
6_ _1, 6_ _2, 6_ _3, 6_ _4. Graduate Applied Music (1,2,3,4)
May be repeated for credit. P: Graduate status in music; consent of instructor. Applied music study with appropriate instrument or voice. One thirty-minute lesson weekly (1 s.h.) or one one-hour lesson weekly (2-4 s.h.).
Instruction is available for the following instruments:
01-Piano
02-Organ
03-Harpsichord
05-Guitar
06-Voice
07-Violin
08-Viola
09-Cello
10-String Bass
11-Flute
13-Oboe
14-Bassoon
15-Clarinet
16-Saxophone (alto or tenor)
17-Trumpet
18-Horn
19-Trombone
20-Euphonium
21-Tuba
22-Percussion
23-Jazz
6105, 6115. Guitar Class (1,1)
May be repeated for credit. May count toward graduate minor applied music requirement. P: Graduate status in music; consent of instructor. Fundamentals of beginning (6105) and intermediate (6115) guitar performance, including use of guitar as an accompanying instrument.
6231, 6232, 6233, 6234. Graduate Jazz (1,2,3,4)
May be repeated for credit. P: Graduate school admission as non-degree or degree student. Technique and repertoire appropriate to jazz performance medium.
6995. Graduate Recital (2)
May be repeated for credit. P: Acceptance into a degree or certificate program that requires a recital for graduation; prior approval by the requisite applied music faculty committee is necessary before the recital may be scheduled. Public performance of musical compositions appropriate to the student’s specific degree or certificate program.

MUSC: Conducting

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5706, 5716. Advanced Applied Conducting (3,3)
May be repeated for credit. Applied instrumental or choral conducting techniques. Score reading and analytical studies to develop knowledgeable interpretation of compositions for performance.
6706. Advanced Conducting (3)
May be repeated for credit. Prepare musical compositions for performance. Develop advanced skills in conducting technique, score reading, and musical analysis.

MUSC: General

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6228. Arts Marketing (3)
Key concepts, background, public relations strategies, and arts-specific marketing solutions for teachers, sacred musicians, and community-sponsored arts program directors to promote music, theatre, and art programs effectively.

MUSC: Jazz

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6095. Jazz Harmony (2)
P: Consent of instructor. Principles of twentieth-century jazz keyboard harmony, form, and structure from ragtime to present.
6096. Advanced Jazz Harmony (2)
P: Consent of instructor. Advanced principles of twentieth-century jazz keyboard harmony, form, and structure.
6097. Jazz Rhythm Concepts (3)
May be repeated for credit. P: Audition or consent of instructor. Performance practices and concepts used in performance and rehearsal settings by the traditional, contemporary, and augmented rhythm section.
6195. Jazz Improvisation (2)
May be repeated for credit. P: Consent of instructor. Techniques.
6196. Advanced Jazz Improvisation (2)
May be repeated for credit. P: Consent of instructor. Advanced techniques.
6295. Jazz Theory (2)
P: Consent of instructor. Jazz music theory and analysis of various styles performed in twentieth century.
6296. Jazz Arranging (2)
May be repeated for credit. P: Consent of instructor. Jazz arranging for various combinations of performance ensembles.
6395. Jazz Recording Technique (2)
P: Consent of instructor. Studio and recording technique for the jazz musician. Emphasis on performance practice for quality studio recording.
6396. Jazz History (2)
P: Consent of instructor. Emphasis on major artists and styles of twentieth century.

MUSC: Music Education

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5937. Teaching Music in the Elementary School (3)
May not count toward general education fine arts requirement. Materials, techniques, and all phases of elementary school music program.
5947. Choral Problems and Techniques (2)
Seminar in problems pertaining to rehearsal and performance of choral music.
5957. Instrumental Problems and Techniques (3)
Seminar in problems pertaining to elementary, middle school, and secondary school instrumental music programs.
5977. General Music in the Secondary Schools (3)
May not count toward general education fine arts requirement. Contemporary concepts in teaching at middle, junior, and senior high school levels. Examination of literature and materials.
6048. Music for Children with Exceptionalities (2)
Materials, procedures, methods, and activities applicable to teaching music for children with exceptionalities.
6217. Foundations of Instruction for Instrumental Music (2)
Criteria for selection and use of music and materials in elementary school. Role of beginning instrumental music in schools and its relationship to entire school program.
6237. Foundations of Instruction for Vocal and General Music Education (2)
Planning and evaluation of instruction for general music classroom. Elements of music and their related components. Voice classification, vocal technique, and role of choral program in elementary school.
6287. Laboratory Choral Experience in Music Education (2)
Application of conducting skills and refinement of music teaching and rehearsal skills. Teaching approaches and choral rehearsal techniques for middle- and high-school singers.
6323. Materials and Methods in Music Education (2)
Relevant issues in music education. Develop individual philosophy of music and musical instruction and specific techniques for teaching instrumental music in primary and secondary schools.
6333. Materials and Methods for Choral and Vocal Music Education (2)
Organization, administration, motivation, discipline, and innovative methodology for choral and vocal teaching in primary and secondary schools.
6405. Laboratory Instrumental Experience in Music Education (2)
Application of conducting skills and refinement of music teaching and rehearsal skills. Teaching approaches and instrumental rehearsal techniques for middle- and high-school students.
6836. Foundations, Leadership, and Communication in Music Education (3)
Adaptations and implications for current practices to historical, philosophical, psychological, sociological, and theoretical foundations of music education and how these factors influence music teaching, leadership, communication, and learning.
6837. History and Philosophy of Music Education (3)
Detailed survey from antiquity to present which lead to advancement of personal philosophy of music education.
6838. Research for Practitioners in Music Education (4)
Recent developments in music education. Emphasis on research strategies for conducting field-based research.
6839. Methods, Materials, and Pedagogy in Music Education (3)
Instructional techniques, methods, materials, pedagogy, and diversity in music education through critical analysis and review of contemporary methods.
6897. Seminar: Music in Higher Education (2)
Historical development of music offerings at college level. Comparison of curriculum patterns in major divisions of collegiate music offerings. Relationship of music curricula to general education and professional subject areas.
6927. Seminar: Problems in Music Education (2)
Research into specific problems in some phase of music education.
6937. Seminar: Problems in Music Education (2)
Research into new problem in music education or continuation of problem first begun in MUSC 6927 that merits additional time and research.
6977. Curriculum Issues and Trends in Music Education (3)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. Contemporary philosophies and objectives of music education in public education. Scope and sequence of K-12 music curriculum. Trends and developments of evaluative criteria.
6990. Final Project in Music Education (3)
Written research project with oral presentation.

MUSC: Music History and Literature

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5406. Music of the Baroque Era (2)
P: MUSC 2416 or consent of instructor. 1600-1750. All types of music from Monteverdi and Schutz to Bach and Handel in relation to philosophical background of times and the arts.
5416. Music of Rococo and Classic Periods (2)
P: MUSC 2416 or consent of instructor. 1720-1800. Development of homophony, style gallant, developments in symphony, sonata, concerto, and opera in relation to social, economic, and political conditions of times. Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven.
5426. Music of the Romantic Era (2) (WI)
P: MUSC 2416 or consent of instructor. 1800-1900. All types of music against backdrop of literary revolt and development of humanitarian philosophy. From Schubert to end of century.
5436. Twentieth-Century Music (2) (WI) (S02)
P: MUSC 2416 or consent of instructor. 1900 to present. All types of music keyed to developments in culture and related arts. Trends and “isms” from Debussy to present.
5456. Introduction to Ethnomusicology (2)
P: MUSC or ANTH major with consent of instructor. Theories, methods, techniques, and fundamental concepts used in study of non-Western and primitive music.
5466. Folk and Indigenous Music of Europe and the Americas (2)
P: Area minors and ANTH majors with consent of instructor; undergraduate MUSC course. Ethnic music of the West surveyed with particular attention to society, culture, and tradition.
5476. African Music (2)
P: Open to area minors and ANTH majors with consent of instructor. Sub Saharan African music surveyed in context of African society and culture.
5506. Early Music in the West: to 1600 (3)
P: MUSC 1406, 2406, 2416; or equivalent. Genres, sources, theoretical literature, and cultural contexts of western art music from Late Antiquity through end of Renaissance. Proseminar format.
5516. Ibero-American Musics of the Twentieth Century (3)
P: MUSC 2166 or consent of instructor. Comprehensive overview from ethnomusicological perspective. Vernacular musics of Spanish- and Portugese-speaking cultures and their influence on art-music composers of twentieth century.
5616. Historical Development of Solo Vocal Literature (3) (WI)
P: Senior/graduate standing; undergraduate survey of music history. History with concentration on literature of major composers.
5667, 5677. Organ History, Literature, and Design (2,2) Same as MUSC 5667, 5677 (Sacred Music)
P: MUSC 2416 or consent of instructor. Recommended to be taken in sequence. Historical survey of organ literature from earliest manuscripts through music of J. S. Bach in first term. From J. S. Bach to present in second term. Basic principles of organ construction and style. Emphasis on relationship between organ and its repertoire throughout centuries.
5737. Piano Literature and Advanced Pedagogy (3)
Recommended that MUSC 5737, 5747 be taken in sequence. Literature for piano in relation to contemporary pedagogical use. Intermediate through advanced-level literature from Renaissance through Beethoven and Schubert.
5747. Piano Literature and Advanced Pedagogy (3)
Recommended that MUSC 5737, 5747 be taken in sequence. Literature for piano in relation to contemporary pedagogical use. Intermediate through advanced-level literature from Chopin and Schumann to present.
5757. Lute and Guitar Literature (3)
Comprehensive survey of solo literature for lute and guitar from Renaissance to twentieth century.
5887, 5897. Survey of Performance Practice (2,2)
P: MUSC 2416 or consent of instructor. Original and secondary sources on performance practices from Renaissance to present. Development of instruments and comparison of notated music with actual performance practices.
5906, 5916. Choral Literature (2,2)
Historical and stylistic survey and critical evaluation of choral literature for use with school, community, and sacred choirs.
5926. Wind Instrument Literature (3)
Chamber music, band, wind, and percussion literature for all phases of instrumental instruction.
6216. Introduction to Graduate Study in Music History (3)
May not count toward degree. Emphasis on chronological development of musical styles and resources from Gregorian Chant to present.
6226. Orchestral Literature (3)
Major orchestral compositions. Score analysis and performance practice research. Development of skills for interpretative decisions by conductor.
6436. Symphonic Music (2)
Growth and development of orchestra from Baroque to present. Emphasis on development of symphony, symphonic poem, and other forms of orchestra composition.
6466. Special Problems in Music History (3)
May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. Proseminar with topics and projects selected according to needs and interests of class.
6496. History of Lyric Theatre (3)
History of lyric theatre from late sixteenth century to present. Emphasis on examples from outstanding operas of various periods in music history.
6596. Historical Development of Vocal Literature (3)
Music history with concentration on vocal literature of major composers.
6757. Seminar: Keyboard Literature (3)
History and development of keyboard music. Emphasis on styles and forms in eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries.
6898. Selected Topics in Performance Practice (2)
P: MUSC 5887 or 5897 or consent of chair. Advanced study of performance practice issues in music from the Middle Ages to the present.

MUSC: Music Research

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6254, 6255, 6256. Music Therapy Research (1,2,3)
P: Consent of instructor. May be repeated for credit. Basic research methodology in music therapy studied through completion of research projects. Emphasis on applying principles and methods of evaluative research by critical examination of appropriate research studies.
6507, 6508, 6509. Topics and Issues in Music (1,2,3)
May be taken for 1, 2, or 3 credit hours. May be repeated for credit. Class meetings may or may not be required. Hours and specific course requirements must be arranged prior to enrollment. P: Consent of appropriate instructor and director of graduate studies in music. Research into relevant problems and issues. For each course, student must develop a proposal(s) for independent investigation with support and advice of appropriate professor.
6600. Music in Contemporary Society (3)
Sociological, philosophical, and educational assumptions that underlie changing functions of music in contemporary society.
6887. Introduction to Research in Music (3)
Preparation for scholarship in music through development of research and writing skills.
7000. Thesis (3)
May be repeated. May count maximum of 6 s.h.
7001. Thesis: Summer Research (1)
May be repeated. No credit may count toward degree. Students conducting thesis research may only register for this course during the summer.

MUSC: Music Technology

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6300. Selected Topics in Music Technology (2)
May be repeated for credit. Topics in acoustics, electronic instruments, computer synthesis, computer composition, digital sampling, and editing. Practical experience with audio media and computer music programs.
6346. Music Notation, Layout, and Printing with Software (2)
P: Graduate status in School of Music or consent of professor. Computer technology and software for music notation, layout, and printing.
6400. Seminar in Multimedia Software Development (2)
May be repeated for credit. Existing multimedia software and its development.
6403. Music Multimedia for the Internet (3)
May be repeated for credit. Offered only via the Internet. Create and implement multimedia project for publication on Internet using Hypertext Markup Language, sound, Musical Instrument Digital Interface, Java Script, and graphics.

MUSC: Music Therapy

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5257, 5267. Psychological Foundations of Music (3,3)
Nature and extent of scientific investigations into acoustics of music, human responses to music, learning theory, and basic research in music.
5287. Psychological Foundations of Music Practicum (1)
Lab provides opportunity to develop and carry out research in clinical setting.
5297. Music Therapy Practicum III (1)
Supervised practicum for music therapy majors. Applies music therapy procedures and techniques with individual clients.
5997. Clinical Internship (1)
Supervised internship. P: Music therapy major; completion of academic requirements for degree. Placement in approved music therapy clinical training program with registered music therapist as director.
6257. Seminar in Music Therapy I (3)
May be repeated for credit. P: Undergraduate music therapy degree; internship; or consent of instructor. Models of music therapy practice in traditional and innovative treatment settings. Current models examined with reference to theory and philosophy, research, assessment procedures, intervention strategies, and approaches to evaluation and documentation.
6267. Seminar in Music Therapy II (3)
May be repeated for credit. P: Undergraduate music therapy degree; internship; or consent of instructor. Issues affecting the education and clinical training, supervision, certification, and career opportunities of music therapists. Regulatory, fiscal, legal, ethical, administrative, curricular, and accreditation issues will be addressed.
6357. Advanced Clinical Practicum I (1)
May be repeated for credit. P: Undergraduate music therapy degree; internship; or consent of instructor. Supervised practicum which provides the opportunity to plan and implement advanced music therapy procedures in a clinical setting.
6367. Advanced Clinical Practicum II (2)
May be repeated for credit. P: Undergraduate music therapy degree; internship; or consent of instructor. Supervised practicum which provides the opportunity to apply advanced music therapy procedures and to develop and evaluate an innovative music therapy program in a clinical setting.
6998. Music Therapy Internship (1)
May be repeated for credit. Clinical intern experience in professional setting under supervision of qualified music therapist.

MUSC: Pedagogy

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5647. Orchestral and String Pedagogy (3)
P: MUSC 3697 or consent of instructor. Methodology and materials for studio teaching. Orchestral organization, rehearsal, and repertoire, and their practical application. Minor repair.
5657. Organ Pedagogy (2)
P: Completion of 4 semesters of applied organ. Technical, artistic, and philosophical aspects of teaching organ at all levels of development. Survey of organ methods, appropriate graded repertoire in wide range of styles, and practice teaching.
5707. Seminar: Topics and Problems of Piano Pedagogy (2)
C: MUSC 5727. Emphasis on teaching intermediate-level pre-college student, including psychology of adolescent student, piano technique, keyboard skills, and working with transfer students.
5717. Advanced Piano Performance Problems (2)
C: MUSC 5727. Preschool music, adult beginner, teaching in group settings, and non-major and secondary college piano.
5727. Piano Pedagogy: Observation and Student Teaching (2)
4 hours per week. May be repeated for credit. C: MUSC 5707 fall semester; MUSC 5717 spring semester. Supervised teaching and observation in piano pedagogy program and/or through internship in independent piano teaching studio.
5967. Choral Practicum (2) Same as MUSC 5967 (Sacred Music)
P: MUSC 5706, 5716; or consent of instructor. Student derives solutions to specific problems encountered in preparing chorus for performance.
6356. Pedagogy of Theory (2)
Methods of presenting the materials of current freshman and sophomore theory classes. Emphasis on texts used in various colleges. Students will work with selected students in the presentation of materials.
6617. Vocal Pedagogy (3)
History of vocal pedagogy from seventeenth through twentieth century. Current research and findings about anatomy, physiology, and function of singing voice.
6618. Studio Vocal Techniques (2)
May be repeated for credit. P: MUSC 6617 or consent of instructor. Physical, acoustical, and psychological factors involved in teaching of singing.
6619. Studio Vocal Internship (1)
May be repeated for credit. P: Admission to vocal pedagogy degree program or consent of instructor; C: MUSC 6617. Internship in studio vocal teaching.
6620. Teaching Specific Voice Types (3)
P: MUSC 6617, 6618, 6619. Vocal anomalies and their ramifications for applied voice teacher when teaching specific voice types, i.e., tenor or soprano.
6621. Vocal Pedagogy I (3)
Physiology of the singing voice, physiological phonation, and concepts of vocal pedagogy.
6627. Italian Lyric Diction (2)
Pronunciation and enunciation of Italian based on principles of Middle (Tuscan) Italian for the lyric and theatrical stage. Transliteration using International Phonetic Alphabet.
6637. French Lyric Diction (2)
Pronunciation and enunciation of French based on principles of the Academie Francaise for lyric and theatrical stage. Transliteration using International Phonetic Alphabet.
6639. German Lyric Diction (2)
Pronunciation and enunciation of German based on principles of hochdeutsch for lyric and theatrical stage. Transliteration using International Phonetic Alphabet.
6645, 6647. Suzuki Pedagogy I, II (3,3)
P for 6647: MUSC 6645, 6646; C for 6645: MUSC 6646; C for 6647: MUSC 6648. Philosophy and principles of Suzuki approach to teaching and playing violin. Material presented in volumes 1 and 2 (for 6645) and 3 and 4 (for 6647) of Suzuki Violin School.
6646, 6648. Suzuki Observation I, II (1,1)
2-semester sequence. P for 6648: MUSC 6645, 6646; C for 6646: MUSC 6645; C for 6648: MUSC 6647. Field observation of Suzuki approach to teaching and playing violin.
6649, 6650. Suzuki Observation III, IV (1,1)
2-semester sequence. P for 6649: MUSC 6646, 6648; C for 6649: MUSC 6655; P for 6650: MUSC 6649; C for 6650: MUSC 6656. Field observation of the Suzuki approach to teaching and playing the violin.
6655. Suzuki Pedagogy III (3)
P: MUSC 6646, 6648. Philosophy and principles of Suzuki approach to teaching and playing violin as presented in volumes 5 -7 of the Suzuki Violin School. Supervised teaching of material from the Suzuki repertoire.
6656. Suzuki Pedagogy IV (3)
P: MUSC 6655. Philosophy and principles of Suzuki approach to teaching and playing string instruments from material presented in volumes 8-10 of the Suzuki Violin School. Supervised teaching of material from Suzuki repertoire.
6657, 6667. Directed Study in Instrumental Pedagogy for Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion, or Strings (2,2)
May be repeated for credit. Professional methodology, concepts, and materials for teaching of applied music at all levels in student’s individual area of specialization.
6707. Seminar: Elementary Piano Pedagogy Literature (3)
Repertoire selection, practice, and presentation techniques; curriculum design and methodology; group musicianship skills; and studio teaching approaches.
6717. Seminar: Intermediate Piano Pedagogy Literature (3)
Repertoire selection, practice, and presentation techniques; curriculum design; historical foundations of piano instruction; and development of pianist technique and interpretative performance.
6727. Piano Pedagogy Practicum (2)
May be repeated for credit. Supervised teaching and observation of methods of group and private studio piano lessons.

MUSC: Performance Groups, Large

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6620. Teaching Specific Voice Types (3)
P: MUSC 6617, 6618, 6619. Vocal anomalies and their ramifications of the applied voice teacher when teaching specific voice types, i.e., tenor or soprano.
6625. Concert Choir (1)
Open to all graduate students. May be repeated for credit. Study and performance of musical compositions for choral ensemble.
6635. University Chorale (1)
Open to all graduate students. May be repeated for credit. Study and performance of musical compositions for large mixed voice choral ensemble.
6665. Chamber Singers (1)
Open to all graduate students by audition. May be repeated for credit. Study and performance of repertoire for small mixed voice vocal ensemble.
6705. Marching Band (2)
Open to all graduate students. May be repeated for credit. Prepare and perform selected marching band repertoire.
6715. Concert Band (1)
Open to all graduate students by audition. May be repeated for credit. Prepare and perform selected concert band repertoire.
6735. Wind Ensemble (1)
Open to all graduate students by audition. May be repeated for credit. Prepare and perform wind ensemble repertoire.
6745. Symphony Orchestra (1)
Open to all graduate students by audition. May be repeated for credit. Prepare and perform orchestral repertoire.
6775. Jazz Ensemble (1)
Open to all graduate students by audition. May be repeated for credit. Prepare and perform jazz repertoire.
6785. Symphonic Band (1)
Open to all graduate students by audition. May be repeated for credit. Prepare and perform selected symphonic band repertoire.
6925. Men’s Glee Club (1)
Open to all male graduate students by audition. May be repeated for credit. Prepare and perform selected repertoire for men’s chorus.
6935. Women’s Glee Club (1)
Open to all women graduate students by audition. May be repeated for credit. Prepare and perform selected repertoire for all women’s chorus.

MUSC: Performance Groups, Small

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6605. Opera Theatre (1)
Membership by audition only. May be repeated for credit.
6805. String Chamber Music (1)
Membership by audition only. 2 rehearsals per week. May be repeated for credit.
6815. Woodwind Chamber Music (1)
Membership by audition only. 2 rehearsals per week. May be repeated for credit.
6825. Percussion Chamber Music (1)
Membership by audition only. 2 rehearsals per week. May be repeated for credit.
6835. Saxophone Chamber Music (1)
Membership by audition only. 2 rehearsals per week. May be repeated for credit.
6845. Early Music Ensemble (1)
Membership by audition only. 2 rehearsals per week. May be repeated for credit.
6846. World Music Ensemble (1)
Membership by audition only. 2 rehearsals per week. May be repeated for credit.
6855. Jazz Chamber Music (1)
Membership by audition only. 2 rehearsals per week. May be repeated for credit.
6865. Brass Chamber Music (1)
Membership by audition only. 2 rehearsals per week. May be repeated for credit.
6875. Keyboard Chamber Music (1)
Membership by audition only. 2 rehearsals per week. May be repeated for credit.
6885. Contemporary Chamber Music (1)
Membership by audition only. 2 rehearsals per week. May be repeated for credit.
6895. Vocal Chamber Music (1)
Membership by audition only. 2 rehearsals per week. May be repeated for credit.

MUSC: Sacred Music

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5667, 5677. Organ History, Literature, and Design (2,2) Same as MUSC 5667, 5677 (Music History and Literature)
Recommended to be taken in sequence. Historical survey of organ literature from earliest manuscripts through music of J. S. Bach in first term. From J. S. Bach to present in second term. Basic principles of organ construction and style. Emphasis on relationship between organ and its repertoire throughout centuries.
5967. Choral Practicum (3) Same as MUSC 5967 (Pedagogy)
P: MUSC 5706, 5716; or consent of instructor. Student derives solutions to specific problems encountered in preparing chorus for performance.
6476. Introduction to Service Playing (1)
Offered only during spring. 1 lecture and 1 studio hour per week. P: 1 semester of applied organ or consent of instructor. Basic techniques and materials of service playing. Includes hymn playing, registration, and accompanying.
6517, 6537. Advanced Service Playing I, II (2,2) Formerly MUSC 5517, 5527
Must be taken in sequence. Advanced techniques and repertoire related to service playing. Includes creative hymn playing, composition for service, improvisation, accompanying, and console conducting.
6525. History of Sacred Music and Worship (3)
Liturgical ritual and worship practices. Special emphasis on music and hymnody related to these practices from pre-Christian roots to modern day.
6526, 6527. Philosophy and Practice of Sacred Music I, II (2,2)
Must be taken in sequence. Explores philosophical and theological dimensions of music in worship; administration of a sacred music program; direction of handbell choirs; composition and arranging for services; choral techniques and repertoire for children’s and youth choirs; and multicultural and non-traditional contemporary trends in sacred music.
6577. Directed Study in Sacred Music (2)
May be repeated for credit. Research and directed study in selected areas of sacred music.
6988, 6989. Sacred Music Internship (1,1)
Recommended to be taken in sequence. C for 6988: MUSC 6597. 2-semester internship for skill development under direct supervision of site supervisor and university advisor.

MUSC: Theory Composition

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5336. Advanced Orchestration (2)
Scoring for orchestra and symphonic band. Techniques from Classic period through contemporary idioms.
5346. Modern Instrumental Arranging (2)
P: MUSC 3176 or consent of instructor. Develop arranging skills and techniques as applied to instrumental music (e.g., stage band, marching band, symphonic band, and orchestra).
5366. Special Studies in Music Theory (3)
May be repeated for credit with consent of chair. P: MUSC 2166 or graduate standing in MUSC or consent of instructor. Subject matter determined by needs and interests.
6006, 6016. Music Structure and Style (3,3)
Selected historical and contemporary musical works using variety of analytical approaches.
6206. Introduction to Graduate Study in Music Theory (2)
May not count toward degree. Forms and compositional techniques of music . Emphasis on Baroque, Classic, and Romantic periods.
6316. Score Analysis (2)
Analysis of choral and instrumental scores. Harmony, rhythm, dynamics, style, form, and interpretation.
6326, 6336. Composition (2)
May be repeated for credit. Composing in major forms.
6327. Counterpoint (3) Formerly MUSC 5316
Counterpoint from sixteenth to twentieth century. Emphasis on eighteenth century genres through listening, analysis, and written assignments.
6328. The Language of Post-tonal Music (3) Formerly MUSC 5326
Materials and techniques used by composers since beginning of twentieth century. Stylistic writing and analysis of works by selected composers of the century.
6366. Special Problems in Electronic Music (2)
1 seminar and 1 private conference per week. May be repeated for maximum of 6 s.h. P: Consent of instructor. Electronic music composition. Practical experience in studio technique, electronic music synthesis, and real-time performance according to individual level and interest.
6506. Directed Study in Theory (2)
May be repeated for credit. Research and directed study in selected areas.
6536. Introduction to Schenkerian Analysis (3)
P: MUSC 2166 or consent of instructor. Tonal music using graphic analytical techniques of Heinrich Schenker. Includes contemporary extensions of Schenker approach.
MUSC Banked Courses
5446. American Music (2)
5496. Electronic Music (2)
5537. Music for Children and Youth (2)
5547. Hymnology (2)
5567. History of Liturgies (2)
5587. Introduction to Handbells (1)
6306. Editing and Arranging (2)
6406. Music of the Middle Ages (2)
6416. Music of the Renaissance (2)
6456. History and Development of Chamber Music (2)
6487. Seminar: Foundations of Music (2)
6497. Seminar: Research in Music (2)
6597. Philosophy of Sacred Music (2)
6615. Varsity Choir (1)
6755. Symphony Orchestra Laboratory (0)
6797. Problems in Opera Production (2)
6807. Seminar: Research in Ethnomusicology (2)
6917. Music Administration (2)
6947. Student-Teacher Supervision in Music (2)
6957. Philosophy of Music Education (2)
6967. Seminar: Elementary School Music (2)
6987. Critique in Music Education (2)