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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014


UWM Milton and Lillian Peck School of the Arts


MUSIC Music



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1 Theory Fundamentals. 2 cr. U. Basic music theory covering written proficiency at an introductory level. For music majors needing remedial work. Not for fulfillment of curriculum requirements.|Prereq: Music major or cons instr.
30 University Band. 1 cr. U. A concert band which performs concerts on and off campus. Designed as a continuing playing experience for students.|Music 30 & 31 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: Music major.
31 University Band. 2 cr. U. A concert band which performs concerts on and off campus. Designed as a continuing playing experience for students.|Music 30 & 31 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: non-Music major.
40 Symphony Band. 1 cr. U. Performs symphonic works for band, performing regularly on campus, statewide tours and national conventions.|Music 40 & 41 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: Music major, audition; & cons instr.
41 Symphony Band. 2 cr. U. Symphony band performs symphonic works for band, performing regularly on campus, statewide tours and national conventions.|Music 40 & 41 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: non-Music major; audition; & cons instr.
42 Wind Ensemble. 1 cr. U. Performs music ranging from octet to forty players, stressing the single player per part concept, embracing a commitment to quality wind and percussion music. Presents concerts on campus and national tours.|Music 42 & 43 'Wind Ensemble' may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: Music major; audition; & cons instr.
43 Wind Ensemble. 2 cr. U. Performs music ranging from octet to forty players, stressing the single player per part concept, embracing a commitment to quality wind and percussion music. Presents concerts on campus and national tours.|Music 42 & 43 'Wind Ensemble' may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: non-Music major; audition; & cons instr.
44 University Choir. 1 cr. U. Large mixed chorus rehearses and performs choral masterpieces from all periods of choral literature, utilizing instrumentalists when appropriate. Voice placements first week of each new semester.|Music 44 & 45 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: Music major; cons instr; audition.
45 University Choir. 2 cr. U. Large mixed chorus rehearses and performs choral masterpieces from all periods of choral literature, utilizing instrumentalists when appropriate. Voice placements during first week of each new semester.|Music 44 & 45 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: non-Music majors; cons instr; audition.
51 Men's Chorus. 1 cr. U. Open to UWM students, staff, and community members. Literature includes classical, contemporary, glee, and barbershop styles. Performances are given throughout the semester.|May be retaken to a max of 10 sem. Prereq: none.
52 Women's Chorus. 1 cr. U. Choir rehearses and performs a wide variety of choral music from all eras.|Voice placements 1st wk each sem. Music 52 & 53 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: Music major; cons instr; audition.
53 Women's Chorus. 2 cr. U. Choir rehearses and performs a wide variety of choral music from all eras.|Voice placements 1st wk each sem. Music 52 & 53 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: non-Music major; cons instr; audition.
56 Concert Chorale. 1 cr. U. This highly select mixed ensemble performs advanced level music from all periods of choral literature, utilizing instrumentalists when appropriate. Auditions take place during the first week of each new semester.|Music 56 & 57 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: Music major; audition; & cons instr.
57 Concert Chorale. 2 cr. U. This highly select mixed ensemble performs advanced level music from all periods of choral literature, utilizing instrumentalists when appropriate. Auditions take place during the first week of each new semester.|Music 56 & 57 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: non-Music major; audition; & cons instr.
60 Vocal Jazz Ensemble. 1 cr. U. Jazz arrangements of standard popular songs performed with rhythm section accompaniment.|May be retaken to max of 8 sem. Open to all music majors of the university. Prereq: open by audition only & by cons instr.
61 Vocal Jazz Ensemble. 2 cr. U. Jazz arrangements of standard popular songs performed with rhythm section accompaniment.|May be retaken to max of 8 sem. Open to all non-music majors of the university. Prereq: open by audition only & by cons instr.
62 Gospel Choir. 1 cr. U. The gospel choir performs the music of the African-American culture in its many styles and genres. Auditions 1st week each sem.|May be retaken to max of 10 sem. Prereq: cons instr; audition.
81 University Community Orchestra. 2 cr. U. Composed primarily of non-music majors and community members; provides a continuing opportunity for rehearsal and performance.|Music 81 & 181 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: non-music major.
82 Symphony Orchestra. 2 cr. U. This class will rehearse, study and perform orchestral works from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.|Music 182 & 082 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: non-Music major; audition; & cons instr.
83 Chamber Orchestra. 2 cr. U. An exploration of the literature for the chamber orchestra through rehearsal and performance.|For non-Music majors who meet audition req. May be retaken for cr but not to exceed 16 cr (8 sem). Prereq: cons instr; non-Music majors only.
100 Introduction to Classical Music. 3 cr. U. A guide to musical enjoyment and understanding, including listening experiences in the various styles and forms of music, through assigned reading, the use of recorded music, sound films and attendance at concerts. Not accepted as part of a Music major.|Prereq: none.
101 Fundamentals of Music. 3 cr. U. An activities approach to music fundamentals through singing, playing, listening, note reading and creativity for the general university student.|Not accepted as part of a Music major. Prereq: none.
102 American Popular Music. 3 cr. U. A guide to understanding and enjoying American popular music from 1900 to the present. Students survey all popular genres and focus on chosen style.|Prereq: none.
106 Foundations of Music. 0 cr. U. Engage music major freshman in active discussion in academic and abstract ways necessary to formal music study.|Fee for 1 cr assessed. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory only. Prereq: Freshman Music Majors only.
107 Music Convocation. 0 cr. U. A general assembly of the Department of Music held Fridays at 12:00 pm during the academic year. Includes musical presentations by Music Department faculty and students as well as guest events.|Fee for 1 cr assessed. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory only. Prereq: Music majors only.
108 The Concert Experience. 3 cr. U. Meets, in part, concurrently with the Music Department Convocation (or similar concerts), concentrates on the concert as an event: history, traditions, form, make-up, and interpretation.|May not be used as part of the music req for music majors. Prereq: none.
120 Composition Colloquium: (Subtitled). 0 cr. U. Guest lectures and workshops with visiting composers and performers presenting current compositional and aesthetic techniques.|Fee for 1 cr assessed. May be retaken; 4 sem minimum required for composition majors. Prereq: Music major or cons instr.
123 Aural Theory I. 1 cr. U. Basic study of sight singing and dictation in diatonic music: solfege, diatonic melodies, primary harmonies, basic rhythms and beat divisions. Aural application of Music 127.|Prereq: theory placement exam; Music major; Music 127(C) & Music 001(P) with grade of "B" or better or equiv.
124 Aural Theory II. 1 cr. U. The singing and dictation of melodies, progressions, and counterpoint with chromatic alteration, modulation, complex rhythmic patterns, 7th chords and inversions. Aural application of Music 128.|Prereq: Music Major; Music 128(C), 123(P) & 127(P) with grade of 'C-' or better or equiv.
127 Materials of Theory I. 2 cr. U. Basic study of the elements and diatonic organization of music through music literature.|Prereq: theory placement exam; Music major; Music 123 (C) & Music 001(P) with grade of 'C-' or better or equiv.
128 Materials of Theory II. 3 cr. U. Intermediate study of the elements and chromatic organization of music through music literature.|Prereq: Music Major; Music 124(C) & 123(P); & 127(P) with grade of 'C-' or better or equiv.
130 (341) Beginning Piano. 3 cr. U. A practical introduction to the piano and musical notation, intended to serve as a sound foundation for further study.|May be retaken to max of 6 cr. Prereq: none.
131 Intermediate Piano. 3 cr. U. The varying uses of the piano is continued and expanded through reading, technique, interpretation, and theory as based on materials presented in Music 130.|May be retaken to max of 6 cr. Prereq: Music 130(341)(P); cons instr.
140 Class Voice Level I. 3 cr. U. The group study of singing, including posture, breathing, resonance, range and projection through vocal exercises, varied song repertoire and solo singing.|May be retaken to max of 4 cr. Prereq: some knowledge of music helpful but not required; cons instr.
141 Class Voice Level II. 3 cr. U. Continuation for students completing Class Voice Level I including vocal health, posture, breathing, phonation, resonance to include repertoire expansion of jazz, popular, folk and blues.|Prereq: Music 140(P), or cons instr; & ability to read notation.
142 Class Voice for Musical Theater Level I. 2 cr. U. Fundamentals of vocal technique, including audition preparation and understanding of Musical Theater repertoire and style.|Prereq: Musical Theatre majors; cons. instr.
143 Class Voice for Music Theatre Level II. 2 cr. U. Continuation of Class Voice for Musical Theatre Level I including vocal health, posture, breathing, phonation, resonance to include repertoire expansion of jazz, popular, folk and blues.|Prereq: Music 142(P), or cons instr.
150 (345) Beginning Guitar. 3 cr. U. Beginning class instruction on guitar as an accompanying instrument for folk and pop songs. Basic chording, strumming, and finger picking.|May be retaken to max of 6 cr. Prereq: none.
151 Intermediate Guitar I. 3 cr. U. Intermediate instruction on guitar. Finger picking, barre chord, bass runs, melody playing, and reading music.|May be retaken to max of 6 cr. Prereq: Music 150(345)(P); or cons instr.
152 (effective 09/02/2014) Intermediate Guitar II. 3 cr. U. Continuation for students completing Beginning and Intermediate Guitar. Development of position playing, moveable chord forms, solo arrangements, and guitar ensembles.|May be retaken to max of 6 cr. Prereq: Music 151(P), or cons instr; & ability to read notation.
152 Guitar Performance Survey. 3 cr. U. Continuation for students completing Beginning and Intermediate Guitar. Development of position playing, moveable chord forms, solo arrangements, and guitar ensembles.|May be retaken to max of 6 cr. Prereq: Music 151(P), or cons instr; & ability to read notation.
181 University Community Orchestra. 1 cr. U. Provides a continuing opportunity for rehearsal and performance for Music Majors playing secondary instrument(s).|Music 81 & 181 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: Music Major playing secondary instrument(s).
182 Symphony Orchestra. 1 cr. U. This class will rehearse, study and perform orchestral works from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries.|Music 182 & 82 may be retaken to combined max of 10 sem. Prereq: Music major; audition; & cons instr.
183 Chamber Orchestra. 1 cr. U. An exploration of the literature for the chamber orchestra through rehearsal and performance. For music majors who meet the audition requirements.|Prereq: Music majors only; audition; cons instr.
206 Jazz Fundamentals. 2 cr. U. Introduction to rhythmic, melodic and harmonic materials related to jazz.|Prereq: admis to Jazz Studies prog or cons instr.
211 General History of Western Music I. 3 cr. U. An introduction to the development of musical styles in western music through the end of the 17th century.|Prereq: soph st & 2 sem of music theory.
212 General History of Western Music II. 3 cr. U. The development of music through the 18th and 19th centuries, correlating period styles with contemporary history and other arts.|Prereq: soph st, 3 sem of music theory, & Music 211(P).
220 Introduction to Computers and Music. 3 cr. U. Introduction to digital audio, acoustics, psychoacoustics, electronic music composition, and history. Survey and application of software audio production tools through individual creative projects.|Prereq: Music major; previous experience in computers & music; or cons instr.
225 Materials of Theory III. 3 cr. U. Advanced study of the elements and extended chromatic organization of music through music literature.|Prereq: Music Major; Music 226(C) & Music 124(P), & 128(P) with grade of 'C-' or better or equiv.
226 Aural Theory III. 1 cr. U. Continuation of Music 124. Advanced work developing sight-singing and melodic, contrapuntal, and harmonic dictation as related to music literature. Aural application of Music 225.|Prereq: Music Major; Music 225(C); 124(P) & 128(P) with grade of 'C-' or better or equiv.
230 Form Analysis. 3 cr. U. Study of the basic cells used for evolving musical structures. The two-part, three-part, and five-part song forms are analyzed, theme and variation form, song form with trio, sonatina form, sonata allegro form, and the symphonic, concerto, and chamber music structures are discussed and analyzed.|Prereq: Music 225(P) & 226(P) with grade of 'C-' or better or equiv.
244 Basic Diction in Singing. 1 cr. U. Principles of the international phonetic alphabet as they apply to the english language and the singing of assigned vocal repertoire.|Prereq: soph st & cons instr.
245 Italian Diction in Singing. 1 cr. U. Principles of Italian lyric diction as taught through the use of the international phonetic alphabet, and the singing of assigned vocal repertoire.|Prereq: Music 244(P) or cons instr.
246 German Diction in Singing. 1 cr. U. Principles of German lyric diction as taught through use of the international phonetic alphabet, and the singing of assigned vocal repertoire.|Prereq: soph st; music 244(P) & 245(P); & cons instr.
247 French Diction in Singing. 1 cr. U. Principles of French lyric diction as taught through use of the International Phonetic Alphabet and the singing of assigned vocal repertoire.|Prereq: soph st; Music 244(P) & 245(P); & cons instr.
248 Sight-Reading for Guitar I. 1 cr. U. Skill development of sight-reading staff notation for the guitar.|Counts as repeat of Music 280 with same topic. Prereq: cons instr, Music major.
259 Accompanying. 2 cr. U. The piano as an accompanying instrument; study of basic principles of accompanying; sight reading and standard repertoire; transposition; laboratory experience.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
262 Ensemble - Piano. 1-2 cr. U. Designed to provide an opportunity for students to perform and study the chamber literature (duets, trios, quartets, etc) of the last three centuries.|Open to advanced performers on piano. May not be substituted for the required credits in applied music, band or orchestra except by special permission. May be retaken for cr. Prereq: cons instr.
263 Ensemble - Beginning Percussion. 1 cr. U. An introduction of percussion instruments to non-percussion music majors. Topics include: technique, percussion in world music, care and maintenance, composing and arranging, repertoire.|Prereq: Music major.
266 Ensemble - Woodwind. 1-2 cr. U. Designed to provide an opportunity for students to perform and study the chamber literature (duets, trios, quartet, etc) of the last three centuries.|Open to advanced performers on woodwind. May not be substituted for the required credits in applied music, band or orchestra except by special permission. May be retaken for cr. Prereq: cons instr.
268 Ensemble - Brass. 1-2 cr. U. Designed to provide an opportunity for students to perform and study the chamber literature (duets, trios, quartets, etc) of the last three centuries.|Open to advanced performers on brass. May not be substituted for the required credits in applied music, band or orchestra except by special permission. May be retaken for cr. Prereq: cons instr.
271 Jazz Ensemble. 1 cr. U. A performance and laboratory group for the study of jazz ensemble techniques.|May be retaken to max of 10 cr. Prereq: cons instr.
272 Organ in Liturgical Services. 1 cr. U. Study of music in the liturgies. Includes survey of repertoire and practice in improvisation. May substitute for Music 261, ensemble requirement for organ majors.|Prereq: cons instr.
274 Guitar Repertoire and Ensemble. 1 cr. U. Exploration of the guitar ensemble and solo literature. Performance laboratory.|May be retaken to combined max of 8 sem. Prereq: music majors or cons instr.
275 Keyboard Performance Repertoire. 1-2 cr. U. Section 1: piano. Section 2: organ. An analysis of applied piano or organ literature, including representative works from all periods.|Prereq: jr st & cons instr.
276 Keyboard Performance Repertoire. 1-2 cr. U. Section 1: piano. Section 2: organ. Continuation of Music 275.|Prereq: Music 275.
278 Afro-Caribbean and Latin American Guitar Styles. 2 cr. U. An overview of guitar accompaniment and lead styles used in various Latin-American and Caribbean genres.|Counts as repeat of Music 489 with same topic. Prereq: cons instr.
280 Special Studies in Music: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Specific topic will be announced in the Schedule of Classes when offered.|May be retaken for cr when course content is different. Prereq: none.
289 Music Workshop: (Subtitled). 1-4 cr. U. Titled upon announcement in the Schedule of Classes. May be retaken for cr. Prereq: to be announced for each offering|May be retaken for cr.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Studio and special studies designed to provide relevant course work for a study abroad program in music.|May be retaken w/chg in topic to max of 12 cr. Prereq: cons instr & acceptance for Study Abroad prog.
300 Literary Aspects of Rock and Roll. 3 cr. U. Examines the evolution of the Rock and Roll song as an original American literary musical art form.|Prereq: Music 102(P), or cons instr.
301 Music Theory for Interdisciplinary Studies. 3 cr. U. An activities approach to music fundamentals through singing, playing, listening, note reading and creativity for interdisciplinary arts students.|Not accepted as part of a Music major. Prereq: jr st; admis to Inter-Arts/IAT prog; or cons instr.
302 Jazz Theory I. 2 cr. U. Beginning level study of jazz theory. Course will involve extensive composition, performance and analysis.|Prereq: admis to Jazz Studies prog or cons instr.
303 Jazz History. 3 cr. U. History of jazz from its conception to the present day.|Prereq: admis to Jazz Studies prog or cons instr.
304 Jazz Arranging. 3 cr. U. Basic jazz arranging techniques for various size ensembles.|Prereq: admis to Jazz Studies prog or cons instr.
306 Jazz Theory II. 2 cr. U. Advanced study of jazz theory. Course will involve extensive composition and analysis.|Prereq: Music 302(P).
307 General History of Western Music III. 3 cr. U. The development of music at the end of the 19th century and throughout the 20th century, including art music in the western tradition and american popular and vernacular musics.|Prereq: jr st, 3 sem music theory, Music 211(P) & 212(P).
308 Selected Topics in Music History and Literature: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. An in-depth study of selected genres in western music, the composers and their works. Topic to be announced in Schedule of Classes.|May be retaken with change of topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st; Music 211(P), 212(P), 307(P); 4 semesters of music theory.
309 American Folk and Popular Music. 2 cr. U/G. A survey of American folk and popular music from 1750 to the present. Study of european and african music elements and their intersection in american musical forms.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
310 Introduction to World Musics. 3 cr. U/G. Study of musical genres from selected world cultures with an emphasis on musical sound and structure, and performance in cultural context.|Prereq: jr st, successful completion of OWC-A (English 102 or equiv); or cons instr.
311 Music of the Baroque Era. 3 cr. U/G. A general or topical survey of music from the baroque era in which selected composers and their compositions will be studied.|Prereq: jr st; Music 211, 212, 307; 4 sem of music theory.
312 Music of the Classic Era. 3 cr. U/G. A general or topical survey of music from the romantic era in which selected composers and their compositions will be studied.|Prereq: jr st; Music 211, 212, 307; 4 sem of music theory.
313 Music of the Romantic Era. 3 cr. U/G. A general or topical survey of music from the romantic era in which selected composers and their compositions will be studied.|Prereq: jr st, Music 211, 212, 307; 4 sem music theory.
314 Music since 1900. 3 cr. U/G. A general or topical survey of music since 1900, in which selected composers and their compositions will be studied.|Prereq: jr st; Music 211, 212, 307; 4 sem music theory.
317 Introduction to American Music. 3 cr. U/G. Introductory survey of folk, indigenous, popular and art music of the United States.|Prereq: jr st or grad st.
321 Counterpoint. 3 cr. U. Introduction to species counterpoint and contrapunal techniques in music. Study of and exercises in contrapuntally oriented musical structures: passacaglia, chaconne, chorale prelude, canon, and fugue.|Prereq: Music 230(P).
323 Instrumentation. 3 cr. U. Techniques of arranging for strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion. Study of representative scores, demonstrations of individual instruments, arranging of suitable passages for each instrumental group.|Prereq: Music 225(P), 226(P), 320(P), & 220(P) for composition majors, (R) for others; or knowledge of computer music notation as determined by instr.
326 Advanced Aural Theory. 1 cr. U/G. Continuation of Aural Theory 226 with advanced work in the development of aural skills and dictation in linear and vertical aspects of diatonic, chromatic and atonal music.|Prereq: jr st; Music 225(P) & 226(P).
327 Analog and Digital Synthesis I. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to analog and digital electronic sound synthesis, recording and audio mixing, acoustics and electronic music history. Individual work in analog and digital music studios.|Prereq: jr st, music major; or cons instr; Music 220(R).
327 (effective 05/19/2014) Analog and Digital Synthesis I. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to analog and digital electronic sound synthesis, recording and audio mixing, acoustics and electronic music history. Individual work in analog and digital music studios.|Prereq: jr st, music major; or cons instr; Music 220(R).
328 Digital Synthesis and Systems II. 3 cr. U/G. Application of digital sound media and advanced midi; computing, synthesis, synthesizers, sampling, digital recording and editing methods. Individual projects utilizing the digital music studios.|Prereq: jr st; Music major; Music 327(P); previous experience in computers & music; or cons instr.
330 Improvisation I. 1 cr. U. Beginning application of rhythmic, melodic and harmonic materials related to jazz improvisation.|Prereq: admis to Jazz Studies prog or cons instr.
331 Improvisation II. 1 cr. U. Intermediate application of rhythmic, melodic and harmonic materials related to jazz improvisation.|Prereq: Music 330(P).
332 Piano Pedagogy I. 3 cr. U. Introduction to Piano Pedagogy; overview of learning theories and methodologies related to piano instruction; technical/musical skills and repertoire for the preschool to K5 pianist.|Prereq: Piano Pedagogy or Performance Major or cons instr
333 Piano Pedagogy II. 3 cr. U. In-depth training for pianists in piano pedagogy. Teaching the elementary to late-elementary piano student and older beginners in individual and group settings.|Prereq: Piano Pedagogy or Performance Major or cons instr.
348 Sight-Reading for Guitar II. 1 cr. U. Solutions for accurate sight-reading of style-specific repertoire.|Counts as repeat of Music 280 with same topic. Prereq: cons instr, Music major
353 Conducting. 2 cr. U. Manual technique and rehearsal techniques for both choral and instrumental groups. Class forms a laboratory ensemble.|Prereq: jr st; Music major; Music 230(P) & cons instr.
354 Instrumental Conducting. 2 cr. U. Continuation of Music 353 with emphasis on conducting techniques: study and analysis of orchestral or wind band scores, with practical application for music education and performance majors.|Prereq: Music 353(P) or 253(P).
356 Music in Society. 3 cr. U. How music, musicians, and musical institutions function as an expression of basic human concerns and aspirations: past, present, and future. Lectures by department faculty and guest experts.|Prereq: none.
357 Choral Conducting. 2 cr. U. Advanced techniques of gesture, score study, style periods and performance practice, rehearsal and vocal techniques.|Prereq: Music 353(P) or 253(P), & cons instr.
361 (261) Ensemble - Piano. 1-2 cr. U. Opportunity for pianists to perform and study the chamber literature (duets, trios, quartets, etc) of the last three centuries.|Open to advanced performers on piano. May not be substituted for the required credits in applied music, band or orchestra except by special permission. May be retaken for cr. Prereq: cons instr.
365 (265) Ensemble - Woodwind. 1-2 cr. U. Opportunity for woodwind students to perform and study the chamber literature (duets, trios, quartets, etc) of the last three centuries.|Open to advanced performers on woodwind. May not be substituted for the required credits in applied music, band or orchestra except by special permission. May be retaken for cr. Prereq: cons instr.
367 (267) Ensemble - Brass. 1-2 cr. U. Opportunity for brass students to perform and study the chamber literature (duets, trios, quartets, etc) of the last three centuries.|Open to advanced performers on brass. May not be substituted for the required credits in applied music, band or orchestra except by special permission. May be retaken for cr. Prereq: cons instr.
369 (269) Ensemble - Strings. 1-2 cr. U. Opportunity for string students to perform and study the chamber literature (duets, trios, quartets, etc) of the last three centuries.|Open to advanced performers on stringed instruments. May not be substituted for the required credits in applied music, band or orchestra except by special permission. May be retaken for cr. Prereq: cons instr.
370 (270) Chamber Ensemble - Mixed. 1-2 cr. U. Opportunity for students of mixed instrument families to perform and study the chamber literature (duets, trios, quartets, etc) of the last three centuries.|Open to advanced performers of all instruments. May not be substituted for the required credits in applied music, band or orchestra except by special permission. May be retaken for cr. Prereq: cons instr.
377 (277) Song Literature: Germany, France, Great Britain. 2 cr. U. Art songs of Great Britain, Germany and France through recordings, in-class performances and lectures. Given alternate years.|Music 377 & 378 may be taken in any sequence. Prereq: 2 yrs collegiate voice study & cons instr.
378 Song Literature: United States and Select European Countries. 2 cr. U. Art songs of the United States and other European countries through recordings, in-class performances and lectures. Given alternate years in spring semester.|Music 377 & 378 may be taken in any sequence. Prereq: 2 yrs collegiate voice study & cons instr.
402 Jazz Combo. 1-2 cr. U. Study of jazz music's origin, development and styles from early forms to contemporary trends. Emphasis on playing various styles in sequential periods of jazz history.|May be retaken for cr. Prereq: cons instr. Jazz Studies majors enrol for 2 cr, all others enrol for 1 cr.
404 Improvisation III. 1 cr. U. Application of melodic and harmonic materials of jazz to the keyboard.|Prereq: Music 331(P).
405 Improvisation IV. 1 cr. U. Continued advanced application of rhythmic, melodic and harmonic materials related to jazz improvisation.|Prereq: Music 404(P).
409 Folk Music in Contemporary Culture. 3 cr. U/G. American Folk Music and its impact on contemporary culture.|Counts as repeat of Music 280/680 with the same topic. Prereq: jr st, Music 102(P); or cons instr.
410 Topics in World Music: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Topics vary. Covers the music of a single country, geographic region, or aspects of a particular topic in world music in depth.|May be retaken w/chg in topic to 6 cr max. Prereq: jr st & Music 310(P); or grad st or cons instr.
415 Choral Literature Survey. 2 cr. U. A historical overview of choral literature with emphasis on major composers and styles of each period. Repertoire studied is selected from the WSMA Contest list.|Prereq: jr st; Music 230(P) & cons instr.
420 Advanced Computing and Music. 3 cr. U/G. Advanced application of microcomputers in midi, digital synthesis, electronic orchestration, and varied media interfaces as applied to composition. Individual work in computer music lab|Prereq: jr st; music major; Music 220(P); previous experience in computers & music; or cons instr.
421 Materials of Contemporary Music. 3 cr. U/G. Study and analysis of the techniques and styles in contemporary music.|Prereq: jr st & Music 230(P).
434 Piano Pedagogy III. 3 cr. U. In-depth training for pianists in piano pedagogy. Teaching the intermediate/late-intermediate and adult student in individual and group settings.|Prereq: Piano Pedagogy or Performance Major or cons instr.
435 Piano Pedagogy IV. 3 cr. U. In-depth training for pianists in piano pedagogy. Teaching the advancing piano student in individual lessons. Advanced technical and musical skills, technical studies and repertoire.|Prereq: Piano Pedagogy or Performance Major or cons instr.
446 Vocal Pedagogy. 2 cr. U/G. Techniques for training the singing voice derived from the study of vocal anatomy, various pedagogy texts, and the observation and teaching of voice lessons.|Prereq: jr st & cons instr.
447 String Pedagogy in the Studio. 2 cr. U/G. Topics include: technique (instrument hold, shifting, vibrato, spiccato, etc.), historical survey (tartini, baillot, auer, flesch, etc). Information delivery techniques, master teacher profile, recent trends.|Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
448 Piano Pedagogy. 2 cr. U. Techniques for training the elementary level piano student, derived from the study of methods and materials, discussion and guest lectures. Given alternate years.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
449 (effective 05/19/2014) Women in Music: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Women's roles in musical life; their contributions as performers and composers to various musical styles and repertoires; comparison of their activities with those of men. Specific topics and any additional prerequisites announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.|May be repeated with change of topic to max of 6 cr. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
449 Women in Music: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U/G. Women's roles in musical life; their contributions as performers and composers to various musical styles and repertoires; comparison of their activities with those of men. Specific topics and any additional prerequisites announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.|May be repeated with change of topic to max of 6 cr. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
450 Introduction to Musicology. 3 cr. U/G. Study of the development of modern musicological methodology and its fields of research including ethnomusicology.|Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
452 Collegium Musicum. 1-2 cr. U/G. Vocal and instrumental groups devoted to the study and performance of music from twelfth through the eighteenth century.|Music majors enroll for 1 cr per sem; others for 1 or 2 cr. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
454 Contemporary Music Ensemble. 1 cr. U. Study of various forms in contemporary music, with an emphasis on indeterminacy and improvisation. Works composed in the course are performed on a concert during the semester.|Prereq: cons instr.
457 Opera Theatre. 0-3 cr. U/G. A concentrated study of the literature and techniques for the musical stage.|May be retaken to max of 4 sem. Students not needing cr should enroll for 0 cr; those needing 1-3 cr should enroll for a specific number of cr. Students who enroll for 0 cr will be assessed a fee for 1 credit. Prereq: cons instr & major teacher.
458 Opera Apprenticeship. 0-3 cr. U/G. A specialized course reflecting an apprenticeship program with an approved off-campus, professional opera company.|May be retaken to max of 4 sem. Students needing 0 cr should enroll for Music 458-Z; those needing 1-3 cr should enroll for Music 458-C and specify number of cr. Students who enroll for 0 cr will be assessed fee for 1 cr. Prereq: jr st; audition; & vocal performance major.
478 Finger-Style Guitar: History and Performance. 3 cr. U. Through multi-media lecture/presentations and hands-on instruction, this class will familiarize students with the history and performance of finger-style guitar.|Counts as repeat of Music 280 with same topic. Prereq: cons instr, Music major.
489 Workshop: (Subtitled). 1-4 cr. U/G. Specific topic announced in the Schedule of Classes.|Prereq: jr st; additional prereq announced each offering.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Studio and special studies designed to provide relevant course work for a study abroad program in music.|May be retaken with change in topic to max of 12 cr. Prereq: jr st; cons instr & acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
509 Certificate Program in Rock and Roll Studies Capstone. 3 cr. U. Individual rock and roll studies projects facilitated by critiques and work sessions.|Prereq: min 12 cr of core and elective curriculum of Rock and Roll Studies curriculum, or cons instr.
523 Orchestration. 2 cr. U/G. Study of representative works by means of score, phonograph records, and attendance at rehearsals of the university orchestra and band. Scoring for orchestra and band.|Prereq: jr st & Music 323.
524 Orchestration. 2 cr. U/G. A continuation of Music 523.|Prereq: Music 523.
553 Advanced Conducting I. 2 cr. U/G. Advanced study and analysis of conducting techniques. Score reading and interpretation of masterpieces from the standard repertoire.|Prereq: sr st & cons instr.
554 Advanced Conducting II. 2 cr. U/G. Continuation of Music 553.|Prereq: sr st, Music 553(P) & cons instr.
559 The Wind Band: Its History and Literature. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of origins and historical significance of the wind band, including a survey of its instrumentation and literature.|Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
561 Advanced Chamber Music. 1-3 cr. U/G. Upper level undergraduate and graduate students to perform and study the chamber literature (duets, trios, quartets, etc).|Open to performance majors. May not be substituted for the required credits in applied music, band or orchestra except by special permission. May be retaken to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
611 Music of the Medieval Era. 3 cr. U/G. A general or topical survey of medieval music, including the study of representative works, medieval theory and performance practices.|Prereq: jr st; Music 211, 212, 307, & 4 sem Music theory.
612 Music of the Renaissance and Early Modern Era. 3 cr. U/G. A general or topical survey of renaissance and early modern music, including the study of representative works, renaissance theory and performance practices.|Prereq: jr st; Music 211, 212, 307 & 4 sem Music theory.
620 Advanced Percussion Pedagogy. 1-2 cr. U/G. Techniques for developing and teaching mallet and stick control. Model lesson procedures; methods, music (solo and ensemble) and equipment selection.|Prereq: jr st.
659 Junior Recital. 0 cr. U. Independent supervised preparation and performance on recital program as determined by performance instructor.|Fee for 1 cr assessed. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
660 Senior Recital: (Subtitled). 0-2 cr. U. Independent supervised preparation and performance in recital to fulfill degree requirements. |Students in the multiple woodwinds performance major may fulfill the requirement for two senior recitals (1 cr for primary instrument and 2 cr for secondary instrument) by enrolling in two sections of Music 660 during the same sem. Students not needing cr should enroll for 0 cr; those needing 1-2 cr should enroll for a specific number of cr. Students who enroll for 0 cr will be assessed fee for 1 cred
680 Special Studies in Music: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U/G. Specific topic will be announced in Schedule of Classes when offered.|May be retaken with change of topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
691 Senior Thesis. 2 cr. U/G. |Prereq: sr st. Not available for grad cr at this time.
692 Senior Thesis II. 2 cr. U/G. |Prereq: sr st. Not available for grad cr at this time.
693 Apprenticeship: 1-4 cr. U/G. Open to select advanced students who will work as paraprofessionals under the guidance of a program designed jointly by the student, the music department curriculum committee, and a professional mentor approved by the curriculum committee.|Prereq: jr st; cons curric comm.
699 Advanced Independent Work (Undergraduate). 1-3 cr. U. Enroll for a specific number of credits.|May be retaken for cr. Prereq: cons dept chair.

This course information produced at 01:00 on 04/19/2014.

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