School of Music

COURSE LIST

In accordance with Senate's Policy Regarding Inactive Courses, courses which have not been offered in the previous three academic years and which are not scheduled to be offered in the current academic year have been removed from Director of the School.

Course Equivalents Table
Applied Music Courses
Ensemble Techniques Courses
Music Theory Courses
Music History Courses


COURSE EQUIVALENTS

For the purposes of credit restrictions and equivalent credit, the following course equivalents apply:
Old Programme New Programme
150A/B 140A/B + 2 cr.hrs. of 1611
250A/B 240A/B + 2 cr. hrs. from 2611-2614
350A/B 340A/B + 2 cr. hrs. from 2611-2616
355A/B 345A/B + 2 cr. hrs. from 2611-2616
450A/B 440A/B + 2 cr. hrs. from 2611-2616
455A/B 445A/B + 2 cr. hrs. from 2611-2616
251A/B 2311 + 2312
351A/B 3311 + 3312 + 3313 +3314 + 3241 + 3242 + 2 courses from 3231-3233
451A/B 3221 + 3222 + 3281 + 3282 + 3315 + 3316
1113 1107 + 1117 + one of 1127, 1137
1114 1108 + 1118 + one of 1128, 1138
2113 2107 + 2117 + one of 2127, 2128
2114 2108 + 2118 + one of 2128, 2138
3103 4102
3113 3108
3114 3107 + 3117
3595 3513
3602 3060
3702 3070
4501 4311
4502 3513



Please note that courses included in the core program are generally offered every year. Most other courses are offered less frequently.

APPLIED MUSIC COURSES

NOTE: With the exception of Music 2611-2616, courses in applied music are available only to candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Music.

140A/B. Principal Applied Study I (4 cr. hrs.). One hour per week of individual instruction (vocal or instrumental). Required attendance at School of Music recitals.
Corequisite: Music 1611.

141A/B. Second Principal Applied Study (4 cr. hrs.). One hour per week of individual instruction (vocal or instrumental). Credit is not applicable to the Bachelor of Music degree (Course fee: $590 for each component).
Prerequisites: Permission of the Director. Students wanting to take this course must audition in two applied study areas, and must be very highly rated in both. They must also have an outstanding academic record. If a keyboard instrument is not one of the applied study areas, the student must have successfully completed the piano proficiency test .

1611. Festival Choir (1 cr. hr.per semester. Maximum: 2 cr. hrs.). Three hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.
Corequisite: Music 140A/B.

240A/B. Principal Applied Study II (4 cr. hrs.). A continuation of Music 140A/B. One hour per week of individual instruction (vocal or instrumental). Required attendance at School of Music recitals.
Prerequisite: Music 140A/B.
Corequisite: One of: Music 2611, 2612, 2613, 2614, 2615, 2616.
NOTE: Music education majors must include in their program at least 4 cr. hrs. chosen from Music 2611, 2612, 2613, and 2614.

241A/B. Second Principal Applied Study (4 cr. hrs.). Continuation of Music 141A/B. One hour per week of individual instruction (vocal or instrumental). Credit may be applied only to the Bachelor of Music in Performance (Course fee: $590 for each component).
Prerequisites: Permission of the Director, a grade of at least 80% in both Music 140A/B and Music 141A/B, as well as an A average in music courses in the previous academic year.

NOTE: Music 2611-2616 are available for credit to any student who successfully auditions for participation in the ensemble. To audition, please contact the instructor or the School of Music office before the beginning of the semester. Please note:

i) These courses are not applicable as electives under the Bachelor of Arts program.

ii) Students in the Faculty of Education should consult the Office of Student Services in the Faculty of Education regarding applicability of these courses to their degree.

2611. Festival Choir (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 8 cr. hrs.). Three hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

2612. Chamber Choir (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 8 cr. hrs.). Three hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

2613. Chamber Orchestra (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 8 cr. hrs.). Three hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

2614. Concert Band (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 8 cr. hrs.). Three hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

2615. Jazz Ensemble (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 8 cr. hrs.). Three hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

2616. Opera Workshop (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 8 cr. hrs.). Three hours rehearsal per week. Attendance is required.

2700. Lyric Diction I (1 cr. hr.). A study of English, German, French and Italian lyric diction. The International Phonetic Alphabet will be introduced and applied to singing in these four languages. Open only to students whose principal applied study is voice.

2701. Lyric Diction II (1 cr. hr.). Continuation of Music 2700. Open only to students whose principal applied study is voice.
Prerequisite: Music 2700.

340A/B. Principal Applied Study III (4 cr. hrs.). A continuation of Music 240A/B, for students whose Major is other than Performance. One hour per week of individual instruction. Required attendance at School of Music recitals.
Prerequisites: Music 240A/B and successful completion of Music 1003, 1108, 1118 AND 1128 or 1138.
Corequisite: One of: Music 2611, 2612, 2613, 2614, 2615, 2616.
NOTE: Music education majors must include in their program at least 4 cr. hrs. chosen from Music 2611, 2612, 2613, 2614.
NOTE: Students may not receive credit for both Music 340A/B and 345A/B.

345A/B. Principal Applied Study III - Performance (6 cr. hrs.). A continuation of Music 240A/B. A more intensive approach to performance than in Music 340A/B. Open to Performance Majors only. One hour per week of individual instruction. Required attendance at School of Music recitals. Students are required to present a public recital consisting of 25 to 35 minutes of music to be given before the last day of classes in the second semester of the course.
Prerequisites: Music 240A/B and successful completion of Music 1003, 1108, 1118 AND 1128 or 1138.
Corequisite: One of: Music 2611, 2612, 2613, 2614, 2615, 2616.
NOTE: Students may not receive credit for both Music 340A/B and 345A/B.

3510. Introduction to Chamber Music (3 cr. hrs.). A study of selected chamber music repertoire from the Renaissance to the present day. Ensembles will be organized to give performances.
Prerequisite: Music 240B or permission of instructor.

3511. Chamber Music (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 6 cr. hrs.). The ensemble must prepare a recital of 10-15 minutes of music to be performed before the last day of classes in the semester. Each ensemble receives six hours of coaching in preparation for the performance. Repertoire to be performed must be approved prior to registration.
Prerequisite: Permission of the Director.

3512. Chamber Music (2 cr. hrs. per semester. Maximum: 8 cr. hrs.). The ensemble must prepare a recital of 18-22 minutes of music to be performed before the last day of classes in the semester. Each ensemble receives nine hours of coaching in preparation for the performance. Repertoire to be performed must be approved prior to registration.
Prerequisite: A minimum final grade of 75% in the student's most recently completed principal applied study course and permission of the Director.

3513. Chamber Music (3 cr. hrs. per semester. Maximum: 12 cr. hrs.). The ensemble must prepare a recital of 25-30 minutes of music to be performed before the last day of classes in the semester. Each ensemble receives twelve hours of coaching in preparation for the performance. Repertoire to be performed must be approved prior to registration.
Prerequisite: A minimum final grade of 80% in the student's most recently completed principal applied study course and permission of the Director.

3514. Small Ensemble (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 6 cr. hrs.). Conducted ensemble. Two hours per week of rehearsal.
Prerequisite: Permission of the Director.

3515. Accompaniment (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 4 cr. hrs.). Students will meet for one hour per week in a masterclass. Coaching will be given to prepare for performance of a 15- to 20-minute program with a singer or instrumentalist. Repertoire must be approved prior to registration. Normally offered in the winter semester only.
This course is open to students whose principal applied study is a keyboard instrument; others by permission of the Director. Attendance is required.

3516. Accompaniment (2 cr. hrs. per semester. Maximum: 8 cr. hrs.). Students will meet for one hour per week in a masterclass. Coaching will be given to prepare for performance of a half-hour program with a singer or instrumentalist. Repertoire must be approved prior to registration. Normally offered in the winter semester only. Open to students whose principal applied study is a keyboard instrument; others by permission of the Director.

3605. Music Theatre Workshop. (6 cr. hrs.). (Same as Theatre 3605). (Offered in intensive intersession format only). The music theatre workshop is an advanced performance course for signers and actors. It offers students the opportunity to experience the performance elements inherent in a professional level music theatre production through an intensive rehearsal period, a performance run and an extended tour. The goal of this course is to develop the students' skills in preparing a production for public performance at a professional level.
Prerequisite: By audition.

3703. Career Skills (1 cr. hr.). Introduction to a variety of careers in music. Topics selected from: the preparation of resumés and job applications, grant applications, promotional materials, demo tapes, and auditions, as well as tax and business issues in the arts.
Prerequisite: Music 240B.

3711. Jazz Styles and Improvisation. (3 cr. hrs.). An applied course for singers and instrumentalists, which aims to integrate the theory and practice of jazz. Jazz styles and improvisation will be explored through listening (recordings and live performance), imitation, and improvisation of selected jazz standards.
Prerequisite: Music 240B or permission of the instructor.

3712. Improvisation (3 cr. hrs.). An introduction to the art and practice of Improvisation through guided ensemble exploration and performance, score study and the application of contemporary performance practice.
Prerequisite: Music 240A/B.

3722. Brass Seminar (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 2 cr. hrs.). Topics selected from: issues of brass performance practice, history of brass instruments, brass literature and pedagogy, performance anxiety, comparative performances of brass repertoire, and other issues of special relevance to brass players. Open to students whose principal applied study is a brass instrument. Others by permission of the Director.

3732. Woodwind Seminar (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 2 cr. hrs.). Topics selected from: issues of woodwind performance practice, history of woodwind instruments, woodwind literature and pedagogy, performance anxiety, comparative performances of woodwind repertoire, and other issues of special relevance to woodwind players. Open to students whose principal applied study is a woodwind instrument. Others by permission of the Director.

3742. String Seminar (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 2 cr. hrs.). Topics selected from: issues of string performance practice, history of string instruments, string literature and pedagogy, performance anxiety, comparative performances of string repertoire, and other issues of special relevance to string players. Open to students whose principal applied study is a string instrument. Others by permission of the Director.

Music 3762. Vocal Pedagogy I (2 cr. hrs.). Topics selected from: vocal technique, vocal health, methods for teaching various voice types and levels of ability, brief overview of various individual approaches in this history of vocal pedagogy.
Prerequisite: Music 140B in voice.
NOTE: This course is not available to students with two or more credits in the former Music 3761. No more than 4 credits of Music 3761/3762/3763 may be credited toward the Bachelor of Music degree.

Music 3763. Vocal Pedagogy II (2 cr. hrs.). Topics selected from: managing a teaching studio, communications in studio teaching dealing with performance anxiety and other topics of importance to studio voice instruction, as well as the application of topics covered in Music 3762.
Prerequisite: Music 140B in voice and Music 3762.
NOTE: This course is not available to students with two or more credits in the former Music 3761. No more than 4 credits of Music 3761/3762/3763 may be credited toward the Bachelor of Music degree.

Music 3772. Piano Pedagogy I. (2 cr. hrs.). Topics include mechanics and care of the piano, piano technique, methods for teaching beginners, and repertoire for students at all levels. Two hours per week. Observation and practice teaching will be an integral component of the course.
Prerequisite: Music 140B in piano.
NOTE: This course is not available to students with two or more credits in the former Music 3771. No more than 4 credit hours of Music 3771/3772/3773 may be counted toward the Bachelor of Music degree.

Music 3773. Piano Pedagogy II. (2 cr. hrs.). Topics include resources for piano teachers, the business of managing a studio, a survey of the history of piano pedagogy, and an introduction to the psychology of teaching and learning. Two hours per week. Observation and practice teaching will be an integral component of the course.
Prerequisite: Music 140B in piano.
NOTE: This course is not available to students with two or more credits in the former Music 3771. No more than 4 credit hours of Music 3771/3772/3773 may be counted toward the Bachelor of Music degree.

440A/B. Principal Applied Study IV (4 cr. hrs.). A continuation of Music 340A/B, for students whose major is other than Performance. One hour per week of individual instruction. Required attendance at School of Music recitals.
Prerequisites: Music 340A/B and successful completion of Music 2003, 2108, 2118 AND 2128 or 2138.
Corequisite: One of: Music 2611, 2612, 2613, 2614, 2615, 2616.
NOTE: Music education majors must include in their program at least 4 cr. hrs. chosen from Music 2611, 2612, 2613, 2614.
NOTE: Students may not receive credit for both Music 440A/B and 445A/B.

445A/B. Principal Applied Study IV - Performance (6 cr. hrs.). A continuation of Music 345A/B. Open to Performance Majors only. One hour per week of individual instruction. Required attendance at School of Music recitals. Students are required to present a public recital consisting of 50 to 60 minutes of music with a program notes. This recital will normally take place in the second semester, before the last day of classes. A minimum grade of 75% is required to pass Music 445B.
Prerequisites: Music 345A/B and successful completion of Music 2003, 2108, 2118 AND 2128 or 2138.
Corequisite: One of: Music 2611, 2612, 2613, 2614, 2615, 2616.
NOTE: Students may not receive credit for both Music 440A/B and 445A/B.

4503. Special Topics in Applied Music (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 3 cr. hrs.). Topics to be studied will be announced by the School of Music.

4504. Special Topics in Applied Music (2 cr. hrs. per semester. Maximum: 4 cr. hrs.).Topics to be studied will be announced by the School of Music.

4505. Special Topics in Applied Music (3 cr. hrs. per semester. Maximum: 6 cr. hrs.).Topics to be studied will be announced by the School of Music.

ENSEMBLE TECHNIQUES COURSES

NOTE: All courses in ensemble techniques are available only to candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Music except where specified.

2311. Voice/Choral Materials I (3 cr. hrs.). A practical study, in a class situation, of vocal production, choral conducting and rehearsal techniques. This course is open to Bachelor of Music degree students and students in the Music Concentration Programme for the Bachelor of Education (Primary or Elementary) degree.

2312. Voice/Choral Materials II (3 cr. hrs.). Continuation of Music 2311.
Prerequisite: Music 2311.

3221. Brass Techniques I (1 cr. hr.). One hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing brass instruments.

3222. Brass Techniques II (1 cr. hr.). One hour per week. A continuation of Music 3221. Students whose principal applied study is a brass instrument must have the permission of the instructor to take this course.
Prerequisite: Music 3221.

3231. Flute Techniques (1 cr. hr.). One hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the flute. This course may not be taken for credit by students whose principal applied study is flute.

3232. Single Reed Techniques (1 cr. hr.). One hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the clarinet and/or saxophone. Students whose principal applied study is clarinet or saxophone must have the permission of the instructor to take this course.

3233. Double Reed Techniques (1 cr. hr.). One hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the oboe and/or bassoon. Students whose principal applied study is oboe or bassoon must have the permission of the instructor to take this course.

3241. Upper String Techniques (1 cr. hr.). One hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the violin and viola. This course may not be taken for credit by students whose principal applied study is violin or viola.

3242. Lower String Techniques (1 cr. hr.). One hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the cello and string bass. Students whose principal applied study is cello or string bass must have the permission of the instructor to take this course.

3261. Guitar techniques (1 cr. hr.). One hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the guitar. This course may not be taken for credit by students whose principal applied study is guitar.

3271. Organ techniques (1 cr. hr.). One hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing the organ. Open only to students whose principal applied study is piano. Others by permission of the instructor.

3281. Percussion Techniques I (1 cr. hr.). One hour per week. Practical study, in a class situation, of the basic techniques of playing percussion instruments. This course may not be taken for credit by students whose principal applied study is percussion.

3282. Percussion Techniques II (1 cr. hr.). One hour per week. Continuation of Music 3281. This course may not be taken for credit by students whose principal applied study is percussion.
Prerequisite: Music 3281.

3311. Instrumental Conducting I (1 cr. hr.). One hour per week. Practical study of conducting and rehearsal techniques for band and orchestra.
Prerequisite: Music 2311.
Corequisite: Music 3313.

3312. Instrumental Conducting II (1 cr. hr.). One hour per week. A continuation of Music 3311.
Prerequisite: Music 3311.
Corequisite: Music 3314.

3313. Instrumental Lab (0 cr. hrs.). 1½ hours per week. Practical application of rehearsal and instrumental techniques in a band/orchestra setting.
Corequisite: Music 3311.

3314. Instrumental Lab (1 cr. hr.). 1½ hours per week. Continuation of Music 3313.
Prerequisite: Music 3313.
Corequisite: Music 3312.

3315. Instrumental Lab (0 cr. hrs.). 1½ hours per week. Practical application of rehearsal and instrumental techniques in a band/orchestra setting.
Prerequisite/Corequisite: One of Music 3221, 3222, 3231, 3232, 3233, 3241, 3242, 3281, 3282.

3316. Instrumental Lab (1 cr. hr.). 1½ hours per week. Continuation of Music 3315.
Prerequisite: Music 3315.

4311. Advanced Choral Conducting (2 cr. hrs. per semester). Individual instruction in choral conducting, including apprenticeship with School of Music choral ensembles. Admission by audition only.
Prerequisite: Music 2312 and permission of the Director.

4313. Instrumental Conducting III (1 cr. hr.). Study of advanced applications of baton technique, gesture, other forms of nonverbal communication, and verbal communication as they relate to the interpretation of instrumental scores and the conducting of instrumental ensembles. Score preparation and rehearsal planning are included in this study. Students are assigned off-campus conducting experiences with instrumental ensembles. Admission by audition only.
Prerequisite: Music 3312.

MUSIC THEORY COURSES

1107. Materials and Techniques of Music I (3 cr. hrs.). A study of the basic materials of the common-practice period, including a review of rudiments with emphasis on building an understanding of the underlying concepts involved; introduction to melody writing; introduction to voice leading with emphasis on chorale style; analysis and composition of smaller formal elements. Three hours per week.
Prerequisite: Music 1120 with a minimum mark of 75% or better, or successful completion of the Theory Placement Test.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for more than one of Music 110A, Music 1107 and Music 1113.

1108. Materials and Techniques of Music II (3 cr. hrs.). A continuation of Music 1107. Harmonic vocabulary is expanded to include all diatonic triads and seventh chords, with an introduction to chromatic harmony; beginning study of writing for keyboard and band/orchestra instruments; analysis and composition of small binary and ternary forms, introduction to jazz harmony. Three hours per week.
Prerequisite: Music 1107.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for more than one of Music 110B, Music 1108 and Music 1114.

1116. Basic Musicianship (1 cr. hr.). Introduction to sightsinging and dictation for students whose level of preparation is not adequate for Music 1117. Two hours per week.
NOTE: Credit for this course may not be applied to the Bachelor of Music degree.

1117. Aural Skills I (1 cr. hr.). Sightsinging and dictation. Two hours per week.
Prerequisite/Corequisite: Music 1107.

1118. Aural Skills II (1 cr. hr.). Continuation of Music 1117. Two hours per week.
Prerequisites: Music 1107, Music 1117.

1120. Rudiments I (3 cr. hrs.). An introductory course in music rudiments and theory. Development of aural skills is emphasized. Three hours per week.
NOTE: Credit for this course may not be applied to the Bachelor of Music Degree.

1127. Keyboard Harmony I (0 cr. hr.). Introduction to practical keyboard harmony skills. One hour per week. Students whose principal applied study is a keyboard instrument may not receive credit for this course.
Prerequisite: successful completion of the Piano Proficiency Test.
Prerequisite/Corequisite: Music 1107.

1128. Keyboard Harmony II (1 cr. hr.). Continuation of Music 1127. One hour per week. Students whose principal applied study is a keyboard instrument may not receive credit for this course.
Prerequisites: Music 1107, 1127.

1137. Advanced Keyboard Harmony I (0 cr. hr.). Keyboard harmony skills for keyboard players. One hour per week. For students whose principal applied study is a keyboard instrument. Others by permission of the Director.
Prerequisite/Corequisite: Music 1107.

1138. Advanced Keyboard Harmony II (1 cr. hr.). Continuation of Music 1137. One hour per week. For students whose principal applied study is a keyboard instrument. Others by permission of the Director.
Prerequisites: Music 1107, Music 1137.

2107. Materials and Techniques of Music III (3 cr. hrs.). A study of chromatic harmony with emphasis on both writing and analysis. Continuing studies in techniques of orchestration; study of larger binary and compound ternary forms. Three hours per week.
Prerequisite: Music 1108.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for more than one of Music 210A, Music 2107 and Music 2113.

2108. Materials and Techniques of Music IV (3 cr. hrs.). A continuing study of chromatic harmony with an emphasis on enharmonic modulation and other advanced chromatic techniques. Introduction to Impressionism; introduction to selected 20th-century compositional techniques; use of form in late 19th- and 20th-century composition.
Written work will include both analysis and composition exercises in the styles studied. Three hours per week.
Prerequisite: Music 2107.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for more than one of Music 210B, Music 2108 and Music 2114.

2117. Aural Skills III (1 cr. hr.). Continuation of Music 1118. Two hours per week.
Prerequisites: Music 1108, Music 1118.

2118. Aural Skills IV (1 cr. hr.). Continuation of Music 2117. Two hours per week.
Prerequisites: Music 2107, Music 2117.

2127. Keyboard Harmony III (0 cr. hr.). Continuation of Music 1128. One hour per week. Students whose principal applied study is a keyboard instrument may not receive credit for this course.
Prerequisites: Music 1108, Music 1128.

2128. Keyboard Harmony IV (1 cr. hr.). Continuation of Music 2127. One hour per week. Students whose principal applied study is a keyboard instrument may not receive credit for this course.
Prerequisites: Music 2107, Music 2127.

2137. Advanced Keyboard Harmony III (0 cr. hr.). Continuation of Music 1138. One hour per week. For students whose principal applied study is a keyboard instrument. Others by permission of the Director.
Prerequisites: Music 1108, Music 1138.

2138. Advanced Keyboard Harmony IV (1 cr. hr.). Continuation of Music 2137. One hour per week. For students whose principal applied study is a keyboard instrument. Others by permission of the Director.
Prerequisites: Music 2107, Music 2137.

3100. Composition I (3 cr. hrs.). Introduction to basic compositional techniques and their application through the writing of original music for choral and/or instrumental resources. No previous training in composition is required.
Prerequisite: Music 1108.

3104. Electronic Music Studio Techniques I (3 cr. hrs.). A course designed to give basic instruction in the theory, technique, and philosophy of electronic music composition. Students obtain the skills necessary to operate the equipment of an electronic music studio (including mixers, synthesizers, and samplers) and to use them in appropriate and creative ways. Objectives of the course are achieved through lecture, lab experiences, listening and practical application.
Prerequisite: Music 1108.

3105. Twentieth Century Harmony (3 cr. hrs.). A study of compositional devices used in the twentieth century. Topics include minimalism, new tonality, aleatorism, atonality, set theory, serial techniques, and electronic music.
Prerequisite: Music 2108.

3106. Sixteenth-Century Counterpoint (3 cr. hrs.). A course combining the analytical study of 16th-century sacred polyphony with an emphasis on the development of compositional skills in this style. Students will be required to write two- and three-part counterpoint exercises and a motet. The principal composers studied will be Palestrina, Lassus and Victoria. Some listening and singing assignments are required.
Prerequisite: Music 1108.

3107. Materials and Techniques of Music V (3 cr. hrs.). A study of major post-Baroque forms and genres, including sonata, rondo, sonata-rondo, variation, symphony, and concerto, as well as selected twentieth-century styles and techniques. Three hours per week.
Prerequisites: Music 2108, 1118, AND 1128 or 1138.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for more than one of Music 310B, Music 3107 and Music 3114.

3108. Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint (3 cr. hrs.). A study of form and polyphony in eighteenth-century music, including the fugue and the Baroque suite. Assignments include analysis, composition, and written exercises in counterpoint.
Prerequisite: Music 2107.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for more than one of Music 310A, Music 3113, Music 3108.

3109. Jazz Theory and Arranging (3 cr. hrs.). Introduction to jazz theory and the principles of arranging for jazz ensembles.
Prerequisite: Music 2108.

Music 3112. Orchestration and Arranging 1 (3 cr. Hrs.). Principles of Orchestration and Arranging for instrumental ensembles with emphasis on the small ensemble.
Prerequisite: Music 2108 or permission of the instructor.
NOTE: Credit may not be received for both Music 3102 and Music 3112.

3117. Aural Skills V (1 cr. hr.). Continuation of Music 2118. Two hours per week.
Prerequisites: Music 2108, Music 2118.

4100. Advanced Composition (3 cr. hrs. per semester. Maximum: 6 cr. hrs.). Continuation of Music 3100.
Prerequisite: Music 3100.

4103. Theory/Composition Seminar (2 cr. hrs.). Advanced projects in composition and theory. Open to Theory/Composition majors only. Others by permission of the Director.

4104. Electronic Music Studio Techniques II (3 cr. hrs.). Continuation of Music 3104, with added emphasis on techniques of synthesis, sampling, and algorithmic composition.
Prerequisite: Music 3104.

4105. Special Topics in Music Theory (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 3 cr. hrs.). Topics to be studied will be announced by the School of Music.

4106. Special Topics in Music Theory (2 cr. hrs. per semester. Maximum: 4 cr. hrs.).Topics to be studied will be announced by the School of Music.

4107. Special Topics in Music Theory (3 cr. hrs. per semester. Maximum: 6 cr. hrs.).Topics to be studied will be announced by the School of Music.

4112. Orchestration and Arranging 2 (3 cr. hrs.). Principles of Orchestration and Arranging for instrumental ensembles with emphasis on the large ensemble.
Prerequisite: Music 3112, Music 3012 or permission of the instructor.
NOTE: Credit may not be received for both Music 4102 and Music 4112.

MUSIC HISTORY COURSES

1002. Music History I (3 cr. hrs.). An intensive survey, through selected compositions, of the development of musical styles in Europe from ancient times to the end of the Medieval period. The course will introduce the student to the terms, names and dates of music history, to theories of history, to stylistic analysis of specific works through musical scores and recordings, and to methods for expressing historical concepts. This course has strong listening and writing components. Three hours per week.
Prerequisites: Music 1120 OR successful completion of theory placement test OR admission to the B. Music degree program.

1003. Music History II (3 cr. hrs.). A continuation of Music 1002. An intensive survey, through selected compositions, of the development of musical styles in Europe in the Renaissance and Baroque periods. This course has strong listening and writing components. Three hours per week.
Prerequisite: Music 1002.

2002. Music History III (3 cr. hrs.). A continuation of Music 1003. An intensive survey, through selected compositions, of the development of musical styles in Europe in the Classical and Romantic Periods. This course has strong listening and writing components. Three hours per week.
Prerequisite: Music 1003.

2003. Music History IV (3 cr. hrs.). A continuation of Music 2002. An intensive survey, through selected compositions, of the development of musical styles in the Western world from post- Romanticism and Impressionism to the present, including reference to the history of music in Canada. This course has strong listening and writing components. Three hours per week.
Prerequisite: Music 2002.

2011. North American Popular Music (3 cr. hrs.). A survey of the major genres of North American popular music from the beginning of the 20th century to the 1970's. The course has three organizing themes: 1) the influence of Euro-American musics, African-American musics, and Latin American musics on popular music, 2) the relationship between popular music, capitalism, and technology, and 3) popular music as a medium for the portrayal of identity. This course has a strong listening component. The ability to read music is not required.
No prerequisite.
NOTE: Credit for this course may not be applied to the Bachelor of Music Degree.

2012. Understanding Classical Music: Introduction Through Guided Listening (3 cr. hrs.). This course is designed to enhance and develop listening skills and an understanding of the basic elements of music. Form and musical style in Western classical music will be explored within a cultural and historical context. Through guided listening, the student will be exposed to a variety of musical styles and traditions. This course has a strong listening component. The ability to read music is not required.
No prerequisite.
NOTES: 1) Credit for this course may not be applied to the Bachelor of Music Degree.
2) Students who have completed any of Music 1000, 1001, 1002, 1003, 1010, 1020 or 1021 will not receive credit for this course.

2013. Twentieth-Century Musicals (3 cr. hrs.). A survey of twentieth-century musical theatre. Selected works, presenting different styles and periods, will be examined in detail. There will be a strong, required listening/viewing component to this course. The ability to read music is not required. Music 2013 cannot be taken for credit by students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music program.
NOTES: 1) Credit for this course may not be applied to the Bachelor of Music Degree.
2) Credit cannot be received for both Music 3007 and Music 2013.

2021. Newfoundland and Labrador Folksinging (3 cr. hrs.). An introduction to the sociocultural contexts, functions, and meanings of folksong in Newfoundland and Labrador. Proceeding from this contextual base drawn from oral and scholarly histories, the course offers practical instruction by a tradition-bearer in the singing of traditional Newfoundland and Labrador tunes and texts, using the techniques of aural transmission and assisted by the written medium where appropriate.
Prerequisite: Permission of the director.
NOTE: No more than three credits from the 2021-23 series may be applied toward the Bachelor of Music Degree as an unspecified music elective.

2022. Newfoundland and Labrador Fiddling (3 cr. hrs.). An introduction to the sociocultural contexts, functions, and meanings of fiddling in Newfoundland and Labrador. Proceeding from this contextual base drawn from oral histories, the course offers practical instruction by a tradition-bearer on the fiddle, using the techniques of aural transmission and assisted by the written medium where appropriate.
Prerequisite: Permission of the director.
NOTE: No more than three credits from the 2021-23 series may be applied toward the Bachelor of Music Degree as an unspecified music elective.

2023. Newfoundland and Labrador Accordion (3 cr. hrs.). An introduction to the sociocultural contexts, functions, and meanings of accordion music in Newfoundland and Labrador. Proceeding from this contextual base drawn from oral histories, the course offers practical instruction by a tradition-bearer on the button accordion, using the techniques of aural transmission and assisted by the written medium where appropriate.
Prerequisite: Permission of the director.
NOTE: No more than three credits from the 2021-23 series may be applied toward the Bachelor of Music Degree as an unspecified music elective.

3004. The Development of Symphonic Music (3 cr. hrs.). (Formerly 3020). A study of the development of symphonic literature from the late Baroque era to the present day. Selected compositions, representing different periods and styles, will be examined in detail. This course has a strong listening component.
Prerequisite: Music 2002.

3005. The Development of Opera (3 cr. hrs.). A study of the development of opera from the beginnings to the present day. Selected operas, representing different periods and styles, will be examined in detail. This course has a strong listening component.
Prerequisite: Music 2002.

3006. The History of the Concerto (3 cr. hrs.). A study of the development of the concerto from the late Baroque until the present day. Selected compositions, representing different styles and periods, will be examined in detail. This course has a strong listening component.
Prerequisite: Music 2002.

3007. A History of Popular Music in Drama (3 cr. hrs.). A survey of popular music styles in drama from the rise of the Singspiel to the musicals of Andrew Lloyd Weber. Selected works, representing different styles and periods, will be examined in detail. This course has a strong listening component.
Prerequisite: Music 2107 or permission of the instructor.

3014. World Music: Musics of Asia and Oceania (3 cr. hrs.). An examination of musical theory, genres, instruments, aesthetics, and functions of music in Asia and Oceania, including the classical music of the Indian subcontinent, ritual musics of East Asia, gong-chime ensembles of Southeast Asia, and traditional musics of Polynesia and Australia. This course has a strong listening component.
Prerequisite: Music 1120 with a minimum mark of 75% or equivalent AND completion of at least 24 credit hours of university course work.

3015. World Music: Music of Africa and the Americas (3 cr. hrs.). An examination of musical theory, genres, instruments, aesthetics, and functions of music in Africa and the Americas, including traditional African musics, neo-African musics of the Americas, Native American musics, and traditional South American musics. This course has a strong listening component.
Prerequisite: Music 1120 with a minimum mark of 75% or equivalent AND completion of at least 24 credit hours of university course work.

3016. Canadian Musical Traditions (3 cr. hrs.). A survey of musical streams in Canadian music history from colonial times to the present, including indigenous and transplanted musical traditions, and Canadian art music. This course has a strong listening component.
Prerequisite: Music 1120 with a minimum mark of 75% or equivalent AND completion of at least 24 credit hours of university course work.

3017. Folksong (3 cr. hrs.). (Same as Folklore 3200.) An introduction to the full range of traditional verse, song and music. Stress primarily on the songs of Canada, the United States and the British Isles, with attention to Newfoundland parallels. Examination of traditional vocal and instrumental styles as well as verse forms. Some reference to non-Western musical traditions.
NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for both Music 3017/Folklore 3200 and the former Folklore 2430.

3018. Jazz and Blues: The Roots of Popular Music (3 cr. hrs.). (Same as Folklore 3618). An overview of blues and jazz as traditional musical forms. Lectures and listening will illustrate the development of regional music cultures and generic styles. To better understand the shift of blues and jazz from regional to global performance contexts, the course will examine the effects of changing transmissional media, from predominantly sensory media through contemporary media technologies. A term paper concerning musical style will entail library research and aural analysis.

3060. Voice Literature and Performance Practice (3 cr. hrs). A survey of selected solo vocal repertoire from the Renaissance to the present day. Stylistic development and performance practices will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: Music 140B in voice or permission of the instructor.

3070. Piano Literature and Performance Practice (3 cr. hrs.). A survey of piano repertoire from the Baroque era to the present day. Stylistic development and performance practices will be emphasized.
Prerequisite: Music 140B in piano or permission of the instructor.

4001. The First Viennese School (3 cr. hrs.). A study of the music composed in the Austro-Hungarian Empire from 1770 to 1800. The works of Haydn, Mozart and the young Beethoven will be investigated with particular emphasis on musical style, performance practices and cultural context. Listening will focus on complete works or extended excerpts.
Prerequisite: Music 2002.

4002. Studies in Baroque Music (3 cr. hrs.). An examination of aspects of musical style and performance practices in the baroque period through the study of selected topics and specific musical examples. The course includes reading assignments, listening, score reading, and taking part in class demonstrations.
Prerequisite: Music 1003.

4003. Special Topics in Music History (1 cr. hr. per semester. Maximum: 3 cr. hrs.). Topics to be studied will be announced by the School of Music.

4004. Special Topics in Music History (2 cr. hrs. per semester. Maximum: 4 cr. hrs.).Topics to be studied will be announced by the School of Music.

4005. Special Topics in Music History (3 cr. hrs. per semester. Maximum: 6 cr. hrs.).Topics to be studied will be announced by the School of Music.

4094. Introduction to Music Research (3 cr. hrs.). A study of bibliography and various aspects of research methods appropriate to the study of music. Students will participate in group and individual projects, and give a seminar presentation in class.
Prerequisite: Music 2003.

4095. Graduating Essay (3 cr. hrs.). This directed study will result in the production of an original paper dealing with a topic of historical musical significance. This course is restricted to History and Literature of Music majors.
Prerequisite: Music 4094.

4440. Music and Culture (3 cr. hrs.). (Cross-listed with Folklore 4440 and Anthropology 4440.) Traditional music as an aspect of human behaviour in Western and non-European cultures. Examination of the functions and uses of music; folk- popular-art music distinctions; and the relation of style to content. Outside reading, class exercises and individual reports will be required.


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