96-97 LS&A Bulletin

Music

May be elected as a departmental concentration program

Students enrolled in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts may elect a concentration in music.

  1. Music History and Musicology (MHM); one term of introduction to music (MHM 341 or MHM 342); two terms of instruction in the history of Western or World Music (MHM 345, 346 or the equivalent).
  2. Music Theory (MT): two terms of basic music theory (MT 137 and 238 or the equivalent) and one additional music theory course selected from MT 239/249, 240/250, 351, 371, 405, 406 and 473.
  3. Music Composition: Composition 221 or equivalent.
  4. Music Performance: a total of four terms of private instruction 150 and/or ensemble. At least two terms of private instruction are required. The general limit of 12 credits elected in performance that may be counted as part of a music concentration plan (non-LS&A credit) may be extended to 20 credits with the permission of the concentration advisor.

    Students in the music concentration program may select the balance of their music courses in accordance with their personal interests. Students should acquaint themselves with graduate school requirements if they plan to do graduate work in composition, music history and musicology, or theory. The concentration advisor can assist students in arranging the best program in preparation for graduate studies.

Music History and Musicology (Division 678)

139. Introduction to Music. Limited to students enrolled in the School of Music unless admission is granted by the concentration advisor. (2). (HU).

140. History of Western Art Music: Music of the U.S. and Euro-American Music Since World War I. Limited to students enrolled in the School of Music unless admission is granted by the concentration advisor. (2). (HU).

239. History of Western Art Music: Middle Ages through the Baroque. Limited to students enrolled in the School of Music unless admission is granted by the concentration advisor. (2). (HU).

240. History of Western Art Music: Classic Era Through World War I. Limited to students enrolled in the School of Music unless admission is granted by the concentration advisor. (2). (HU).

305. Special Course. Non-music only. (3). (Excl).

306. Special Course. Non-music only. (3). (Excl).

341. Introduction to the Art of Music. For non-School of Music students only. (3). (HU).

342. Introduction to World Music. For non-School of Music students only. (3). (HU).

343. Music in History. For non-School of Music students only. (3). (Excl).

345. The History of Music. For non-School of Music students only. (3). (HU).

346. The History of Music. For non-School of Music students only. (3). (HU).

351. History of Jazz. (3). (Excl).

405. Special Course. (2-4). (Excl). May be repeated for credit.

406. Special Course. (2-4; 1-2 in the half-term). (Excl). May be repeated for credit.

407. Special Course. (2-3). (Excl). May be repeated for credit.

408. Special Course. (2-3). (Excl). May be repeated for credit.

411. Symphony of the Classic Period. (2). (Excl).

413. History of Opera. (3). (HU).

416. History of Musical Instruments. (3). (HU).

420. Music of the Baroque. (3). (HU).

421. Music of the Classic Period. (3). (Excl).

422. Music of the Nineteenth Century. (3). (Excl).

423. Music of the Twentieth Century. MHM 240 or the equivalent. (3). (Excl).

424. Art Song. (2). (HU).

437/Phil. 437. Philosophy of Music. An introductory course in philosophy; or previous course work in music; or permission of the instructor. (3). (Excl).

450. Music in the United States. (3). (HU).

457/CAAS 400. The Music of Black Americans. Non-music concentrators must have permission of instructor. Musical background preferred. Undergraduates only. (3; 2 in the half-term). (HU).

458. Music and Culture. (3). (HU).

459. Music Cultures of Africa and South America. (3). (HU).

460. Euro-American Folk and Popular Music. (3). (HU).

461. The Music of Asia. (3). (HU).

463/Asian Studies 463. Music of Southeast Asia. Undergraduates only. (2). (HU).

464/CAAS 464. Music of the Caribbean. (3). (HU).

477. Medieval Music. (3). (Excl).

478. Renaissance Music. (3). (Excl).


Composition (Division 665)

221. Introduction to Elementary Composition. For non-School of Music students only. (3). (Excl).

222. Composition. For non-School of Music students only. Composition 221. (3). (Excl).

421. Creative Composition. Non-School of Music students must have completed Composition 222 or Theory 238. (3). (Excl).

422. Creative Composition. Composition 421. (3). (Excl).

423. Advanced Composition. Composition 422. (2,4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

424. Advanced Composition. Composition 423. (2,4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

425. Advanced Composition. Comp. 424. (2,4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).

426. Advanced Composition. Comp. 425. (2,4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT).


Music Theory (Division 696)

137. Introduction to the Theory of Music. While this course requires no previous formal training in music theory, it is essential that students have a basic understanding of musical notation. (3). (HU).

139. Basic Musicianship: Aural Skills I. Theory 129 or placement by Theory Evaluation Survey Test. Limited to students enrolled in the School of Music unless admission is granted by the Chairman of the Department of Music Theory. (1). (Excl).

140. Basic Musicianship: Aural Skills II. Theory 139. (1). (Excl).

149. Basic Musicianship: Writing Skills I. Theory 129 or placement by Theory Evaluation Survey Test. Limited to students enrolled in the School of Music unless admission is granted by the Chairman of the Department of Music Theory. (2). (Excl).

150. Basic Musicianship: Writing Skills II. Theory 149. (2). (Excl).

238. Introduction to Musical Analysis. Theory 137. (3). (HU).

239. Basic Musicianship: Aural Skills III. Theory 140 and 150, and concurrent enrollment in Theory 249. (1). (Excl).

240. Basic Musicianship: Aural Skills IV. Theory 239 and concurrent enrollment in Theory 250. (1). (Excl).

249. Basic Musicianship: Written Skills III. Theory 140 and 150, and concurrent enrollment in Theory 239. (2). (Excl).

250. Basic Musicianship: Written Skills IV. Theory 249 and concurrent enrollment in Theory 240. (2). (Excl).

351. Analysis of Tonal Music. Theory 238, 240, 334, or equivalent. (2). (Excl).

371. Instrumentation and Orchestration. Theory 238 or equivalent. (2). (Excl).

405. Special Courses. Theory 240. (1-3). (Excl).

406. Special Courses. Theory 240. (1-3). (Excl).

430. Analysis of Twentieth-Century Music. Theory 351. (2). (Excl).

473. Eighteenth Century Counterpoint. Theory 240 and Theory 351 or the equivalent. (2). (Excl).


Performing Arts Technology (Division 691)

201. Microcomputers and Music. Permission of instructor. (3). (Excl).