This course introduces students to the history and literature of music in the Western World and provides an overview of the various styles, eras, and genres of Western Art Music. It considers and compares changing concepts, styles, forms, and media. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours)(Exclusion: MUSC 2001; Any version of MUSC 1201 previously offered with a different title) Monday Wednesday and Friday 9:30 to 10:20AM MYB Conservatory of Music 204.
This course provides the basic knowledge and skills necessary for artistic accompaniment. It examines different styles of music, including Art Song, Lieder, and Oratorio, as well as accompaniments for instrumental works and orchestral reductions.[Note 1: This course is only open to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music program, or by permission of the Department. Note 2: All piano and organ students registered for MUSC 1501 must also take MUSC 1601](Format: Integrated Lecture and Laboratory 3 Hours)(Exclusion: MUSC 2603 Collaborative Keyboard I) Tuesday and Thursday 11:30 to 12:50PM MYB Conservatory of Music 100.
This course studies the practical aspects of music theory. It includes practice in aural musicianship skills, including sight-singing, interval recognition, dictation, improvisation, and keyboard skills. (Format: Integrated Lecture and Laboratory 1.5 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 2:30 to 3:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music 100.
This course considers the art of listening to music. It introduces the elements of music and examines Western classical music, popular and folk music, world music, and film music through historical and analytical lenses to explore the various ways that music continues to hold meaning. [Note 1: This course is not available for credit for the Bachelor of Music program.] (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) (Distribution: Arts-a) (Exclusion: MUSC 1201) Monday Wednesday and Friday 9:30 to 10:20AM MYB Conservatory of Music 004.
This course is a review and continuation of MUSC 1111, covering more advanced materials in the harmonic, melodic, rhythmic, and formal elements of music. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Monday Wednesday and Friday 10:30 to 11:20AM MYB Conservatory of Music 204.
This course focuses on the small forms using traditional concepts, techniques, and idioms in a variety of styles and instrumentation. It places emphasis on developing an awareness of the factors that come into play in musical composition as well as on recognizing and being able to produce strong musical material. It includes instruction in notation software and digital audio. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours)(Exclusion: Any version of MUSC 2141 previously offered with a different title) Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 to 2:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music 100.
This course surveys Western Art Music history and literature from 1750 to 1900. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours)(Exclusion: Any version of MUSC 2201 previously offered with a different title) Monday Wednesday and Friday 11:30 to 12:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music 204.
This course provides practical experience in the art of chamber music performance. [Note 1: The Department assigns instructors and approved repertoire (30 minutes minimum) in the term prior to the course being taught.] (Format: Private Instruction 1 Hour) to .
This course continues work on aural skills and musicianship begun in MUSC 1703. (Format: Integrated Lecture and Laboratory 1.5 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 to 10:50AM MYB Conservatory of Music 204.
This course surveys from historical and social perspectives music in Canada from the beginning of the seventeenth century to the present and includes the folk music of indigenous and immigrant groups. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Monday Wednesday and Friday 2:30 to 3:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music 100.
This course is designed to introduce students to the topic of music and young children, and to acquaint them with current philosophies and methodologies with an emphasis upon those of Zoltan Kodly and Carl Orff. It is designed for any music students who are interested in the topic of music and young children and is not limited to those students planning to teach in the public schools. (Format: Lecture 3 Hours) Tuesday and Thursday 4:00 to 5:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music 204.
This practical course acquaints the student with the basic skills necessary for the playing and teaching of the instruments of the brass family. It concentrates on basic embouchure formation, posture, hand position, fingering or slide position, proper breathing, and methodology. (Format: Integrated Lecture and Laboratory 3 Hours) Tuesday 11:30 to 2:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music 004.
This course is designed to train students in the physical techniques and fundamentals of conducting and in basic rehearsal strategies and score preparation. (Format: Lecture/Laboratory 3 Hours) Monday Wednesday and Friday 1:30 to 2:20PM MYB Conservatory of Music 004.
This course provides practical experience in the art of chamber music performance. [Note 1: The Department assigns instructors and approved repertoire (30 minutes minimum) in the term prior to the course being taught.] (Format: Private Instruction 1 Hour) to .
This course is a performance-based exploration of opera, involving the musical, linguistic, and dramatic preparation and performance of roles and scenes from the operatic repertoire. It examines all aspects of an operatic production, including the use of sets, props, costumes, and lights. It emphasizes the interpretation of music and the use of the singing voice as a necessary part of character development, culminating in a staged public performance. [Note: Students may register for this course more than once provided the subject matter differs, for a maximum of 6 credits] (Format: Integrated Lecture and Lab 3 Hours) (Exclusion: MUSC 2679; MUSC 3679; MUSC 4679) Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 to 6:50PM MYB Conservatory of Music BRUNTON.
In this course, we’ll use Canada's Polaris Prize winners as a window into the contemporary pop music scene, listening and analyzing styles from singer-songwriter to hip-hop to EDM and everything in between, with a range of analytical tools from contemporary music theory scholarship. You’ll walk away from this class with a deeper appreciation for the structure and function of pop music, and with a range of strategies for how to critically approach the music on your own playlist, whatever its genre. Prerequisites: Successful completion (C- or better) of MUSC 2111, or permission of the department. Meets: Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 to 11:20AM MYB Conservatory of Music 100.
This course provides practical experience in the art of chamber music performance. [Note 1: The Department assigns instructors and approved repertoire (30 minutes minimum) in the term prior to the course being taught.] (Format: Private Instruction 1 Hour) to .