70 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
340 Special Studies in Music Theory/Composition (2-3)
181 Introduction to Composition (2) A writing course designed to provide op portunity for developing basic skills in the manipulation of musical materials. 200 Concert Music (0) Attendance at specified number and types of concerts each semester. Four semesters required for graduation. Credit/no credit, no tuition. 213(W) Music Theory (Written and Keyboard) (2) 7th chords, secondary dominants, al tered chord. 213(A) Music Theory (Aural) (1) Sight-singing, dictation. 214(W) Music Theory (Written and Keyboard) (2) Chromatic harmony, Neapolitan, augmented sixths, 3rd relation, commercial harmony. 214 (A) Music Theory (Aural) (1) Sight-singing, 4-part dictation of chro matic and modulating materials. 251, 252 Song Literature - Diction (1, 1) See description under 151, 152 above. 260 A, B Keyboard Sight Reading (1, 1) Analysis of sight reading skills and pro cedures. Emphasis on development of abili ty to read with musical understanding and adequate fluency at first sight. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. 300 Concert Music (0) Attendance at specified number and types of concerts each semester. Three semesters required for graduation. Pass/fail, no tuition. 307 Music History and Literature: Medieval Through early Baroque (2) A historical and critical study of the period including important contributions in musical literature, theory and performance practice. Special attention will be given to the analysis of selected vocal and instrumental works. 308 Music History and Literature: Mid-Baroque Through Classic (2) A historical and critical survey of the peri od including important contributions in music literature, theory and performance practice. Special attention will be given to the analysis of selected vocal and instrumental works.
309 Music History and Literature: Late Romantic through Early 20th Century (2) A historical and critical survey of the peri od including important contributions in music literature, theory and performance practice. Special attention will be given to the analysis of selected vocal and instrumental works. 310 Elementary Music Workshop (2) Instruction in materials for teaching music in the elementary school. (Non-music majors - by permission.) 311 Music Theory: Written Emphasis (2) Counterpoint. Emphasis on eighteenth century two- and three- voice techniques. Analysis of representative literature and writ ing of short style pieces. Prerequisite: 214. 312 Music Theory: History and Literature ofthe 20th Century (3) The study of twentieth century theory practice and compositional techniques with in the context of the broad range of twenti eth century music literature. 315 Music Theory: Aural Emphasis (1) Sight-singing of melodies containing leaps and melodies which are chromatic and/or modulate. Dictation of harmonic passages that are chromatic and/or contain 9th and 13th chords. Prerequisite: 214. 320 Music Education (1) A Brass; B. Percussion; C. Strings; D. Woodwinds; E. Music Drama; F. Fretted Instruments. Workshops in preparation for teaching instrumental music and music drama in elementary and secondary schools. 323 Basic Conducting (2) Basic conducting skills; the psychology of conducting; observation of choral and or chestral rehearsals. 324 Advanced Studies in Conducting (2) One or more sections offered periodically in the areas of choral and instrumental con ducting. Continuation of the objectives of Music 323 related specifically to the technical and interpretative skills of either choral or in strumental conducting. Prerequisite: 323. 334 Philosophy ofMusic Education (3) An investigation of philosophies of music education and the resulting aesthetic impli cations for teaching music in all grades. (Music majors.)
One or more courses offered periodical ly in such areas as Orchestration, Choral Arranging, Basic Techniques for Arrangers, Electronic Music, Analytical Techniques. Prerequisite: 312 or consent of instructor. 350 A, B Advanced Keyboard Skills (1 + 1) This course is designed to teach church service playing skills at an advanced level to pianists and organists. Areas of work in clude: harmonization, transposition, modu lation, improvisation, hymn playing, accom panying (solo and choral) and repertoire. REQUIRED OF ALL STUDENTS USING ORGAN AS A PRINCIPAL PERFORMING MEDIUM 350A - Open to pianists and organists. May be repeated for credit. 350B - Open to organists only. Will prepare the student to take the colleague examination administered each June by the American Guild of Organists. 360 A, B Piano Accompanying (2) Study and performance of piano accom paniment for vocal and instrumental litera ture; discussion of styles and performance practices; experience in public performance. 370 Junior Recital (0) Preparation for junior level applied major 30-minute recital. 390 Opera Workshop (1-3) The study and performance of chamber operas, one-act operas, scene's from major operas and selected Broadway musicals. Open to all students by audition. 410 Music Cultures of the World (3) An introductory study of the interrelation ships between music and culture through the examination of the music of varying cultures. Basic elements of music as they are found in world cultures will be studied with specific application to the work of the church. 420 Special Studies in Music Literature (2) An in-depth study of music literature as it relates to specific instruments, ensembles, periods of history, geographical locations, individual composers or ethnic groups. One or more sections offered every year in areas such as piano literature, choral literature, organ literature, instrumental literature (strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion in struments), American music, the symphony, the string quartet, the concerto, the sonata.
Made with FlippingBook flipbook maker