Music (MUSI)

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Course numbers with the # symbol included (e.g. #400) have not been taught in the last 3 years.

MUSI 401 - Introduction to Music

Credits: 4

Fundamental approach to analytical listening with attention to learning how to aurally recognize and apply the basic elements of music to a wide variety of specific musical works in oral and written contexts. Critical thinking and listening skills will be developed through study of music in a variety of cultural and historical perspectives. Some participation in musical life of the University may be required, unless this is the fully online version. This course does not fulfill a music major program requirement nor does it satisfy the Fine and Performing Arts Discovery requirement for any music major program.

Attributes: FinePerformingArts(Discovery)

Equivalent(s): MUSI #401H

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MUSI #401H - Honors/Introduction to Music

Credits: 4

Fundamental approach to perceptive listening based on a detailed study of several masterpieces representing different periods and forms. Historical perspective, but main emphasis is on confronting significant works of musical art on their own terms. Some participation in musical life of the University required. This course does not fulfill a music major program requirement nor does it satisfy the Fine and Performing Arts Discovery requirement for any music major program.

Attributes: FinePerformingArts(Discovery); Honors course

Equivalent(s): MUSI 401

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MUSI 402 - Historical Survey of Western Classical Concert Music

Credits: 4

The study of the development of musical styles and idioms of Western European classical concert music in the context of selected historical and cultural aspects of Western civilization. Some participation in musical life of the University may be required. This course does not fulfill a music major program requirement nor does it satisfy the Fine and Performing Arts Discovery requirement for any music major program.

Attributes: FinePerformingArts(Discovery)

Equivalent(s): MUSI #402H

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MUSI #402H - Honors/Survey of Music History

Credits: 4

The study of the development of musical styles and idioms in the context of selected historical and cultural aspects of Western civilization. This course does not fulfill a music major program requirement nor does it satisfy the Fine and Performing Arts Discovery requirement for any music major program.

Attributes: FinePerformingArts(Discovery); Honors course

Equivalent(s): MUSI 402

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MUSI 403 - Roots of Rock

Credits: 4

Focuses on the musical styles, traditions, and social circumstances that led to a distinctive form of American popular music in the 1950's and '60's. In addition to developing critical listening skills to discern subtle distinctions among such styles and sub-styles as blues, folk, jazz, and country, the course also considers the diverse social trends that helped drive changes and developments in the various styles and genres covered. While some attention will be devoted to rock music of the mid-late sixties, the course emphasizes the various musical styles that preceded rock.

Attributes: FinePerformingArts(Discovery)

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MUSI 404 - An Introduction to Music, Media, and the Moving Image

Credits: 4

Through selected readings, attentive listening, viewing, and discussion of a variety of films and multi-media productions, students develop a common vocabulary for analyzing music accompanying moving images. Students develop an understanding of the western and non-western musical conventions that work, often at a subconscious level, in conjunction with images to shape and cue audience responses to, and interaction with, visual cues. Media includes canonic Hollywood films, independent and foreign cinema, with explorations of non-Western films, video game scoring, television, and animation. This course does not fulfill a music major program requirement nor does it satisfy the Fine and Performing Arts Discovery requirement for any music major program.

Attributes: FinePerformingArts(Discovery)

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MUSI 405 - Survey of Music in America

Credits: 4

From colonial times to the present, including various European influences, the quest for an American style, and the emergence of such indigenous phenomena as jazz. This course does not fulfill a music major program requirement nor does it satisfy the Fine and Performing Arts Discovery requirement for any music major program. (Formerly MUSI 511).

Attributes: FinePerformingArts(Discovery)

Equivalent(s): MUSI 511

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MUSI 406 - Country Music

Credits: 4

This course surveys the rich musical, cultural, and economic history of country music in the United States. Since its inception, country music has embodied a tension between tradition and progress. Country music thereby reflects a basic feature of the American story, valorizing our history while valuing social and technological development. Throughout the course, we consider this tension as it affects the musical content and cultural meaning of country music.

Attributes: FinePerformingArts(Discovery)

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MUSI 411 - Fundamentals of Music Theory

Credits: 4

Elements of music theory for the non-music major; principles of musical structure, analysis, elementary written counterpoint and harmony, and ear training. May not be counted for credit toward a music major.

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MUSI 412 - Fundamentals of Music Theory

Credits: 4

Elements of music theory for the non-music major; principles of musical structure, analysis, elementary written counterpoint and harmony, and ear training. May not be counted for credit toward a music major.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 411 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 441 - Concert Choir

Credits: 0-1

Large, non-auditioned, SATB chorus specializing in the performance of choral art-song, masterworks, and symphonic choral repertoire. Open to all students. Pre-registration is encouraged. This class requires two concerts outside of the normal class meeting times.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

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MUSI 442 - Chamber Singers

Credits: 0-1

Auditioned SATB chorus specializing in unaccompanied choral repertoire. Choral experience and strong skills in musicianship are recommended. Students who register for MUSI 442 must also register for MUSI 441. Auditions are open to all students and conducted the first week of the semester. Contact the instructor for further information. This class requires a number of concerts outside of the normal class meeting times; a schedule is included in the syllabus.

Co-requisite: MUSI 441

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

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MUSI 444 - Music and Social Change

Credits: 4

The connections between music and social change with a twofold goal: 1) to heighten critical listening skills so as to become more aware of ways in which music can express social attitudes; and 2) to introduce the social, cultural, and political issues surrounding the music being studied. Course work consists of listening to selected repertoires, reading scholarly and popular essays about those repertories, and extensive in-class (and on-line) discussion about issues raised by the listening and reading. This course does not fulfill a music major program requirement nor does it satisfy the Fine and Performing Arts Discovery requirement for any music major program. Writing intensive.

Attributes: FinePerformingArts(Discovery); Inquiry (Discovery); Writing Intensive Course

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MUSI 448 - Vocal Arts Project

Credits: 0-1

This vocal performance course explores and prepares singers for a diverse and inclusive range of vocal repertory including but not limited to opera, music theatre, jazz, folk, country, contemporary commercial music, and original songs.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

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MUSI 450 - Symphony

Credits: 0-1

Presents several concerts during the year of repertoire ranging from the great, standard symphonic literature to large modern works.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

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MUSI 451 - Concert Band

Credits: 1

The Concert Band performs serious, concert music, ranging from transcriptions of works for other mediums, to the 20th century "classics" of the wind band repertoire and music written for wind band. Anyone with previous band experience is welcome. Auditions are for chair placement only.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.

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MUSI 452 - Wind Symphony

Credits: 0-1

Select wind ensemble which performs difficult classical and contemporary literature.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

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MUSI 453 - Symphonic Band

Credits: 0 or 1

Original band music, transcription, marches, etc. For students whose program does not permit music as a major interest, but who are interested in maintaining their playing proficiency and continuing their study of music.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

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MUSI 454 - UNH Marching Band

Credits: 0 or 1

Open to all students; performs during football games. Rehearsals conclude at the end of the football season.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

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MUSI 455 - Collaborative Piano

Credits: 1

Drawing from available student instrumentalists and singers, pianists learn the art of performing in trios, duo sonatas, and two-piano works, and gain experience in Lieder accompaniment.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

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MUSI 456 - String Chamber Music

Credits: 0-1

Groups of instrumentalists gain experience in the performance of literature for the smaller ensemble.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

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MUSI 457 - Wind Chamber Music

Credits: 0-1

Groups of instrumentalists gain experience in the performance of literature for the smaller ensemble.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

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MUSI 458 - Brass Chamber Music

Credits: 0-1

Groups of instrumentalists gain experience in the performance of literature for the smaller ensemble.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

Equivalent(s): MUSI 456, MUSI 457

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MUSI 459 - Percussion Ensemble

Credits: 1

Groups of instrumentalists gain experience in the performance of literature for the smaller ensemble.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

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MUSI 460 - Jazz Band

Credits: 0-1

Two jazz bands perform a wide spectrum of big band literature.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

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MUSI 462 - Pep Band

Credits: 0-1

Rehearsal and performance of a broad range of band music at hockey and basketball games.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.

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MUSI 463 - Jazz Combo

Credits: 0-1

Groups of instrumentalists gain experience in the performance of literature for the smaller jazz ensemble.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits.

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MUSI 464 - Guitar Ensemble

Credits: 0-1

Groups of instrumentalists gain experience in the performance of literature for the smaller ensemble.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits.

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MUSI 471 - Theory I

Credits: 3

Introduces the tonal system; species counterpoint; principles of voice leading and harmonic progression through the analysis, realization, and composition of one-, two-,and four-voiced textures. Concept of triad inversion and consonant diatonic harmonies of the major and minor modes. Students should register for MUSI 473 and MUSI 474 concurrently.

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MUSI 472 - Theory I

Credits: 3

Introduces the tonal system; species counterpoint; principles of voice leading and harmonic progression through the analysis, realization, and composition of one-, two-,and four-voiced textures. Concept of triad inversion and consonant diatonic harmonies of the major and minor modes. Students should register for MUSI 474 and MUSI 476 concurrently.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 471 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 473 - Ear Training I

Credits: 1

Laboratory exercises to develop aural skills; sight-singing and dictation. Students should register for MUSI 471 and MUSI 472 concurrently.

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MUSI 474 - Ear Training I

Credits: 1

Laboratory exercises to develop aural skills; sight-singing and dictation. Students should register for MUSI 472 and MUSI 476 concurrently.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 473 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 475 - Functional Piano I

Credits: 1

Basic instruction for music majors with no previous keyboard training. Piano technique, keyboard harmony geared to the practical harmonization of simple melodies, sight reading, transposition, and modulation. May involve both class instruction and periodic short individual lessons.

Co-requisite: MUSI 471, MUSI 473

Equivalent(s): MUSI 467

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MUSI 476 - Functional Piano I

Credits: 1

Basic instruction for music majors with no previous keyboard training. Piano technique, keyboard harmony geared to the practical harmonization of simple melodies, sight reading, transposition, and modulation. May involve both class instruction and periodic short individual lessons.

Co-requisite: MUSI 472, MUSI 474

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 475 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 501 - The Western Musical Canon

Credits: 3

An introductory survey of the Western "classical" canon. Students will become familiar with the different style periods of church, court, and concert music from the ninth century to the present day. Some score reading involved; rudimentary knowledge of music theory encouraged.

Prerequisite(s): (MUSI 472 with a minimum grade of D- or MUSI 412 with a minimum grade of D-).

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MUSI 502 - Musics in Context

Credits: 3

Through a series of case studies drawn from a variety of global musics past and present, including classical, traditional, and commercial, this course introduces students to different approaches to thinking about and analyzing music in conjunction with the specific case studies and in individual and small group projects. This approach equips students to investigate music that they perform, teach, and listen to - within or beyond the UNH curriculum - drawing on different branches of music study to place any type of music in historical, cultural, and social contexts and to share their findings in written, oral, or recorded formats. A core course for music majors, this course builds on concepts and repertories encountered in MUSI 501, MUSI 515 MUSI 471–476, 571–576 and prepares students for their 700- level courses in music history and theory.

Attributes: Inquiry (Discovery)

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 471 with a minimum grade of C- and MUSI 472 with a minimum grade of C- and MUSI 501 with a minimum grade of C- and MUSI 515 with a minimum grade of C-.

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MUSI 515 - Music in World Cultures

Credits: 4

An introduction to musicking (participating in any way, including listening, in musical performance) beyond the Western tradition, this course offers students an opportunity to explore the music and culture of diverse regions from an ethnomusicological perspective. Through listening to and analyzing music, readings, lecture, discussion, and individual fieldwork projects, students discover how music functions within different world cultures and gain understanding of the ways people "make music meaningful and useful in their lives," as, through musicking, they articulate, resist, and transform cultural norms.

Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery)

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MUSI 520 - Diction for Singers I

Credits: 2

Application of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to English, French, German, and Italian. Emphasizes both written and spoken performance.

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MUSI #521 - Diction for Singers II

Credits: 2

Application of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) to English, French, German, and Italian. Emphasizes both written and spoken performance.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 520 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 540 - Recital Attendance

Credits: 0

This course is a requirement for all undergraduate music majors in the Department of Music. Students are required to attend at least twelve approved recitals or concerts during each semester they are enrolled in MUSI 540. This course must be completed six times with a grade of Credit (Satisfactory) for zero credit each time.

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MUSI 541 - Piano

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in piano. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 545 - Voice

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in voice. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

Equivalent(s): MUSI 546, MUSI 547, MUSI 746, MUSI 747

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MUSI 546 - Violin

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in violin. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

Equivalent(s): MUSI 549, MUSI 550

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MUSI 547 - Viola

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in viola. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

Equivalent(s): MUSI 552, MUSI 553, MUSI 554, MUSI 555

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MUSI 548 - Violoncello

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in violoncello. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 549 - String Bass

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in string bass. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 550 - Classical Guitar

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in classical guitar. Special fee.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

Equivalent(s): MUSI 544

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MUSI 551 - Flute

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in flute. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

Equivalent(s): MUSI 536, MUSI 537

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MUSI 552 - Clarinet

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in clarinet. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 553 - Saxophone

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in saxophone. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 554 - Oboe

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in oboe. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 555 - Bassoon

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in bassoon. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 556 - French Horn

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in French horn. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 557 - Trumpet

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in trumpet. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 558 - Trombone

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in trombone. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 559 - Euphonium

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in euphonium. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 560 - Tuba

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in tuba. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 561 - Percussion

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in percussion. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 562 - Jazz Piano

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in jazz piano. Special fee for non-majors. Permission required.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 563 - Jazz Guitar

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in jazz guitar. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 564 - Drum Set

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in drum set. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 571 - Theory II

Credits: 3

Continuation of MUSI 471- MUSI 472. Compositional and analytical work stresses the treatment of dissonance within the tonal system; accessory tones, seventh chords, tonicization, modulation, basic principles of chromatic harmony, and harmonization of chorale melodies are covered. Students should register for MUSI 573 and MUSI 574 concurrently.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 472 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 474 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 572 - Theory II

Credits: 3

Continuation of MUSI 471- MUSI 472. Compositional and analytical work stresses the treatment of dissonance within the tonal system; accessory tones, seventh chords, tonicization, modulation, basic principles of chromatic harmony, and harmonization of chorale melodies are covered. Students should register for MUSI 573 and MUSI 574 concurrently.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 472 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 474 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 571 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 573 - Ear Training II

Credits: 1

Laboratory exercises to develop aural skills further. Students should register for MUSI 571-572 concurrently.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 472 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 474 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 574 - Ear Training II

Credits: 1

Laboratory exercises to develop aural skills further. Students should register for MUSI 571-572 concurrently.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 472 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 474 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 575 - Functional Piano II

Credits: 1

Basic instruction for music majors with no previous keyboard training. Piano technique, keyboard harmony geared to the practical harmonization of simple melodies, sight reading, transposition, and modulation. May involve both class instruction and periodic short individual lessons.

Co-requisite: MUSI 571, MUSI 573

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 476 with a minimum grade of D-.

Equivalent(s): MUSI 467

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MUSI 576 - Functional Piano II

Credits: 1

Basic instruction for music majors with no previous keyboard training. Piano technique, keyboard harmony geared to the practical harmonization of simple melodies, sight reading, transposition, and modulation. May involve both class instruction and periodic short individual lessons.

Co-requisite: MUSI 572, MUSI 574

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 575 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 595 - Special Topics in Music Literature

Credits: 0-4

Open to music majors and non-majors; topics in areas not easily covered in historical courses. May be repeated for credit.

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MUSI 703 - Music of the Renaissance

Credits: 3

Works of the 15th- and 16th-century composers from Dunstable to Palestrina.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 501 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 502 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 705 - Music of the Baroque

Credits: 3

Music of Europe from de Rore to Bach.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 501 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 502 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 707 - Music of the Classical Period

Credits: 3

Growth of musical styles and forms from early classicism through the high classicism of Haydn, Mozart, and the young Beethoven.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 501 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 502 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 709W - Music of the Romantic Period

Credits: 3

A survey of romanticism in music from Beethoven's late period to the end of the 19th century. The works of Schubert, Berlioz, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Wagner, Verdi, Brahms, Austrian symphonists, French pre-impressionists, and national styles in European music.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 501 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 502 with a minimum grade of D-.

Equivalent(s): MUSI 709

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MUSI 711 - Music of the 20th and 21st Centuries

Credits: 3

Styles and techniques of composers from Debussy to the present. Special emphasis on tonal music before World War I, neoclassical trends, the emergence of atonality and serial techniques, electronic music.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 501 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 502 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 713 - Art Song

Credits: 3

History and literature of the solo song with piano accompaniment. Survey of national styles of the 19th and 20th centuries and deeper study of the central core of the art song--the German Lied.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 501 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 502 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI #715 - Survey of Opera

Credits: 3

History of the genre from Monteverdi to the present.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 501 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 502 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 731 - Conducting

Credits: 2

Physical aspects, equipment of conductor, fundamental gestures and beats, baton techniques. Reading and analysis of full and condensed scores, study of transposition, psychology of rehearsal.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 571 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 732 - Conducting

Credits: 2

Physical aspects, equipment of conductor, fundamental gestures and beats, baton techniques. Reading and analysis of full and condensed scores, study of transposition, psychology of rehearsal.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 571 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 731 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 741 - Piano

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in piano. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 745 - Voice

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in voice. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 746 - Violin

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in violin. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 747 - Viola

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in viola. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 748 - Violoncello

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in violoncello. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 749 - String Bass

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in string bass. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 750 - Classical Guitar

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in classical guitar.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

Equivalent(s): MUSI 550, MUSI 763

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MUSI 751 - Flute

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in flute. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 752 - Clarinet

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in clarinet. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 753 - Saxophone

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in saxophone. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 754 - Oboe

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in oboe. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

Equivalent(s): MUSI 735

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MUSI 755 - Bassoon

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in bassoon. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 756 - French Horn

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in French horn. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 757 - Trumpet

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in trumpet. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 758 - Trombone

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in trombone. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 759 - Euphonium

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in euphonium. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 760 - Tuba

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in tuba. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 761 - Percussion

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in percussion. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 762 - Jazz Piano

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in jazz piano. Special fee for non-majors. Permission required.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 763 - Jazz Guitar

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in jazz guitar. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 764 - Drum Set

Credits: 1-4

Private instruction in drum set. Special fee for non-majors.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 99 credits.

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MUSI 771 - Counterpoint

Credits: 3

Contrapuntal techniques of tonal music. Melodic construction and dissonance treatment through work in species counterpoint and studies in harmonic elaboration and prolongation. Analysis of selected compositions emphasizes the connection between fundamental contrapuntal techniques and the voice-leading of composition.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 572 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 775 - Composition

Credits: 1-4

Studies in composition and score preparation resulting in the creation of original compositions to be performed on a student composers' concert in the Music Department.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 572 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 776 - Composition

Credits: 1-4

Studies in composition and score preparation resulting in the creation of original compositions to be performed on a student composers' concert in the Music Department.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 572 with a minimum grade of D- and MUSI 775 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 777 - Advanced Composition

Credits: 1-4

Continuation of MUSI 776. Individual compositional projects. May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 776 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI 779 - Reading and Writing Musical Scores

Credits: 3

This course is designed to assist music majors gain competence and confidence in working with full scores from music ensembles. Course activities will focus on the tasks of score reading and analysis, and the creation of new arrangements for ensembles the student is likely to lead in their professional life. Additionally, various aspects of programming repertoire for performances will be addressed. These skills will be of value to both music education and music performance majors.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 471 with a minimum grade of C- and MUSI 472 with a minimum grade of C- and MUSI 571 with a minimum grade of C- and MUSI 572 with a minimum grade of C-.

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MUSI 781W - Analysis: Form and Structure

Credits: 3

Introduces analytical techniques through the study of representative masterworks: formal and structural elements and their interrelationships. Analysis of 18th- and 19th century works. Special fee.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 572 with a minimum grade of D-.

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MUSI #782W - Analysis: Form and Structure

Credits: 3

Introduction to analytical techniques through the study of representative masterworks: formal and structural elements and their interrelationships. Analysis of 20th- and 21st-century works.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 572 with a minimum grade of D-.

Equivalent(s): MUSI 782

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MUSI 795 - Special Studies

Credits: 1-4

A) J.S. Bach, B) Franz Schubert, C) Debussy and Ravel, D) the world of jazz, E) piano literature, F) 19th century French music, G) advanced analysis, H) advanced study in electronic music, I) composition through computer-generated sound, J) woodwind literature, K) brass literature, L) string literature, M) medieval performance practice, N) renaissance performance practice, O) baroque performance practice, P) classical performance practice, Q) 19th century performance practice, R) 20th century performance practice, S) woodwind repair, T) string repair, U) advanced jazz improvisation, V) advanced piano pedagogy, W) advanced accompanying, X) advanced conducting, Y) independent study. Prereq: permission. May be repeated for credit with permission.

Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 4 times.

Equivalent(s): MUSI #795W

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MUSI #795W - Special Studies/Cardiff

Credits: 1-3

Advanced Music History or Advance Music Theory for Cardiff U. Study Abroad.

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

Equivalent(s): MUSI 795

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