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MUSIC (MUS)
Division of Humanities
Division of Humanities - Adm
 
MUS 1000 - Concert Attendance
(0.5 cr [max 3.5 cr]; Prereq-major or minor; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
To be taken by all music majors; involves attending at least 15 music concert offerings during the semester, both as a participant and as part of the audience.



MUS 1041 - Introduction to Music (FA)
(4.0 cr; fall, every year)
Survey emphasizing development of an intelligent understanding and appreciation of music. For non-music majors.



MUS 1042 - Fundamentals of Music (FA)
(4.0 cr; spring, odd academic years)
The rudiments of music including note and rhythmic reading, scales, chords, beginning chord progressions, and practical keyboard work in the piano lab.



MUS 1043 - American Jazz Styles (FA)
(4.0 cr; fall, spring, offered periodically)
Development and analysis of the New Orleans dixieland, ragtime, stride, boogie-woogie, Chicago dixieland, swing, bop, cool, funky, progressive, third-stream, free form, and fusion jazz styles. Introductory course to help non-music majors become familiar with and appreciate this art form.



MUS 1044 - Class Piano for the Non-Music Major (ART/P)
(1.0 cr; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Introduction to piano performance for students with no previous piano training. Students will learn basic keyboard skills including note reading, fingering, and counting. Study beginning piano technique and learn to perform elementary-level solos and ensembles.



MUS 1045 - Class Guitar (ART/P)
(1.0 cr; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Introduction to guitar performance for students with no previous guitar experience. Students learn basic guitar skills, study beginning guitar technique, and learn to perform music. This class is not for students who have played guitar before.



MUS 1049 - Introduction to American Popular Music (HUM)
(4.0 cr; =[MUS 1801]; spring, even academic years)
Survey of popular musical styles in America from the early 20th century to today.



MUS 1050 - Accompanying (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
Students who accompany private lessons and recitalists may receive credit. Accompanying assignments are made through consultation with the piano faculty.



MUS 1061 - Introduction to World Music (IP)
(4.0 cr; =[MUS 3161]; non-music major enrollment only; music majors, minors should register for 3161; fall, every year)
Survey of primarily non-Western music cultures, emphasizing the development of an appreciation for the music and an understanding of its significance in its culture of origin. For non-music majors.



MUS 1070 - Instrumental Chamber Ensemble (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
Performance of instrumental chamber music. Groups are formed according to the interests of students and availability of materials.



MUS 1080 - Jazz Combo (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
Performance of instrumental jazz music with emphasis on improvisation.



MUS 1081 - Jazz Improvisation (ART/P)
(2.0 cr; Prereq-#; spring, offered periodically)
Introduction to the art of jazz improvisation for instrumentalists and vocalists. Topics, including practice techniques, jazz theory, jazz harmony, and improvisational techniques, are discussed through solo analysis, transcriptions, listening assignments, live performances, and instructor demonstration.



MUS 1090 - Vocal Chamber Ensemble (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
Performance of vocal ensemble music especially written for smaller groups.



MUS 1101 - Core Studies I: Music Theory I (M/SR)
(4.0 cr; Prereq-major or minor or #, concurrent enrollment in piano class/lessons until piano proficiency is passed for majors and minors; fall, every year)
First course in a series of four. Basic harmonic techniques, initial analysis of scores, and introduction to four-part writing. Must have adequate skills in grand staff music reading at the start of the course.



MUS 1102 - Core Studies I: Music Theory II (M/SR)
(4.0 cr; Prereq-1101, major or minor or #, concurrent enrollment in piano class/lessons until piano proficiency is passed for majors and minors; spring, every year)
Harmonic progression and modulation, seventh chords, secondary dominants and sevenths, analysis of scores with attention to two- and three-part forms.



MUS 1111 - Functional Keyboard for the Music Major I (ART/P)
(1.0 cr; Prereq-coreq 1101, #; special fee required; fall, every year)
Beginning instruction for music majors and minors whose principal performing medium is voice or non-keyboard instrument; skill development in sight reading, technique, harmonization, simple literature.



MUS 1112 - Functional Keyboard for the Music Major II (ART/P)
(1.0 cr; Prereq-1111, coreq 1102, #; special fee required; spring, every year)
Continued beginning instruction begun in Mus 1111 for music majors and minors whose principal performing medium is voice or non-keyboard instrument; includes sight reading, technique, harmonization, transposition, improvisation, simple literature.



MUS 1200 - Individual Performance Studies: Piano (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in piano is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1201 - Individual Performance Studies: Piano Accompanying (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in piano accompanying is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1202 - Individual Performance Study: Organ (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in organ is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1203 - Individual Performance Study: Harpsichord (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in harpsichord is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1204 - Individual Performance Study: Voice (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in voice is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1205 - Individual Performance Study: Violin (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in violin is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1206 - Individual Performance Study: Viola (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in viola is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1207 - Individual Performance Study: Cello (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in cello is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1208 - Individual Performance Study: Double Bass (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in double bass is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1209 - Individual Performance Study: Flute (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in flute is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1210 - Individual Performance Study: Oboe (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in oboe is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1211 - Individual Performance Study: Clarinet (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in clarinet is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1212 - Individual Performance Study: Saxophone (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in saxophone is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1213 - Individual Performance Study: Bassoon (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in bassoon is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1214 - Individual Performance Study: Trumpet (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in trumpet is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1215 - Individual Performance Study: French Horn (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in french horn is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1216 - Individual Performance Study: Trombone (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in trombone is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1217 - Individual Performance Study: Baritone (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in baritone is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1218 - Individual Performance Study: Tuba (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in tuba is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1219 - Individual Performance Study: Percussion (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in percussion is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1220 - Individual Performance Study: Recorder (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in recorder is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1221 - Individual Performance Study: Guitar (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in guitar is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1222 - Individual Performance Study: Electric Bass (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in electric bass is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1223 - Individual Performance Studies: Composition (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in composition is open to all students. It is recommended that music majors fulfill their requirement of 7 credits in successive enrollments in order to maintain continuous emphasis in the major performance area. All music majors and other students who anticipate applying for the jury exam should enroll under the A-F grading only. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 1300 - UMM Symphonic Winds (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
A select ensemble of wind and percussion instrumentation which performs traditional and contemporary literature of the highest quality.



MUS 1301 - Chamber Winds (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
A select group that promotes the advancement of wind music of artistic and historical significance through one-on-a-part performances in a directed chamber setting.



MUS 1310 - University Choir (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
Preparation of choral works for at least one public concert each semester and other special events. Emphasis on basic choral singing techniques.



MUS 1320 - Concert Choir (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
Preparation of choral works from all major periods of music literature with emphasis on concert performance. Several public concerts and appearances scheduled each semester in addition to a spring concert tour.



MUS 1321 - Chamber Choir (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
Directed preparation of works composed specifically for small chamber choir and ensembles. Works from all major periods of music literature, with emphasis on stylistic performance. Several public concerts and appearances scheduled each semester.



MUS 1330 - Jazz Ensemble (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
Rehearsals and concerts cover the literature for this medium.



MUS 1331 - Brass Ensemble (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
A small directed ensemble for brass (and occasionally percussion) players, performing standard brass literature in various styles and from all historical periods.



MUS 1340 - Orchestra (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
The study and preparation of standard orchestral works for performance at several public concerts and appearances each semester in addition to a concert tour. The study of basic orchestral procedure.



MUS 1360 - Concert Choir Tour
(0.5 cr [max 2.0 cr]; Prereq-coreq 1320, #; a program fee is attached to this course to cover the expenses of the concert tour; S-N only, spring, every year)
Participation in the spring concert tours undertaken by the UMM Concert Choir. A program fee is attached to this course to cover the expenses of the concert tour.



MUS 1370 - Chamber Orchestra (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
The study and preparation of standard string orchestral works for performance at several public concerts and appearances each semester. Wind and percussion players need special permission to enroll. The study of basic orchestral procedure.



MUS 1401 - English, Italian, German, and French Diction for Singers (ART/P)
(1.0 cr; A-F or Aud, spring, even academic years)
The sounds and symbols of the International Phonetic Alphabet, rules for correct English, Italian, German, and French lyric diction. Transactions of German Lieder, French Melodie, Italian Arias, and English Songs into International Phonetic Alphabet. German, French, Italian, and English songs performed in class for critique.



MUS 1411 - Vocal Performance Workshop (ART/P)
(1.0 cr; Prereq-#; spring, offered periodically)
Practical introduction to vocal performance. Students become familiar with a number of operas and musical comedies and perform selections emphasizing ensemble work.



MUS 1801 - Introduction to American Popular Music (IC)
(4.0 cr; =[MUS 1049]; Prereq-new college student in their first semester of enrollment at UMM; fall, offered periodically)
Survey of popular musical styles in America from the early 20th century to today. An emphasis on classroom discussion and activities, and written assignments designed to encourage critical analysis of American popular music and its social contexts.



MUS 2045 - Intermediate Class Guitar (ART/P)
(1.0 cr; Prereq-1045 or #; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Focusing on the middle ground where popular and classical guitar meet, reading skills, bar and 'color' chords, and advanced right hand technique are applied to both popular and classical music. Students write and perform original songs, learn personal favorites, and advance through carefully selected classical etudes.



MUS 2101 - Core Studies II: Music Theory III (HUM)
(4.0 cr; Prereq-1102, major or minor or #, concurrent enrollment in piano class/lessons until piano proficiency is passed for majors and minors; fall, every year)
Chromatic harmony of the Classical Period; borrowed chords, Neapolitan and augmented sixths; harmonic and formal analysis of scores including variation, sonata, and rondo forms.



MUS 2102 - Core Studies II: Music Theory IV (HUM)
(4.0 cr; Prereq-2101, major or minor or #, concurrent enrollment in piano class/lessons until piano proficiency is passed for majors and minors; spring, every year)
Extended chromatic harmony of the Romantic and later eras--ninth, eleventh, and thirteenth chords; altered dominants and chromatic mediants; analysis of scores including nonfunctional harmony; and twelve-tone techniques.



MUS 2111 - Functional Keyboard for the Music Major III (ART/P)
(1.0 cr; Prereq-1112, coreq 2101, #; special fee required; fall, every year)
Elementary to early intermediate instruction for music majors and minors whose principal performing medium is voice or non-keyboard instrument; continued skill development begun in MUS 1112; introduction of easy solo and ensemble literature.



MUS 2112 - Functional Keyboard for the Music Major IV (ART/P)
(1.0 cr; Prereq-2111, coreq 2102, #; special fee required; spring, every year)
Intermediate instruction for music majors and minors whose principal performing medium is voice or non-keyboard instrument; continued skill development begun in MUS 2111; introduction of intermediate solo and ensemble literature.



MUS 2301 - Instrumental Techniques--Woodwind
(1.0 cr; Prereq-major or minor or #; fall, offered periodically)
Practical study to develop elementary skills as well as a basic teaching knowledge and understanding of performance problems of the woodwind instruments.



MUS 2302 - Instrumental Techniques--Brass
(1.0 cr; Prereq-major or minor or #; spring, offered periodically)
Practical study to develop elementary skills as well as a basic teaching knowledge and understanding of performance problems of the brass instruments.



MUS 2303 - Instrumental Techniques--Strings
(1.0 cr; Prereq-major or minor or #; fall, offered periodically)
Practical study to develop elementary skills as well as a basic teaching knowledge and understanding of performance problems of the string instruments.



MUS 2304 - Vocal Techniques
(1.0 cr; Prereq-major or minor or #; spring, odd academic years)
Practical study to develop elementary skills as well as a basic teaching knowledge and understanding of performance problems of the voice.



MUS 2305 - Instrumental Techniques--Percussion
(1.0 cr; Prereq-major or minor or #; spring, offered periodically)
Practical study to develop elementary skills as well as a basic teaching knowledge and understanding of performance problems of the percussion instruments.



MUS 3051 - Piano Pedagogy I (ART/P)
(2.0 cr; Prereq-1200 or #; fall, even academic years)
This course is a study, demonstration, and discussion about the various elements of piano teaching methods, techniques, and materials for elementary and early intermediate levels. This includes analysis of various piano courses and piano literature, discussion of technical regimes, ideas for private and group lessons, and planning for the practical business aspect of teaching. Recommended for piano majors.



MUS 3052 - Piano Pedagogy II (ART/P)
(2.0 cr; Prereq-1200 or #; fall, odd academic years)
This course covers much intermediate literature from each of the four major periods of music with practical ideas to put into immediate use by current teachers. Piano literature to motivate and retain students as well as the study of performance practices as they relate to each musical style are emphasized.



MUS 3061 - Guitar Pedagogy (ART/P)
(2.0 cr; Prereq-1221 or #; fall, spring, every year)
Discussions and readings on guitar pedagogy, private and group lessons, instructing young students, practice methods and business issues associated with self-employment in teaching music. Instruction of beginners in a one-on-one situation and classroom presentation of lessons.



MUS 3101 - Core Studies III: Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque Music (HIST)
(4.0 cr; Prereq-1102, major or minor or #; fall, odd academic years)
Historical development of Western music and representative literature of the various periods and styles.



MUS 3102 - Core Studies III: Classical, Romantic, and 20th-Century Music (FA)
(4.0 cr; Prereq-1102, major or minor or #; spring, odd academic years)
Historical development of Western music and representative literature of the various periods and styles.



MUS 3161 - Introduction to World Music (IP)
(4.0 cr; =[MUS 1061]; Prereq-major or minor; non-music majors or minors should register for 1061; fall, every year)
Survey of primarily non-Western music cultures, emphasizing the development of an appreciation for the music and an understanding of its significance in its culture of origin. For music majors.



MUS 3200 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Piano (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in piano for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3201 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Piano Accompanying (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in piano accompanying for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3202 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Organ (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in organ for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3203 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Harpsichord (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in harpsichord for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for unexcused absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3204 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Voice (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in voice for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3205 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Violin (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in violin for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3206 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Viola (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in viola for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3207 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Cello (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in cello for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3208 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Double Bass (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in double bass for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3209 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Flute (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in flute for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3210 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Oboe (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in oboe for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3211 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Clarinet (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in clarinet for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3212 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Saxophone (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in saxophone for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3213 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Bassoon (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in bassoon for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3214 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Trumpet (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in trumpet for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3215 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: French Horn (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in french horn for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3216 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Trombone (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in trombone for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3217 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Baritone (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in baritone for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3218 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Tuba (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in tuba for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3219 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Percussion (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in percussion for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3220 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Recorder (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in recorder for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3221 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Guitar (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in guitar for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3222 - Advanced Individual Performance Study: Electric Bass (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in electric bass for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3223 - Advanced Individual Performance Studies: Composition (ART/P)
(1.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-#; special fee required; fall, spring, every year)
Private instruction in composition for music students at an advanced level of performance. A jury examination is required for advanced performance study. Note: Applied music instructors are not expected to make up sessions for absences from scheduled lessons.



MUS 3311 - Conducting Techniques
(2.0 cr; Prereq-major or minor or #; fall, every year)
Development of basic ensemble conducting skills.



MUS 3321 - Instrumental Conducting and Materials
(2.0 cr; Prereq-3311, major or minor or #; spring, every year)
Specialization of instrumental conducting and a survey of ensemble materials for various levels of ability and maturity.



MUS 3331 - Choral Conducting and Materials
(2.0 cr; Prereq-3311, major or minor or #; spring, every year)
Specialization of choral conducting and a survey of ensemble materials for various levels of ability and maturity.



MUS 3351 - Instrumental Arranging (ART/P)
(2.0 cr; =[MUS 3353, MUS 3352]; Prereq-1102 or #; A-F only, spring, offered periodically)
Theoretical study of orchestral and band instruments and special problems of scoring and arranging for small and large instrumental ensembles.



MUS 3352 - Choral Arranging (ART/P)
(2.0 cr; =[MUS 3351, MUS 3353]; Prereq-1102 or #; A-F only, spring, offered periodically)
Practical study of arranging for vocal ensembles and for vocal ensembles with instruments; exercises dealing with special problems and limitations of different age and ability groups.



MUS 3353 - Music Arranging and Orchestration
(2.0 cr; =[MUS 3351, MUS 3352]; Prereq-1102 or #; A-F only, fall, every year)
Exploration of the theoretical process of transcribing and scoring music for different combinations of instruments and voices. Topics include vocal ranges and instrumental transposition. Arranging projects are assigned throughout the semester to develop practical skills.



MUS 3993 - Directed Study
(1.0 - 5.0 cr [max 10.0 cr]; Prereq-approved directed study form; fall, spring, every year)
An on- or off-campus learning experience individually arranged between a student and a faculty member for academic credit in areas not covered in the regular curriculum.



MUS 4101 - Form and Analysis
(4.0 cr; Prereq-2102, major or minor or #; fall, even academic years)
Analysis of musical forms, including harmonic and melodic structure of the phrase, the binary principle, the ternary principle, sonata allegro, rondo, and later alterations of the forms.



MUS 4102 - Counterpoint (FA)
(4.0 cr; Prereq-2102 or #; fall, odd academic years)
Contrapuntal techniques of the 18th century with references to earlier 16th century species counterpoint.



MUS 4103 - Seminar: Topics in Music History (HIST)
(4.0 cr; Prereq-1102, major or minor or #; spring, odd academic years)
A small, discussion-oriented seminar emphasizing a multi-faceted approach to an advanced musical topic. Topics vary each semester the course is offered and are determined by the instructor. Student work culminates in a semester-long research project and presentation.



MUS 4110 - Seminar: Advanced Music Theory and Analysis (FA)
(4.0 cr [max 8.0 cr]; Prereq-2102, major or minor or #; fall, odd academic years)
A discussion-oriented seminar on an advanced aspect or aspects of music theory and analysis. Repertoire and techniques vary each semester the course is offered and are determined by the instructor. Student work culminates in a semester-long research project and presentation.



MUS 4901 - Senior Project and Portfolio
(1.0 cr; Prereq-major, #; S-N only, fall, spring, every year)
Culminating activity that allows a graduating student to demonstrate competence as a musician. Projects may take the form of a solo recital, lecture-recital, research paper, chamber music recital, or other major study. Project should be determined in the student's junior year and approved by the music faculty. Majors taking Mus 3200 through 3223 normally satisfy this requirement with a senior recital.



 
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