MUSIC

MUSIC

MUSIC 1000
Introduction to Music

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Lectures and prescribed listening (both recording and concerts) to encourage aural familiarity with compositions representative of significant musical styles. Previous formal education in music not required.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Music 1000 and 1021. Not counted in the basic 15-course Arts and Science major or the core courses in the B.Mus. degree.

MUSIC 1011
Materials of Music

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An introduction to the language and materials of music theory including: notation, meter, rhythm, intervals, modes, scales and chords.

Note: Not counted in the basic 15-course Arts and Science major or the core courses in the B.Mus.

MUSIC 2148
Studio I - (Instrument)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-4-0

Preparation and performance of appropriate technical exercises, studies and repertoire assigned by the instructor. Course requirements include: one hour of individual and up to four hours of master class instruction per week; concert attendance.

Prerequisite: Audition. Contact the Department of Music for further information.

MUSIC 2160
Theory I

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-2

Develops fluency in the writing and recognition of the elements of music: melodic and harmonic intervals, modes and scales, rhythm and metre, triads and inversions, and the principles of melodic and homophonic design.

Recommended background: A knowledge of music theory rudiments.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Music 2160 and Music 2111.

MUSIC 2161
Musicianship Skills I

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A practical approach to the cultivation of critical aural perception: specifically, to develop the student's sight-singing, rhythm, and transcription skills.

Recommended background: A knowledge of music theory rudiments.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Music 2161 and Music 2111.

MUSIC 2180 (3521)
History I: Antiquity to the Mid-Renaissance

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An historical survey of music from Antiquity to the mid-Renaissance, concentrating on various styles and genres and their aural recognition, as well as introducing the student to basic musical terminology and concepts, and developing the student's writing skills, research methods and bibliographic style.

Recommended background: A knowledge of music theory rudiments.

MUSIC 2248
Studio II - (Instrument)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-4-0

Preparation and performance of appropriate technical exercises, studies and repertoire assigned by the instructor. Course requirements include: one hour of individual and up to four hours of master class instruction per week; concert attendance.

Prerequisite: A minimum grade of 'C' in Music 2148 (see note below).

Note: Studio courses and their prerequisites must be taken in consecutive Fall/Spring Semesters, otherwise an audition is required. Should a grade of less than 'C' be earned in a studio course prerequisite, advancement in the studio sequence shall depend upon the results of an audition.

MUSIC 2260
Theory II

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An examination of the idioms of vocal melody through the writing and analysis of duple paraphrase, duple- and syncopated-rhythm counterpoint in two parts, and tonal homophony leading to the Chorale phrase and Bar form.

Prerequisite: Music 2160.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Music 2260 and Music 2211.

MUSIC 2261
Musicianship Skills II

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A continuation of Music 2161.

Prerequisite: Music 2161.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Music 2261 and Music 2211.

MUSIC 2280
History II: Late Renaissance and Baroque

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An historical survey of the music of the high Renaissance and Baroque eras with a special emphasis on style and genre and their aural recognition. This course will also further develop the student's research and writing skills.

Prerequisite: Music 2180.

MUSIC 2500
Music and Computers

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Designed to familiarize the student with all aspects of computers as they relate to music. Topics to include: digital-music techniques, including basic acoustics, digital and analog conversions, survey of dedicated computer-music systems, brand-name microcomputers and MIDI applications, review of the available software for CAI, composition and notation and sequencing or recording techniques, including film music.

Prerequisite: A knowledge of music theory rudiments.

Recommended background: Music 1011.

MUSIC 3000
Seminar in Music (Series)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Areas of special interest not covered by regular Music courses may be offered under this designation, depending on student interest and availability of faculty time and expertise.

Prerequisite: Variable depending on areas of special interest.

MUSIC 3030
Film Music

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A survey of the major trends, styles, and composers of film music from the silent era until the present day.

Prerequisites: Any Film* or Music History** course (3.0 credit hours), and second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours).

Note: * Qualifying Film courses include Art 3061, Drama 3030, and New Media 2030, 3510, and 3620. Topics courses (2850, 3850, and 4850) in Film in New Media, Drama, and Art also meet this prerequisite requirement.

** Qualifying Music History courses are listed in the B.Mus. program (See Part 9 - Faculty of Fine Arts, Section 6.e., p. 172). Music 1000, 1021, and topics courses in Music History also meet this prerequisite requirement.

MUSIC 3200
Popular Music (Series)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Offerings in subject areas dealing with significant developments in the Popular Music of the 20th and 21st Centuries.

Prerequisite: Seven university-level courses (21.0 credit hours).

Note: Not counted in the 15-course Arts and Science major or the core courses in the B.Mus. degree.

MUSIC 3261
Music in Recital

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Through a series of weekly noon-hour recitals, this course builds listening skills by exposing students to a diverse cross-section of music from classical through jazz and world music. Preparatory lectures and assignments supplement the concert series by focusing on issues related to music performance and music philosophy. Students will be encouraged to engage the guest performers and composers in open discussion of the ideas and music presented in the recitals and lectures.

Prerequisite: Second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours).

Note: Course is intended for non-music majors and is not counted toward the B.Mus. or B.A. Music major degrees.

MUSIC 3348
Studio III - (Instrument)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-4-0

Preparation and performance of appropriate technical exercises, studies and repertoire assigned by the instructor. Course requirements include: one hour of individual and up to four hours of master class instruction per week; concert attendance.

Prerequisite: A minimum grade of 'C' in Music 2248 (see note below).

Note: Studio courses and their prerequisites must be taken in consecutive Fall/Spring Semesters, otherwise an audition is required. Should a grade of less than 'C' be earned in a studio course prerequisite, advancement in the studio sequence shall depend upon the results of an audition.

MUSIC 3360
Theory III

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An examination of the idioms of instrumental melody through the writing and analysis of triple paraphrase, triple- and quadruple-rhythm counterpoint in two parts, and chromatic homophony leading to the Minuet and Binary form.

Prerequisite: Music 2260.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Music 3360 and Music 3311.

MUSIC 3361
Musicianship Skills III

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A continuation of Music 2261.

Prerequisite: Music 2261.

Note: Credit not allowed for Music 3361 and Music 3311.

MUSIC 3380
History III: Classical Music

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An historical survey of music from the pre-Classical styles of the mid-Eighteenth Century to the Viennese classicism of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven, with particular emphasis on style and genre and their aural recognition. This course will also introduce the student to various ways of writing about music and will continue to develop research and writing skills.

Prerequisites: Music 2260 and 2280.

MUSIC 3448
Studio IV - (Instrument)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-4-0

Preparation and performance of appropriate technical exercises, studies and repertoire assigned by the instructor. Course requirements include: one hour of individual and up to four hours of master class instruction per week; concert attendance.

Prerequisite: A minimum grade of 'C' in Music 3348 (see note below).

Note: Studio courses and their prerequisites must be taken in consecutive Fall/Spring Semesters, otherwise an audition is required. Should a grade of less than 'C' be earned in a studio course prerequisite, advancement in the studio sequence shall depend upon the results of an audition.

MUSIC 3460
Theory IV

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An examination of the diffusion of tonality in instrumental textures through the writing and analysis of chromatic paraphrase, florid counterpoint in two parts and chromatically-extended homophony leading to Ternary, Rondo, and Sonata forms.

Prerequisite: Music 3360.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Music 3460 and Music 3411.

MUSIC 3461
Musicianship Skills IV

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A continuation of Music 3361.

Prerequisite: Music 3361.

Note: Credit is not allowed for Music 3461 and Music 3411.

MUSIC 3480 (2421)
History IV: Romantic Music

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An historical survey of the music of the Nineteenth Century with special emphasis on styles and genres and their aural recognition and the development of the student's writing and research skills.

Prerequisites: Music 2260 and 2280.

MUSIC 3500
Conducting I

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-3

Principles of conducting, style, score preparation, leadership, conducting and rehearsal techniques. Course requirements include: participation in and observation of rehearsals and performances of a Department of Music ensemble as assigned by the instructor.

Prerequisites: Music 2260, 2261 and 3480 (2421).

MUSIC 3511
Modal Counterpoint

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Modal melody and the combination of melodic lines in the 16th-Century contrapuntal style; appraisal of excerpts from the literature; composition of examples; development of parallel aural and sight-singing skills.

Prerequisites: Music 3360 and 3461.

MUSIC 3548
Studio V - (Instrument)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-4-0

A natural extension of the previous studio course, but the literature selected is to be more demanding and a higher level of performance is expected. Course requirements include: one hour of individual and up to four hours of master class instruction per week; concert attendance.

Prerequisite: A minimum grade of 'C' in Music 3448 (see note below).

Note: Studio courses and their prerequisites must be taken in consecutive Fall/Spring Semesters, otherwise an audition is required. Should a grade of less than 'C' be earned in a studio course prerequisite, advancement in the studio sequence shall depend upon the results of an audition.

MUSIC 3580 (3621)
History V: Twentieth-Century Music

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An historical survey of music in the Twentieth Century with special emphasis on styles and genres and their aural recognition and the development of the student's writing and research skills.

Prerequisites: Music 3460 and 3480 (2421).

MUSIC 3600
Conducting II

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-3

Advanced principles of conducting, style, score preparation, leadership, conducting and research techniques; incorporating aspects of both choral and instrumental conducting.

Prerequisites: Music 3360, 3361 and 3500.

Note: Participation/observation of rehearsals/ performances of Department of Music ensembles.

MUSIC 3606
Orchestration

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-2

Characteristics and limitations of musical instruments; appraisal of compositions representative of various facets of the art of orchestration; scoring and arrangement for selected instrumental combinations. Course requirements may include: concert attendance, directed score study, prescribed listening.

Prerequisites: Music 3460 and 3461.

MUSIC 3648
Studio VI - (Instrument)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-4-0

A natural extension of the previous studio course, but the literature selected is to be more demanding and a higher level of performance is expected. Course requirements include: one hour of individual and up to four hours of master class instruction per week; concert attendance.

Prerequisite: A minimum grade of 'C' in Music 3548 (see note below).

Note: Studio courses and their prerequisites must be taken in consecutive Fall/Spring Semesters, otherwise an audition is required. Should a grade of less than 'C' be earned in a studio course prerequisite, advancement in the studio sequence shall depend upon the results of an audition.

MUSIC 3660 (3611)
Theory V

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A study of the major analytical theories of twentieth-century music; analysis of representative repertoire.

Prerequisite: Music 3460.

MUSIC 3721
World Music

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An introduction to music in selected world cultures and to the field of ethnomusicology.

Prerequisite: Music 1000 or a previous course (3.0 credit hours) in Music History*.

Note: * Music History courses are listed in the B.Mus. program (Part 9 - Fine Arts, Section 6.e., p. 172). Topics courses in Music History also meet this prerequisite requirement.

MUSIC 3850
Topics in Music

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: Variable

Topics in Music not covered by regular courses may be offered under this designation, depending on student interest and availability of faculty and expertise.

MUSIC 3871
Opera Workshop I

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-30

Preparation and performance of musical material in an opera workshop production.

Prerequisite: Audition.

Recommended background: Music 2248.

Note: Students are required to participate in associated rehearsals and perform in the production prior to receiving a final grade for the course. Production dates may overlap one or more semesters.

Credit is not allowed for both Music 3871 and Music 3850 (Opera Workshop 3850).

MUSIC 4000
Seminar in Music (Series)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

Topics of special interest not covered by regular music courses may be offered under this designation, depending upon student interest and availability of faculty.

Prerequisite: Variable depending on topic.

MUSIC 4060
History VI: Advanced Study in Music

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A research-oriented seminar.

Prerequisite: Music 4660 (4611).

MUSIC 4660 (4611)
Form and Analysis

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

A survey of standard forms and analytical procedures using selected examples from the musical literature.

Prerequisite: Music 3460.

MUSIC 4721
Canadian Music

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0

An examination of the music of selected Canadian composers representative of trends in the history of Canadian Music.

Prerequisite: Music 3580 (3621).

MUSIC 4748
Studio VII - (Instrument)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-4-0

A natural extension of the previous studio course, but the literature selected is to be more demanding and a higher level of performance is expected. Course requirements include: one hour of individual and up to four hours of master class instruction per week; concert attendance.

Prerequisite: A minimum grade of 'C' in Music 3648 (see note below).

Note: Studio courses and their prerequisites must be taken in consecutive Fall/Spring Semesters, otherwise an audition is required. Should a grade of less than 'C' be earned in a studio course prerequisite, advancement in the studio sequence shall depend upon the results of an audition.

MUSIC 4848
Studio VIII - (Instrument)

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 1-4-0

One hour of individual and up to four hours of master class instruction per week; concert attendance requirement. A natural extension of the previous studio course, but the literature selected is to be more demanding and a higher level of performance is expected. Design and presentation of a recital in lieu of examination.

Prerequisite: A minimum grade of 'C' in Music 4748 (see note below).

Note: Studio courses and their prerequisites must be taken in consecutive Fall/Spring Semesters, otherwise an audition is required. Should a grade of less than 'C' be earned in a studio course prerequisite, advancement in the studio sequence shall depend upon the results of an audition.

MUSIC 4850
Topics in Music

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: Variable

Topics in Music not covered by regular courses may be offered under this designation, depending on student interest and availability of faculty and expertise.

MUSIC 4871
Opera Workshop II

Credit hours: 3.0
Contact hours per week: 3-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-30

Preparation and performance of musical material in an opera workshop production.

Prerequisites: Music 3871 and audition.

Recommended background: Music 2248.

Note: Students are required to participate in associated rehearsals and perform in the production prior to receiving a final grade for the course. Production dates may overlap one or more semesters.