2017-18 Academic Catalog
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Music Literature Courses (MUS LIT)

Courses

MUS LIT 3200/5200 (595:120g). Performance Literature: ______ — 2 hrs.

Study of performance literature available for specific instrument or voice. Combination ensemble-literature course for the performer. Prerequisite: junior standing. MUS LIT 3200/5200 (595:120g)(g)-01. Woodwinds. (Offered odd Springs) MUS LIT 3200/5200 (595:120g)(g)-02. Brass. (Variable) MUS LIT 3200/5200 (595:120g)(g)-03. Piano I. (Offered odd Falls) MUS LIT 3200/5200 (595:120g)(g)-04. Piano II. (Offered even Springs) MUS LIT 3200/5200 (595:120g)(g)-05. Organ. (Variable) MUS LIT 3200/5200 (595:120g)(g)-06. Strings. (Variable) MUS LIT 3200/5200 (595:120g)(g)-07. Percussion. (Variable) MUS LIT 3200/5200 (595:120g)(g)-08. Voice I, Survey of Song Literature. Survey of vocal literature with emphasis on style, interpretation, and historical context. Prerequisite: junior standing. (Variable) MUS LIT 3200/5200 (595:120g)(g)-09. Voice II, Art Song: German Language. Study of vocal literature from German-speaking countries with regard to style, interpretation, and historical context. Prerequisite: junior standing. (Variable) MUS LIT 3200/5200 (595:120g)(g)-10. Voice III, Art Song: French and English Language. Study of vocal literature from French- and English-speaking countries with regard to style, interpretation, and historical context. Prerequisite: junior standing. (Variable) MUS LIT 3200/5200 (595:120g)(g)-12. Voice IV, Opera Literature. Survey of operatic literature with emphasis on style, interpretation, and historical context. Prerequisites: junior standing. (Variable) (Variable)

MUS LIT 3310/5310 (595:131g). History and Literature of Large Choral Forms — 3 hrs.

Development of large choral forms from the Renaissance to present. Emphasis on the Mass, contata, oratorio, passion, anthem, and contemporary uses of the chorus. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. Undergraduates must have completed or be enrolled in MUS THEO 3100 (580:110). (Variable)

MUS LIT 3400/5400 (595:140g). History and Literature of the Orchestra — 3 hrs.

Orchestral literature from mid-18th century to present. Emphasis on structure of the symphony as a form and growth of the orchestra as an ensemble. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. Undergraduates must have completed or currently be enrolled in MUS THEO 3100 (580:110). (Variable)

MUS LIT 3420/5420 (595:142g). History and Literature of the Wind Band — 3 hrs.

Growth and development of wind music from Gabrieli to present. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. Undergraduates must have completed or be enrolled for MUS THEO 3100 (580:110). (Variable)

MUS LIT 6285. Readings.

May be repeated on the same or different topics. (Variable)

MUS LIT 6286. Studies in __________.

May be repeated on the same or different topics. (Variable)

MUS LIT 6299 (595:299). Research.

Prerequisite(s): consent of department. (Variable)