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Investigation of Special Topics

MUSI 5300 - Investigation of Special Topics

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MUSI 5301 - Research Procedures in Music Education

Research methods and sources.

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MUSI 5302 - Analytic Techniques

Structure and style in works from the 18th through the 20th Centuries.

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MUSI 5305 - Graduate Performing Ensemble

Symphony Orchestra, Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, University Chorale, Voices of Freedom Gospel Choir, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band.

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MUSI 5306 - Seminar in Opera Literature

Literature of the opera from the Early Baroque to the present. Course content can change from a general survey to a study of selected works by a composer, or works in a specific country or style period.

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MUSI 5309 - Seminar in Woodwind Literature

Historical development of the woodwind instruments; of representative solo and ensemble literature.

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MUSI 5315 - Seminar in Suzuki String Pedagogy

Philosophy, repertoire and pedagogy of the Suzuki Method, including guided observation and supervised teaching.

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MUSI 5319 - Notation and Performance Practice

Notation, ornamentation, and instrumentation from the middle ages through the classic period.

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MUSI 5322 - Experimental Research in Music

Investigation of the problems and techniques employed in experimental studies of music.

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MUSI 5323 - Applied Music

The Applied Music Fee fee is charged all students receiving private instrumental, vocal, or conducting instruction. Participation in an appropriate major ensemble, advanced standing in performance, recommendation by an instructor in this department, and consent of the department head are required.

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MUSI 5324 - Graduate Chamber Ensemble

Study and performance of chamber music for various ensembles.

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MUSI 5325 - Opera Theater

Study and performance of roles in major opera productions and/or work in production technique. May be repeated for credit.

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MUSI 5330 - Advanced Instrumental Conducting

Score study, conducting, and rehearsal techniques of selected instrumental literature.

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MUSI 5331 - Conducting Seminar

Special topics in instrumental and choral conducting.

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MUSI 5333 - Foundations and Principles of Music Education

Historical, sociological and philosophical foundations of music education in American elementary and secondary schools.

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MUSI 5340 - Musical Skills for Teachers

Aural, sight-singing and keyboard skills for public school music teachers.

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MUSI 5345 - Teaching Music at the College Level

Preparation for teaching music in higher education, in the studio, classroom, or rehearsal hall–with attention to late-adolescent development; elements of effective teaching, including legal considerations; pedagogical approaches; institutional contexts; seeking, securing, and beginning work in a position; and procedures for attaining promotion and tenure. Open to students beyond first-year master’s level.

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MUSI 5348 - Schenkerian Theory and Analysis

Readings and analytical projects based on the theories of Heinrich Schenker and his followers.

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MUSI 5353 - Theory Seminar

Analysis of specific styles and the work of particular theorists: variable topics. With a change of content, this course may be repated to maximum of nine credits.

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MUSI 5354 - Advanced Analysis

Methods and models of music analysis applied to selected works from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century.

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MUSI 5359 - History of Music Theory

Speculative pedagogical and analytical thought on the music in theoretical treatises from antiquity to the twentieth century.

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MUSI 5364 - Advanced Choral Techniques

Score study, conducting, and rehearsal techniques of selected choral literature.

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MUSI 5365 - Choral Literature to 1600

Historical-analytical study of choral compositions: c. 1000 A.D. to 1600.

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MUSI 5366 - Choral Literature from 1600 to 1800

Historical-analytical study of choral compositions: 1600 to 1800.

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MUSI 5367 - Choral Literature from 1800 to Present

Historical-analytical study of 1800 to the present.

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MUSI 5372 - Wind Band Literature

Historical-analytical study of music for wind ensemble and symphony band.

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MUSI 5373 - Orchestra Literature

Historical-analytical study of orchestral literature.

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MUSI 5379 - Atonal Theory and Analysis

Set theoretic concepts and operations in applied twentieth-century music.

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MUSI 5391 - Procedures in Historical Research

A project-oriented approach to bibliographic tools and research methods applicable to the historical study of music.

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MUSI 5397 - Recital

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MUSI 6400 - Tutorial in Music

Concentrated individualized study and research.

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MUSI 6411 - Seminar: The Life and Works of Individual Composers

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MUSI 6412 - Seminar: Style Periods in Music History

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MUSI 6413 - Seminar: History of Musical Forms

Sonata, concerto, madrigal, motet or other musical forms.

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MUSI 6491 - Seminar: Advanced Research Procedures in Musicology

Critical reading and original research in recent historical musicology.

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MUSI 6497 - Topics in Music Education

Principles and advanced methods in the teaching of music.

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