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School of Music

The University of Texas at Austin is an institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, approved for both its undergraduate and its graduate degrees in music. The requirements for entrance and for graduation given in this catalog are in accordance with the published regulations of the association.

Fields of Study

The College of Fine Arts offers courses in several areas of music. The undergraduate courses available in music performance, music literature, music studies, and music theory are listed below; complete descriptions of these courses are given in the following section.

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Music Performance

Before the first semester or summer session in which they will be enrolled, new and transfer students must file an Application for Instruction in Music Performance. The card indicates the faculty member to whom the student has been assigned.

All students enrolled in a music performance course must fill out a Music Performance and Jury Report at the end of each semester or summer session for each course taken.

Students who receive a grade of D or F in any music performance course may not register for that course the next semester until the requests of other students for such work have been met.

Some of the following courses may be repeated for credit on the recommendation of the appropriate music performance jury.

101G. Beginning Music Performance

201J. Beginning Class Piano for Nonmusic Majors

201K. Second-Semester Class Piano for Nonmusic Majors

201M. Beginning Music Performance: Class Piano

201N. Beginning Music Performance: Second-Semester Class Piano

201S. Beginning Music Performance: Class Harp

201T. Beginning Music Performance: Second-Semester Class Harp

210J. Beginning Instruction in Music Performance: Third-Semester Class Piano

210K. Beginning Instruction in Music Performance: Fourth-Semester Class Piano

313. Fundamentals of Music

115T. Lower-Division Reed Making

219. Diction

420J. Junior Jazz Recital

420R. Junior Recital

222J. Instrumental Conducting

222K. Instrumental Conducting

223J. Choral Conducting

223K. Choral Conducting

229. Diction

159J. Harp Repertoire

259L. Vocal Repertoire Coaching

259N. Chamber Music: Strings and Piano

259P. Chamber Music: Winds and Percussion

259T. Topics in Instrumental Technology

460J. Senior Jazz Recital

260M. Pedagogy

460P. Pedagogy

460R. Senior Recital

262. Intermediate Instrumental Conducting

263K. Intermediate Choral Conducting

176C, 276C, 376C. Special Topics in Music Performance

178C, 278C, 378C. Independent Study: Music Performance

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Music Literature

302L. An Introduction to Western Music

302P. Introductory Topics in Western Music

303M. Introduction to Traditional Musics in World Cultures

303N. Introduction to Popular Musics in World Cultures

303P. Topics in Music of World Cultures

307. Topics in Popular Music

313M. History of Music I

313N. History of Music II

330L. History of Music III

334. The Music of the Americas

337. Music for Radio and Television

338. Masterpieces of Music

342. Area Studies in Ethnomusicology

343J. History of Jazz

376G. Special Topics in Music Literature

178G, 278G, 378G. Independent Study: Music Literature

379K. Advanced Topics in Music Literature

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Music Studies

115D. String Instrument Fundamentals

115E. Brass Instrument Fundamentals

115F. Woodwind Instrument Fundamentals

115G. Guitar Fundamentals

354. Musical Development of Children

354C. Children's Music Literature and Performance I

354D. Children's Music Literature and Performance II

354F. Music Performance, Listening, and Appreciation

155C. Techniques of Percussion Performance

255D. Techniques of String Performance

255E. Techniques of Brass Performance

255F. Techniques of Woodwind Performance

255M. Marching Band Techniques

255V. Techniques of Vocal Performance

356G. Choral Ensemble Literature and Performance

356J. Instrumental Ensemble Literature and Performance

176M. Special Topics in Music Studies

178M, 278M, 378M. Independent Study: Music Studies

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Music Theory

605. Musicianship

606. The Elements of Music

411. Ear Training and Sight-Singing

612. Structure of Tonal Music

214C. Beginning Composition

218J. Beginning Jazz Improvisation

221J. Musical Analysis

221K. Musical Analysis

224G. Intermediate Composition

224J. Advanced Composition

325L. Counterpoint

325M. Counterpoint

226G. Orchestration and Arranging

226J. Orchestration and Instrumentation

226K. Orchestration and Instrumentation

226N. Choral Arranging

228G. Jazz Theory I

228J. Intermediate Jazz Improvisation

228K. Beginning Jazz Piano Techniques

228L. Jazz Theory II

328M. Studio Arranging

228P. Jazz Composition

329E. Introduction to Electronic Media

329F. Projects in Electronic Media

329G. Intermediate Electronic Composition

329J. Introduction to Computer Music

329M. Intermediate Computer Music

364. Advanced Ear Training

368L. Review of Music Theory

369P. Senior Paper in Music Theory

376J. Special Topics in Music Theory

178J, 278J, 378J. Independent Study: Music Theory

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

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MUS | Music

The information in parentheses after a course number is the Texas Common Course Numbering (TCCN) designation. Only TCCN designations that are exact semester-hour equivalents of University courses are listed here. Additional TCCN information is given in Appendix A.

Lower-Division Courses

101G (TCCN: See Appendix A). Beginning Music Performance. Class instruction in music performance for nonmusic majors and for music majors studying a secondary instrument. Sections are offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, violoncello, and voice. Laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit when the instruments vary.

201J. Beginning Class Piano for Nonmusic Majors. Open to all University students, except music majors, who have no experience in piano. Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit.

201K. Second-Semester Class Piano for Nonmusic Majors. Open to all University students, except music majors, who can fulfill the prerequisite. Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 201J completed the previous semester with a grade of at least C, or consent by audition; and consent of instructor.

201M. Beginning Music Performance: Class Piano. Open only to music majors. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Credit granted only when taken as a secondary instrument. Prerequisite: Ability to read music, and concurrent enrollment in Music 605A or consent of instructor. No experience on the instrument required; for those with experience, consent by audition required.

201N. Beginning Music Performance: Second-Semester Class Piano. Open only to music majors. Continuation of Music 201M. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Credit granted only when taken as a secondary instrument. Prerequisite: Music 201M completed the previous semester with a grade of at least C, or consent by audition.

201S. Beginning Music Performance: Class Harp. Open to all University students who can fulfill the prerequisite. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. For music majors, credit granted only when taken as a secondary instrument. Prerequisite: Ability to read music and consent of instructor. No previous experience on the instrument required.

201T. Beginning Music Performance: Second-Semester Class Harp. Open to all University students who can fulfill the prerequisite. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. For music majors, credit granted only when taken as a secondary instrument. Prerequisite: Music 201S completed the previous semester with a grade of at least C, or consent by audition.

302L (TCCN: MUSI 1306). An Introduction to Western Music. Open to all University students except music majors. Information and techniques for the intelligent appreciation of music: its elements, basic forms, and major style periods from the Middle Ages to the present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one laboratory hour a week as required.

302P. Introductory Topics in Western Music. May not be counted by music majors. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

303M. Introduction to Traditional Musics in World Cultures. Same as Asian Studies 303M. Open to all University students. Art, sacred, and folk traditions of music in the cultures of Asia, Africa, the Pacific, Europe, and the Americas. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one laboratory hour a week as required. African and African American Studies 317 (Topic 3: Introduction to Music in World Cultures) and Music 303M may not both be counted.

303N. Introduction to Popular Musics in World Cultures. Same as Asian Studies 303N. Open to all University students. Popular traditions of music in the cultures of Asia, Africa, the Pacific, Europe, and the Americas. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one laboratory hour a week as required.

303P. Topics in Music of World Cultures. May not be counted by music majors. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

605 (TCCN: MUSI 1311 and 1312 combined). Musicianship. Study of the fundamentals of music for music majors through tonal harmony, ear training, sight-singing, keyboard drill, analysis, and composition of music. Three lecture hours and two laboratory hours a week for two semesters. Music 605 and 313 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: For 605A, either satisfactory completion of the audition required for admission to the School of Music and registration in class piano as assigned by the School of Music or consent of instructor; for 605B, Music 605A and either registration in class piano as assigned by the School of Music or consent of instructor.

205M. Acting for Voice Performance Majors I. Fundamental techniques of acting for the lyric stage, theoretical and direct application of dramatic monologue, art song, and operatic literature. Includes ensemble participation in Butler Opera Center production. Two lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Music 205M and Theatre and Dance 303V may not both be counted. Prerequisite: A major in voice performance in the School of Music.

205N. Acting for Voice Performance Majors II. Continuation of fundamental techniques of acting for the lyric stage, focusing on direct application of operatic solo literature, ensemble, and art song for performance. Includes ensemble participation in a Butler Opera Center production. Two lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Music 205N and Theatre and Dance 303N may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Music 205M.

606. The Elements of Music. A course in the fundamentals of music for nonmusic majors. Study of notation, and of the elements of rhythm, melody, and harmony; development of elementary aural skills; writing of simple compositions. Three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Prerequisite: For 606B, Music 606A.

307 (TCCN: MUSI 1310). Topics in Popular Music. Open to all University students. Studies of the popular music of a selected culture or geographical area. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one laboratory hour a week as required. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic 1: Music of African Americans. Same as African and African American Studies 317 (Topic 2: Music of African Americans).

Topic 2: History of Rock Music.

Topic 3: Jazz Appreciation.

210J. Beginning Instruction in Music Performance: Third-Semester Class Piano. Open only to music majors. Continuation of Music 201N. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Credit granted only when taken as a secondary instrument. Prerequisite: Music 201N completed the previous semester with a grade of at least C, or consent by audition.

210K. Beginning Instruction in Music Performance: Fourth-Semester Class Piano. Open only to music majors. Continuation of Music 210J. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Credit granted only when taken as a secondary instrument. Prerequisite: Music 210J completed the previous semester with a grade of at least C, or consent by audition.

411 (TCCN: MUSI 2216 and 2217 combined). Ear Training and Sight-Singing. Material drawn from all musical styles. Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for two semesters. Prerequisite: For 411A, Music 605B with a grade of at least C, and concurrent enrollment in Music 612A; for 411B, Music 411A and concurrent enrollment in Music 612B.

612 (TCCN: MUSI 2311 and 2312 combined). Structure of Tonal Music. Elements of tonal harmony and form; tonal analysis. Three lecture hours a week for two semesters, with one laboratory hour a week as required. Prerequisite: For 612A, Music 605B with a grade of at least C and either registration in class piano as assigned by the School of Music or consent of instructor; for 612B, Music 612A and either registration in class piano as assigned by the School of Music or consent of instructor.

313. Fundamentals of Music. Designed to familiarize students who are not music majors with the meaning of musical notation and with the harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic structure of music. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Music 605 and 313 may not both be counted.

313M. History of Music I. The history of music from the beginning of notation to the eighteenth century. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 605 or consent of instructor.

313N. History of Music II. The history of music from the eighteenth century to the early twentieth century. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 313M or consent of instructor.

214C (TCCN: MUSI 1286, 1287, 2286). Beginning Composition. Introduction to contemporary composition through the analysis and writing of short studies and through supervised original projects. Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Music 411 and 612, or consent of instructor.

115D. String Instrument Fundamentals. Beginning instruction in string instrument performance and pedagogy. This course is offered in the following instruments: double bass, viola, violin, and violoncello. Individual or class instruction in music performance. Laboratory hours as required. May not be repeated for credit on the same instrument. May not be taken by music majors in their principal instrument. Prerequisite: A major in music.

115E. Brass Instrument Fundamentals. Beginning instruction in brass instrument performance and pedagogy. This course is offered in the following instruments: euphonium, French horn, trombone, trumpet, and tuba. Individual or class instruction in music performance. Laboratory hours as required. May not be repeated for credit on the same instrument. May not be taken by music majors in their principal instrument. Prerequisite: A major in music.

115F. Woodwind Instrument Fundamentals. Beginning instruction in woodwind instrument performance and pedagogy. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, flute, oboe, and saxophone. Individual or class instruction in music performance. Laboratory hours as required. May not be repeated for credit on the same instrument. May not be taken by music majors in their principal instrument. Prerequisite: A major in music.

115G. Guitar Fundamentals. Beginning instruction in guitar performance and pedagogy. Individual or class instruction in music performance. Laboratory hours as required. Prerequisite: A major in music or consent of instructor.

115T. Lower-Division Reed Making. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

316M. Introduction to Audio Recording. Fundamentals of modern multitrack audio recording, including analog and digital recording, microphones and microphone techniques, basic mixing and signal processing, technology, and terminology. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

316N. Intermediate Audio Recording. Intermediate techniques of modern multitrack audio recording, including stereo and remote location recording, intermediate microphone techniques, signal processing and automated mixing, and modern production techniques. Prerequisite: Music 316M or consent of instructor.

218J. Beginning Jazz Improvisation. Study of basic jazz improvisational skills through performance of standard literature. Two class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 605 or consent of instructor.

219 (TCCN: MUSI 1161 and 2161 combined). Diction. French and English pronunciation for singers. Two lecture hours a week for one semester.

119Q, 219Q, 319Q, 419Q, 519Q, 619Q, 719Q, 819Q, 919Q. Topics in Music. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the School of Music. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

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Upper-Division Courses

420J. Junior Jazz Recital. Preparation and performance of a half-hour public recital in the major jazz instrument. Individual instruction. Prerequisite: For jazz composition majors, course 212J in the major jazz instrument for two semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the jazz faculty; for jazz performance majors, course 412J in the major jazz instrument for two semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the jazz faculty.

420R. Junior Recital. Preparation and performance of a half-hour public recital in the major instrument. Individual instruction. Prerequisite: Course 412 (or 410) in the major instrument for four semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the faculty.

221J. Musical Analysis. Detailed study of selected compositions from the tonal and post-tonal periods; analytical and compositional projects. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 411 and 612.

221K. Musical Analysis. Continuation of Music 221J. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 221J.

222J. Instrumental Conducting. Designed for those who have had no experience in conducting. Includes rudimentary use of baton, regular and irregular beat patterns, subdivisions and beat pattern variations as applied to simple instrumental literature, and practical experience in conducting instrumental groups. Two class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music or consent of instructor.

222K. Instrumental Conducting. Continuation of Music 222J. Further technical study in irregular meters, polyrhythmic and polymetrical patterns and scores; emphasis on expressive gestures, phrasal and compound beat conducting. Two class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 222J or consent of instructor.

223J. Choral Conducting. Designed for those who have had no experience in conducting. Includes regular and irregular beat patterns, subdivisions and beat pattern variations as applied to simple choral literature, and practical experience in conducting vocal groups. Two class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music.

223K. Choral Conducting. Continuation of Music 223J. Further technical study in irregular meters, polyrhythmic and polymetrical patterns and scores; emphasis on expressive gestures, phrasal and compound beat conducting. Two class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 223J or consent of instructor.

224G. Intermediate Composition. Continuation of Music 214C. The equivalent of two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 214C with a grade of at least B, and approval of the music theory and composition faculty.

224J. Advanced Composition. Continuation of Music 224G for composition majors only. The equivalent of two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. With consent of the music theory and composition faculty, may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 224G with a grade of at least B, and approval of the music theory and composition faculty.

325L. Counterpoint. Development of contrapuntal skill in sixteenth-century style and in related late-twentieth-century styles; the teaching of counterpoint, including Fuxian species. Prerequisite: Music 411 and 612.

325M. Counterpoint. Analysis of eighteenth-century inventions, fugues, and passacaglias; development of contrapuntal skills in twentieth-century styles that draw on these historical models; the teaching of counterpoint.

226G. Orchestration and Arranging. Techniques of instrumentation, arranging, and orchestration for band, orchestra, and chamber ensembles. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 411 and 612.

226J. Orchestration and Instrumentation. Study of the characteristics of individual instruments; writing for various combinations; study of scores of different periods; listening to recordings and live performances. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 411 and 612.

226K. Orchestration and Instrumentation. Continuation of Music 226J. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 226J.

226N. Choral Arranging. Techniques of voicing and arranging for choirs, vocal ensembles, and vocal chamber groups. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 411 and 612.

228G. Jazz Theory I. Study of the elements of jazz and popular styles, with emphasis on written theory and keyboard skills. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 201N and 605, or consent of instructor.

228J. Intermediate Jazz Improvisation. Continuation of Music 218J. Two class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 201N, 605, 218J, and 228G; or consent of instructor.

228K. Beginning Jazz Piano Techniques. Designed for music majors (pianists and nonpianists) seeking basic skills in chord notation, chord interpretation and voicing, voice leading, and chord and scale relationships for improvisation. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 210K and 612, or consent of instructor.

228L. Jazz Theory II. Continuation of the concepts taught in Music 228G, with an emphasis on ear training, harmonic motion of jazz, and harmonic embellishment. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 228G.

328M. Studio Arranging. Techniques of composing and arranging for standard jazz and popular music instrumental combinations in varied styles. With consent of instructor, may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 612 and 228G, or consent of instructor.

228P. Jazz Composition. Individual instruction in the creative process of composition, involving the melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic components of various jazz styles. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 328M or consent of instructor.

229. Diction. Italian and German pronunciation for singers. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

329E. Introduction to Electronic Media. Introduction to the fundamentals of recording, tape editing, and electronic music synthesis. One and one-half lecture hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

329F. Projects in Electronic Media. Continuation of Music 329E for nontheory and noncomposition majors. One and one-half lecture hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 329E and consent of instructor.

329G. Intermediate Electronic Composition. Continuation of Music 329E for music theory or composition majors. One and one-half lecture hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 329E and consent of instructor.

329J. Introduction to Computer Music. An introduction to the basic concepts of digital music synthesis and signal processing. One and one-half lecture hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 329E and consent of instructor.

329M. Intermediate Computer Music. Continuation of Music 329J. One and one-half lecture hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 329J and consent of instructor.

129Q, 229Q, 329Q, 429Q, 529Q, 629Q, 729Q, 829Q, 929Q. Topics in Music. This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Center for Global Educational Opportunities. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the School of Music. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

330L. History of Music III. The history of music from the early twentieth century to the present. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 313N or consent of instructor.

334. The Music of the Americas. Studies of both indigenous and borrowed traditions in the popular, folk, and art music of the Americas from the colonial period to the present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one laboratory hour a week as required. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 1: Music of Mexico and the Caribbean. Same as Latin American Studies 326 (Topic 1: Music of Mexico and the Caribbean). Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Music of Mexico and the Caribbean) and Music 334 (Topic 1) may not both be counted.

Topic 2: Music of Latin America. Same as Latin American Studies 326 (Topic 2: Music of Latin America). Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Music of Latin America) and Music 334 (Topic 2) may not both be counted.

Topic 3: Music of Brazil and Argentina. Same as Latin American Studies 326 (Topic 3: Music of Brazil and Argentina). Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Music of Brazil and Argentina) and Music 334 (Topic 3) may not both be counted.

Topic 4: Music of the Andean Countries. Same as Latin American Studies 326 (Topic 4: Music of the Andean Countries). Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Music of the Andean Countries) and Music 334 (Topic 4) may not both be counted.

335M. Fundamentals of Digital Audio Workstations. An overview of the history and theory behind digital audio and digital audio recording, including stand-alone and computer-based digital audio workstations. Prerequisite: Music 316N or consent of instructor.

335N. Advanced Digital Audio Workstations. Includes advanced editing, MIDI control surfaces, use of Beat Detective application, surround and synchronization, advanced mixing, plug-ins, third-party digital audio workstation add-ons, soft synthesizers and samplers, and digital mastering techniques and practices. Prerequisite: Music 335M or consent of instructor.

337. Music for Radio and Television. Survey of music history and trends; application to broadcasting; problems of music programming; copyright and clearance. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

338. Masterpieces of Music. Study of the works of specific composers or of specific genres in the Western musical tradition. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. May not be counted by music majors. Prerequisite: Music 302L or consent of instructor.

339M. Introduction to the Music Business and Entrepreneurship. An overview of the dynamics and business challenges of the contemporary music performance world, with an emphasis on the study of the rapidly changing musical culture and an increasingly competitive and diversified marketplace. Guest lecturers include professional conductors, directors of large performance venues, classical and pop music performers, music critics, songwriters, music publishers, entertainment law attorneys, and record producers. Music 339M and 376C (Topic: Business of Music) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music.

339N. Music Entrepreneurship. Further exploration of the dynamics and business challenges of the contemporary music performance world, with emphasis on entrepreneurial savvy, communication skills, fluency with emerging technologies, commitment to audience education, public advocacy for music, and the future health and growth of musical culture. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music and Music 339M.

342. Area Studies in Ethnomusicology. Studies of the musical traditions of selected cultures or geographical areas. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic and is given in the Course Schedule.

Topic 3: Musics of India. Same as Anthropology 324L (Topic 13: Musics of India) and Asian Studies 361 (Topic 11: Musics of India). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 5: Black Perspectives in Jazz. Same as African American Studies 374 (Topic 10: Black Perspectives in Jazz). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 6: Musics of East and Southeast Asia. Same as Asian Studies 361 (Topic 15: Musics of East and Southeast Asia). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

343J. History of Jazz. Survey of the history of jazz from its origins to the present. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music or consent of instructor.

347M. Music Copyright and Publishing. Recording, music publishing, and personal management agreements and how they affect the artist and writer. Includes negotiation considerations, deal points, record company economics and profitability, intellectual property rights, publishing and the control and exploitation of publishing rights in music property, publishing activities, performing rights organizations, catalog sales and acquisitions, publisher and songwriter relations, and royalty accounting. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music.

347N. Topics in the Business of Music and the Arts. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music and Music 347M.

354. Musical Development of Children. The processes of musical development in young children. Topics include music in multicultural contexts, music in the cognitive and social development of young children, and special issues concerning music and exceptional children. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

354C. Children's Music Literature and Performance I. Literature, materials, and music performance activities appropriate for young children. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 605 or 313, upper-division standing in music studies, or consent of instructor.

354D. Children's Music Literature and Performance II. Continuation of Music 354C. Prerequisite: Music 354C or consent of instructor.

354F. Music Performance, Listening, and Appreciation. Techniques and materials for the development of skill in composition, arranging, performance, and aural discrimination; problems related to the adolescent voice. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester.

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155C. Techniques of Percussion Performance. Percussion performance techniques for individual and ensemble settings, including appropriate literature and rehearsal procedures. Two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

255D. Techniques of String Performance. String instrument performance techniques for individual and ensemble settings, including appropriate literature and rehearsal procedures. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

255E. Techniques of Brass Performance. Brass instrument performance techniques for individual and ensemble settings, including appropriate literature and rehearsal procedures. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

255F. Techniques of Woodwind Performance. Woodwind instrument performance techniques for individual and ensemble settings, including appropriate literature and rehearsal procedures. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

255M. Marching Band Techniques. Literature, materials, and techniques of the marching band. Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

255V. Techniques of Vocal Performance. Technique of individual and ensemble singing practiced through the study of vocal literature. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

356G. Choral Ensemble Literature and Performance. Choral music literature; rehearsal and performance techniques for choirs and small ensembles. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies or consent of instructor.

356J. Instrumental Ensemble Literature and Performance. Study of the literature and of performance and rehearsal techniques for heterogeneous instrumental ensembles. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies and Music 210K.

159J. Harp Repertoire. Study and performance of the harp repertoire. One laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

259L. Vocal Repertoire Coaching. Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

259N. Chamber Music: Strings and Piano. The equivalent of two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 411, 612, and consent of instructor.

259P. Chamber Music: Winds and Percussion. The equivalent of two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 411, 612, and consent of instructor.

259T. Topics in Instrumental Technology. Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

460J. Senior Jazz Recital. Open only to jazz performance majors. Preparation and performance of a one-hour public recital in the major jazz instrument. Individual instruction. Prerequisite: Music 420J and approval of the jazz faculty.

260M. Pedagogy. An intensive study of repertoire and methods, designed for students planning to specialize in teaching. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic 1: Woodwind Instruments. The equivalent of two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Two semesters of instrument course 260 and approval of the faculty in one of the woodwind instruments.

Topic 2: Brass Instruments. The equivalent of two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Two semesters of instrument course 260 and approval of the faculty in one of the brass instruments.

Topic 3: Piano. Offered in the summer session only, in conjunction with the High School Piano Performance Workshop; meets four hours a day for two weeks. May be repeated for credit. May not be substituted for Music 460PA or 460PB. Prerequisite: Piano 412 or consent of instructor.

Topic 4: Strings. The equivalent of two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Two semesters of instrument course 260 and approval of the faculty in one of the string instruments.

Topic 5: Group Piano. The development of skills in teaching group piano. Examination of methods and materials used in keyboard instruction and for improvisation, sight-reading, and score reading. Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music and consent of instructor.

460P. Pedagogy. Designed primarily for students planning teaching careers. This course is offered in harp, piano, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, and voice. Methods of individual and class instruction through the use of music literature and the teaching repertoire. Practice teaching and laboratory for diagnostic and corrective methods are required. Two lecture hours a week for two semesters. Upon recommendation of the faculty, Music 460P and two semesters of instrument course 260 and approval of the faculty in the student's instrument may be substituted for instrument course 462 and Music 460R. Prerequisite: For 460PA, instrument course 462 and approval of the faculty, and consent of instructor; for 460PB, Music 460PA.

460R. Senior Recital. Open only to music performance majors. Preparation and performance of a one-hour public recital in the major instrument. Individual instruction. Prerequisite: For performance majors approved to pursue a pedagogy emphasis, approval of the faculty; for other performance majors, Music 420R and approval of the faculty.

262. Intermediate Instrumental Conducting. Problems and interpretation of larger band and orchestral works; analytical study of musical form as it relates to conducting; a synthesis of musical understanding and expansion of comprehensive musicianship through conducting problems. Two class hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 222K or consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Band.

Topic 2: Orchestra.

263K. Intermediate Choral Conducting. Problems and interpretation of larger choral works. Analytical study of musical form as it relates to conducting. A synthesis of musical understanding and expansion of comprehensive musicianship through conducting problems. Two class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 223K or consent of instructor.

364. Advanced Ear Training. Further development of techniques taught in Music 411, with emphasis on aural recognition of larger musical forms and of music of contemporary style. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music and Music 411 and 612.

368L. Review of Music Theory. An intensive review of the skills and concepts required for the study of music theory at the graduate level. May not be counted toward a graduate degree. Prerequisite: Upper-division or graduate standing in music.

369P. Senior Paper in Music Theory. Writing of a major paper on a topic in music theory approved by the instructor. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 221K with a grade of at least B, at least seven semester hours of upper-division coursework in music theory, and consent of instructor.

176C, 276C, 376C. Special Topics in Music Performance. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

376G. Special Topics in Music Literature. Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

376J. Special Topics in Music Theory. Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

176M. Special Topics in Music Studies. One class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

178C, 278C, 378C. Independent Study: Music Performance. Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the director of the school.

178G, 278G, 378G. Independent Study: Music Literature. Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the director of the school.

178J, 278J, 378J. Independent Study: Music Theory. Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the director of the school.

178M, 278M, 378M. Independent Study: Music Studies. Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the director of the school.

379K. Advanced Topics in Music Literature. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Two or more topics may be taken concurrently. Prerequisite: Music 612 and 313N, or upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

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