Masters Course Descriptions
509 Teaching an Introduction to Music (3 credit hours) A course in designing and teaching an Introduction to Music course for non-majors. In-class teaching practice is included. 510 Teaching of Music History (2 credit hours) 511 History of Symphony (2 credit hours) Survey of symphonic repertory from the 18th century to the present. 513 Topics in the History of Opera to 1800 (3 credit hours) Topics in the history of opera of the 17th and 18th centuries, from its beginnings through the operas of Mozart; opera is studied as music, theater, performance medium and cultural expression. 516 History of Musical Instruments (3 credit hours) The historical development of musical instruments, emphasizing those of the Western world. 517 History of Jazz (3 credit hours) Surveys jazz in the United States from its beginnings in African-American aural traditions to the present. 520 Topics in 17th and 18th Century Music (3 credit hours) Survey of European music of the 17th and early 18th centuries. 521 Music of the Classic Era (3 credit hours) Survey of European music from the mid-18th century to about 1810. 522 Music of the 19th Century (3 credit hours) Survey, lecture, and discussion of music from the early 19th century to about 1900. 523 Music of the 20th Century (3 credit hours) Survey of Western music since about 1900. 524 The Art Song (3 credit hours) Survey of European and American art song of the 19th and 20th centuries. 530 History of Music Printing and Publishing (School of Information 558) (3 credit hours) 542 Studies in World Music (3 credit hours) This course examines the music, the instruments, the supporting ideologies of class and gender, the cultural meanings and the performing contexts of a few â€œcanonicâ€? world music genres such as Javanese and Balinese gamelan traditions, Hindustani music, Carnatic music, and Persian classical music. 547 Introduction to Ethnomusicology (3 credit hours) Readings and discussion of current issues and methodology in the field. 550 Music in the United States (3 credit hours) Lecture survey of American music from the 18th century to the present, including both formal and informal traditions. 556 Asian American Music (3 credit hours) Examines music of Asian Americans as case studies of musical, personal and communal identities in multi-ethnic, multiracial and transnational contexts in the United States. 557 The Musics of African Americans (3 credit hours) Survey of black American music, including both formal and informal traditions.
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