Courses

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MTD335: Development of the Multi-Skilled Performer (Fall 2017)

A practical class. This is a workshop based class for those interested in multi-skilled performance and in how performance skills can illuminate new forms of theatre making.

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MUS103: Introduction to Music (Fall 2016)
Simon A. Morrison

Music 103 is an introduction to Western Art Music (works from 1100 to the present). The course defines the basic elements of music - pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, and form - and the historically significant styles and genres of composition.

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MUS103: Introduction to Music (Fall 2017)
Rob Wegman

Music 103 is an introduction to Western Art Music (works from 1100 to the present). The course defines the basic elements of music - pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, and form - and the historically significant styles and genres of composition.

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MUS103: Introduction to Music (Fall 2020)
Rob Wegman

MUS 103 is an introduction to Western art music, featuring works from around 800 to the mid-20th century.

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MUS103: Introduction to Music (Spring 2019)
Rob Wegman

MUS 103 is an introduction to Western art music, featuring works from around 800 to the mid-20th century.

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MUS103: Introduction to Music (Spring 2020)
Rob Wegman

MUS 103 is an introduction to Western art music, featuring works from around 800 to the mid-20th century.

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MUS103: Introduction to Western Music (Fall 2021)
Simon A. Morrison

MUS 103 is an introduction to Western music, involving works from around 1200 to the present.

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MUS104: When Music Is Made (Fall 2017)
Donnacha Dennehy

An introduction to the fundamentals of music theory through exercises in melody, harmony, composition, ear-training, transcription, instrumentation and analysis. A variety of music will be studied.

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MUS104: When Music Is Made (Fall 2018)
Donnacha Dennehy

An introduction to the fundamentals of music theory through exercises in melody, harmony, composition, ear-training, transcription, instrumentation and analysis. A variety of music will be studied.

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MUS104: When Music Is Made (Spring 2018)
Donnacha Dennehy

An introduction to the fundamentals of music theory through exercises in melody, harmony, composition, ear-training, transcription, instrumentation and analysis. A variety of music will be studied.

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MUS104: When Music Is Made (Spring 2019)
Juri Seo

An introduction to the fundamentals of music theory through exercises in composition, ear-training, transcription, and analysis. A variety of music will be studied.

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MUS105: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Fall 2016)
Barbara White

Music 105 is a comprehensive introduction to music theory. Our emphasis is on the theoretical principles of four-part harmony as exemplified in Western art music; areas of inquiry include rhythmic materials, melodic patterning, and formal design.

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MUS105: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Fall 2017)
Juri Seo

Music 105 is the first of a two-semester course on introductory music theory of Western classical music.

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MUS105: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Fall 2018)
Donnacha Dennehy

Music 105 is the first of a two-semester course on introductory music theory of Western classical music.

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MUS105: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Fall 2019)
Juri Seo

Music 105 is the first of a two-semester course on introductory music theory of Western classical music.

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MUS105: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Fall 2020)
Donnacha Dennehy

Music 105 is the first of a two-semester course on introductory music theory of Western classical music.

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MUS105: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Fall 2021)
Donnacha Dennehy
Olivier Tarpaga

MUS 105 is an introduction to music theory concentrating on harmony but also examining rhythm, melody and timbre.

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MUS106: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Spring 2017)
Barbara White

A continuation of Music 105, with an emphasis on the harmonic and formal principles of Western classical music.

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MUS106: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Spring 2018)
Juri Seo

A continuation of Music 105, with an emphasis on the harmonic and formal principles of Western classical music.

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MUS106: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Spring 2019)
Donnacha Dennehy

A continuation of Music 105, with an emphasis on the harmonic and formal principles of Western classical music.

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MUS106: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Spring 2020)
Juri Seo

A continuation of Music 105, with an emphasis on the harmonic and formal principles of Western classical music. Some topics from the 20th century will be covered toward the end of the term.

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MUS106: Music Theory through Performance and Composition (Spring 2021)
Donnacha Dennehy

A continuation of Music 105, with an emphasis on the harmonic and formal principles of classical music.

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MUS203: The Great Conductors; the Canonic Repertory (Fall 2021)
Michael Pratt

Overview of how the great orchestral conductors not the recorded era shaped musical performance practices historically. Time will be budgeted to see how women and minority conductors have fared in their careers.

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MUS203: The Great Conductors; the Canonic Repertory (Spring 2019)
Michael Pratt

This course will present an overview of the great conductors of the recorded age, conducting the iconic symphonic repertory for which, in each case, they were most admired.

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MUS205: Species Counterpoint (Fall 2016)
Steven Mackey

To lay the foundations for a thorough understanding of the principles of linear structure and voice-leading through the study of species counterpoint. Twice weekly exercises will lead to a complete 4-5 voice Mass Movement as a final project.