Courses

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MUS264: Urban Blues and the Golden Age of Rock
Rob Wegman

Examines the origins and development of rock music in the period 1950-1975. The principal focus is on the songs, styles, and artists of the 1950s, 1960s, and early 1970s.

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MUS264: Urban Blues and the Golden Age of Rock
Rob Wegman

Examines the origins and development of rock music in the period 1950-1975. The principal focus is on the songs, styles, and artists of the 1950s, 1960s, and early 1970s.

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MUS262: Jazz History: Many Sounds, Many Voices

This course will examine the musical, historical, and cultural aspects of jazz throughout its entire history, looking at the 20th century as the breeding ground for jazz in America and beyond.

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MUS262: Jazz History: Many Sounds, Many Voices

This course will examine the musical, historical, and cultural aspects of jazz throughout its entire history, looking at the 20th century as the breeding ground for jazz in America and beyond.

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MUS259: Projects in West African Mande Drumming
Olivier Tarpaga

Performance course in West African drumming with focus on music from Mandé Empire (Mali, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Senegal.) Taught by master drummer and exponent of Mogo Kele Foli drumming technique.

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MUS259: Projects in West African Mande Drumming
Olivier Tarpaga

Performance course in West African drumming with focus on music from Mandé Empire (Mali, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Guinea Bissau and Senegal.) Taught by master drummer and exponent of Mogo Kele Foli drumming technique.

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MUS247: Reverence or Dominance? Cultural Appropriation in the Arts
Barbara White

From holiday costumes to dining hall menus to GIFs, from popular songs to films to operas, many forms of expression cross cultural borders, raising aesthetic and ethical questions.

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MUS247: Reverence or Dominance? Cultural Appropriation in the Arts
Barbara White

From holiday costumes to dining hall menus to GIFs, from popular songs to films to operas, many forms of expression cross cultural borders, raising aesthetic and ethical questions.

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MUS234: Music of the Baroque
Wendy Heller

A survey of musical styles and performance traditions in European music from approximately 1600-1750, including the music of Monteverdi, Scarlatti, Handel, Rameau, and Bach.

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MUS234: Music of the Baroque
Wendy Heller

A survey of musical styles and performance traditions in European music from approximately 1600-1750, including the music of Monteverdi, Scarlatti, Handel, Rameau, and Bach.

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MUS231: Princeton University Steel Band
Josh Quillen

The PU Steel Band course will focus on the history and performance practice surrounding the steel drum band and its traditional musics from Trinidad and Tobago.

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MUS231: Princeton University Steel Band
Josh Quillen

The PU Steel Band course will focus on the history and performance practice surrounding the steel drum band and its traditional musics from Trinidad and Tobago.

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MUS214: Projects in Vocal Performance: Singing American Musical Theatre
Martha Elliott

This course will invite student singers and pianists to prepare and perform songs from 20th and 21st century American Musical Theatre.

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MUS214: Projects in Vocal Performance: Singing American Musical Theatre
Martha Elliott

This course will invite student singers and pianists to prepare and perform songs from 20th and 21st century American Musical Theatre.

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MUS213: Projects in Instrumental Performance: Chamber Music
Susannah Chapman
Jack Hill
Margaret Kampmeier
Sunghae Anna Lim
Alberto Parrini
Jo-Ann Sternberg
Jennifer Tao
Eric Wyrick

Instrumental chamber music class of the standard repertory of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. Preparation for performance of ensembles.

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MUS208: Music for Large Chamber Ensemble Drawn from Less-Performed Works
Ruth Ochs

An exploration of music for large chamber ensemble from periods rarely addressed by Princeton performing ensembles, such as Baroque, Early Classical, and recent music by Princeton undergraduates.

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MUS206: Tonal Syntax
Steven Mackey

An introduction to the syntactic structure of the music of the 18th and 19th centuries through exercises in analysis and composition.

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MUS203: The Great Conductors; the Canonic Repertory
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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MUS106: Music Theory through Performance and Composition
Donnacha Dennehy

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

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MUS104: When Music Is Made
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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MUS103: Introduction to Music
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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HUM470: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities: Voice

This seminar examines the theory and practice of the human voice across media including literature and music, as well as film, podcasting, social media, and other digital technologies.

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EAS237: Imagining Sounds of China: Encounters and Fantasies

Chinese culture and history contain an abundance of sounds with distinctive timbres. They have been experienced, imagined and theorized locally and in cross-cultural dialogues.

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MUS704: The Silver Age
Simon A. Morrison

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MUS104: When Music Is Made
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.