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Music



Undergraduate Officer
D. Huron, Conrad Grebel College, Room 152, 885-0220, ext. 247

Courses not offered in the current academic year are listed at the end of this section.

Note: Students should consult their faculty advisor regarding how term courses with credit weights other than 0.5 are counted for degree credit in their program.

MUSIC100S

MUSIC 100 F,W,S 3C 0.5
Introduction to Music
The techniques, terminology, forms and styles of Western music through lectures and listening, as exemplified by great works from all eras of music history.
Neither MUSIC 150 nor MUSIC 151 may be taken for credit if MUSIC 100 is taken for credit. However, MUSIC 150 and MUSIC 151 together may serve in lieu of MUSIC 100 as prerequisite for upper-level Music courses.

MUSIC 111 F,W,S 3C,1L 0.5
Fundamentals of Music Theory
An introduction to the primary skills of music practice emphasizing the reading and writing of musical notation. Students will learn elementary keyboard, listening, and sight-singing skills. For students with minimal musical background. Does not fulfill Music major or minor requirements.

MUSIC 116 F,W,S 2L 0.25
Music Ensemble
The study of selected music literature through rehearsals and performance in one of the Music Department's ensembles: University Choir, Chapel Choir, Chamber Choir, Chamber Ensembles, Stage Band. Regular attendance at rehearsals and performances is required. Offered on a credit/fail basis.
For musical reasons, admission to any particular ensemble is at the discretion of the director.
(Formerly MUSIC 101)

MUSIC 117 F,W,S 2L 0.25
Music Ensemble
See MUSIC 116 for course description.
(Formerly MUSIC 102)

MUSIC 140 F 3C 0.5
Popular Music and Culture
An examination of the styles, forms and development of 20th- century popular music. The social, commercial and technological aspects of popular music are considered.
(Formerly MUSIC 125)

MUSIC200S

MUSIC 216 F,W,S 2L 0.25
Music Ensemble
See MUSIC 116 for course description.
(Formerly MUSIC 201)

MUSIC 217 F,W,S 2L 0.25
Music Ensemble
See MUSIC 116 for course description.
(Formerly MUSIC 202)

MUSIC 222 F 3C 0.5
Conducting 1
A study of conducting techniques appropriate for song leading, choral rehearsal and public performance. The course will include score analysis and rehearsal procedures for music from a wide variety of historical styles.
Prereq: MUSIC 100 and 270/271 or consent of instructor
(Formerly MUSIC 372)

MUSIC 226 F,W std 0.5
Music Studio
Individual instruction in Voice, Piano, Organ, Classical Guitar and orchestral instruments. This course is available only to Music majors and minors.
Prereq: Royal Conservatory Grade 8 level and audition with Music Faculty
Studio Fee
(Formerly MUSIC 266)

MUSIC 227 F,W,S std 0.5
Music Studio
See MUSIC 226 for course description.
Prereq: MUSIC 226 and consent of Music Faculty
Studio Fee
(Formerly MUSIC 267)

MUSIC 231 W 3C 0.5
Psychology of Music
The study of music from a behavioural science perspective. Topics include auditory and musical perception, music cognition, musical aptitudes and abilities, learning and pedagogy, creativity and aesthetic experience, emotive human responses and the social psychology of music activities.
Prereq: MUSIC 100 and PSYCH 101 or consent of instructor

MUSIC 240 W 3C 0.5
Introduction to Jazz
A survey of the development of jazz schools and individual styles as well as a study of melodic, harmonic and rhythmic improvisation. Styles will be demonstrated through recordings and live performance.

MUSIC 245 F 3C 0.5
World Music
A survey of traditional music outside of North America, including Africa, South America, the Far East, the South Pacific, the mid-East and Europe, with special emphasis on the role of music within the culture.

MUSIC 253 F 3C 0.5
Medieval and Renaissance Music
The study of music that flourished under courtly and church patronage from the early Christian Church to 1600. Gregorian chant, liturgical drama, mass, motet, secular songs and instrumental music are studied.
Prereq: MUSIC 100 or consent of instructor

MUSIC 254 W 3C 0.5
Baroque and Classical Music
The study of music of the Baroque and Classical eras from 1600 to 1800. A survey of major genres by Monteverdi, Schütz, Purcell, Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart and others.
Prereq: MUSIC 100 or consent of instructor

MUSIC 256 F 3C 0.5
Music of the 20th Century
The study of the various genres of music of the 20th century in the context of the various artistic, political and social movements. The course will include seminars, lectures, listening, and analysis.
Prereq: MUSIC 100 or consent of instructor

MUSIC 260 W 3C 0.5
The Symphony
A survey of the great symphonies from Haydn to Stravinsky, through lectures and listening. A portion of the course will be devoted to works being performed by the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra during the term.
Prereq: None, but MUSIC 100 is recommended. The ability to read music notation is not required.
(Formerly MUSIC 200)

MUSIC 270 F,W,S 3C,1L 0.5
Music Theory 1
The study of basic melodic, harmonic and voice leading concepts including an introduction to figured bass and functional harmony. Ear- training, sight-singing and keyboard lab sessions will be integrated with written and analytical work.
Prereq: A basic knowledge of scales, triads, and music notation or MUSIC 111
(Formerly MUSIC 250)

MUSIC 271 W 3C,1L 0.5
Music Theory 2
The study of harmony, counterpoint and form of 18th- and early 19th-century music. Sight-singing, ear-training and keyboard lab sessions will be integrated with written and analytical work.
Prereq: MUSIC 270 or consent of instructor
(Formerly MUSIC 251)

MUSIC 275 F 3C 0.5
Computer Applications in Music
A comprehensive survey of computer applications in the creation, production and study of music.
Prereq: MUSIC 100 or consent of instructor
Previous programming experience is recommended but not essential

MUSIC300S

MUSIC 316 F,W,S 2L 0.25
Music Ensemble
See MUSIC 116 for course description.
(Formerly MUSIC 301)

MUSIC 317 F,W,S 2L 0.25
Music Ensemble
See MUSIC 116 for course description.
(Formerly MUSIC 302)

MUSIC 326 F,W,S std 0.5
Music Studio
See MUSIC 226 for course description.
Prereq: MUSIC 227 and consent of Music Faculty
Studio Fee
(Formerly MUSIC 366)

MUSIC 327 F,W,S std 0.5
Music Studio
See MUSIC 226 for course description.
Prereq: MUSIC 326 and consent of Music Faculty
Studio Fee
(Formerly MUSIC 367)

MUSIC 334 F 3C 0.5
Women and Music
A study of the role of women in music from antiquity to the present, emphasizing both RclassicalS and RpopularS music within social, cultural settings of Western and Third World countries.

MUSIC 355A/355B 0.5/0.5
Music and Culture in Vienna
A Spring seminar to be taught in Vienna and environs. The course includes daily lectures and attendance of music performances during the Vienna Music Festival, as well as tours of places relating to the culture of Vienna.
Prereq: MUSIC 100 or consent of instructor
MUSIC 355B offered Spring 1995
MUSIC 355A offered Spring 1996

MUSIC 361 W 3C 0.5
The Art Song
A study of the music written for solo voice from the 17th century to the present.
Prereq: MUSIC 100 or consent of instructor

MUSIC 363 F 3C 0.5
Christian Hymnody
The origins and development of the Christian hymn (including contemporary hymn styles) considered as theological, poetic, musical, cultural and spiritual expression, and the use of hymns in a variety of worship settings.

MUSIC 365 F 3C 0.5
Masterpieces of Russian Literature and Opera
This course, designed for students of literature and music, offers an interdisciplinary approach to the relationships between literary and musical culture in Russia during the nineteenth-century. Central to the course is the comparative study of masterpieces of Russian opera and the classics of literature which inspired their musical intepretations. Among the works discussed as literary text, libretto and music are: Glinka's Ruslan and Ludmila, Borodin's Prince Igor, Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov, Dargomyzhsky's The Stone Guest, TchaikovskyUs Eugene Onegin, and Rimsky-Korsakov's Mozart and Salieri.
This course is taught via the Waterloo-Guelph Education Link System.
Prereq: MUSIC 100
Cross-listed as RUSS 371

MUSIC 370 F 3C,1L 0.5
Music Theory 3 (19th Century)
The study of chromatic harmony as well as melodic and formal aspects of 19th-century music. Ear-training, sight-singing and keyboard lab sessions will be integrated with written and analytical work.
Prereq: MUSIC 271 or consent of instructor

MUSIC 371 W 3C 0.5
Music Theory 4 (20th Century)
The study of the compositional aspects of 20th century music, including extended tonality, atonality, 12-tone writing, neo-classical idioms and contemporary compositional procedures. Lab sessions will cover non- tonal melodic reading and complex chord structures.
Prereq: MUSIC 370

MUSIC 375 W 3C 0.5
Electroacoustic Music and MIDI Applications
The study of electroacoustic music and MIDI applications in sequencing and programming with synthesizers and computers. Composition, analysis and history of electroacoustical music, as well as practical studio experience, are included.
Prereq: MUSIC 271 or consent of instructor
Studio Fee

MUSIC 380 F,W 0.5
Directed Study in Music
Prereq: Advanced standing in music and consent of instructor

MUSIC 381 F,W 0.5
Directed Study in Music
Prereq: Advanced standing in music and consent of instructor

MUSIC 390 F,W 0.5
Special Topics in Music 1
Study of a limited field under tutorial guidance.
Prereq: MUSIC 100 and consent of instructor

MUSIC400S

MUSIC 426 F,W,S std 0.5
Music Studio
See MUSIC 226 for course description.
Prereq: MUSIC 327 and consent of Music Faculty
Studio Fee
(Formerly MUSIC 466)

MUSIC 427 F,W,S std 0.5
Music Studio
A continuation of Music Studio. A recital is required.
Prereq: MUSIC 426 and consent of Music Faculty
Studio Fee
(Formerly MUSIC 467)

MUSIC 490A/B F,W,S 0.5/0.5
Senior Honours Seminar
A research seminar required of all honours students. The topics will vary from year to year depending on the interests of the students and instructor(s).

Courses not offered 1995-96
MUSIC 141 Traditional Folk Music
MUSIC 142 Traditional Folk Music of Canada
MUSIC 150 Survey of Music History 1
MUSIC 151 Survey of Music History 2
MUSIC 241 Principles of Music Therapy
MUSIC 255 Music of the Romantic Period
MUSIC 290 Special Topics
MUSIC 322 Conducting 2
MUSIC 332 Musical Aesthetics and Criticism
MUSIC 356 Canadian Music
MUSIC 360 Music of the Church
MUSIC 362 Piano Literature
MUSIC 376 Composition Seminar
MUSIC 391 Special Topics inMusic 2

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