Music

CI 161. Mth Mtl Mus

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 999 units

EHD 154B. Final Student Teaching Seminar - Music

Prerequisites: Concurrent enrollment in EHD 155B. Seminar to accompany final student teaching that provides opportunities for candidates to investigate and discuss variety of topics and strategies and to reflect on issues that surface during their student teaching experience.

Units: 1

EHD 155B. Studt Tchg Music

Prerequisites: admission to student teaching, EHD 155A, CI 161 (or concurrently, depending on major departmental policy); senior or post baccalaureate standing; approval of major department including subject matter competency approval; completion of the subject matter preparation program or passing the subject matter examination(s) designated by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Supervised teaching in single subject classroom; assignment is for the full day; five days per week. CR/NC grading only.

Units: 5-10, Repeatable up to 20 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 1A. Ear Training and Sight Singing I

Singing, recognition, and dictation of intervals, triads, and melodies. Principles of tuning. Harmonic dictation using root position triads. Pitch considerations in global systems. (Course fee, $15)

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 1B. Ear Training and Sight Singing II

Prerequisite: Music 1A. Extension of melodic sight-singing and dictation to include passing tones, rhythms in simple/compound meter. Melodies in major and minor keys featuring leaps. Harmonic dictation using inversions of chords; recognition of basic chord patterns. Time considerations in global systems. (Course fee, $15)

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 1C. Ear Training and Sight Singing III

Prerequisite: MUSIC 1B. Extension of melodic sight-singing and dictation to include non-harmonic tones, more complex rhythms. Drill in singing and recognition of secondary triads and seventh chords. Harmonic dictation using chromaticism; recognition of chord patterns using secondary chords and modulation. Further considerations in global systems.

Units: 1

MUSIC 1D. Ear Training and Sight Singing IV

Prerequisite: MUSIC 1C. Melodic sight-singing and dictation featuring modal, chromatic, modulating, and post-tonal melodies. Dictation featuring irregular beat divisions, polyrhythms. Harmonic dictation using extended dominants, chromatic triads, extended tertian chords; recognition of patterns in foreign keys. Further considerations in global systems.

Units: 1

MUSIC 4A. Piano Class I

Prerequisite: Music majors and minors only. Playing skills and techniques necessary to prepare for the piano proficiency examination required of all music majors. (Course fee, $20)

Units: 2, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 4B. Piano Class II

Prerequisite: MUSIC 4A. Music majors and minors only. Playing skills and techniques necessary to prepare for the piano proficiency examination required of all music majors. (Course fee, $20)

Units: 2, Repeatable up to 99 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 4C. Piano Class III

Prerequisite: MUSIC 4B. Playing skills and techniques necessary to prepare for the piano proficiency examinations required of all music majors. Continuation of MUSIC 4B. Continuing enrollment in MUSIC 4C is required until the piano proficiency exam is passed. Letter grade only. (Course fee, $20) (Formerly MUSIC 136S)

Units: 2, Repeatable up to 99 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 4D. Class Piano IV

Prerequisites: Music Education Option majors only, Passed Piano Proficiency Exam, Music 1C, and Music 42. Playing, transposing, and improvising harmonies for Elementary Music song repertoire. Analyzing, sight reading, transposing, and accompanying for Secondary Music repertoire.

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 9. Introduction to Music

Not open to music majors. Music theory and aesthetics for the general student. Notation of pitch and rhythm. Reading, playing, and writing melodies with chordal accompaniments. Introduction to computer applications. Introduction to global music systems MUSIC 9 and MUSIC 9A cannot both be taken for credit. G.E. Breadth C1.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
GE Area: C1

MUSIC 9A. Introduction to Music

Music theory and aesthetics for the general student. Notation of pitch and rhythm. Reading, playing, and writing melodies with chordal accompaniments. Introduction to computer applications. Introduction to global music systems. (Course fee, $20) G.E. Breadth C1.

Units: 3
GE Area: C1

MUSIC 11. Intermediate Guitar Technique

Introduction to classical guitar, major, minor, and chromatic scales, chord progression, and beginning classical guitar selections.

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 12. Flamenco Interpretation

Introduction to basic flamenco guitar techniques; rasgueados, picados, tremolos, basic rhythms, studies and interpretation of flamenco repertoire.

Units: 2

MUSIC 14. Accompanying I

Prerequisite: Jury I. Designed to give the piano student accompanying experience which systematically develops proficiency in skills useful to the accompanist, chamber musician or school music teacher. Skills include sight-reading, transposing, harmonizing, open-score reading and "quick study." (Formerly MUSIC 130T)

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 20. Convocation

Department student recitals, advising, and enrichment. Required of all music majors each semester they are registered for classes until the senior recital is completed. CR/NC grading only.

Units: 0
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 30CF. Composition Forum

Co-requisites: MUSIC 48 and MUSIC 148. Weekly group meetings for music composition studies. Reading and review of works in progress in front of applied faculty and peers, with peer feedback. Study of technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of contemporary music.

Units: 0
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 30JF. Jazz Forum

Prerequisites: concurrent enrollment in jazz (J) lessons. Weekly group meetings for jazz studies students. Performances, master classes, and clinics with faculty, peers, and guest artists, with peer feedback. Study of technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of jazz.

Units: 0
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 30MC. Master Class

Prerequisites: concurrent enrollment in instrument/voice studio lessons. Weekly group meetings for instrumental/voice studies. Performance of literature in front of applied faculty and peers, with peer feedback. Technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of performing music repertory.

Units: 0
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 31. Euphonium

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 31. Tuba

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 31. Trumpet

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 31. Trombone

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 31. Horn

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 31E. Brass

Prerequisites: enrollment in Music Education option. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Bachelor of Music, Education option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 31J. Brass

Prerequisites: Open only to Music - Jazz Studies Option majors. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Jazz Studies Option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 32. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

Music 31 and MUSIC 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 32J. Percussion

Prerequisites: enrollment in Jazz Studies. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Jazz Studies option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 33. Contrabass

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 33. Harp

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 33. Guitar

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 33. Violoncello

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 33. Violin

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 33. Viola

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 33E. Strings

Prerequisites: enrollment in Music Education. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Bachelor of Music, Music Education option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 33J. Strings

Prerequisites: Jazz Studies Option majors only. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Jazz Studies option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 33P. Strings

Prerequisites: Instrumental Performance Option or Vocal Performance Option majors only. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Instrumental or Vocal Performance option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 34. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

MUSIC 31 and MUSIC 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 34E. Piano

Prerequisites: Music Education Options major only. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Bachelor of Music, Music Education option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 34J. Piano

Prerequisite: Jazz Studies Option major. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Jazz Studies option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 34P. Piano

Prerequisite: Instrumental Performance Option or Vocal Performance Option majors only. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Instrumental or Vocal Performance option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 35. Bassoon

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 35. Saxophone

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 35. Oboe

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 35. Flute

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 35. Clarinet

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 35E. Woodwinds

Prerequisite: Music Education Option majors only. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Bachelor of Music, Music Education option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 35P. Woodwinds

Prerequisite: Instrumental Performance Option or Vocal Performance Option majors only. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Instrumental or Vocal Performance option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 37E. Harp

Prerequisite: Music Education Option majors only. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Bachelor of Music, Music Education Option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 37P. Harp

Prerequisites: Instrumental Performance Option or Vocal Performance Option majors only. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Instrumental Performance Option or Vocal Performance Option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 38. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

Music 31 and 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 38E. Organ

Prerequisites: Music Education Option majors only. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Bachelor of Music, Music Education option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 38P. Organ

Prerequisites: Instrumental Performance Option or Vocal Performance Option. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Instrumental Performance Option or Vocal Performance Option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 39. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

Music 31 and 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 39E. Voice

Prerequisites: Music Education Option majors only. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Bachelor of Music, Music Education option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 39J. Voice

Prerequisite: Jazz Studies Option majors only. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Jazz Studies option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 39P. Voice

Prerequisites: Instrumental Performance Option or Vocal Performance Option majors only. Applied study of instrument or voice for lower division students in the Instrumental Performance Option or Vocal Performance Option. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 40. Theory and Literature I

Co-requisite: MUSIC 9. Fundamentals of music: notation, scales, intervals, keys, triads, concepts of mode and meter, principles of melody writing, and species counterpoint in two voices. Analysis of appropriate examples from musical literature. Use of music notation software. Introduction to global music systems. (Course fee, $15)

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 41. Theory and Literature II

Prerequisite: MUSIC 40. Figured bass and principles of voice leading, functional harmony, seventh chords, and secondary function chords. Harmonization of melodies. Principles of form in Western and global traditions. Analysis of representative musical literature.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 42. Theory and Literature III

Prerequisite: MUSIC 41. Continuation of figured bass and part writing, emphasizing chromaticism, altered chords, and extended tonality. Advanced musical forms?and study of representative musical examples in global and Western traditions.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 43. Theory and Literature IV

Prerequisite: MUSIC 42. Non-tonal harmony (e.g. quartal, pandiatonic). Basic set theory and twelve-tone technique. Jazz harmony and principles of improvisation. Global music applications. Survey of representative works of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries with respect to style and structure.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 47. Introduction to Music Technology

Principles, uses, techniques and applications of music technology. Experience with current hardware and software for sequencing, and synthesis, as well as digital recording and editing.

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 48. Seminar in Composition

Aural-analytic study of compositional concepts and genres in Western music; introduction to concepts in global music; exercises in creative writing; and music notation.

Units: 2, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 49. Instrumentation and Notation

Study of idiomatic music writing for standard woodwind, brass, keyboard, percussion, and string instruments. Practice and study of music notation, including both handwritten and computer notation. Notation of standard and extended techniques for all common musical instruments.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 50. Introduction to Music Teaching and Learning

Prerequisite: MUSIC 40. Orientation to role of music teacher in public schools. Observation of teacher-pupil interaction, instructional approaches, and classroom management in elementary through secondary schools. Two-hour lecture weekly, plus two-hour school site observation weekly, not including travel.

Units: 3

MUSIC 58. Basic Conducting

Prerequisite: MUSIC 41. Fundamentals of conducting and score-reading; standard patterns and stick technique.

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 60T. Topics in Music

Special studies in ethnomusicology or music appreciation, business, education, history, literature, theory, or technology.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units

MUSIC 64. Jazz Theory and Improvisation I

Prerequisite: MUSIC 41; Co-requisites: MUSIC 102JEA or MUSIC 102JEB. Jazz Improvisation, basic skills of theoretical foundation and creative improvisation in the jazz idiom.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 65. Jazz Theory and Improvisation II

Prerequisite: Jazz Studies Option majors only, Music 64; Co-requisites: Music 102JEA or Music 102JEB. Jazz Improvisation, intermediate skills of theoretical foundation and creative improvisation in the jazz idiom.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 74. Listener's Guide to Music

Exploration of a wide range of musical styles (past, present, classical, global, and popular) through guided practical experiences and the development of an aesthetic sensitivity for music of various cultures. G.E. Breadth C1.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
GE Area: C1

MUSIC 75. History of Rock and Roll

The History of Rock and Roll and its musical precedents: The music, musical styles and musicians of Rock and Roll, as well as the most important global, cultural, sociological and philosophical factors that influenced and were influenced by Rock and Roll. G.E. Breadth C1.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
GE Area: C1

MUSIC 102CS. Chamber Singers

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 102FE. Flute Ensemble

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 102GC. Gospel Choir

(Same as Music 102GC) Performance of a variety of inspirational songs reflecting the African American cultural experience. Participation through rehearsals, activities, programs, and field trips.

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 102GE. Guitar Ensemble

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 102JE. Jazz Ensemble

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 102MA. Mariachi

This class is devoted to music selected from the traditional mariachi repertory. Typical genres will include bolero, ranchera, son huasteco, son jalisciense, and son jarocho. Students will become familiar with traditional performance practices and stylistic interpretation of these selected genres.

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 102MC. Men's Chorus

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 102MW. Masterworks Chorus

Masterworks Chorus, a choral ensemble in the Department of Music, is organized around the study and performance of choral literature appropriate for a large choir. (Formerly MUSIC 102CC)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 102NM. New Music Ensemble

New Music Ensemble is a minor chamber music ensemble devoted to the study and performance of non-conducted new music. The ensemble chiefly performs works by Fresno State student composers, but may also perform new music by other composers as well.

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 102PB. Basketball Band

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 102PE. Perc Ensemble

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 102SE. String Ensemble

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 102US. University Singers

Study and performance of literature for university singers (US).

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 102VJE. Vocal Jazz Ensemble

Vocal Jazz Ensemble is a minor ensemble in the Fresno State Music Department. The ensemble performs a wide variety of literature within the jazz genre.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 102WC. Women's Chorus

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 102WWE. WWD Ensemble

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 103CC. Concert Choir

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 103JO. Jazz Orchestra

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 103MB. Marching Band

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 103SB. Symphonic Band

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 103SO. Symphony Orchestra

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 103WO. Wind Orchestra

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 110. Voice for Non-Music Majors

Acquaints the non-music major with basic principles of good singing; applies principles of good singing to different song styles; and helps the non-music major voice student develop and strengthen performing skills. (Formerly MUSIC 130T section)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 111. Advanced Guitar Technique

Advanced studies in classical guitar works, diatonic major and minor scales, chord progression, and interpretation of classical guitar repertoire.

Units: 2

MUSIC 112. Advanced Flamenco Interpretation

Special studies in flamenco guitar interpretation including advanced techniques, traditional rhythms, improvisations, and analysis of music, songs and dance. For majors and non-majors.

Units: 2

MUSIC 113. Vocal Pedagogy

Open to upper-division vocal performance majors only. Prerequisites: passing of Jury II, all lower-division music core courses, as well as at least one semester of music history, MUSIC 161A or MUSIC 161B. Principles, teaching procedures, materials, and physiology of the voice, and historical background for teaching solo and group lessons.

Units: 2

MUSIC 114. Accompanying II

Prerequisite: MUSIC 14. Student will perform regularly, accompanying one or more soloists or groups throughout the semester by assignment. In addition, there will be readings and exercises to further develop skills studied in MUSIC 14.

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 115. Advance Guitar for the Classroom Teacher

Continued development of guitar skills for the general music teacher. Intermediate group instruction on the acoustic guitar with focus on techniques and materials appropriate for accompanying classroom music. Topics include chord structures, strumming, picking style, and fingering techniques.

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 117BB. Bulldog Beat

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 117BQ. Brass Quintet

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 117CM. Chamber Music

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 117JC. Jazz Combo

This course is a non-conducted ensemble that studies and performs small group jazz literature including original compositions and arrangements by students and commissions by professional ensembles. Two weekly rehearsals will focus on ensemble skills and other skills idiosyncratic to jazz performance. (repeatable for credit)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 117KE. Keyboard Ens

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 117PQ. Pres Quintet

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 118BW. Band Wrkshp

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 118OPR. Opera Production

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 118OT. Opera Theatre

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 118PW. Percussion Wrksp

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 118VW. Vocal Wrksp

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 119. Voice Techniques and Materials

Prerequisite: MUSIC 41. Principles, playing and teaching procedures, and materials for teaching voice in the elementary school, high school, and community college. (Course fee, $20) (Formerly MUSIC 119Q)

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 120. Class Piano Techniques and Materials

Prerequisites: MUSIC 41, passed piano proficiency. Study of techniques and materials appropriate for teaching class piano to beginners in elementary school, middle school, high school, and community college music classrooms.

Units: 1

MUSIC 122A. String Techniques and Materials

Prerequisite: MUSIC 41. Principles and physics of stringed instruments; playing procedures and materials for teaching beginning string students from elementary school through community college. (Course fee, $20)

Units: 2

MUSIC 124A. Woodwind Techniques and Materials

Prerequisite: MUSIC 41. Principles and physics (including common transpositions) of woodwind instruments; playing procedures and materials for teaching beginning woodwind students from elementary school through community college. (Course fee, $20)

Units: 2

MUSIC 126. Percussion Techniques and Materials

Prerequisite: MUSIC 41. Principles, playing and teaching procedures, and materials for teaching percussion instruments in the elementary school, high school, and community college. (Course fee, $20)

Units: 2

MUSIC 127A. Brass Techniques and Materials

Prerequisite: MUSIC 41. Principles and physics (including common transpositions) of brass instruments; playing procedures and materials for teaching beginning brass students from elementary school through community college. (Course fee, $20) (Formerly MUSIC 119I, Music 127)

Units: 2

MUSIC 129. Reed Making

Required for oboe and bassoon players. Individual or group supervision in all aspects of the art of reed making. Repeatable for credit until such time as student and professor mutually agree that supervision is no longer necessary. CR/NC grading only.

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 130T. Topics in Performance

Special studies in vocal or instrumental music, including topics such as accompanying, electronic instruments, mixed chamber music and global music.

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 6 units

MUSIC 130T. Kodaly: A Choral Component

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 130T. Cho Cond RF Skls

Units: 1

MUSIC 131. Euphonium

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 131. Trumpet

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 131. Tuba

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 131. Trombone

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 131. Horn

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 131J. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

Music 31 and 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 132. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

Music 31 and 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 132J. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

MUSIC 31 and 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 133. Contrabass

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 133. Harp

Units: 1-2, Repeatable up to 16 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 133. Guitar

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 133. Violoncello

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 133. Violin

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 133. Viola

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 133J. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

Music 31 and 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 134. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

Music 31 and 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 134J. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

Music 31 and 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 135. Bassoon

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 135. Saxophone

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 135. Oboe

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 135. Flute

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 135. Clarinet

(Course fee, $20)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 999 units

MUSIC 135J. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

Music 31 and 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 138. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

Music 31 and 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 138S. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

Music 31 and 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 139. Instrumental, Vocal, & Composition Lessons

Music 31 and 131 through 39 and 139 and 131J through 135J include technical, stylistic, and aesthetic performance studies of standard literature: etudes, solo, chamber, and large ensemble music. All music majors (except students enrolled in the Music as a Liberal Art Option) are required to enroll in a declared performing medium until completion of senior recital. Concurrent enrollment in appropriate major ensemble required. Passing Jury II required to enroll in MUSIC 131 through 139. Students admitted to the jazz option must complete 4 units of Music 31 through 38 and pass Jury I to enroll in Music 131J through 135J. MUSIC 148 includes individual instruction in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles. All courses are repeatable for credit. (All courses require a $20 course fee.)

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 16 units

MUSIC 139J. Vocal Jazz

Prerequisites: Jazz Studies Option majors only, passed Jury II in Jazz Studies. Applied study of voice for upper division students in the Jazz Studies major. One-on-one music lessons with faculty.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 140T. Topics in Theory

Prerequisite: MUSIC 43. Analytical study of specific composers, genres, styles, and diverse approaches to music theory.

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 9 units

MUSIC 141. Seminar in Modal Counterpoint

Prerequisite: MUSIC 43. Polyphony of the 15th and 16th centuries; analysis and composition of melodic lines, simple counterpoint, types of imitation; writing motets with text in two or more parts.

Units: 3

MUSIC 142. Seminar in Canon and Fugue

Prerequisite: MUSIC 42. Polyphony of the 17th and 18th centuries; analysis and composition of melodic lines, imitative, strict and invertible counterpoint, canon, and fugue.

Units: 3

MUSIC 144. Form and Analysis

Prerequisite: MUSIC 42. Principles of musical form and analysis as applied to musical repertoire. Includes an introduction to the various methods of music analysis. Review of chromatic harmony as necessary.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 147. Digital Music Production

Prerequisite: MUSIC 9 and MUSIC 47; or permission of Instructor. Lecture and discussion on digital audio design for various forms of media, and practical experience designing and producing audio and music in a digital format.

Units: 3

MUSIC 148. Composition

Prerequisite: 2 semesters of MUSIC 48 and successful completion of Jury 1. Includes individual instructions in original composition in a variety of media, forms, and styles.

Units: 1, Repeatable up to 10 units

MUSIC 153. Children's Music

Open to non-majors only. Introduction to song literature and singing games suitable for children in the elementary grades. Development of in-tune singing, literacy skills using basic music notation, instrument playing, and activities that integrate music into the general education classroom. Course content derived from the folk music and musical contributions of world cultures.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 154. Music for the Elementary Classroom

Music Education Majors only. Prerequisites: MUSIC 41, Passed Piano Proficiency, and MUSIC 4D. Introduction to place and functions of Pre-K-2nd grade school music curriculum; selection, discussion, and analysis of materials; planning activities that develop aesthetic sensitivity and musical skill in children.

Units: 3

MUSIC 155. Advanced Elementary Classroom Techniques

Music Education Majors Only. Prerequisites: MUSIC 42, MUSIC 154, Passed Piano Proficiency, MUSIC 4D. Continuation in the study of research, best teaching practices, and the place and functions of music in the upper elementary school, 3rd-5th grade, curriculum.

Units: 3

MUSIC 158A. Advanced Instrumental Conducting

Prerequisite: MUSIC 58. Advanced instrumental conducting and score reading; rehearsal techniques; problems in tempo, balance, style, and phrasing; mixed meters and other contemporary problems. Assigned projects in conducting.

Units: 2, Repeatable up to 4 units

MUSIC 158B. Advanced Choral Conducting

Prerequisite: MUSIC 58. Advanced choral conducting and score reading; rehearsal techniques; problems in tempo, balance, style, and phrasing; mixed meters and other contemporary problems. Assigned projects in conducting.

Units: 2, Repeatable up to 4 units

MUSIC 159. Marching Band Techniques

Prerequisite: MUSIC 41. Offered fall semester only. Practical and creative aspects of producing musical shows and marching formations for athletic events, parades, and public ceremonies. Use of computer programs.

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 160T. Topics in Music History and Literature

Study of selected musical genres, composers, and other specialized topics.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 9 units

MUSIC 160TZ. Monarchs: Market/Music 18th Century London

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 9 units

MUSIC 161A. Survey of Western Art Music I

Prerequisites: MUSIC 41 and junior-level status (60 units or more). Study of representative composers, genres, and major works. Emphasis on changing concepts of "music," development of styles, and relation of music to the history of ideas and to relevant institutions and social customs up to approximately 1800 A.D.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 161B. Survey of Western Art Music II

Prerequisites: MUSIC 41 and junior-level standing (60 units or more). Study of representative composers, genres, and major works. Emphasis on changing concepts of "music," development of styles, and relation of music to the history of ideas and to relevant institutions and social customs Beethoven to the present.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 162. Jazz Pedagogy

Prerequisite: MUSIC 43. Junior music major. Basic rehearsal techniques for small and large ensembles of the secondary and collegiate levels. Survey of pedagogical concepts, performance practices, and performance repertory for jazz ensembles.

Units: 2

MUSIC 163. Jazz History

Prerequisite: Music 43. The history of Jazz through study of important innovators, performers, composers, and improvisers worldwide.

Units: 3

MUSIC 164. Jazz Theory & Improvisation I

Prerequisite: MUSIC 43, concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 102JEA or MUSIC 102JEB. Provides basic and intermediate foundation in theory and improvisational styles within the jazz idiom.

Units: 3

MUSIC 165. Jazz Theory Improvisation II

Prerequisite: MUSIC 164, concurrent enrollment in MUSIC 102JEA or MUSIC 102JEB. Provides intermediate and advanced foundation in theory and improvisational styles within the jazz idiom.

Units: 3

MUSIC 166. Piano Pedagogy

Piano majors only. Principles, playing and teaching procedures, and materials for teaching individual and small group piano lessons to students from elementary school age through community college. (Course fee, $20) (Formerly MUSIC 119P)

Units: 2

MUSIC 167. Keyboard Literature

Piano majors only. A historical survey of the standard repertoire for the piano. (Formerly MUSIC 176T section)

Units: 2

MUSIC 168. Advanced Jazz Improvisation and Analysis

Prerequisites: Music 65, Music 163, Music 178, Music 181B; Co-requisite: Music 102JEA or Music 102JEB; Enrollment as an jazz studies major. Provides advanced foundation in theory and improvisational styles within the jazz idiom.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 169. Instrumental Techniques and Materials

Prerequisites: MUSIC 43, MUSIC 158A or MUSIC 158B, pass conducting proficiency, MUSIC 121, MUSIC 122A, MUSIC 124A, MUSIC 126, MUSIC 127A. Offered spring semester only. Principles, procedures, literature, and materials for use in instrumental music programs in the public schools. (Expenses for off-campus visits will be incurred by student)

Units: 2

MUSIC 169L. Instrumental Lab Ensemble

Prerequisites: Passed Piano Proficiency, Music 4D, Music 42, Music 158A. Co-requisite: Music 169. Study of conducting and rehearsal techniques for the secondary instrumental setting.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 170A. Music of the Americas: Latin America

Prerequisites: G.E. Foundation and Breadth Area C. Examination of the musics of Latin America with special emphasis on art-music and its relationship to folk-popular musics as influenced by social, ideological, and political cross-currents. G.E. Integration IC.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
GE Area: IC

MUSIC 170B. Music of the Americas: United States

Representative styles and genres of music in the United States with particular attention to social contexts of repertories and music interactions between elite and popular traditions.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 171. Introduction to the World's Music

Prerequisites: G.E. Foundation and Breadth Area C. Exploration of selected musics of the world from the perspective of ethnomusicology or study of music as an aesthetic communication that possesses meaning only in relation to specific, situated sociocultural contests. Study of selected musical forms and their relationship to social formations. G.E. Integration IC.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
GE Area: IC

MUSIC 171A. Global Music Perspectives

Prerequisites: Music 41, sophomore-level status. Study of music from a global perspective. Relationships between musical sound, context, and meaning through ethnomusicology. Consideration of musical systems, performance practices, and aesthetic goals. Multicultural/International M/I.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 171Z. Introduction to the World's Music

Prerequisites: G.E. Foundation and Breadth Area C. Exploration of selected musics of the world from the perspective of ethnomusicology or study of music as an aesthetic communication that possesses meaning only in relation to specific, situated sociocultural contests. Study of selected musical forms and their relationship to social formations. G.E. Integration IC.

Units: 3
GE Area: IC

MUSIC 172. Vocal Literature

Prerequisite: MUSIC 41. For students who major or minor in vocal music. A historical survey of the standard repertoire for the voice.

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 175T. Topics in Instrumental Pedagogy

Principles, playing and teaching procedures, and materials for teaching individual instrumental (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, violin, viola, violoncello, contrabass, harp, guitar, percussion) lessons to students of varying skill and artistic levels.

Units: 2

MUSIC 175T. Pedagogy for Brass Performance Majors

Principles, playing and teaching procedures, and materials for teaching brass instruments (horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba) lessons to students of varying skill and artistic levels. This topic may not be repeated for credit. (Offered Fall 2022)

Units: 2

MUSIC 176T. Instrument Repertoire and Literature

Prerequisites: Completion of JURY I on primary instrument. History and repertoire of the instrument. Weekly class meetings comprised of lecture, class discussion and individual performance of selected pieces.

Units: 2

MUSIC 178. Class Jazz Piano

Prerequisites: Acceptance to the BM Jazz Studies Option, Music 65. Rudiments of jazz piano in keyboard realization and progressions found in basic and intermediate jazz standards.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 179. Choral Techniques and Materials

Prerequisites: passed piano proficiency; MUSIC 43, MUSIC 158A or MUSIC 158B. Principles, choral techniques, literature, and materials for use in vocal music programs in the public schools. (Expenses for off-campus visits will be incurred by student.)

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 179L. Choral Techniques Lab

Prerequisites: Passed Piano Proficiency, MUSIC 42, MUSIC 4D, MUSIC 119, MUSIC 158B. Co-requisite: MUSIC 179. Practice conducting and rehearsal techniques for Secondary Choral setting. Study in score analysis, influence of conducting gesture, diagnosis and solving of vocal issues, error detection. CR/NC grading only.

Units: 1

MUSIC 180. Children's Choirs: Techniques and Literature

Prerequisite: MUSIC 155. Basic overview of materials, techniques, and procedures applicable to the choral experience at the elementary level. Topics include conducting for the elementary school choral director, vocal pedagogy for children, and a survey of appropriate choral literature.

Units: 3

MUSIC 181. Jazz Composition & Arranging

Prerequisites: MUSIC 43, Junior Music Major in the Jazz Option or permission of instructor. Study of composition and arranging in the jazz idiom. Skills and creative concepts necessary for the design and creation of jazz arrangements for various-sized ensembles.

Units: 3

MUSIC 181A. Jazz Composition

Prerequisites: Music 64; Music 6; Co-requisites: Music 102JEA or Music 102JEB; Enrollment as a Jazz Studies Option. Examination of compositional styles in the jazz and commercial idioms; fundamentals specific to melody, harmony, rhythm, and phrasing.

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 181B. Jazz Arranging

Prerequisites: Music 64, Music 65, Music 178, Music 181A; Co-requisites: Music 102JEA or Music 102JEB; Enrollment as a BM Jazz Studies major. Examination of arranging in the jazz and commercial idioms; fundamentals specific to melody, harmony, rhythm, phrasing.

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 182. Basic Arranging

Prerequisites: MUSIC 1B, MUSIC 42. Basic course in scoring and arranging for band, orchestra and choral ensembles. Ranges, transposition, technical capabilities of band and orchestra instruments and the voice. Emphasis on arranging for musicians typically found in elementary and secondary schools. Use of computer notation and sequencing programs. (Course fee, $15)

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 183. Advanced Choral Arranging

Prerequisites: MUSIC 49 or MUSIC 182. Advanced course in scoring and arranging for various sizes and types of choral ensembles. Studies in depth composing and arranging in various choral idioms. Use of computer notation and sequencing programs. (Course fee, $15)

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 184. Advanced Instrumental Arranging

Prerequisite: MUSIC 182. Advanced course in scoring and arranging for band and orchestra instruments. Studies in depth problems of idiomatic writing for the instruments and sonorities. Use of computer notation and sequencing programs. (Course fee, $15)

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 184A. Orchestration for Winds and Percussion

Prerequisites: Music 49 or Music 182. Study of orchestration for standard woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments. Detailed study of orchestration for large ensembles featuring winds and percussion, including wind ensemble and concert band.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall - odd

MUSIC 184B. Orchestration for String and the Symphony Orchestra

Prerequisites: Music 49 or Music 182. Study of orchestration for standard string and keyboard instruments. Detailed study of orchestration for large ensembles featuring strings and keyboard instruments, including the symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, and the string orchestra.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall - even

MUSIC 185A. Lyric Diction I

Prerequisite: MUSIC 41 and successful completion of one year of Music 39 or MUSIC 139 or permission of instructor. For students who major or minor in vocal music. Introductory study of the International Phonetic Alphabet and its application to singing in English, Italian, German, French, Spanish and Latin.

Units: 2

MUSIC 185B. Lyric Diction II

Prerequisite: MUSIC 185A. For vocal performance majors or with permission of instructor. Singers' advanced diction studies of English, Italian, German, French, and Spanish, as well as other languages used in the standard Western art music vocal repertoire.

Units: 2

MUSIC 185C. Lyric Diction III

Prerequisite: MUSIC 185A. For vocal performance majors or with permission of instructor. Singers' advanced diction studies of German, Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian.

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Fall

MUSIC 185D. Lyric Diction IV

Prerequisite: MUSIC 185A. For vocal performance majors or with permission of instructor. Singers' advanced diction studies of Russian, Czech and Polish languages as applied in vocal performance practice.

Units: 2
Course Typically Offered: Spring

MUSIC 186. Arranging and Composing Using MIDI

Prerequisite: MUSIC 182. Arranging and composing using MIDI sequencing. Students record and edit musical material in the MIDI/computer-based production facility. Finished works will be exported to music notation programs and recorded to digital audio media. Works will be performed in public concerts. (Formerly MUSIC 130T)

Units: 3

MUSIC 187. Pop Music: Jazz and Rock

Prerequisites: G.E. Foundation and Breadth Area C. Survey of styles, trends, and the musical and cultural roots of pop music, jazz, and rock in the United States, Great Britain, and the West Indies. Guidelines for listening to and writing about music. G.E. Integration IC.

Units: 3
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
GE Area: IC

MUSIC 187Z. Pop Music: Jazz and Rock

Prerequisites: G.E. Foundation and Breadth Area C. Survey of styles, trends, and the musical and cultural roots of pop music, jazz, and rock in the United States, Great Britain, and the West Indies. Guidelines for listening to and writing about music. G.E. Integration IC.

Units: 3
GE Area: IC

MUSIC 190. Independent Study

See Academic Placement -- [-LINK-]. Approved for SP grading.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 191. Readings in Music

Prerequisite: permission of instructor. In-depth readings and discussions in individual conferences; subjects to be selected by students and their advisers. May be preliminary research in connection with thesis topic. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units

MUSIC 197. Junior Recital

Prerequisites: Junior standing, approval of major applied music instructor. Completion of JURY II in area of concentration. Preparation and presentation of a satisfactory junior recital. For Music Performance Option Majors.

Units: 1
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 198. Senior Recital or Project

Prerequisites: passed piano proficiency, senior standing, approval of major applied music instructor or adviser. Preparation and presentation of a satisfactory senior recital or project.

Units: 1-2
Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

MUSIC 204. Graduate Music Theory Survey

Prerequisite: graduate standing. Required of all M.A. candidates in music. A comprehensive survey of the disciplines of harmony, counterpoint, and analysis, with respect to the music of the 18th through 20th centuries, with an emphasis on review and reinforcement. Topics include species counterpoint, figured bass, voice leading, principles of Schenkerian analysis, and basic atonal and twelve-tone theory.

Units: 3

MUSIC 210. Studies in Performance

Open only to master's degree students majoring in performance or to other master's students by permission of instructor. Prerequisite: MUSIC 220. Individually directed studies in performing or conducting instrumental or vocal music; historical and theoretical interpretation applied in preparation for public recitals and concerts of works from the standard literature of all periods in the student's major performance area. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 2, Repeatable up to 6 units

MUSIC 211. Graduate Performance Ensemble

Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. Ensemble performance of instrumental or choral music with emphasis on historical and theoretical interpretation of advanced level literature. This course includes technical, stylistic, and aesthetic elements of musical literature, rehearsal, and public performance..

Units: 2, Repeatable up to 6 units

MUSIC 220. Seminar in Research Methods and Bibliography

Bibliography, sources, and research techniques necessary for graduate study in music. Individual projects and research; satisfies graduate writing requirement. Required of all students working for the master's degree in music.

Units: 3

MUSIC 221. Foundations of Music Education

Prerequisite: MUSIC 220. Historical, curricular, and philosophical foundations of music education. Research in learning theories, teaching strategies, and concept development. Evaluation of contemporary trends and techniques in methodology.

Units: 3

MUSIC 234. Studies in Composition

Open only to master's degree students majoring in composition. Prerequisite: MUSIC 220. Individually directed studies in composition with contemporary techniques of an extended work equivalent in substance to a sonata, cantata, or other composition of major proportions. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 2, Repeatable up to 6 units

MUSIC 240T. Advanced Topics in Music Theory

Prerequisite: MUSIC 204 and MUSIC 220. Advanced analytical study of specific composers, genres, styles, and diverse interdisciplinary approaches to music theory. A final paper or project is a central component of this course.

Units: 3

MUSIC 240T. Analysis of Non-Western Music

This course will expand the student's analytical skills by applying the basic tools for analysis to music beyond the Western Canon. Through examination of pitch, rhythm, and timbre, students will sharpen their listening and thinking skills, and they will write about their observations, either through a comparative analysis or through a thorough analysis of a selected work of non-Western music. Class sections will focus on listening skills and clarifying the analytical process, readings will include selections about theoretical analysis, aboriginal music, musicology, and non-Western culture. Weekly listening logs will be kept, and various music will be assigned for listening.

Units: 3

MUSIC 257A. Seminar in Choral Conducting

Prerequisite: MUSIC 158A or MUSIC 158B or equivalent. Advanced study of conducting choral music in the Western tradition. Students will organize and complete projects that address the preparation, interpretation, rehearsing, and performance of choral music. (Formerly MUSIC 258T)

Units: 3

MUSIC 258T. Topical Seminars in Conducting

Prerequisite: MUSIC 158A or MUSIC 158B. Advanced studies in selected topics related to conducting. Projects with particular attention to rehearsal techniques, score preparation, and interpretation.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units

MUSIC 259T. Topical Seminars in Vocal Music

The study of advanced level song literature, song interpretation, and performance practice as applied to standard and special vocal repertoire.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units

MUSIC 260T. Topical Seminars in Music History

Prerequisite: MUSIC 220. Current methods, resources, and issues in music history, with application to specific topics focusing on major Western composers, major genres, landmark works or repertories, issues in musical aesthetics and criticism.

Units: 3, Repeatable up to 9 units

MUSIC 267. Seminar in Contemporary Music

Prerequisite: MUSIC 220. Critical and analytical study of the sources, selected works, and composers of the 20th century, with particular emphasis on avant-garde movements and schools. A term paper will be a central requirement for successful completion of this course.

Units: 3

MUSIC 269T. Topical Seminars in Instrumental Music

The study of advanced level instrumental literature, score interpretation, and performance practices as they apply to standard and special instrumental literature.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units

MUSIC 277. Seminar in American Music

Prerequisite: MUSIC 220. Critical and analytical study of the historical sources, selected works, and composers in the United States from 1620 A.D. to the present. A term paper will be a central requirement for successful completion of this course.

Units: 3

MUSIC 279T. Topical Seminars in Choral Music

The study of advanced level choral literature, performance practices, interpretation, and rehearsal techniques pertinent to various choral ensembles.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units

MUSIC 285. Graduate Lyric Diction

Prerequisite: MUSIC 185B or permission of instructor. For graduate vocal performance/choral conducting majors. Advanced diction studies in German, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, and English.

Units: 2

MUSIC 290. Independent Study

See Academic Placement. Approved for SP grading.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 6 units

MUSIC 291. Readings in Music

Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Readings in depth and discussions in individual conferences; subject to be selected by students and their advisers. May be preliminary research in connection with thesis topic. Approved for SP grading.

Units: 1-3, Repeatable up to 99 units

MUSIC 298. Project

See Criteria for Thesis and Project. Completion of an approved project appropriate to the candidate's area of specialization. To be used in place of MUSIC 299 for majors in performance, composition, and as an option for majors in music education. The graduate recital, for performance majors, will consist of an approved program containing at least one hour of music. Approved for RP grading.

Units: 3

MUSIC 298C. Project Continuation

Pre-requisite: Project 298. For continuous enrollment while completing the project. May enroll twice with department approval. Additional enrollments must be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Units: 0

MUSIC 299. Thesis

Prerequisite: See Criteria for Thesis and Project. Preparation, completion, and submission of an acceptable thesis for the master's degree. Approved for SP grading.

Units: 3

MUSIC 299C. Thesis Continuation

Prerequisite: MUSIC 299. For continuous enrollment while completing the thesis. May enroll twice with department approval. Additional enrollments must be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Units: 0