Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music

The University of Texas at Austin is an institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music, approved for both its undergraduate and its graduate degrees in music. The requirements for entrance and for graduation given in this catalog are in accordance with the published regulations of the association.

Areas of Study

The College of Fine Arts offers courses in several areas of music. The undergraduate courses available in music performance, music literature, music studies, and music theory are listed below; complete descriptions of all music courses are after the tables below.

Music Performance

Before the first semester or summer session in which they will be enrolled, new and transfer students must file an Application for Instruction in Music Performance. The card indicates the faculty member to whom the student has been assigned.

All students enrolled in a music performance course must fill out a Music Performance and Jury Report at the end of each semester or summer session for each course taken.

Students who receive a grade below C- in any music performance course may not register for that course the next semester until the requests of other students for such work have been met.

Some of the following courses may be repeated for credit on the recommendation of the appropriate music performance jury.

MUS 201J Beginning Class Piano for Nonmusic Majors
MUS 201K Second-Semester Class Piano for Nonmusic Majors
MUS 201M Beginning Music Performance: Class Piano
MUS 201N Beginning Music Performance: Second-Semester Class Piano
MUS 201S Beginning Music Performance: Class Harp
MUS 201T Beginning Music Performance: Second-Semester Class Harp
MUS 210J Beginning Instruction in Music Performance: Third-Semester Class Piano
MUS 210K Beginning Instruction in Music Performance: Fourth-Semester Class Piano
MUS 111E English Diction and Phonetic Translation
MUS 311F French for Musicians
MUS 311G German for Musicians
MUS 311J Italian for Musicians
MUS 115T Lower-Division Reed Making
MUS 420J Junior Jazz Recital
MUS 420R Junior Recital
MUS 222J Instrumental Conducting
MUS 222K Instrumental Conducting
MUS 223J Choral Conducting
MUS 223K Choral Conducting
MUS 159J Harp Repertoire
MUS 259L Vocal Repertoire Coaching
MUS 259N Chamber Music: Strings and Piano
MUS 259T Topics in Instrumental Technology
MUS 160C Senior Composition Recital
MUS 460J Senior Jazz Recital
MUS 460R Senior Recital
MUS 366P Senior Piano Pedagogy Project
MUS 176C, MUS 276C, MUS 376C Special Topics in Music Performance
MUS 178C, MUS 278C, MUS 378C Independent Study: Music Performance

Music Literature

MUS 302L An Introduction to Western Music
MUS 302P Introductory Topics in Western Music
MUS 303M Introduction to Music in World Cultures
MUS 303N Introduction to Popular Music in World Cultures
MUS 303P Topics in Music of World Cultures
MUS 307 Topics in Popular Music
MUS 313M History of Music I
MUS 313N History of Music II
MUS 330L History of Music III
MUS 334 The Music of the Americas
MUS 337 Music and Film Sound
MUS 338 Masterpieces of Music
MUS 342 Area Studies in Ethnomusicology
MUS 343J History of Jazz
MUS 376G Special Topics in Music Literature
MUS 178G, MUS 278G, MUS 378G Independent Study: Music Literature
MUS 379K Advanced Topics in Music Literature

Music Studies

MUS 115D String Instrument Fundamentals
MUS 115E Brass Instrument Fundamentals
MUS 115F Woodwind Instrument Fundamentals
MUS 115G Guitar Fundamentals
MUS 354 Musical Development of Children
MUS 354C Children's Music Literature and Performance I
MUS 354D Children's Music Literature and Performance II
MUS 354F Music Performance, Listening, and Appreciation
MUS 155C Techniques of Percussion Performance
MUS 255D Techniques of String Performance
MUS 255E Techniques of Brass Performance
MUS 255F Techniques of Woodwind Performance
MUS 255M Marching Band Techniques
MUS 255V Techniques of Vocal Performance
MUS 356G Choral Ensemble Literature and Performance
MUS 356J Instrumental Ensemble Literature and Performance
MUS 176M Special Topics in Music Studies
MUS 178M, MUS 278M, MUS 378M Independent Study: Music Studies

Music Theory

MUS 605 Musicianship
MUS 411 Ear Training and Sight-Singing
MUS 612 Structure of Tonal Music
MUS 214C Beginning Composition
MUS 218J Beginning Jazz Improvisation
MUS 321J Twentieth-Century Musical Analysis
MUS 224G Intermediate Composition
MUS 224J Advanced Composition
MUS 325L Counterpoint
MUS 325M Counterpoint
MUS 226G Orchestration and Arranging
MUS 226J Orchestration and Instrumentation
MUS 226K Orchestration and Instrumentation
MUS 226N Choral Arranging
MUS 228G Jazz Theory I
MUS 228J Intermediate Jazz Improvisation
MUS 228K Beginning Jazz Piano Techniques
MUS 228L Jazz Theory II
MUS 328M Studio Arranging
MUS 228P Jazz Composition
MUS 329E Introduction to Electronic Media
MUS 329F Projects in Electronic Media
MUS 329G Intermediate Electronic Composition
MUS 329J Introduction to Computer Music
MUS 329M Intermediate Computer Music
MUS 164L Advanced Ear Training
MUS 368L Review of Music Theory
MUS 376J Special Topics in Music Theory
MUS 178J, MUS 278J, MUS 378J Independent Study: Music Theory

The information in parentheses after a course number is the Texas Common Course Numbering (TCCN) designation. Only TCCN designations that are exact semester-hour equivalents of University courses are listed here. Additional TCCN information is given in Appendix A.

The abbreviations used for performance courses are included in Appendix B.

Ensemble: ENS

Lower-Division Courses

ENS 101L. Longhorn Singers.

Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 101U. University Chorus.

Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 102S. Symphony Orchestra.

Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 102U. University Orchestra.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 103C. Symphony Band.

Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 103P. Butler Opera Center Ensemble.

Open to any University student who can qualify by audition. Instruction and performance in operatic acting, vocal coaching, and stage direction. Four laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit.

ENS 103S. Wind Symphony.

Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 103W. Wind Ensemble.

Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 105. Sight-Reading.

Designed to develop and improve sight-reading skills in piano performance. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 105C. Jazz Combos.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 105E. Jazz Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 105M. Alternate Improvisation Music Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 106C. Conjunto Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 106E. Early Music Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 106F. African American Vocal Ensemble.

Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 106J. Javanese Gamelan Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 106K. Hispanic Caribbean Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 106M. Mariachi Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 106N. North Indian Music Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 106T. Middle Eastern Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 106U. Accompanying: Instrumental.

Designed for pianists to improve ensemble playing and to give training in the technique of instrumental accompanying. One and one-half laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 106V. Beginning Accompanying: Vocal.

Open to any music majors whose major instrument is piano. An introductory course for pianists designed to teach the basic skills involved in vocal accompanying. Students who want to continue study in vocal accompanying after completing Ensemble 106V should register for Ensemble 106W. One and one-half laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged.

ENS 106W. Advanced Accompanying: Vocal.

Restricted to music majors whose major instrument is piano. An advanced skills for pianists designed to continue to train students in vocal accompanying through more difficult repertoire. One and one-half laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Ensemble 106V or consent of instructor.

ENS 107J. Jazz Orchestra.

Advanced jazz ensemble. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 107K. Large Instrumental Ensemble.

Offered under various topics according to instrumentation, including Symphony Band, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Ensemble. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 107L. Longhorn Band.

In the spring semester, this organization divides into multiple performing ensembles. Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 107N. New Music Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 107S. Small Instrumental Ensemble.

Offered under various topics according to instrumentation. Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 108C. Texas Concert Band.

One of several Longhorn Band ensembles offered in spring semesters. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 108D. Tower Concert Band.

One of several Longhorn Band ensembles offered in spring semesters. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 108E. Longhorn Concert Band.

One of several Longhorn Band ensembles offered in spring semesters. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 108F. Orange Concert Band.

One of several Longhorn Band ensembles offered in spring semesters. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 108J. Longhorn Band Jazz Ensemble.

One of several Longhorn Band ensembles offered in spring semesters. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 108K. Longhorn Band Percussion Ensemble.

One of several Longhorn Band ensembles offered in spring semesters. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 108M. Longhorn Band Color Guard Ensemble.

One of several Longhorn Band ensembles offered in spring semesters. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 108P. Longhorn Pep Band.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 109D. Percussion Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 109F. Harp Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 109G. Guitar Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 109K. Chamber Singers.

Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 109L. Concert Chorale.

Six laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. May be repeated for credit. Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 109N. Saxophone Choir.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 109Q. Non-Jazz Organ Improvisation.

Restricted to music majors whose primary instrument is organ. Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit.

ENS 109R. Popular Choral Ensemble: Recording Arts.

Performing and recording pop vocal ensemble. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 109T. Trombone Choir.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 109U. University of Texas Steel Pan Ensemble.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

ENS 109W. Saxophone Choir.

Two laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Open to any University student who can qualify by audition.

Upper-Division Courses

Music: MUS

Lower-Division Courses

MUS 201J. Beginning Class Piano for Nonmusic Majors.

Open to all University students, except music majors, who have no experience in piano. Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit.

MUS 201K. Second-Semester Class Piano for Nonmusic Majors.

Open to all University students, except music majors, who can fulfill the prerequisite. Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Credit with a grade of at least C or registration for Music 201J, or consent by audition; and consent of instructor.

MUS 201M. Beginning Music Performance: Class Piano.

Open only to music majors. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Credit granted only when taken as a secondary instrument. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Ability to read music, and concurrent enrollment in Music 605A or consent of instructor. No experience on the instrument required; for those with experience, consent by audition required.

MUS 201N. Beginning Music Performance: Second-Semester Class Piano.

Open only to music majors. Continuation of Music 201M. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Credit granted only when taken as a secondary instrument. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 201M completed the previous semester with a grade of at least C, or consent by audition.

MUS 101Q. Beginning Guitar Class.

Class instruction in beginning guitar performance for non-music majors or music majors studying a secondary instrument. One lecture hour a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Ability to read music. Students must provide their own six-string nylon (classical) guitar.

MUS 201S. Beginning Music Performance: Class Harp.

Open to all University students who can fulfill the prerequisite. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. For music majors, credit granted only when taken as a secondary instrument. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Ability to read music and consent of instructor. No previous experience on the instrument required.

MUS 201T. Beginning Music Performance: Second-Semester Class Harp.

Open to all University students who can fulfill the prerequisite. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. For music majors, credit granted only when taken as a secondary instrument. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 201S completed the previous semester with a grade of at least C, or consent by audition.

MUS 101V. Beginning Violin Class.

Class instruction in beginning violin performance for non-music majors or music majors studying a secondary instrument. One lecture hour a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Ability to read music.

MUS 302L (TCCN: MUSI 1306). An Introduction to Western Music.

Same as European Studies 307M. Restricted to non-music majors. Information and techniques for the intelligent appreciation of music: its elements, basic forms, and major style periods from the Middle Ages to the present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one laboratory hour a week as required. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 307 (Topic: Introduction to Western Music), 307M, Music 302L.

MUS 302P. Introductory Topics in Western Music.

May not be counted by music majors. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

MUS 303C. Fundamentals of Music: Classroom Instruments.

Restricted to non-music majors. Designed to familiarize students who are not music majors with the meaning of musical notation and with the harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic structure of music. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Music 303C, 605, 313.

MUS 303D. Fundamentals of Music: Guitar.

Restricted to non-music majors. Designed to familiarize non-music majors with the meaning of musical notation and with the harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic structure of music. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Music 303D, 605, 313.

MUS 303E. Fundamentals of Music: Piano.

Restricted to non-music majors. Designed to familiarize non-music majors with the meaning of musical notation and with the harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic structure of music. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Music 303E, 605, 313.

MUS 303F. Fundamentals of Music: Piano-Experience.

Restricted to non-music majors. Designed to familiarize non-music majors with the meaning of musical notation and with the harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic structure of music. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Music 303F, 605, 313.

MUS 303M. Introduction to Music in World Cultures.

Same as Middle Eastern Studies 310 (Topic 5). Exploration of practices, beliefs, and issues through the study of various musical genres in the regions of Asia, the Middle East, Africa, the Pacific, Europe, and the Americas. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged. Only one of the following may be counted: Asian Studies 303M, Middle Eastern Studies 310 (Topic: Introduction to Music In World Cultures), 310 (Topic 5), Music 303M.

MUS 303N. Introduction to Popular Music in World Cultures.

Open to all University students. Exploration of practices, beliefs, and issues through the study of various mass-mediated and commercial musical genres in the regions of Asia, the Middle East, Africa, the Pacific, Europe, and the Americas. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one laboratory hour a week as required. Asian Studies 303N and Music 303N may not both be counted.

MUS 303P. Topics in Music of World Cultures.

May not be counted by music majors. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

MUS 605 (TCCN: MUSI 1311, MUSI 1312). Musicianship.

Study of the fundamentals of music for music majors through tonal harmony, ear training, sight-singing, keyboard drill, analysis, and composition of music. Three lecture hours and two laboratory hours a week for two semesters. Only one of the following may be counted: Music 303C, 605, 313; Music 303D, 605, 313; Music 303E, 605, 313; Music 303F, 605, 313. Prerequisite: For 605A, either satisfactory completion of the audition required for admission to the Butler School of Music and registration in class piano as assigned by the Butler School of Music, or consent of instructor; for 605B, Music 605A with a grade of at least C, and registration in class piano as assigned by the Butler School of Music or consent of instructor.

MUS 306M. Elements of Music.

Open to all University students except music majors. Fundamentals of music including the study of notation and the elements of rhythm, melody, and harmony; development of elementary aural skills; and writing of simple compositions. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Music 606 and 306M may not both be counted.

MUS 307 (TCCN: MUSI 1310). Topics in Popular Music.

Open to all University students. Studies of the popular music of a selected culture or geographical area. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one laboratory hour a week as required. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Topic 1: Music of African Americans. Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 317F (Topic 2). Introduction to the variety of modes of expression of African American culture in music and other related genres. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 317 (Topic 2: Music of African Americans), 317F (Topic 2), Music 307 (Topic 1).
Topic 2: History of Rock Music.
Topic 3: Jazz Appreciation.

MUS 007P. String Education: Teaching and Learning.

Restricted to current String Project program instructors in the Butler School of Music. Discussion of curriculum planning, lesson observation, and program management topics, as well as guest pedagogues and master teacher presentations. One lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Acceptance of teaching application for the String Project program.

MUS 210J. Beginning Instruction in Music Performance: Third-Semester Class Piano.

Open only to music majors. Continuation of Music 201N. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Credit granted only when taken as a secondary instrument. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 201N completed the previous semester with a grade of at least C, or consent by audition.

MUS 210K. Beginning Instruction in Music Performance: Fourth-Semester Class Piano.

Open only to music majors. Continuation of Music 210J. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Credit granted only when taken as a secondary instrument. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 210J completed the previous semester with a grade of at least C, or consent by audition.

MUS 411 (TCCN: MUSI 2216, MUSI 2217). Ear Training and Sight-Singing.

Material drawn from all musical styles. Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for two semesters. Prerequisite: For 411A, Music 605B with a grade of at least C, and concurrent enrollment in Music 612A; for 411B, Music 411A with a grade of at least C and concurrent enrollment in Music 612B.

MUS 111E (TCCN: MUSI 1161). English Diction and Phonetic Translation.

Open only to music majors. Study of English diction and phonetic translation specifically for musicians. Emphasis on the International Phonetic Alphabet. One lecture hour a week for one semester.

MUS 311F. French for Musicians.

Open only to music majors. French language and diction specifically for musicians. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester.

MUS 311G. German for Musicians.

Open only to music majors. German language and diction specifically for musicians. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester.

MUS 311J. Italian for Musicians.

Open only to music majors. Italian language and diction specifically for musicians. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester.

MUS 612 (TCCN: MUSI 2311, MUSI 2312). Structure of Tonal Music.

Elements of tonal harmony and form; tonal analysis. Three lecture hours a week for two semesters, with one laboratory hour a week as required. Prerequisite: For 612A, Music 605B with a grade of at least C, concurrent enrollment in Music 411A, and registration in class piano as assigned by the Butler School of Music or consent of instructor; for 612B, Music 612A with a grade of at least C, concurrent enrollment in Music 411B, and registration in class piano as assigned by the Butler School of Music or consent of instructor.

MUS 312C. Music and Culture.

Restricted to music majors. Issues in the performance, transmission, and reception of music in Western Europe and North America in global and comparative social and political contexts. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only.

MUS 213M, 313M. History of Music I.

Restricted to music majors. The history of music from the beginning of notation to the eighteenth century. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Music 605 and 312C, or consent of instructor.

MUS 213N, 313N. History of Music II.

Restricted to music majors. The history of music from the eighteenth century to the early twentieth century. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Music 213M or 313M, or consent of instructor.

MUS 214C (TCCN: MUSI 1286). Beginning Composition.

Introduction to contemporary composition through the analysis and writing of short studies and through supervised original projects. Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in Music 411 and 612, or consent of instructor.

MUS 115D. String Instrument Fundamentals.

Beginning instruction in string instrument performance and pedagogy. This course is offered in the following instruments: double bass, viola, violin, and violoncello. Individual or class instruction in music performance. Laboratory hours as required. May not be repeated for credit on the same instrument. May not be taken by music majors in their principal instrument. Prerequisite: A major in music.

MUS 115E. Brass Instrument Fundamentals.

Beginning instruction in brass instrument performance and pedagogy. This course is offered in the following instruments: euphonium, French horn, trombone, trumpet, and tuba. Individual or class instruction in music performance. Laboratory hours as required. May not be repeated for credit on the same instrument. May not be taken by music majors in their principal instrument. Prerequisite: A major in music.

MUS 115F. Woodwind Instrument Fundamentals.

Beginning instruction in woodwind instrument performance and pedagogy. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, flute, oboe, and saxophone. Individual or class instruction in music performance. Laboratory hours as required. May not be repeated for credit on the same instrument. May not be taken by music majors in their principal instrument. Prerequisite: A major in music.

MUS 115G. Guitar Fundamentals.

Beginning instruction in guitar performance and pedagogy. Individual or class instruction in music performance. Laboratory hours as required. Prerequisite: A major in music or consent of instructor.

MUS 115T. Lower-Division Reed Making.

Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

MUS 218J. Beginning Jazz Improvisation.

Study of basic jazz improvisational skills through performance of standard literature. Two class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 605 or consent of instructor.

MUS 319D. Foundations of Digital Sound and Music.

Priority given to music majors, in particular composition majors. Introduction to the practice of creating music with computer technologies and the basic techniques of recording, editing and producing digital audio tracks, including introduction to musical acoustics and psychoacoustics, fundamentals of audio recording, editing, mixing, and processing, MIDI, digital audio workstations, and syncing sound to video. Three hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Arts and Entertainment Technologies 305, Fine Arts 310 (Topic: Foundations of Digital Sound and Music), Music 319D.

MUS 119Q, 219Q, 319Q, 419Q, 519Q, 619Q, 719Q, 819Q, 919Q. Topics in Music.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Butler School of Music. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

MUS 420J. Junior Jazz Recital.

Preparation and performance of a half-hour public recital in the major jazz instrument. Individual instruction. Prerequisite: For jazz composition majors, course 212J in the major jazz instrument for two semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the jazz faculty; for jazz performance majors, course 412J in the major jazz instrument for two semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the jazz faculty.

MUS 220P. Practicum in a World Music Tradition.

Open to any University student who can qualify by audition. Advanced training on a non-Western musical instrument such as Javanese gender barung, Indian sitar, Arabic qanun, or Korean kayakeum, or advanced training in a non-Western vocal style, and other approved musical practices. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; two semesters of enrollment in a non-Western music ensemble, such as Javanese Gamelan, Middle Eastern or North Indian Music ensemble, or other approved music ensembles, and consent of instructor.

MUS 420R. Junior Recital.

Preparation and performance of a half-hour public recital in the major instrument. Individual instruction. Prerequisite: Course 412 (or 410) in the major instrument for four semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the faculty.

MUS 321J. Twentieth-Century Musical Analysis.

Introduction to the theory and practice of music since 1900. Includes various analytical approaches to the wide range of musical styles developed over the course of the twentieth- and twenty-first centuries, as well as the music of mainstream twentieth century composers and living composers. Both analytical and aural skills are emphasized. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 411 and 612.

MUS 222J. Instrumental Conducting.

Designed for those who have had no experience in conducting. Includes rudimentary use of baton, regular and irregular beat patterns, subdivisions and beat pattern variations as applied to simple instrumental literature, and practical experience in conducting instrumental groups. Two class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music or consent of instructor.

MUS 222K. Instrumental Conducting.

Continuation of Music 222J. Further technical study in irregular meters, polyrhythmic and polymetrical patterns and scores; emphasis on expressive gestures, phrasal and compound beat conducting. Two class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 222J or consent of instructor.

MUS 223J. Choral Conducting.

Designed for those who have had no experience in conducting. Includes regular and irregular beat patterns, subdivisions and beat pattern variations as applied to simple choral literature, and practical experience in conducting vocal groups. Two class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music.

MUS 223K. Choral Conducting.

Continuation of Music 223J. Further technical study in irregular meters, polyrhythmic and polymetrical patterns and scores; emphasis on expressive gestures, phrasal and compound beat conducting. Two class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 223J or consent of instructor.

MUS 224G. Intermediate Composition.

Continuation of Music 214C. The equivalent of two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 214C with a grade of at least B, and approval of the music theory and composition faculty.

MUS 224J. Advanced Composition.

Continuation of Music 224G for composition majors only. The equivalent of two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. With consent of the music theory and composition faculty, may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 224G with a grade of at least B, and approval of the music theory and composition faculty.

MUS 325L. Counterpoint.

Development of contrapuntal skill in sixteenth-century style and in related late-twentieth-century styles; the teaching of counterpoint, including Fuxian species. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 411 and 612.

MUS 325M. Counterpoint.

Analysis of eighteenth-century inventions, fugues, and passacaglias; development of contrapuntal skills in twentieth-century styles that draw on these historical models; the teaching of counterpoint. Three lecture hours a week for one semester.

MUS 226G. Orchestration and Arranging.

Techniques of instrumentation, arranging, and orchestration for band, orchestra, and chamber ensembles. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 411 and 612.

MUS 226J. Orchestration and Instrumentation.

Study of the characteristics of individual instruments; writing for various combinations; study of scores of different periods; listening to recordings and live performances. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 411 and 612.

MUS 226K. Orchestration and Instrumentation.

Continuation of Music 226J. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 226J.

MUS 226N. Choral Arranging.

Techniques of voicing and arranging for choirs, vocal ensembles, and vocal chamber groups. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 411 and 612.

MUS 228G. Jazz Theory I.

Study of the elements of jazz and popular styles, with emphasis on written theory and keyboard skills. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 201N and 605, or consent of instructor.

MUS 228J. Intermediate Jazz Improvisation.

Continuation of Music 218J. Two class hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 201N, 605, 218J, and 228G; or consent of instructor.

MUS 228K. Beginning Jazz Piano Techniques.

Designed for music majors (pianists and nonpianists) seeking basic skills in chord notation, chord interpretation and voicing, voice leading, and chord and scale relationships for improvisation. Three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 210K and 612, or consent of instructor.

MUS 228L. Jazz Theory II.

Continuation of the concepts taught in Music 228G, with an emphasis on ear training, harmonic motion of jazz, and harmonic embellishment. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 228G.

MUS 328M. Studio Arranging.

Techniques of composing and arranging for standard jazz and popular music instrumental combinations in varied styles. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. With consent of instructor, may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 612 and 228G, or consent of instructor.

MUS 228P. Jazz Composition.

Individual instruction in the creative process of composition, involving the melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic components of various jazz styles. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 328M or consent of instructor.

MUS 329E. Introduction to Electronic Media.

Introduction to the fundamentals of recording, tape editing, and electronic music synthesis. Three lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

MUS 329F. Projects in Electronic Media.

Continuation of Music 329E for nontheory and noncomposition majors. One and one-half lecture hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 329E and consent of instructor.

MUS 329G. Intermediate Electronic Composition.

Continuation of Music 329E for music theory or composition majors. Three lecture hours and six laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 329E and consent of instructor.

MUS 329J. Introduction to Computer Music.

An introduction to the basic concepts of digital music synthesis and signal processing. One and one-half lecture hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Arts and Entertainment Technologies 331 and Music 329J may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Music 329E and consent of instructor.

MUS 329M. Intermediate Computer Music.

Continuation of Music 329J. One and one-half lecture hours and eight laboratory hours a week for one semester. Arts and Entertainment Technologies 332 and Music 329M may not both be counted. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 329J and consent of instructor.

MUS 129Q, 229Q, 329Q, 429Q, 529Q, 629Q, 729Q, 829Q, 929Q. Topics in Music.

This course is used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Butler School of Music. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

MUS 230L, 330L. History of Music III.

Restricted to music majors. The history of music from the early twentieth century to the present. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Music 213N or 313N, or consent of instructor.

MUS 331J. Advanced Studies in Music Theory.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Music 612 and 313N, or upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

MUS 334. The Music of the Americas.

Studies of both indigenous and borrowed traditions in the popular, folk, and art music of the Americas from the colonial period to the present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with one laboratory hour a week as required. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 1: Music of Mexico and the Caribbean. Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 22) and Latin American Studies 326 (Topic 1). Introduction to the history of Mexican and Caribbean traditional and commercial music, with some discussion of classical music as well. Attention will be given to music of indigenous, African, European, and mixed origin. Mexico and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean receive special attention. Class meetings will be divided into lecture/discussion segments, videos, listening, and performance instruction/demonstration. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic: Music of Mexico and the Caribbean), 374F (Topic 22), Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Music of Mexico and the Caribbean), 326 (Topic 1), Music 334 (Topic 1). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 2: Music of Latin America. Same as Latin American Studies 326 (Topic 2). Only one of the following may be counted: Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Music of Latin America), 326 (Topic 2), Music 334 (Topic 2).
Topic 3: Music of Brazil and Argentina. Same as Latin American Studies 326 (Topic 3). An introduction to Brazilian and Argentine music from samba, capoeira, and forro to tango, cumbia villera, and chacarera; examines such music making within its various historical, social, and political contexts. Uses course readings, lectures, listening assignments, performance attendance, and movie screenings to analyze themes including nationalism and ethnicity, globalization and development, and democracy and social justice. Only one of the following may be counted: Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Music of Brazil and Argentina), 326 (Topic 3), Music 334 (Topic 3). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 4: Music of the Andean Countries. Same as Latin American Studies 326 (Topic 4). Introduction to the music of Andean countries including Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Chile. Explores the role music plays in shaping historical and modern Andean societies, as well as how music comments upon national culture, society, and politics, with particular attention to the ways in which musicians and musical movements continue to influence Andean societies. Subjects include pre-Columbian and colonial music making; music representative of the tripartite indigenous, African, and Iberian heritage of Andean countries; aesthetics, identity, and musical expression; ritual, religion, and the politics of musical performance. Only one of the following may be counted: Latin American Studies 322 (Topic: Music of the Andean Countries), 326 (Topic 4), Music 334 (Topic 4).
Topic 5: The Music of the African Diaspora. Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic 8) and Latin American Studies 326 (Topic 5). The musical legacy of the African slave trade in the Americas, the social contexts in which black musical forms have developed, and their varied forms. Subjects include the shifting meanings of "black music" in various contexts; the notion of hybridity; the uses of African influenced music as a political or oppositional tool; and African ethnic groups represented prominently in the New World, the traditions they brought with them, and the ways they have been adapted to new ends. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 374F (Topic: Music of the African Diaspora), 374F (Topic 8), Latin American Studies 326 (Topic: Music of the African Diaspora), 326 (Topic 5), Music 334 (Topic: Music of the African Diaspora), 334 (Topic 5).

MUS 337. Music and Film Sound.

History of music and the soundtrack; analysis of interactions between image and sound; and aesthetics and issues of production and postproduction. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

MUS 338. Masterpieces of Music.

Study of the works of specific composers or of specific genres in the Western musical tradition. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May not be counted by music majors. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Music 302L or consent of instructor.

MUS 342. Area Studies in Ethnomusicology.

Studies of the musical traditions of selected cultures or geographical areas. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 3: Musics of India. Same as Anthropology 324L (Topic 13: Musics of India) and Asian Studies 361 (Topic 11: Musics of India). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 5: Black Perspectives in Jazz. Same as African and African Diaspora Studies 372E (Topic 12). Explores the social, cultural, political, and artistic relationships between jazz and the black experience, both within the African American context and throughout the diaspora. Only one of the following may be counted: African and African Diaspora Studies 372E (Topic 12), 374 (Topic 10: Black Perspectives in Jazz), Music 342 (Topic 5).
Topic 6: Musics of East and Southeast Asia. Asian Studies 361 (Topic 15) and Music 342 (Topic 6) may not both be counted. Additional prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
Topic 7: Introduction to the Music of the Middle East. Same as Jewish Studies 363 (Topic 21). Only one of the following may be counted: Islamic Studies 373 (Topic: Introduction to Music of the Middle East), Jewish Studies 363 (Topic: Introduction to Music of the Middle East), 363 (Topic 21), Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures 321 (Topic: Introduction to Music of the Middle East), Middle Eastern Studies 328 (Topic: Introduction to Music of the Middle East), 342 (Topic: Introduction to Music of the Middle East), Music 342 (Topic: Introduction to Music of the Middle East), 342 (Topic 7).

MUS 343J. History of Jazz.

Survey of the history of jazz from its origins to the present. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music or consent of instructor.

MUS 350S. Creating Music and Sound for Film, Video, and Games.

Priority given to music composition majors. Designed to introduce students to concepts of music and sound for a variety of media with a primary focus on creating original music and/or soundtracks. Subjects include music structures, production and editing, film and video synchronization, game audio, and other sound for film related topics. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Arts and Entertainment Technologies 323 and Music 350S may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Music 319D with a grade of at least C, and consent of instructor.

MUS 354. Musical Development of Children.

The processes of musical development in young children. Topics include music in multicultural contexts, music in the cognitive and social development of young children, and special issues concerning music and exceptional children. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

MUS 354C. Children's Music Literature and Performance I.

Literature, materials, and music performance activities appropriate for young children. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 605 or 313, upper-division standing in music studies, or consent of instructor.

MUS 354D. Children's Music Literature and Performance II.

Continuation of Music 354C. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Music 354C or consent of instructor.

MUS 354F. Music Performance, Listening, and Appreciation.

Techniques and materials for the development of skill in composition, arranging, performance, and aural discrimination; problems related to the adolescent voice. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester.

MUS 354S. Game Development Capstone: Two-Dimensional Games.

Same as Computer Science 354S and Theatre and Dance 354T (Topic 17). Participation in an interdisciplinary team to gain a thorough understanding of the two-dimensional game development process, through modeling of the environment and practices that are used in game studios. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Computer Science 354S, 378 (Topic: Game Development Capstone: 2D Games), Music 354S, 376J (Topic: Game Development Capstone: 2D Games), Theatre and Dance 354T (Topic 17). Prerequisite: For computer science majors, Computer Science 429 or 429H with a grade of at least C- and consent of instructor; for others, consent of instructor.

MUS 354T. Game Development Capstone: Three-Dimensional Games.

Same as Computer Science 354T and Theatre and Dance 354T (Topic 18). Participation in interdisciplinary teams to gain a thorough understanding of the three-dimensional game development process, through modeling of the environment and practices that are used in game studios. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Computer Science 354T, Music 354T, 376J (Topic: Game Development Capstone: 3D Games), Theatre and Dance 354T (Topic 18). Prerequisite: For computer science majors, Computer Science 429 or 429H with a grade of at least C- and consent of instructor; for others, consent of instructor.

MUS 155C. Techniques of Percussion Performance.

Percussion performance techniques for individual and ensemble settings, including appropriate literature and rehearsal procedures. Two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

MUS 255D. Techniques of String Performance.

String instrument performance techniques for individual and ensemble settings, including appropriate literature and rehearsal procedures. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

MUS 255E. Techniques of Brass Performance.

Brass instrument performance techniques for individual and ensemble settings, including appropriate literature and rehearsal procedures. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

MUS 255F. Techniques of Woodwind Performance.

Woodwind instrument performance techniques for individual and ensemble settings, including appropriate literature and rehearsal procedures. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

MUS 255M. Marching Band Techniques.

Literature, materials, and techniques of the marching band. Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

MUS 255V. Techniques of Vocal Performance.

Technique of individual and ensemble singing practiced through the study of vocal literature. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies.

MUS 356G. Choral Ensemble Literature and Performance.

Choral music literature; rehearsal and performance techniques for choirs and small ensembles. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies or consent of instructor.

MUS 356J. Instrumental Ensemble Literature and Performance.

Study of the literature and of performance and rehearsal techniques for heterogeneous instrumental ensembles. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music studies and Music 210K.

MUS 259C. Chamber Music: Brass.

Restricted to music majors. The equivalent of two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and Music 411 and 612, or consent of instructor.

MUS 259E. Chamber Music: Percussion.

Restricted to music majors. The equivalent of two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and Music 411 and 612, or consent of instructor.

MUS 159J. Harp Repertoire.

Study and performance of the harp repertoire. One laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

MUS 259L. Vocal Repertoire Coaching.

Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

MUS 259N. Chamber Music: Strings and Piano.

The equivalent of two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Music 411, 612, and consent of instructor.

MUS 259R. Chamber Music: Saxophone.

Restricted to music majors. The equivalent of two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and Music 411 and 612, or consent of instructor.

MUS 259T. Topics in Instrumental Technology.

Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

MUS 259W. Chamber Music: Woodwinds.

Restricted to music majors. The equivalent of two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and Music 411 and 612, or consent of instructor.

MUS 160C. Senior Composition Recital.

Open only to music composition majors. Preparation and performance of a thirty-minute public recital of the student's original compositions. Individual instruction.

MUS 460J. Senior Jazz Recital.

Open only to jazz performance majors. Preparation and performance of a one-hour public recital in the major jazz instrument. Individual instruction. Prerequisite: Music 420J and approval of the jazz faculty.

MUS 460R. Senior Recital.

Open only to music performance majors. Preparation and performance of a one-hour public recital in the major instrument. Individual instruction. Prerequisite: For performance majors approved to pursue a pedagogy emphasis, approval of the faculty; for other performance majors, Music 420R and approval of the faculty.

MUS 262C. Intermediate Instrumental Conducting.

Problems and interpretation of larger band and orchestral works; analytical study of musical form as it relates to conducting; a synthesis of musical understanding and expansion of comprehensive musicianship through conducting problems. Two lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; Music 222K or consent of instructor.

MUS 164L, 364L. Advanced Ear Training.

Further development of techniques taught in Music 411, with emphasis on aural recognition of larger musical forms and of music of contemporary style. For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing in music and Music 411 and 612.

MUS 366P. Senior Piano Pedagogy Project.

Open only to senior piano performance majors pursuing the pedagogy option. Students complete a research paper on a piano pedagogy topic, such as methodology, skills development, or repertoire. Individual instruction. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Music 460P with a grade of at least B.

MUS 368L. Review of Music Theory.

An intensive review of the skills and concepts required for the study of music theory at the graduate level. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May not be counted toward a graduate degree. Prerequisite: Upper-division or graduate standing in music.

MUS 271P. Pedagogy.

Designed primarily for students planning teaching careers. Offered in piano, voice, and orchestral instruments. Methods include individual and class instruction through the use of music literature and the teaching repertoire. Practice teaching and laboratory for diagnostic and corrective methods are required. Two lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

Topic 1: Pedagogy: Piano I.
Topic 2: Pedagogy: Piano II.
Topic 3: Pedagogy: Voice I.
Topic 4: Pedagogy: Voice II.
Topic 5: Pedagogy: Orchestral Instruments I.
Topic 6: Pedagogy: Orchestral Instruments II.

MUS 375J. Twentieth-Century Music Techniques.

Restricted to music majors. Review of techniques and methods for analyzing twentieth-century music. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Music 375J and Music 376J (Topic 1) may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only.

MUS 176C, 276C, 376C. Special Topics in Music Performance.

For each semester hour of credit earned, one lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

MUS 376G. Special Topics in Music Literature.

Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

MUS 376J. Special Topics in Music Theory.

Three class hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 2: Performance, Analysis, and Interpretation. Restricted to music majors. Undergraduate music theory seminar applying theoretical and historical insights to performance and interpretation. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Music 376J (Topic 2) and Music 379K (Topic: Performance and Analysis) may not both be counted. Offered on the letter-grade basis only. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing or consent of instructor.

MUS 176M. Special Topics in Music Studies.

One class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

MUS 176R. Guitar Repertory.

Restricted to music majors whose primary instrument is guitar. One lecture hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

MUS 677P. Internship and Final Project.

Restricted to seniors. Practical experience in the music and recording industry related to the student's area of interest within the music business, recording technology, or electronic media. Comprehensive final project addresses entrepreneurship, as well as technical and business elements of the music and recording industry. Forty hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Completion of the program requirements for enrollment in an internship course and consent of the program director.

MUS 178C, 278C, 378C. Independent Study: Music Performance.

Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the director of the school.

MUS 178G, 278G, 378G. Independent Study: Music Literature.

Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the director of the school.

MUS 178J, 278J, 378J. Independent Study: Music Theory.

Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the director of the school.

MUS 178M, 278M, 378M. Independent Study: Music Studies.

Individual projects to be completed under faculty supervision. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one class hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and consent of instructor and the director of the school.

MUS 379K. Advanced Topics in Music Literature.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Two or more topics may be taken concurrently. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Music 612 and 313N, or upper-division standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Topics in Keyboard Literature.
Topic 2: Piano Literature, Eighteenth Century to the Present.
Topic 5: Topics in Instrumental Chamber Music.
Topic 6: Topics in Symphonic Tradition.
Topic 7: Topics in Instrumental Concerto.
Topic 8: Topics in the Art Song.
Topic 9: Topics in Opera and Music Drama.
Topic 10: Topics in Mass and Motet.
Topic 11: Topics in Choral Music.
Topic 12: Topics in Cantata and Oratorio.
Topic 13: Topics in Modern Music.
Topic 14: Special Topics in the Western Musical Tradition.
Topic 17: Band Literature.

Music Business: MBU

Lower-Division Courses

Upper-Division Courses

MBU 339M. Introduction to the Music Business and Entrepreneurship.

An overview of the dynamics and business challenges of the contemporary music performance world, with an emphasis on the study of the rapidly changing musical culture and an increasingly competitive and diversified marketplace. Guest lecturers include professional conductors, directors of large performance venues, classical and pop music performers, music critics, songwriters, music publishers, entertainment law attorneys, and record producers. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Music 339M, 376C (Topic: Business of Music), Music Business 339M. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.

MBU 339N. Music Entrepreneurship.

Further exploration of the dynamics and business challenges of the contemporary music performance world, with emphasis on entrepreneurial savvy, communication skills, fluency with emerging technologies, commitment to audience education, public advocacy for music, and the future health and growth of musical culture. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Music 339N and Music Business 339N may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Music 339M or Music Business 339M.

MBU 347M. Music Copyright and Publishing.

Recording, music publishing, and personal management agreements and how they affect the artist and writer. Includes negotiation considerations, deal points, record company economics and profitability, intellectual property rights, publishing and the control and exploitation of publishing rights in music property, publishing activities, performing rights organizations, catalog sales and acquisitions, publisher and songwriter relations, and royalty accounting. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Music 347M and Music Business 347M may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and credit or registration for Music 339M or Music Business 339M.

MBU 347N. Topics in the Business of Music and the Arts.

Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Music 347N and Music Business 347N may not both be counted unless the topics vary. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, and Music 339M or Music Business 339M.

MBU 377P. Internship and Final Project.

Restricted to seniors in the music business concentration. Practical experience in the music industry related to the student's area of interest within the music business. Comprehensive final project addresses entrepreneurship, as well as business elements of the music industry. Forty hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Music 677P, Music Business 377P, Music Recording Technology 377P. Prerequisite: Completion of the program requirements for enrollment in an internship course and consent of the program director.

Music Recording Technology: MRT

Lower-Division Courses

MRT 316M. Introduction to Audio Recording.

Fundamentals of modern multitrack audio recording, including analog and digital recording, microphones and microphone techniques, basic mixing and signal processing, technology, and terminology. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Music 316M and Music Recording Technology 316M may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

MRT 316N. Intermediate Audio Recording.

Intermediate techniques of modern multitrack audio recording, including stereo and remote location recording, intermediate microphone techniques, signal processing and automated mixing, and modern production techniques. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. Music 316N and Music Recording Technology 316N may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Music 316M or Music Recording Technology 316M, or consent of instructor.

Upper-Division Courses

MRT 335M. Fundamentals of Digital Audio Workstations.

An overview of the history and theory behind digital audio and digital audio recording, including stand-alone and computer-based digital audio workstations. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Music 335M and Music Recording Technology 335M may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Music 316N or Music Recording Technology 316N, or consent of instructor.

MRT 335N. Advanced Digital Audio Workstations.

Includes advanced editing, MIDI control surfaces, use of Beat Detective application, surround and synchronization, advanced mixing, plug-ins, third-party digital audio workstation add-ons, soft synthesizers and samplers, and digital mastering techniques and practices. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Music 335N and Music Recording Technology 335N may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Music 335M or Music Recording Technology 335M, or consent of instructor.

MRT 336C. Computer Audio Production.

Desktop music production, including the history of computer music, MIDI and specialized digital audio for multimedia production, loop-based music, contemporary production styles, and music production environments. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Music 336C and Music Recording Technology 336C may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Music 335N or Music Recording Technology 335N, or consent of instructor.

MRT 345. Advanced Audio Recording.

Contemporary audio recording and production styles. Advanced techniques for specific recordings and musical styles, including ensemble recording in a multitrack environment. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester, with additional laboratory hours as required. Music 345 and Music Recording Technology 345 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Music 336C or Music Recording Technology 336C, or consent of instructor.

MRT 377P. Internship and Final Project.

Restricted to seniors in the music recording technology concentration. Practical experience in the music recording industry related to the student's area of interest within recording technology or electronic media. Comprehensive final project addresses entrepreneurship, as well as technical elements of the music recording industry. Forty hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Music 677P, Music Business 377P, Music Recording Technology 377P. Prerequisite: Completion of the program requirements for enrollment in an internship course and consent of the program director.

Performance: PRF

Lower-Division Courses

PRF 201. Lower-Division Music Performance: Secondary.

Individual instruction in music performance for nonmusic majors and for music majors studying a secondary instrument. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar, harp, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, violoncello, and voice. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: The ability to read music, and, for most instruments, an audition. For Guitar 201, at least two years of classical guitar lessons. For Piano 201, at least one year of piano lessons.

PRF 202. Lower-Division Piano: Secondary.

Individual instruction beyond Music 210K. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent by audition.

PRF 210. Lower-Division Music Performance: Principal.

Individual instruction in the principal instrument for students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Music or the Bachelor of Music with a major in music studies, music theory, composition, music literature, or music performance. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar, harp, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, violoncello, and voice. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For Organ 210, Piano 201 or the equivalent.

PRF 212, 312. Lower-Division Music Performance: Major.

Individual instruction in music performance for students majoring in music performance or music performance pedagogy. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, and violoncello. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit.

PRF 212J, 312J, 412J. Lower-Division Music Performance: Improvisation.

Individual instruction in improvisation for students majoring in jazz composition or jazz performance. This course is offered in the following instruments: double bass, drum set, guitar, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, and vibraphone. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit.

Upper-Division Courses

PRF 251. Upper-Division Music Performance: Secondary.

Individual instruction in music performance for nonmusic majors and for music majors studying a secondary instrument. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, violoncello, and voice. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Course 201 in the secondary instrument for four semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the area faculty.

PRF 260. Upper-Division Music Performance: Principal.

Individual instruction in the principal instrument for students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in Music or the Bachelor of Music with a major in music studies, music theory, composition, music literature, or music performance. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, violoncello, and voice. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Course 210 in the principal instrument for four semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the music faculty.

PRF 262, 362. Upper-Division Music Performance: Major.

Individual instruction in music performance for students majoring in music performance. This course is offered in the following instruments: bassoon, clarinet, double bass, euphonium, flute, French horn, guitar, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin, violoncello, and voice. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For Voice 462, Voice 210 for four semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the music faculty; for other instruments, course 412 in the major instrument for four semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the music faculty.

PRF 262J, 362J. Upper-Division Music Performance: Improvisation.

Individual instruction in improvisation for students majoring in jazz composition and jazz performance. This course is offered in the following instruments: double bass, drum set, guitar, piano, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, and vibraphone. Individual instruction. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For jazz composition majors, course 212J for two semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the appropriate music faculty; for jazz performance majors, course 412J for two semesters, or the equivalent, and approval of the appropriate music faculty.