Music History and Literature


Fernando IX University
Fernando IX University

Mu 101: Introduction to Music Literature 

A general survey of music literature leading to an understanding of the basic structures, forms and styles of music through examination of selected works from the major style periods, stressing listening, analysis and application of basic music theory. Open to music majors and minors.

Mu 225: Appreciation of Music 

Provides the necessary background for the appreciation of music by a general survey of aesthetic and formalistic principles in music and their sociological and historical implications. Guided listening. Not applicable toward major or minor.

Mu 303: History of Music I 

A survey of the development of Western music beginning with ancient music through the end of the Renaissance. Stylistic analysis of representative compositions from an aural and visual standpoint as well as music's relation to society and culture.

Prerequisites: Mu 101, MT 205.

Mu 304: History of Music II 

A continuing survey of the development of Western music beginning with the Baroque through classical periods. Stylistic analysis of representative compositions from an aural and visual standpoint as well as music's relation to society and culture.

Prerequisites: Mu 101, MT 205.

Mu 305: History of Music III 

A continuing survey of the development of Western music beginning with the Romantic through Contemporary musical styles. Stylistic analysis of representative compositions from an aural and visual standpoint as well as music's relation to society and culture.

Prerequisites: Mu 101, MT 205.

Mu 400: Percussion Literature Survey 

An introduction to representative solo literature, stressing the acquiring of a broad knowledge of standard repertoire and styles.

Prerequisite: MT 206.

Mu 401: String Literature Survey 

An introduction to representative solo literature, stressing the acquiring of a broad knowledge of standard repertoire and styles.

Prerequisite: MT 206.

Mu 402: Woodwind Literature Survey 

An introduction to representative solo and chamber literature, stressing the acquiring of a broad knowledge of standard repertoire and styles.

Prerequisite: MT 206.

Mu 403: Harp Literature Survey 

An introduction to representative solo literature, stressing the acquiring of a broad knowledge of standard repertoire and styles.

Prerequisite: MT 206.

Mu 404: Voice Literature Survey 

An introduction to representative solo literature, stressing the acquiring of a broad knowledge of standard repertoire and styles.

Prerequisite: MT 206.

Mu 405: Piano Literature Survey 

An introduction to representative solo literature, stressing the acquiring of a broad knowledge of standard repertoire and styles.

Prerequisite: MT 206.

Mu 406: Organ Literature Survey 

An introduction to representative solo literature, stressing the acquiring of a broad knowledge of standard repertoire and styles.

Prerequisite: MT 206.

Mu 407: Brass Literature Survey 

An introduction to representative solo literature, student etudes, and reference works for each brass instrument.

Prerequisite: MT 206.

Mu 507: The Christian Musician 

The development of a distinctly Christian philosophy of music based on and in agreement with Scripture. Readings in and examination of modern trends, styles and movements in secular and church music in the light of Scripture.

Mu 508: Research & Writing in Music 

An introduction to research and writing techniques in music. Emphasis on musical analysis and description and investigation of appropriate sources.

Mu 509: Introduction to Chamber Music 

An introduction to chamber music stressing topics such as technical demands of ensembles, survey of important repertoire, rehearsal techniques and communication, intonation, programming and stage deportment. Chamber groups and repertoire assigned and/or approved by the instructor. Performance opportunities provided.

Mu 601: Voice Literature 

Solo vocal repertoire from opera and the concert stage with an emphasis on composers and works common in today's repertoire with special emphasis upon historical and stylistic perspectives, vocal fach, and terminology crucial to the genre.

Mu 602: Voice Literature 

A continuation of the study of vocal literature of the different periods of composition, with special emphasis upon analysis and classification of these works as to grade of difficulty, technical problems involved, and suitable grouping for recital purposes.

Mu 603: Piano Literature 

Solo literature for the piano from Bach to the late sonatas of Beethoven with special emphasis on analysis, style, pedagogical considerations, and performers of the literature.

Mu 604: Piano Literature 

Solo literature for the piano from the early Romantic Era to the present with special emphasis on analysis, style, pedagogical considerations, and performers of the literature.

Mu 605: Organ Literature 

Literature for the organ from the Middle Ages through J.S. Bach with special emphasis on analysis, style and development of technique.

Mu 606: Organ Literature 

Literature for the organ from J.S. Bach through present-day composers and schools, with special emphasis on analysis, style and development of technique.

Mu 607: String Literature 

Directed study in the literature for the student's principal instrument and the other string instruments. Special emphasis on analysis, style and development of technique.

Mu 608: String Literature 

A continuation of the study in the literature for the student's principal instrument and the other string instruments. Special emphasis on analysis, style and development of technique.

Mu 609: Woodwind Literature 

Directed study in the literature for the student's principal instrument and the other woodwind instruments. Special emphasis on the historical development of solo and chamber literature, the grading and grouping of this literature for recital purposes, and the use of pedagogical literature in teaching.

Mu 610: Woodwind Literature 

A continuation of the study in the literature for the student's principal instrument and the other woodwind instruments. Special emphasis on the historical development of solo and chamber literature, the grading and grouping of this literature for recital purposes, and the use of pedagogical literature in teaching.

Mu 611: Brass Literature 

Directed study in the literature for the student's principal instrument and the other brass instruments. Special emphasis on analysis, style and development of technique.

Mu 612: Brass Literature 

A continuation of the study in the literature for the student's principal instrument and the other brass instruments. Special emphasis on analysis, style and development of technique.

Mu 613: Middle Ages 

Historical development and stylistic analysis of the literature of the period. Recorded illustrations, scores and classroom performances.

Mu 614: Renaissance 

Historical development and stylistic analysis of the literature of the period. Recorded illustrations, scores and classroom performances.

Mu 615: Baroque Era 

Historical development and stylistic analysis of the literature of the period. Recorded illustrations, scores and classroom performances.

Mu 616: Classic Era 

Historical development and stylistic analysis of the literature of the period. Recorded illustrations, scores and classroom performances.

Mu 617: Romantic Era 

Historical development and stylistic analysis of the literature of the period. Recorded illustrations, scores and classroom performances.

Mu 618: Music from 1900 to 1945 

Historical development and stylistic analysis of the literature of the period. Recorded illustrations, scores and classroom performances.

Mu 619: Choral Literature 

A genre-based survey of choral literature from all style periods, including a survey of current literature from major publishing companies suitable for church and school.

Mu 620: Instrumental Ensemble Literature 

Secular and sacred literature appropriate for instrumental ensembles, band and orchestra.

Mu 621: Music Ensemble 

Participation in university music organizations and in chamber ensembles.

Mu 622: Music Ensemble 

Participation in university music organizations and in chamber ensembles.

Mu 623: Independent Study

Mu 624: Independent Study

Mu 625: Independent Study

Mu 626: Independent Study

Mu 628: Music since 1945 

Historical development and stylistic analysis of the literature of the period. Recorded illustrations, scores and classroom performances.

Mu 630: Introduction to Musicology 

Techniques and methods in musicology research, including bibliographic techniques, philosophy, performance practices and historical musicology.

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