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Mu 101: Introduction to Music Literature

2 cr.

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.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH2:00–2:50FA224

Mu 225: Appreciation of Music

2 cr.

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.

This course is also offered through BJUOnline.

Sec Days Time Room
1MW8:00–8:50FA224
2TTH9:00–9:50FA224

Mu 303: History of Music I

2 cr.

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.

Sec Days Time Room
1MW10:00–10:50FA224

Mu 304: History of Music II

2 cr.

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.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Mu 305: History of Music III

3 cr.

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.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF3:00–3:50FA224

Mu 400: Percussion Literature Survey

3 cr.

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

Prerequisite: MT 206.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 401: String Literature Survey

3 cr.

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

Prerequisite: MT 206.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF1:00–1:50FA226

Mu 402: Woodwind Literature Survey

3 cr.

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

Prerequisite: MT 206.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 403: Harp Literature Survey

3 cr.

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

Prerequisite: MT 206.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 404: Voice Literature Survey

3 cr.

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

Prerequisite: MT 206.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 405: Piano Literature Survey

3 cr.

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

Prerequisite: MT 206.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 406: Organ Literature Survey

3 cr.

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

Prerequisite: MT 206.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 407: Brass Literature Survey

3 cr.

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

Prerequisite: MT 206.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 507: The Christian Musician

1 cr.

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.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Mu 508: Research & Writing in Music

2 cr.

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

Sec Days Time Room
1MW9:00–9:50FA224

Mu 509: Introduction to Chamber Music

1 cr.

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.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Mu 601: Voice Literature

3 cr.

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.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF2:00–2:50FA224

Mu 602: Voice Literature

3 cr.

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.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Mu 603: Piano Literature

3 cr.

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.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF1:00–1:50FA224

Mu 604: Piano Literature

3 cr.

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.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Mu 605: Organ Literature

3 cr.

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

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 606: Organ Literature

3 cr.

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

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 607: String Literature

3 cr.

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.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 608: String Literature

3 cr.

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.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 609: Woodwind Literature

3 cr.

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.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 610: Woodwind Literature

3 cr.

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.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 611: Brass Literature

3 cr.

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.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 612: Brass Literature

3 cr.

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.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 613: Middle Ages

2 cr.

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

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 614: Renaissance

2 cr.

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

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 615: Baroque Era

2 cr.

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

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 616: Classic Era

2 cr.

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

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1TTH9:00–9:50FA226

Mu 617: Romantic Era

2 cr.

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

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 618: Music from 1900 to 1945

2 cr.

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

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 619: Choral Literature

3 cr.

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.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 620: Instrumental Ensemble Literature

3 cr.

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

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 621: Music Ensemble

1 cr.

Participation in university music organizations and in chamber ensembles.

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1TBATBATBA

Mu 622: Music Ensemble

1 cr.

Participation in university music organizations and in chamber ensembles.

Sec Days Time Room
1TBATBATBA

Mu 623: Independent Study

1 cr.

Sec Days Time Room
1TBATBATBA

Mu 624: Independent Study

1 cr.

Sec Days Time Room
1TBATBATBA

Mu 625: Independent Study

2 cr.

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1TBATBATBA

Mu 626: Independent Study

2 cr.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Mu 628: Music since 1945

2 cr.

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

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Mu 630: Introduction to Musicology

1 cr.

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

This course is not offered this academic year.