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MUAP 1181-1182. Voice Study
MUEN 1154-1155-2154-2155. Select Choral Ensemble
MUSI 1301 Introduction to the Study of Music
MUSI 1310 History of Rock and Popular Music
MUSI 1211 Music Theory I
MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation

 

  • MUAP 1181-1182. Voice Study
    Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. This is for non-music majors only. Emphasis is on individual vocal technique and solo repertoire commensurate with vocal ability. Student must be enrolled in choral program concurrently. One 30-minute voice lesson each week and three laboratory.

 

  • MUEN 1154-1155-2154-2155. Select Choral Ensemble
    This group consists of singers with prior musical experience. Auditions take place every semester and are based on ability to contribute vocally, and/or sight read. Students in this choir work at a faster pace than in Choral Union, and perform numerous concerts both on and off campus, representing the college. Prerequisite: Audition. Three class hours per week. Credit: One semester hour.

 

  • MUSI 1301. Introduction to the Study of Music
    Study of the fundamentals of music. Discussion of music from a variety of sources and in a variety of styles. Definition of musical terms, major and minor scales, rhythm, intervals, survey of musical instruments in various genres, and a cursory view of major historical figures in music history. Required of elementary education majors, and suitable for a fine arts elective in other fields. Prerequisite: None. Three class hours per week. Credit: Three semester hours.

 

  • MUSI 1310 History of Rock and Popular Music
    A Survey of the history of rock and popular music beginning with their common origins in 20th-century popular and southern folk music, and continuing through the latest trends with discussions that include individual musicians as well as stylistic detail. Expanded Description: This course provides students with the tools for understanding the interaction of music and civilization from a historical perspective with references to the visual arts, history, and popular trends as they relate to the development of the style of music of the given genres. Prerequisite: None. Three class hours per week. Credit: Three semester hours.

 

  • MUSI1211. Music Theory I
    A study of music fundamentals for the music major, including notation, harmony, form, and part writing. Note: Music majors must also be enrolled in Aural Music I (MUSI 1216), Class Piano I (MUSI 1181), music major lessons and parent ensemble. Two and a half class.

 

  • MUSI 1306. Music Appreciation
    Understanding music through the study of cultural periods, major composers, and musical elements. Illustrated with audio recordings and live performances. Credit: 3 semester hours