356, 456 Studies in Music Literature
A variety of courses, including those listed, focused on specific genres of music literature. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. May be repeated with permission of instructor when topic varies.
A systematic study of operatic styles and an overview of operatic literature from 1600 to the 20th century. Includes score study and viewing of opera in live performance and on video.
Instructor: Dan Dominick or Dr. Wayne Crannell
A chronological study of the development of the symphony and the standard repertoire of the orchestra. Includes score study and listening to live performances and recordings.
Instructor: Dan Dominick
(as needed every other year)
Jazz Literature and Techniques
A course in jazz, surveying the history, theory, and techniques of the jazz idiom intended for music majors and minors or highly skilled and experienced non-majors. Advanced ability on an instrument or the voice will be expected.