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music symbols. Melodic, rhythmic and harmonic dictation,
and sight-singing. Class meets 5 hours weekly.
MU160/360 Individual Instruction (1-2)
Private lessons in performance areas as listed below. One
half-hour lesson per week for 1 unit. This 160 course
number applies to students in their first four semesters
of private instruction. May be repeated for credit.
music majors must also register for MU390 Performance Practicum.
Areas of Instruction: MU160a Piano, MU160b Voice,
MU160c Organ, MU160d Guitar, MU160f Flute, MU160g
Oboe, MU160h Clarinet, MU160i Saxophone, MU160j
Bassoon, MU160k Trumpet, MU160l Horn, MU160m
Trombone, MU160n Euphonium/Tuba, MU160o
Percussion, MU160p Violin, MU160r Harp, MU160s
Cello, MU160t String Bass, MU160u Harpsichord,
MU160v Viola, MU160w Composition, MU160x Bagpipe.
Other areas may be added as needed.
MU170 Class Instruction (1)
Small class (not over 8) instruction in performance areas
of voice, piano, or other areas. Designed for the student
with little or no previous private training. May be repeated
once for credit.
MU181 Introduction to Music Education (1)
Orientation course designed to introduce students to the
teaching profession.
MU190 Introduction to Music & Art (3)
An overview of music and art in Western civilization.
Integrates culture, philosophy, and history, and helps the
student to verbalize a biblically-based philosophy of music
and art. Includes a segment on hymnology and worship,
concert attendance and a field trip to the Getty Center.
For non-music majors.
MU223 Audio Engineering I (3)
Exploration of sound, acoustics, and sound systems,
including system processors and signal processing; building
a live mix and producing live sound for worship, theater,
concert, and corporate events.
MU225 Introduction to Composition (2)
The study of the craft of musical composition. Thematic
organization and development, pacing and formal
MU231 Piano Foundations III (1)
Continues development of the skills taught in MU 132.
Prerequisite: MU 132 or permission
MU232 Piano Foundations IV (1)
Continues development of the skills taught in MU 231,
with added emphasis in accompanying and instrumental,
vocal, and choral score reading.
Prerequisite: MU 231 or
MU233 Popular Music Theory I (3)
Worship-focused improvisation, harmonization, arranging,
analysis, charting, and other skills.
Prerequisite: MU142
MU234 Popular Music Theory II (3)
A continuation of the elements of Popular Music
Theory I.
Prerequisite: MU233
MU241A Music Theory III (3) and MU241B Aural
Skills III (1)
Study of advanced harmonic materials, including borrowed
chords, the Neapolitan sixth and augmented sixth chords,
enharmonic spellings, and enharmonic modulations. Study
of variation technique, analysis of large forms such as
sonata allegro and rondo form and written analysis, aural
recognition, composition and keyboard performance.
Class meets 5 hours weekly.
Prerequisite: MU142
MU242.1 Music Theory IV (3) and MU242.2 Aural
Skills IV (1)
Further study of altered dominants and chromatic
mediants, ninth, eleventh, and thirteenth chords, and
expanded tonal materials. Study of contrapuntal practices
of the sixteenth-and eighteenth-centuries with analysis,
writing assignments, and applications to linear aspects
of twentieth- century music. Study of modes, scalar
materials, and extended techniques used in Impressionism
and other post-tonal styles involving analysis and original
composition using these devices. Class meets 5 hours
Prerequisite: MU241
MU251 Introduction to Audio Technology, Pro Tools
I (3)
(Pro-Tools I) An introductory course designed to acquaint
students with the discipline of audio technology and begin
learning Pro Tools software.
MU260 Recital or Project (0)
A 30-minute recital generally given in the fall of the junior
year by performance majors, and in the senior year by all
others as required. Permission to give a recital must be
acquired the previous semester, and the program and/or
pre-recital must be approved at least one month before
the recital date. Students qualified to substitute a project
for the recital must submit a proposal and obtain faculty
approval before beginning the project; they must give
the faculty periodic progress reports, and on completion,
turn in a thorough written description of the project with
appropriate ancillary materials. Projects must involve
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