Music - History and Literature (MUSH)

MUSH 111 Introduction to Music Literature

3 credits
Gen Ed: Humanities
Introduction to the study of music literature, including western and world traditions. Emphasis on aural and score analysis, writing, and research techniques. (Spring only)
Prereq: MUSC 141

MUSH 200 (s) Seminar

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MUSH 201 History of Rock and Roll

3 credits
Gen Ed: Humanities
A study of the history and culture of rock music. May not be counted as a required music history elective for music majors.

MUSH 203 (s) Workshop

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MUSH 204 (s) Special Topics

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MUSH 299 (s) Directed Study

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MUSH 321 Music in Western Civilization I

3 credits
Musical culture, styles, and genres from the Middle Ages through 1750. (Fall only)
Prereq: 'C' or better in MUSI 100 or MUSH 111

MUSH 322 Music in Western Civilization II

3 credits
European and American musical culture, styles, and genres from 1750 to World War I. (Spring only)
Prereq: 'C' or better in MUSI 100 or MUSH 111

MUSH 323 Music in Western Civilization III

3 credits
European and American musical cultures, styles, and genres, including jazz, from World War I to the present. (Fall only)
Prereq: 'C' or better in MUSI 100 or MUSH 111

MUSH 400 (s) Seminar

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MUSH 403 (s) Workshop

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MUSH 404 (s) Special Topics

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MUSH 410 (s) Studies in Jazz History

3 credits
Gen Ed: American Diversity
Joint-listed with MUSH 510.
Selected topics in jazz. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Fall, alt/odd years)
Prereq: MUSH 321, MUSH 322, and MUSH 323; or Permission

MUSH 418 (s) Studies in Classic/Romantic Music

3 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 518.
Selected topics in Classic/Romantic music. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Fall, alt/even years)
Prereq: MUSH 321, MUSH 322, and MUSH 323; or Permission

MUSH 419 (s) Studies in Music Since 1900

3 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 519.
Selected topics in music since 1900. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Spring, alt/even years)
Prereq: MUSH 321, MUSH 322, and MUSH 323; or Permission

MUSH 420 Studies in World Music

3 credits
Gen Ed: International
Joint-listed with MUSH 520.
Selected topics in the music of world cultures. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Spring, alt/odd years)
Prereq: MUSH 321, MUSH 322, and MUSH 323; or Permission

MUSH 430 History of Musical Theatre

3 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 530
A study of the development of American musical theatre. Students will analyze the forms and styles of representative works. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Spring, alt/even years)

MUSH 431 History of Opera

3 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 531
The history of opera, from its inception (around 1600) to the present, with an exploration of the major national styles and genres. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Fall, alt/odd years)
Prereq: Junior standing and Permission

MUSH 450 Orchestral Literature

2 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 550.
Open to all students. Survey of standard orchestral literature. Additional assignments required for graduate students. (Spring, alt/even years)
Prereq: MUSH 322, MUSH 323, and Junior standing; or Permission

MUSH 451 (s) Repertoire

2 credits, max arranged
Joint-listed with MUSH 551.
May be repeated for cr as content changes. Historical and analytical survey of literature available in all performing media. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit.
Prereq: Junior standing and Permission

MUSH 452 Solo Vocal Repertoire

2 credits
Historical and analytical survey of solo vocal literature. (Fall, alt/even years)
Prereq: Permission

MUSH 454 Keyboard Repertoire I

2 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 554.
Content will cover the development of keyboard literature from J.S. Bach through Beethoven. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Fall, alt/odd years)
Prereq: Permission

MUSH 455 Keyboard Repertoire II

2 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 555.
Content will cover the development of keyboard literature from Schubert to present. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Spring, alt/even years)
Prereq: Permission

MUSH 456 Choral Literature I

2 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 556.
Historical and analytical survey of choral literature from the early Renaissance through Classical era. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit.

MUSH 480 Senior Thesis in Music History I

1 credits
Extended research paper, with documentation; subject to be determined in consultation with supervising faculty.
Prereq: MUSH 321, MUSH 322, MUSH 323, one 400-level music history elective, and Permission

MUSH 481 Senior Thesis in Music History II

1 credit
Gen Ed: Senior Experience
Continuation and completion of extended research paper, with documentation; subject to be determined in consultation with supervising faculty.
Prereq: MUSH 480

MUSH 499 (s) Directed Study

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MUSH 500 Master's Research and Thesis

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MUSH 501 (s) Seminar

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(Spring, even years online, odd years on-campus)

MUSH 502 (s) Directed Study

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MUSH 503 (s) Workshop

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MUSH 504 (s) Special Topics

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MUSH 510 (s) Studies in Jazz History

3 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 410
Selected topics in jazz. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Fall, alt/odd years)
Prereq: MUSH 321, MUSH 322, MUSH 323 or Permission

MUSH 518 (s) Studies in Classic/Romantic Music

3 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 418.
Selected topics in Classic/Romantic music. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Fall, alt/even years)
Prereq: MUSH 321, MUSH 322, MUSH 323 or Permission

MUSH 519 (s) Studies in Music Since 1900

3 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 419.
Selected topics in music since 1900. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Spring, alt/even years)
Prereq: MUSH 321, MUSH 322, and MUSH 323; or Permission

MUSH 520 Studies in World Music

3 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 420.
Selected topics in the music of world cultures. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Spring, alt/odd years)
Prereq: MUSH 321, MUSH 322, and MUSH 323; or Permission

MUSH 530 History of Musical Theatre

3 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 430
A study of the development of American musical theatre. Students will analyze the forms and styles of representative works. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Spring, alt/even years)

MUSH 531 History of Opera

3 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 431
The history of opera, from its inception (around 1600) to the present, with an exploration of the major national styles and genres. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Fall, alt/odd years)

MUSH 550 Orchestral Literature

2 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 450.
Open to all students. Survey of standard orchestral literature. Additional assignments required for graduate students. (Spring, alt/even years)
Prereq: MUSH 322, MUSH 323, and Junior standing, or Permission

MUSH 551 (s) Repertoire

2 credits, max arranged
Joint-listed with MUSH 451.
May be repeated for credit as content changes. Historical and analytical survey of literature available in all performing media. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit.
Prereq: Junior standing and Permission

MUSH 554 Keyboard Repertoire I

2 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 454.
Content will cover the development of keyboard literature from J.S. Bach through Beethoven. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Fall, alt/odd years)
Prereq: Permission

MUSH 555 Keyboard Repertoire II

2 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 455.
Content will cover the development of keyboard literature from Schubert to present. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit. (Spring, alt/even years)
Prereq: Permission

MUSH 556 Choral Literature I

2 credits
Joint-listed with MUSH 456.
Historical and analytical survey of choral literature from the early Renaissance through Classical era. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit.

MUSH 557 Choral Literature II

2 credits
Historical and analytical survey of choral literature from the Romantic through Contemporary era.
Prereq MUSH 556

MUSH 599 (s) Research

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Research not directly related to a thesis or dissertation.
Prereq: Permission