Music

MUSIC 101: INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC (HAP)

Fall, Spring. Credit, four hours. Elementary principles of form and style in music in historical context.

MUSIC 114: INTRODUCTION TO THEORY AND COMPOSITION (HAP)

Fall. Credit, three hours. Fundamentals of tonal music theory, basic concepts and terms, and introduction to original composition for selected media.

MUSIC 200: MUSIC, SOCIETY, AND CULTURE (HSC)

Spring. Credit, three hours. Introduces the study of music as historical and cultural practice. Considers essential repertoires of vernacular and art music in Western and non-Western traditions. Teaches foundational skills needed to research and write critically about musical cultures, repertoires, and practices.

MUSIC 204: MUSIC CULTURES OF THE WORLD (HAP)

Spring. Credit, four hours. This course explores the diverse musical styles of the world. Students examine and analyze different musical genres in relation to their specific social contexts.

MUSIC 261/LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN STUDIES 261/HISTORY 261: LATIN AMERICAN MUSIC AND GLOBALIZATION (HSC)

Spring. Credit, three hours. Latin American and Caribbean societies' process of globalization from the perspective of their musical practices, from colonial to present times, and the circulation of music across national and cultural boundaries, within and beyond this region. Intended for students pursuing majors, minors, and concentrations in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, History, and Music.

MUSIC 300R: OXFORD CHORALE

TBA. Credit, one hour. Group instruction in vocal music and the performance of selected repertoire. May be repeated for credit, with total credit not to exceed four hours.

MUSIC 300V: OXFORD CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

TBA. Credit, variable one to two hours. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Group instruction in instrumental music and performance of selected repertoire. May be repeated for credit, with total credit not to exceed four hours.

MUSIC 310: APPLIED MUSIC, NON-MAJORS

Fall, Spring or on demand. Credit, one hour. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. The study of music literature through performance on a specific instrument. One-hour private instruction weekly. Audition and lesson fee required. Contact the music department for current information on auditions, fees, and instruments offered.

MUSIC 389R: SPECIAL TOPICS IN MUSIC HISTORY

TBA. Credit, three hours. Prerequisite: Music 101 or permission of instructor. Study of a selected topic in Western music history.