Minor Early Music Performance (18 credits)

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Offered by: Performance     Degree: Bachelor of Music

Program Requirements

The Minor in Early Music Performance offers an opportunity for B.Mus. students to learn the elements of early music performance practice, and to play an early music instrument or to sing early music.

Required Courses (3 credits)

  • MUIN 272 Performance Minor Examination 1

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Assessment of student's progress in the practical area.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • MUPP 381 Topics in Performance Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Issues in performance traditions. Topics focus on rhythmic interpretation, vocal and instrumental style, ornamentation, improvisation, performance venues and context. Sources include original notation and modern editions, treatises, iconography, organology, analysis, criticism, and recordings.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Tom Beghin (Winter)

    • 3 hours

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPP 385

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

6 credits from the following:

  • MUEN 572 Cappella Antica (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 8 to 12 voices specializing in early music. N.B. This ensemble may substitute as a Basic Ensemble in programs that specify Choral Ensemble, with Departmental approval.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Valerie Kinslow (Fall) Valerie Kinslow (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 573 Baroque Orchestra (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Open to singers and instrumentalists, this ensemble specializes in chamber music primarily of the Baroque era.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Mark Fewer, Lena Weman Eriksson (Fall) Erik Eriksson, Lena Weman Eriksson (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisites: Audition AND MUEN 480 AND a prerequisite or corequisite of MUPP 381. Additional prerequisite for keyboard players: MUPG 372 with a grade of A-.

  • MUEN 580 Early Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 4-6 vocalists and instrumentalists which performs music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Lena Weman Eriksson, Elizabeth H MacMillan, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Valerie Kinslow, Natalie Michaud (Fall) Valerie Kinslow, Elizabeth H MacMillan, Natalie Michaud, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Lena Weman Eriksson, Tom Beghin (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition. Prerequisite or corequisite for keyboard players: MUPG 272.

  • MUPD 560 Introduction to Research Methods in Music (1 credit)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Professional Development : Introduction to music research, including print and online tools for finding printed and recorded music and research on music; appropriate citation of sources; writing grant proposals, program/liner notes, and reviews.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Brian Cameron McMillan, Catherine Martin (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: MUHL 286 and one 300-level MUHL or MUPP course

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUHL 570

  • MUPG 272D1 Continuo (2 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : An historically-oriented study of the principles of figured-bass. The student will realize at sight elementary bass patterns. Standard idioms from historical treatises will be introduced.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Jonathan Addleman (Fall)

    • 2 hours

    • Prerequisites: MUTH 150 and permission of instructor.

    • Students must register for both MUPG 272D1 and MUPG 272D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUPG 272D1 and MUPG 272D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

    • Enrolment limited to 6.

  • MUPG 272D2 Continuo (2 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : See MUPG 272D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Jonathan Addleman (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUPG 272D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUPG 272D1 and MUPG 272D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

    • 2 hours

    • Enrolment limited to 6.

* must be taken by Harpsichord students

3 credits from the following:

6 credits from the following (for Voice students only):

OR

6 credits from the following (for Instrumental students only):

Schulich School of Music—2013-2014 (last updated Aug. 21, 2013) (disclaimer)