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Major Performance (All Instruments except Piano, Voice and Jazz) (93 credits)

Offered by: Performance     Degree: Licentiate in Music

Program Requirements

The Licentiate in Music (L.Mus.) Major Performance in All Instruments except Piano, Voice, and Jazz is a 93-credit program.

Ensemble Requirements:
1. Students majoring in violin, viola, or cello must commence their assigned ensembles with four terms of string quartets.

2. Violin Majors will be required to complete two terms of ensemble playing on viola.

Special Requirements:
1. Continuation in the program requires a minimum grade of A- in practical instruction/exams and ensembles.

2. Students must take the L.Mus. Performance 1 Examination at the end of their first year of study and the L.Mus. Performance 2 and 3 Examinations in each of the next two years if they hope to complete the program in the normal length of time.

Required Performance (48 credits)

48 credits selected as follows:

  • MUIN 250 L.Mus. Practical Instruction 1 (8 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction in an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Sanford Sylvan, Joanne Kolomyjec, Aline Kutan, Denys Derome, Michel Lambert, Yai-Yun Huang, Fabrice Marandola, Jennifer Swartz, Denise Lupien, Mark Fewer, Stephen Algie, Ranee Y Lee, Jocelyn Couture, Maria Popescu, Alain Desgagne, Dennis Miller, Kyoko Hashimoto, Joseph Leo Sullivan, Paul A Merkelo, Greg Clayton, Steve Amirault, Russell Devuyst, Patrice Richer, Daniele Bourget, Dominique Labelle, Allan Robert McLean, Marina Mdivani, Winston Purdy, Andre J Roy, Hank Knox, Jeffrey E H Johnston, Andrew Wan, Helene Plouffe, Therese Boudreault-Sevadjian, Valerie Kinslow (Fall)

    • 1 hour
    • Prerequisite: Admission to the L.Mus. program by audition
  • MUIN 251 L.Mus. Practical Instruction 2 (8 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction in an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hank Knox, Dominique Labelle (Fall) Jennifer Swartz, Denise Lupien, Mark Fewer, Stephen Algie, Ranee Y Lee, Jocelyn Couture, Maria Popescu, Alain Desgagne, Dennis Miller, Kyoko Hashimoto, Joseph Leo Sullivan, Steve Amirault, Paul A Merkelo, Greg Clayton, Russell Devuyst, Patrice Richer, Allan Robert McLean, Marina Mdivani, Sallynee Amawat, Dominique Labelle, Winston Purdy, Andre J Roy, Hank Knox, Sanford Sylvan, Joanne Kolomyjec, Aline Kutan, Denys Derome, Michel Lambert, Jeffrey E H Johnston, Andrew Wan, Helene Plouffe, Therese Boudreault-Sevadjian, Valerie Kinslow, Fabrice Marandola, Benjamin Reimer, Shawn Eliot Mativetsky (Winter)

    • 1 hour
    • Prerequisite: MUIN 250
  • MUIN 252 L.Mus. Performance 1 Examination

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Assessment of student progress.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Note: Complete descriptions are to be found under Examinations and Goals in Practical Subjects in the Music Chapter of the University Calendar.
  • MUIN 350 L.Mus. Practical Instruction 3 (8 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction in an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Andre J Roy, Jennifer Swartz, Mark Fewer, Maria Popescu, Jocelyn Couture, Winston Purdy, Christopher McCann, Alain Desgagne, Robert Crowley, Paul A Merkelo, Daniele Bourget, Stephen Algie, Russell Devuyst, Jeffrey E H Johnston, Kenneth Bibace (Fall) Hank Knox, Carlos Alberto Jimenez (Winter)

    • 1 hour
    • Prerequisite: MUIN 251
  • MUIN 351 L.Mus. Practical Instruction 4 (8 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction in an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hank Knox (Fall) Andre J Roy, Jennifer Swartz, Mark Fewer, Maria Popescu, Jeffrey E H Johnston, Winston Purdy, Alain Desgagne, Robert Crowley, Paul A Merkelo, Daniele Bourget, Russell Devuyst, Stephen Algie, Carlos Alberto Jimenez (Winter)

    • 1 hour
    • Prerequisite: MUIN 350
  • MUIN 352 L.Mus. Performance 2 Examination

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Assessment of student progress.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Note: Complete descriptions are to be found under Examinations and Goals in Practical Subjects in the Music Chapter of the University Calendar.
  • MUIN 450 L.Mus. Practical Instruction 5 (8 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction in an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Stephane Levesque, Normand Forget, Jennifer Swartz, Winston Purdy (Fall) Hank Knox (Winter)

    • 1 hour
    • Prerequisite: MUIN 351
  • MUIN 451 L.Mus. Practical Instruction 6 (8 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical instruction in an instrument or voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hank Knox (Fall) Normand Forget, Jennifer Swartz, Winston Purdy, Stephane Levesque (Winter)

    • 1 hour
    • Prerequisite: MUIN 450
  • MUIN 452 L.Mus. Performance 3 Examination

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Assessment of student progress.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Note: Complete descriptions are to be found under Examinations and Goals in Practical Subjects in the Music Chapter of the University Calendar.

Complementary Performance (18 credits)

Large Ensemble Training – during every term of enrolment as a full-time or part-time student.

18 credits selected as follows:

12 credits from:

  • MUEN 563 Jazz Vocal Workshop (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Vocal workshop for jazz musicians.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

  • 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 2014, Winter 2015

    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 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Hank Knox (Fall) Hank Knox (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 587 Cappella McGill (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 16 voices performing challenging repertoire from the Renaissance to the present day. Since the expectation is a level of performance equivalent to a professional chamber ensemble, singers wishing to join this group should have had considerable ensemble experience, and advanced vocal and sight-reading skills.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • 4 hours
    • Prerequisite: Audition.
    • Note: May be taken instead of Choral Ensemble.
  • MUEN 590 McGill Winds (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Large ensemble for wind instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Alain Cazes (Fall) Alain Cazes (Winter)

    • 4-6 hours
    • Prerequisite: Audition
  • MUEN 592 Chamber Jazz Ensemble (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : This ensemble will deal with the extensive repertoire of music which exists for small jazz orchestra (9-13 instruments).

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Jean-Nicolas Trottier (Fall) Jean-Nicolas Trottier (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to Jazz Performance students only.
  • MUEN 593 Choral Ensembles (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Students enrolling in Choral Ensembles will be assigned to one of the above groups.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Francois Ouimet, Patrick Hansen (Fall) Francois Ouimet (Winter)

    • 4 hours
    • Prerequisite: Audition.
    • Section 001 Chamber Singers: a group of approximately 24 mixed voices which explores the a cappella repertoire of all periods as well as works with chamber accompaniment.
    • Section 002 Concert Choir: an ensemble of approximately 60 voices (S.A.T.B.) which performs the repertoire from all periods appropriate to a group of this size.
    • Section 003 University Chorus: a mixed chorus of approximately 100 which performs a variety of choral material including both traditional and popular selections.
    • Section 004 Women's Chorale: an ensemble of approximately 40 women stressing the fundamentals of singing and ensemble participation.
  • MUEN 594 Contemporary Music Ensemble (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for contemporary music - instruments and voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Guillaume Bourgogne (Fall) Guillaume Bourgogne (Winter)

    • 4 hours
    • Prerequisite: Audition.
  • MUEN 595 Jazz Ensembles (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for jazz - instruments and voice.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Joseph Leo Sullivan, Ronald Di Lauro, William V Mahar, Mark Nelson (Fall) Ronald Di Lauro, Andrew King, William V Mahar, Mark Nelson (Winter)

    • 3-4 hours
    • Prerequisite: Audition.
  • MUEN 597 Orchestral Ensembles (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for orchestral instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Rudolf-Alexius Hauser (Fall) Rudolf-Alexius Hauser (Winter)

    • 6 - 7 hours
    • Prerequisite: Audition.

Assigned Small Ensemble - during every term of enrolment as a full-time or part-time student.

6 credits from:

  • MUEN 560 Chamber Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for chamber music - various instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Brian Robinson, Ali Yazdanfar, Jérôme Ducharme, Douglas McNabney, Andre J Roy, Elizabeth Dolin, Matt Haimovitz, Russell Devuyst, Stephane Levesque, Simon Aldrich, Guillaume Bourgogne, Cindy Shuter, Abe Kestenberg, Pierre Beaudry, Jennifer Swartz, Alain Cazes, Jean Marchand, Kyoko Hashimoto, Christopher Smith (Fall) Douglas McNabney, Brian Robinson, Ali Yazdanfar, Jérôme Ducharme, Jean Gaudreault, Pierre Beaudry, Russell Devuyst, Christopher Smith, Mark Simons, Abe Kestenberg, Elizabeth Dolin, Cindy Shuter, Jennifer Swartz, Stephane Levesque, Carolyn Christie, Michael Dumouchel, Guillaume Bourgogne, Simon Aldrich, Richard Allen Roberts, Andre J Roy, Alain Desgagne, Kyoko Hashimoto (Winter)

  • MUEN 562 Guitar Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Performance of guitar ensemble repertoire and transcriptions throughout music history and in various genres.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Garry M W Antonio (Fall) Jérôme Ducharme (Winter)

  • 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 2014, Winter 2015

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

    • Prerequisite: Audition. Prerequisite or corequisite for keyboard players: MUPG 272.
  • MUEN 585 Sonata Masterclass (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Exploration of the vast literature for sonatas with piano and instrument, including multiple issues of ensemble preparation and performing.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Kyoko Hashimoto (Fall) Kyoko Hashimoto (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition or permission of the instructor.
    • Restriction: Limited to 4 advanced pianists and 4 instrumentalists.
  • MUEN 589 Woodwind Ensembles (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for woodwind instruments.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • 2-3 hours
    • Prerequisite: Audition
  • MUEN 591 Brass Consort (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for brass instruments.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • 2-3 hours
    • Prerequisite: Audition.
  • MUEN 598 Percussion Ensembles (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for percussion instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Fabrice Marandola (Fall) Fabrice Marandola, Benjamin Reimer (Winter)

    • 2-3 hours

Required Courses (25 credits)

25 credits of required courses selected as follows:

9 credits of Theory
10 credits of Musicianship
6 credits of History

Theory

  • MUTH 150 Theory and Analysis 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Diatonic chords and harmonic progressions, focus on outer-voice framework, cadences, embellishments, building chordal fluency in common-practice tonality, applied chords.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Robert Hasegawa (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: Matriculation Music or McGill Conservatory Theory Secondary V or its equivalent.
    • Corequisites: MUSP 140 and MUSP 170
  • MUTH 151 Theory and Analysis 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Sequences and modulation, chromatic vocabulary, analysis of simple theme types (sentence, period, hybrids) and fugal techniques.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Nicole Biamonte (Winter)

    • Pre- or Co-requisites: MUTH 150, MUSP 140 and MUSP 170
    • Corequisites: MUSP 141 and MUSP 171
  • MUTH 250 Theory and Analysis 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Compositional resources of late 18th and early 19th century music. Analysis of forms common to the period c. 1770 - 1840, including Classical sonata forms in several media.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Summer 2015

    Instructors: René Rusch (Fall) Jonathan Wild (Summer)

    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: MUTH 151
    • Corequisite: MUSP 240

Musicianship

  • MUSP 140 Musicianship Training 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Rhythm and metre basic subdivisions and conducting patterns; intervals, chords, and scale patterns; non-modulating tonal melodies with treble and bass clefs; harmonic progressions emphasizing two-part outer voice structures.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Margaret Emily De Castro, Fredericka Petit-Homme, Pierrette Mather, Monica Asly, Adalyat Issiyeva (Fall) Monica Asly (Winter)

    • 2 hours
    • Prerequisite: Matriculation Music or McGill Conservatory Theory Secondary V or its equivalent.
    • Corequisites: MUTH 150, MUSP 170
  • MUSP 141 Musicianship Training 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Rhythm and metre mixed divisions and syncopations; triadic and seventh chord voicings and disjunct pitch collections; chromatically embellished melodies adding alto clef; simple modulating harmonic progressions emphasizing two-part outer voice structures.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Justin B Mariner, Monica Asly (Fall) Pierrette Mather, Margaret Emily De Castro, Fredericka Petit-Homme, Monica Asly, Adalyat Issiyeva (Winter)

    • 2 hours
    • Prerequisites: Matriculation Music or McGill Conservatory Theory Secondary V or its equivalent. MUSP 140
    • Corequisites: MUTH 151, MUSP 171
  • MUSP 170 Musicianship (Keyboard) 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Harmonic, melodic and rhythmic analysis at the keyboard through the study of rudiments, repertoire, chorale/score reading, transposition and harmonization.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Thomas Davidson, Jolan Ilona Kovacs, Julia Gavrilova, Jonathan Vromet, Marek Krowicki, Geoffrey Conquer (Fall) Jolan Ilona Kovacs (Winter)

    • 1 hour
    • Prerequisite: Matriculation Music or McGill Conservatory Theory Secondary V or its equivalent.
    • Corequisites: MUTH 150 and MUSP 140.
    • Course contents parallel with those of MUTH 150 and MUSP 140.
  • MUSP 171 Musicianship (Keyboard) 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Building chordal fluency. Harmonic vocabulary including sequences, chromaticism and modulation. Chorale and score reading with transposing instruments and alto/tenor clefs.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015

    Instructors: Julia Gavrilova, Jolan Ilona Kovacs, Mark McDonald (Fall) Thomas Davidson, Jolan Ilona Kovacs, Jonathan Vromet, Julia Gavrilova, Geoffrey Conquer, Mark McDonald (Winter)

    • 1 hour
    • Prerequisite: MUSP 170
    • Corequisites: MUTH 111 and MUSP 131; or MUTH 151 and MUSP 141
    • Restriction: All students admitted to B.Mus. and L.Mus. programs, including those with keyboard or guitar as their principal instrument, are required to take MUSP 171 Keyboard Lab, unless exempt on the basis of a placement test. Students who are exempt from MUTH 111 through placement tests must still take MUSP 171 (unless exempt) since this course forms the foundation of keyboard-based musicianship tasks at upper levels. (All Majors in Jazz Performance substitute MUJZ 171 for MUSP 171. Students in Jazz Performance who have completed MUJZ 170 and MUJZ 171, and who transfer to a Department of Theory program, will be required to complete MUSP 171.) Students who do not achieve a continuation pass in MUSP 171 must reregister for the course in the semester immediately following. Students who do not achieve a continuation pass after repeating the course will not be allowed to proceed with further Musicianship or Theory studies until a continuation pass is achieved. Tests for MUSP 171 are held in August-September, December-January, and April-May [as well as during the Summer Session when course(s) offered], the exact dates determined by the Department of Music Research.
    • Course contents parallel with those of MUTH 151 and MUSP 141.
  • MUSP 240 Musicianship Training 3 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Rhythm and metre mixed divisions and two-part work; additional chordal voicings and pitch collections; melodies modulating to closely-related keys adding tenor clef; harmonic progression including applied chords; two-part keyboard-style passages.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    Instructors: Monica Asly, John W P Guzik, Thomas Davidson (Fall) Monica Asly (Winter) Monica Asly (Summer)

    • Prerequisites: Matriculation Music or McGill Conservatory Theory Secondary V or its equivalent. MUSP 141
    • Corequisite: MUTH 250
  • MUSP 241 Musicianship Training 4 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Changing metres; chord voicings and atonal pitch collections; modulating tonal melodies and score reading of transposing instruments; harmonic progression including chromatic chords; two-part passages.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    Instructors: Monica Asly (Fall) Thomas Davidson, John W P Guzik, Monica Asly (Winter) Monica Asly (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MUSP 240
    • Corequisite: MUTH 251

History

  • MUHL 186 Western Musical Traditions (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : A survey of Western music from the Middle Ages to the present. Emphasis on key musical concepts and genres in their historical context and aural recognition of style.

    Terms: Fall 2014

    Instructors: Roe-Min Kok (Fall)

    • 3 hours
  • MUHL 286 Critical Thinking About Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : Examination of various periods and styles: e.g., central works from different traditions, the interaction of music and society, performance practice, and music's relation to other arts.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    Instructors: Lloyd Whitesell (Fall) Steven Huebner (Winter) Jane Hatter (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MUHL 186 or MUJZ 187
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUTH 301

Complementary Musicianship

2 credits from:

  • MUSP 324 Musicianship for Strings (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Fundamental musicianship issues in the context of performance with an emphasis on intonation accuracy, rhythm, articulation, voice-leading and sound texture for strings.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Pre- or Co-requisite: MUSP 241
  • MUSP 330 Musicianship for Woodwinds (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Fundamental musicianship issues in the context of performance with an emphasis on intonation accuracy, rhythm, articulation, voice-leading and sound texture for woodwinds.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUSP 241
  • MUSP 335 Musicianship for Brass (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Fundamental musicianship issues in the context of performance with an emphasis on intonation accuracy, rhythm, articulation, voice-leading and sound texture for brass.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUSP 241
  • MUSP 346 Post-Tonal Musicianship (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Extended tonal and post-tonal harmonic and contrapuntal structures, rhythmic practices of the 20th and 21st century, score reading.

    Terms: Fall 2014, Winter 2015, Summer 2015

    Instructors: Justin B Mariner (Fall) Justin B Mariner (Winter) Justin B Mariner (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: MUSP 241
  • MUSP 354 Introduction to Improvisation and Ornamentation (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Principles of improvisation and ornamentation for music before 1800, including harmonic progressions and voice-leading and contrapuntal patterns for instrumentalists and singers, along with examples of ornamented vocal and instrumental works from 17th and 18th century sources.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUSP 241
  • MUSP 355 Musicianship for Percussion (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Fundamental musicianship issues in the context of performance with an emphasis on polyrhythm.

    Terms: Winter 2015

    Instructors: Shawn Eliot Mativetsky (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUSP 241
  • MUSP 381 Singing Renaissance Notation (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Choral sightsinging of mensural notation, with a focus on white notation c. 1420-1600. Development of basic fluency in the notation, interpretation of values in triple meter, addition of accidentals given the contrapuntal context as perceived aurally, Renaissance solmisation.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUSP 241
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