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Major Performance Piano (93 credits)

Offered by: Performance     Degree: Licentiate in Music

Program Requirements

The Licentiate in Music (L.Mus.) Major Performance Piano is a 93-credit program.

Special Requirements:

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

2. Candidates 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 (52 credits)

  • 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 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: 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, Jeffrey E H Johnston, Andrew Wan, Helene Plouffe, Winston Purdy, Andre J Roy, Hank Knox, Sanford Sylvan, Joanne Kolomyjec, Aline Kutan, Denys Derome, Michel Lambert, Erik Eriksson, Axel Strauss, Francois Bourassa, Jacqueline Leclair, Jérôme Ducharme, Yai-Yun Huang, Brian Robinson (Fall) Jacqueline Leclair (Winter)

    • 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 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Hank Knox, Dominique Labelle (Fall) 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, Steve Amirault, Paul A Merkelo, Greg Clayton, Russell Devuyst, Patrice Richer, Allan Robert McLean, Marina Mdivani, Dominique Labelle, Jeffrey E H Johnston, Andrew Wan, Helene Plouffe, Winston Purdy, Andre J Roy, Hank Knox, Sanford Sylvan, Joanne Kolomyjec, Aline Kutan, Denys Derome, Michel Lambert, Sallynee Amawat, Erik Eriksson, Axel Strauss, Brian Robinson, Felicia Moye, Jacqueline Leclair, Jérôme Ducharme (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: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 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 333 Piano Techniques 2

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical examination in piano techniques.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • pass/fail
    • Mandatory test for pianists to be taken prior to the Performance 2 Exam.
  • 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 2015, Winter 2016

    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, Helene Plouffe, Marina Mdivani, Andrew Wan, Francois Bourassa, Valerie Kinslow (Fall) Hank Knox (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 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Hank Knox, Kenneth Bibace (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, Helene Plouffe, Marina Mdivani, Andrew Wan, Valerie Kinslow, Carolyn Christie (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: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 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 369 Concerto

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • pass/fail
    • Mandatory test for pianists
  • MUIN 433 Piano Techniques 3

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Practical examination in piano techniques.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • pass/fail
    • Mandatory test for pianists to be taken prior to the Performance 3 Exam.
  • 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 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Stephane Levesque, Normand Forget, Jennifer Swartz, Winston Purdy, Paul A Merkelo, Andrew Wan, Jeffrey E H Johnston, Richard Stoelzel (Fall) Hank Knox, Andrew Wan, Kenneth Bibace (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 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Hank Knox (Fall) Normand Forget, Jennifer Swartz, Winston Purdy, Stephane Levesque, Paul A Merkelo, Jeffrey E H Johnston, Richard Stoelzel, Alexander Read, Andrew Wan (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: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Note: Complete descriptions are to be found under Examinations and Goals in Practical Subjects in the Music Chapter of the University Calendar.
  • MUPG 541 Senior Piano Seminar 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : In-class performance and analysis of solo and ensemble repertoire, including historical and modern recordings.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Ilya Poletaev, Kyoko Hashimoto (Fall)

    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite(s): MUIN 382 or MUIN 352, and 4 semesters of Basic Ensemble.
    • Restriction: Only open to Faculty of Music Piano Performance students
  • MUPG 542 Senior Piano Seminar 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Issues of piano pedagogy and preparation for competitions.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Kyoko Hashimoto, Ilya Poletaev (Winter)

    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: MUPG 541
    • Restriction: Only open to Faculty of Music Piano Performance students.

Complementary Performance (14 credits)

Large Ensemble – during the first four terms (2 credits x 4 semesters).

14 credits selected as follows:

8 credits from:

  • MUEN 563 Jazz Vocal Workshop (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Vocal workshop for jazz musicians.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Sienna Dahlen (Fall) Bohdanna Novak (Winter)

  • 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 2015, Winter 2016

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

    • 4 hours
    • Prerequisite: Audition.
  • 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 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 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 2015, Winter 2016

    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 2015, Winter 2016

    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 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Jean-Sébastien Vallée (Fall) Jean-Sébastien Vallée (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 2015, Winter 2016

    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 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Joseph Leo Sullivan, Ronald Di Lauro, William V Mahar (Fall) Joseph Leo Sullivan, Ronald Di Lauro, William V Mahar (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 2015, Winter 2016

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

    • 6 - 7 hours
    • Prerequisite: Audition.

6 credits from:

  • MUEN 556 Introduction to Collaborative Piano 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Aspects and techniques of performing in ensembles, including vocal accompanying, piano duos, instrumental duos and chamber ensemble work. Ensemble score-reading, preparation and performance analysis.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Jean Marchand (Fall)

    • 2 hours
    • Prerequisite: Audition
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUEN 583
    • Open to singers and pianists.
  • MUEN 557 Introduction to Collaborative Piano 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Developing the collaborative performance. Masterclass-style coaching of assignments in vocal accompanying, piano duos, instrumental duos and chamber ensemble work. Further ensemble score-reading, preparation and performance analysis.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Jean Marchand (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition
  • MUEN 560 Chamber Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble for chamber music - various instruments.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Pierre Beaudry, Douglas McNabney, Elizabeth Dolin, Kyoko Hashimoto, Cindy Shuter, Brian Robinson, Ali Yazdanfar, Russell Devuyst, Andre Leroux, Jean Gaudreault, Alain Desgagne, Mark Fewer, Jacqueline Leclair, Steven Arthur Dann, Theodore Baskin, Jean-Francois Normand, Andre J Roy, Matt Haimovitz, Abe Kestenberg, Marie- Leclair, Alain Cazes, Richard Stoelzel, Mark Austin Howle (Fall) Jérôme Ducharme, Douglas McNabney, Brian Robinson, Ali Yazdanfar, Matt Haimovitz, Elizabeth Dolin, Jean Gaudreault, Cindy Shuter, Marie- Leclair, Simon Aldrich, Alain Desgagne, Guillaume Bourgogne, Andre J Roy, Kyoko Hashimoto, Jocelyne Roy, Alain Cazes, Richard Stoelzel, Russell Devuyst, Trevor Dix, Mark Austin Howle, Alexander David Johnson, Abe Kestenberg (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): Audition.
    • Restriction(s): For Music students; open to others by permission of the Department.
  • MUEN 578 Song Interpretation 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Normally open only to Voice and Piano Performance students. Study of the standard song repertoire with emphasis on the singer and pianist as partners. A public recital will be given at the end of each term.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Michael McMahon (Fall) Michael McMahon (Winter)

    • 2 hours
    • Prerequisite: Audition.
  • MUEN 579 Song Interpretation 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Study of song repertoire for singers and pianists.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Michael McMahon (Fall) Michael McMahon (Winter)

  • MUEN 581 Introduction to Ensemble Playing for Pianists (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Concentration on interpretation and performance of piano duet and two piano repertoire.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Julia Gavrilova, Marina Mdivani (Fall) Julia Gavrilova, Marina Mdivani (Winter)

    • 1 hour
    • Prerequisite: Piano Concentration 1 Examination or Audition.
  • MUEN 582 Piano Ensembles (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Ensemble playing in two-piano and piano 4-hand repertoire.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Marina Mdivani, Jean Marchand, Tatiana Dardykina (Fall) Marina Mdivani, Tom Beghin (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUEN 581 or permission of the instructor.
  • MUEN 584 Studio Accompanying (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Highly qualified collaborative partners will be assigned to work independently with studio teachers and their students.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Kyoko Hashimoto, Maria Popescu, Joanne Kolomyjec (Fall) Kyoko Hashimoto, Maria Popescu, Joanne Kolomyjec (Winter)

    • 4 hours
    • Prerequisite: Audition.
  • 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 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Kyoko Hashimoto, Matt Haimovitz (Fall) Kyoko Hashimoto (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition or permission of the instructor.
    • Restriction: Limited to 4 advanced pianists and 4 instrumentalists.

Complementary Musicianship (2 credits)

2 credits from:

  • 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 2015, Winter 2016, Summer 2016

    Instructors: Justin B Mariner, Thomas Davidson (Fall) Justin B Mariner (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUSP 241
  • MUSP 350 Musicianship for Pianists (2 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Musicianship : Fundamental musicianship issues in the context of performance with an emphasis on sight-reading, practical score analysis and focused learning methods.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUSP 241

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 2015

    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 2016

    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 2015, Summer 2016

    Instructors: Jonathan Wild (Fall)

    • 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 2015

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

    • 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 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Monica Asly, Justin B Mariner (Fall) Pierrette Mather, Margaret Emily De Castro, Fredericka Petit-Homme, Monica Asly (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 2015

    Instructors: Thomas Davidson, Jolan Ilona Kovacs, Julia Gavrilova (Fall)

    • 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 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Julia Gavrilova, Jolan Ilona Kovacs (Fall) Thomas Davidson, Jolan Ilona Kovacs, Julia Gavrilova (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 2015, Winter 2016, Summer 2016

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

    • 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 2015, Winter 2016, Summer 2016

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

    • 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 2015

    Instructors: Steven Huebner (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 2015, Winter 2016, Summer 2016

    Instructors: Lisa Barg (Fall) David Brackett (Winter)

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