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Courses

Music

8000. Continuing Registration Status    (1 s.h.)

 

8004. Piano Major Concentration in Pedagogy     (2 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Piano Pedagogy majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8014. Piano Major Concentration in Pedagogy    (2 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Piano Pedagogy majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8024. Piano Major Concentration in Pedagogy    (2 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Piano Pedagogy majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8084. Piano Major Concentration in Pedagogy (Recital)   (3 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Piano Pedagogy majors culminating in a recital. One-hour private lesson each week. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8180. Special Topics in Percussion   (1-2 s.h.)

Prerequisite:  Permission of instructor.

This course is designed to provide the opportunity for students to acquire important and practical knowledge and experience in areas of percussion not covered in other courses. Subjects include instrument design, maintenance and repair, and Latin Percussion. Content may vary each semester.

8204. Voice Major   (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Voice majors. One-hour private lesson each week plus performance class. Jury at the end of the semester. Full recital during final year of study.

8210. Opera Ensemble    (1 s.h.)

Required for singers cast in Temple University Opera Theater productions.

8211. Opera Coaching    (2 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Opera majors. One-hour private lesson each week. Emphasis on interpretation, diction, and style through study of operatic aria repertoire and/or operatic role study. May be taken one time only.

8212. Coaching Skills    (2 s.h.)

 

8213. Opera Diction   (2 s.h.)

Designed to apply general knowledge about the International Phonetic Alphabet and the flavors of French, Italian, German, and English diction directly to repertoire. Emphasis on the expressive projection of text in singing. Singers must prepare at least one aria in each language.

8214. Voice Major   (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Voice majors. One-hour private lesson each week plus performance class. Jury at the end of the semester. Full recital during final year of study.

8215. Vocal Coaching    (2 s.h.)

Emphasis on style, diction, phrasing, and performance traditions in preparation for the master's degree recital. May be taken one time only.

8216. Aria Repertoire    (2 s.h.)

Prerequisite: MUSIC 8213.

Required course for all Opera majors; others by permission of the instructor.

8220. Opera Theater    (2 s.h.)

Voice and Opera majors only. Gives singers practical experience on the stage and performance of operatic roles.

8224. Voice Major    (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Voice majors. One-hour private lesson each week plus performance class. Jury at the end of the semester. Full recital during final year of study.

8231. Opera Role Preparation   (3 s.h.)

For Professional Studies majors only. Preparation for performances of Opera roles directed by the Temple University Opera Theater faculty, with laboratory experience through participation in Opera Theater.

8232. Opera Role Preparation    (3 s.h.)

For Professional Studies majors only. Preparation for performances of Opera roles directed by the Temple University Opera Theater faculty, with laboratory experience through participation in Opera Theater.

8233. Vocal Coaching: Professional Studies    (2 s.h.)

Vocal coaching for Professional Studies Voice or Opera majors only.

8234. Opera Major    (2 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Opera majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class. Jury at the end of the semester.

8235. Opera Vocal Lessons    (2 s.h.)

For Professional Studies majors only. One-hour private lesson each week. Jury at the end of the semester.

8236. Opera Vocal Lessons   (2 s.h.)

For Professional Studies majors only. One-hour private lesson each week. Jury at the end of the semester.

8244. Opera Major    (2 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Opera majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class. Jury at the end of the semester.

8245. Vocal Literature: Renaissance and Baroque   (2 s.h.)

A singer's examination of repertoire for solo voice beginning with the song literature of the Middle Ages and concluding with Baroque Opera.

8246. Vocal Literature: Classical/Bel Canto   (2 s.h.)

Examination of opera and concert repertoire in the bel canto style, with emphasis on Mozart, Bellini, Donizetti, and Rossini. Art of vocal embellishment and cadenza writing. Opportunity to implement skills through class performance. Studies in historical context as well as harmonic and textual analysis.

8247. Vocal Literature: German Romantic   (2 s.h.)

Survey of the German solo vocal repertoire of the Romantic period, with detailed studies of the major works.

8248. Vocal Literature: French Romantic   (2 s.h.)

Survey of the French solo vocal repertoire of the Romantic period, with detailed studies of the major works.

8249. Vocal Literature: Contemporary   (2 s.h.)

The foundation for this course is an overview of the vocal repertoire of the20th and 21st centuries, which will examine the changing role of the singer in contemporary music.

8254. Opera Major   (2 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Opera majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class. Jury at the end of the semester.

8264. Opera Major   (2 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Opera majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class. Jury at the end of the semester.

8274. Opera Role Performance   (1 s.h.)

Master`s degree students in Opera must demonstrate mastery of the music/characterization of two adjudicated opera roles. This is fulfilled through performance of a role in Temple University Opera Theater productions designated as a major role or by passing a pre-approved performance examination.

8284. Voice Major   (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Voice majors. One-hour private lesson each week. Jury at the end of the semester.  Full recital during final year of study.

8300. Concert Choir   (1 s.h.)

By audition only.  Select ensemble with significant performance schedule, including tours.

8320. Special Topics: Choral Music   (1-3 s.h.)

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Literature, analysis, conducting, and related skills.

8351. Choral Conducting Seminar    (2 s.h.)

Prerequisite:  For graduate Choral Conducting majors; permission of instructor.

Advanced course for the graduate student who is active in the choral field. Designed to refine skills of conducting technique, rehearsal and program planning, research and analysis, observation, and practical application.

8352. Choral Conducting Seminar    (2 s.h.)

Prerequisite: For graduate Choral Conducting majors; Music 451 and permission of instructor.

8353. Choral Conducting Seminar    (2 s.h.)

Prerequisite: For graduate Choral Conducting major; Conducting 452.

Culminates in the first of two public recitals.

8354. Choral Conducting Seminar   (2 s.h.)

Prerequisite: For graduate Choral Conducting major; Conducting 453.

Culminates in the second of two public recitals.

8356. Choral Literature: Early Period   (2 s.h.)

Study of choral works from the 15th century through Renaissance period. Emphasis on analysis, conducting, interpretation, and performance practices.

8357. Choral Literature: Classic and Romantic Periods   (2 s.h.)

Study of choral works from the Classic and Romantic periods. Analysis, conducting, interpretation, performance practices, and historical context emphasized.

8358. Choral Literature: Baroque Period    (2 s.h.)

Study of choral works from the Baroque period. Survey plus in-depth study of several major works.

8359. Choral Literature: 1910 to the Present    (2 s.h.)

Study of choral works from precursors to Impressionism to the current avant garde.

8384. Private Lesson: Choral Conducting Major   (1 s.h.)

For graduate Choral Conducting majors only. Private lessons in preparation for graduation recital performances with the Graduate Conductors' Chorus and the Recital Chorus.

8404. Piano Major   (3 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Piano majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class. Full recital during final year of study. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8414. Piano Major   (3 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Piano majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class. Full recital during final year of study. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8416. Piano for Accompanying and Chamber Music Majors    (2 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class.

8417. Piano for Accompanying and Chamber Music Majors   (2 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class.

8418. Piano for Accompanying and Chamber Music Majors   (2 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class.

8419. Piano for Accompanying and Chamber Music Majors   (2 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class.

8424. Piano Major    (3 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Piano majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class. Full recital during final year of study. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8441. Seminar in Early Keyboard Instruments I    (3 s.h.)


For harpsichordists interested in expanding their knowledge of the repertoire as well as pianists wishing to gain harpsichord experience. The study, preparation, and performance of harpsichord and fortepiano literature in relation to the instrument itself and the historical context.

8442. Seminar in Early Keyboard Instruments II    (3 s.h.)
Prerequisite: MUSIC 8441 or permission of instructor.


Harpsichord study focusing on the works of J.S. Bach. Fortepiano study will begin before midterm, with a study of the instrument itself and performance of classical piano works of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and lesser-known composers of the period.

8443. Listening/Learning Skills: Piano I    (3 s.h.)

 

8461. Piano Pedagogy I    (2 s.h.)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.


Designed to equip teachers to train intermediate and advanced piano students. Investigation of materials relevant to teaching at this level.

8462. Class Piano Pedagogy    (2 s.h.)


Techniques involved in teaching group piano; survey of available methods and materials; student teaching under supervision of instructor.

8463. Class Piano Practice Teaching II    (2 s.h.)


Practicum in class piano teaching under supervision of professor, with weekly meetings on methodology and materials.

8464. Pedagogy of Technique    (2 s.h.)


Developing clear and intelligent pedagogical methods for all aspects of piano technique. Historical development of keyboard technique is reviewed; an overview of fundamental physiological principles involved in playing the piano is presented.

8465. Piano Pedagogy II     (2 s.h.)


Exploration of advanced topics in teaching piano to students at intermediate to advanced levels of ability.

8467.  American Piano Pedagogy   (1 s.h.)

A series of six one-semester independent studies to be taken by international graduate piano students, both master's and doctoral level, who received the major share of their training outside of the United States. Lessons familiarize them with: 1. American pedagogical method books; 2. American technical approaches; 3. American teaching materials for children; 4. American teaching materials for adults; 5. contemporary American keyboard literature; 6. how American competitions and job interviews are conducted. In addition to researching the above subjects through reading assignments, students are required to teach the piano actively outside the university and to write a paper at the end of the course summarizing differences between American methods and materials and those of their native lands.

8471. Recital Accompanying   (1 s.h.)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.


Practical experience in vocal and/or instrumental accompanying and chamber music.

8472. Recital Accompanying   (1 s.h.)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.


Practical experience in vocal and/or instrumental accompanying and chamber music.

8473. Recital Accompanying    (1 s.h.)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Practical experience in vocal and/or instrumental accompanying and chamber music.

8474. Recital Accompanying   (1 s.h.)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Practical experience in vocal and/or instrumental accompanying and chamber music.

8475. Studio Accompanying   (1 s.h.)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Practical accompanying experience in voice studio, with emphasis on repertoire building.

8477. Baroque Keyboard Performance Practice   (3 s.h.)


A workshop approach to seeking ideas and solutions for stylistic and artistic performance of Baroque keyboard music. The writings of Frescobaldi, Couperin, and Quantz are compared to their musical compositions for direct experience in applying historical concepts to performance. Additional readings and music address general topics, such as embellishment, touch, and rhythmic conventions in the music of J.S. Bach.

8478. Classical Keyboard Performance Practice   (3 s.h.)


A workshop approach to seeking ideas and solutions for stylistic and artistic performance of Classical keyboard music. The writings of C.P.E. Bach, Turk, and Clementi are compared to their musical compositions for direct experience in applying historical concepts to performance. Additional readings and music address general topics, such as ornamentation, pedaling, and tempo in the music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven.

8480. Special Topics in Music    (1-3 s.h.)

 

8484. Piano Major   (3 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Piano majors. One-hour lesson each week plus performance class. Full recital during final year of study. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8500. Instrumental Ensemble    (1 s.h.)

By audition only.

8504. Instrumental Major    (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Instrumental majors. One-hour lesson each week. Culminates in full recital during final year of study. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8510. Instrumental Ensemble    (1 s.h.)

By audition only.

8514. Instrumental Major    (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Instrumental majors. One-hour lesson each week. Culminates in full recital during final year of study. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8520.  Graduate Conductors Chorus

Singers selected from Concert Choir.  Stipend may be available.  Two performances per semester with graduate Conducting majors.

8524. Instrumental Major    (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Instrumental majors. One-hour lesson each week. Culminates in full recital during final year of study. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8541. Advanced Orchestral Conducting I-II    (2 s.h.)

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Rehearsal techniques of the symphony orchestra: gestures, right and left hand techniques. Emphasis on advanced repertoire. Methods of preparation of a score for concert performance. Introduction of concepts of string bowings and their applications. Opportunities to rehearse an orchestra.

8545. History of Wind and Brass Chamber Music 

This class traces the use and development of small wind/brass chamber ensembles from the Middle Ages to the present. Consort types to be studied include the medieval waits; renaissance stadtpfeiffers; baroque oboe bands; classical harmonie, especially the Vienna Octet; 19th- and 20th-century woodwind and brass ensembles, especially quintets; and works for combinations of winds and brass. Emphasis is placed on their literature and listening to repertoire.

8546. Viola for Violinists

Designed for Violin Performance or Education majors. Covers basic differences between playing violin and viola.  Students should provide their own viola if possible.

8551. Percussion History, Development and Performance Practices    (2 s.h.)

The course is designed to enable students to engage the informational resources, general history, and performance practice of percussion in the traditional, Non-Western and contemporary contexts.

8552. Percussion Pedagogy    (2-3 s.h.)

This course is designed to enable students to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to make intelligent and informed decisions about the teaching of percussion instruments. Students analyze, compare, and critique curricula, teaching modalities, performance practices, methods, materials, and literature.

8553. Multi-Percussion in the Orchestra    (2 s.h.)

This course enables students to develop the complex skills necessary to perform multi-percussion and drum set parts in the symphony and chamber orchestra settings. Sample works to be covered include Creation of the World (Milhaud), L’Histoire du Soldat (Stravinsky), West Side Story Suite (Berstein), Facade (Walton), American in Paris (Gershwin), and works from the jazz and popular music styles.

8554. Orchestral Repertoire: Percussion    (1-2 s.h.)

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Orchestra repertoire is designed to prepare students at a professional level for the specific demands of orchestral performance and auditions.

8555. Orchestral Repertoire    (1 s.h.)

Weekly reading workshop to acquaint orchestral players with standard orchestral repertoire and playing techniques.

8561. Lower String Pedagogy   (2-3 s.h.)

Examination of problems in playing and presentation of developmental and remedial teaching techniques; exploration of solo literature and available teaching materials from beginning through advanced levels.

8562. Upper String Pedagogy    (2-3 s.h.)

Examines problems and teaching techniques, solo and ensemble literature, and available teaching materials at beginning through advanced levels.

8566. String Major/Pedagogy    (2 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate String Pedagogy majors. One-hour lesson each week. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8567. String Major/Pedagogy    (2 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate String Pedagogy majors. One-hour lesson each week. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8568. String Major/Pedagogy    (2 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate String Pedagogy majors. One-hour lesson each week. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8569. String Major/Pedagogy    (2 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate String Pedagogy majors. One-hour lesson each week. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8571. Studio Ensemble Pedagogy I    (1 s.h.)

 

8584. Instrumental Major    (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Instrumental majors. One-hour lesson each week. Culminates in full recital during final year of study. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8710. Early Music Ensembles    (1 s.h.)

Performance and study of music from Medieval through Baroque periods on period instruments. Follows performance practice principles.

8904. Harpsichord Major   (3 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Harpsichord majors. One-hour lesson each week. Culminates in full recital during final year of study. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8914. Harpsichord Major    (3 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Harpsichord majors. One-hour lesson each week. Culminates in full recital during final year of study. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8924. Harpsichord Major   (3 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Harpsichord majors. One-hour lesson each week. Culminates in full recital during final year of study. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

8984. Harpsichord Major   (3 s.h.)


Private lessons for graduate Harpsichord majors. One-hour lesson each week. Culminates in full recital during final year of study. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

9001. Professional Studies   (4 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Professional Studies majors. One-hour lesson each week. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

9002. Professional Studies   (4 s.h.)

Private lessons for graduate Professional Studies majors. One-hour lesson each week. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

9004. Doctoral String Major   (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for doctoral String majors. One-hour lesson each week. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

9011. Doctoral Chamber Music   (1 s.h.)

 

9012. Doctoral Chamber Music   (1 s.h.)

 

9013. Doctoral Chamber Music   (1 s.h.)

 

9014. Doctoral String Major   (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for doctoral String majors. One-hour lesson each week. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

9021. Chamber Music    (1 s.h.)

Open to doctoral majors only.

9024. Doctoral String Major   (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for doctoral String majors. One-hour lesson each week. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

9182. Independent Study    (1-3 s.h.)

 

9184. DMA Solo Public Recital    (1 s.h.)

 

9204. Voice Major/Doctoral   (3 s.h.)

One-hour weekly lesson for matriculated doctoral students only. Diagnostic jury at the end of the semester.

9210. Special Topics in Voice   (3 s.h.)

For DMA Voice Performance majors only. A seminar for singers. Emphasizes vocal technique as it relates to performance practice. Detailed examination of repertoire from selected historical periods.

9214. Voice Major/Doctoral   (3 s.h.)

One-hour weekly lesson for matriculated doctoral students only.

9220. Special Topics in Voice   (3 s.h.)

 

9224. Voice Major/Doctoral    (3 s.h.)

One-hour weekly lesson for matriculated doctoral students only.

9230. Special Topics in Voice    (2 s.h.)

For DMA Voice Performance majors only. A seminar for singers. Emphasizes vocal technique as it relates to performance practice. Detailed examination of repertoire from selected historical periods.

9234. Voice Major/Doctoral   (3 s.h.)

One-hour weekly lesson for matriculated doctoral students only.

9250. Special Topics in Vocal Pedagogy    (2-3 s.h.)

For DMA Voice Performance majors only. Specialized research regarding various aspects of vocal pedagogy.

9251. Voice Pedagogy    (2 s.h.)

For DMA Voice Performance majors only. A survey of vocal pedagogical literature combined with studies in the elements of voice science.

9261. Vocal Pedagogy I    (2 s.h.)

For DMA Voice Performance majors only. Detailed studies of pedagogical literature combined with studies in the elements of voice science.

9262. Vocal Pedagogy II   (2 s.h.)

For DMA Voice Performance majors only. A continuation of MUSIC 9261.

9263. Advanced Vocal Pedagogy   (2-3 s.h.)

For DMA Voice Performance majors only. Examines problems in teaching techniques as applied to solo vocal literature.

9282. Independent Study   (1-3 s.h.)

 

9384. DMA Chamber Recital   (1 s.h.)

 

9404. Piano Major/Doctoral    (3 s.h.)


One-hour weekly lesson plus performance class for matriculated doctoral students only. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

9414. Piano Major/Doctoral     (3 s.h.)


One-hour weekly lesson plus performance class for matriculated doctoral students only. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

9424. Piano Major/Doctoral   (3 s.h.)


One-hour weekly lesson plus performance class for matriculated doctoral students only. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

9434. Piano Major/Doctoral    (3 s.h.)


One-hour weekly lesson plus performance class for matriculated doctoral students only. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

9451. Keyboard Literature-Doctoral    (2 s.h.)


An intensive study of problem areas of piano literature: stylistic transitional periods, composers' notational idiosyncrasies, tempo concepts, etc.; the relationship of piano music to music for other media and to other art forms; the role of analysis in interpretation.  Specific composers’ output is examined in depth.

9452. Keyboard Literature-Doctoral   (2 s.h.)


An intensive study of problem areas of piano literature: stylistic transitional periods, composers' notational idiosyncrasies, tempo concepts, etc.; the relationship of piano music to music for other media and to other art forms; the role of analysis in interpretation.  Specific composers’ output is examined in depth.

9453. Keyboard Literature-Doctoral   (2 s.h.)


An intensive study of problem areas of piano literature: stylistic transitional periods, composers' notational idiosyncrasies, tempo concepts, etc.; the relationship of piano music to music for other media and to other art forms; the role of analysis in interpretation.  Specific composers’ output is examined in depth.

9454. Keyboard Literature-Doctoral    (2 s.h.)


An intensive study of problem areas of piano literature: stylistic transitional periods, composers' notational idiosyncrasies, tempo concepts, etc.; the relationship of piano music to music for other media and to other art forms; the role of analysis in interpretation.  Specific composers’ output is examined in depth.

9461. Piano Pedagogy   (2 s.h.)


Study of the teaching of difficult works of piano literature: virtuoso pieces, large-scale concertos, sonatas, and other works. Style, structure, and technique are explored.

9504. Doctoral Instrumental Major   (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for doctoral Instrumental majors. One-hour lesson each week. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

9514. Doctoral Instrumental Major   (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for doctoral Instrumental majors. One-hour lesson each week. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

9515. Technical and Interpretive Seminar-Strings    (2 s.h.)

Comprehensive analysis of 17th- and 18th-century works for unaccompanied strings.

9516. Seminar for String Literature    (2 s.h.)

Comprehensive study of the major string works of selected composers and genres. Solo and chamber works.

9517. Advanced Conducting-Doctoral   (2 s.h.)

Detailed analysis of scores as if in preparation for a concert. Emphasis on interpretation and refinement of baton technique. Practical rehearsal procedures are covered, and Philadelphia Orchestra rehearsals are attended when possible.

9524. Doctoral Instrumental Major   (3 s.h.)

Private lessons for doctoral Instrumental majors. One-hour lesson each week. Students are required to perform or teach private lessons outside the university, subject to availability and/or scheduling conflicts with other Boyer courses or obligations.

9562. Double Reed Woodwind Pedagogy    (2 s.h.)

Designed to apply principles of private instruction to the major instrument of study with regard to methodology, literature, stylistic concepts, technique, and transcription.

9563. Upper String Pedagogy    (2 s.h.)

Examination of problems in playing and teaching techniques. Explores solo and ensemble literature, as well as available teaching materials at beginning through advanced levels.

9564. Flute Pedagogy    (2 s.h.)

Designed to apply principles of private instruction to the major instrument of study with regard to methodology, literature, stylistic concepts, technique, and transcription.

9587. Practicum: String Pedagogy   (2 s.h.)

For String Pedagogy majors only. Application of methods and repertoire to the teaching of String students in actual classroom and private settings.

9684. DMA Lecture-Recital   (1 s.h.)

 

9784. DMA Performance with Orchestra   (1 s.h.)

 

9884. DMA Major Opera Role   (1 s.h.)

 

9984. DMA Final Recital   (1 s.h.)

 

9994. Preliminary Exam Prep   (1-6 s.h.)

 

9996. Final Project: String Pedagogy   (2 s.h.)

Final project for master`s String Pedagogy majors, designed with assistance of the advisor. Demonstrates specialized study in a specific pedagogical area. Final presentations vary among majors, but typically include a lecture/recital, teaching demonstration, research paper, article, or method book.

9998. Pre-Dissertation Research   (1-6 s.h.)

 

9999. Monograph Research   (1-6 s.h.)

 

Updated 10.24.11