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Course Schedule for MUSIC - Fall 2014
Class
No.
Course ID Title Credits Type Instructor(s) Days:Times Location Permission
Required
Dist Qtr
1054 MUSC-101-01 Basic Musicianship 1.25 LEC Roman,Dan MWF: 10:00AM-10:50AM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 40
  NOTE: Music 101 students must register for one of the practicum sessions listed below.
  NOTE: 8 seats reserved for first-years.
  An introduction to the melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic structure of tonal music, with the emphasis on the development of a chordal vocabulary equally adaptable to classical and popular music. A required weekly practicum will stress ear-training (recognition of intervals, chords, rhythms, etc.) and its practical applications at the keyboard. Prerequisite for Music 201, may not be counted toward the major in music.
2016 MUSC-101-20 Basic Musicianship 1.25 LAB Melson,Christine M: 1:30PM-2:20PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 10
  An introduction to the melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic structure of tonal music, with the emphasis on the development of a chordal vocabulary equally adaptable to classical and popular music. A required weekly practicum will stress ear-training (recognition of intervals, chords, rhythms, etc.) and its practical applications at the keyboard. Prerequisite for Music 201, may not be counted toward the major in music.
2017 MUSC-101-21 Basic Musicianship 1.25 LAB Melson,Christine M: 2:40PM-3:30PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 10
  An introduction to the melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic structure of tonal music, with the emphasis on the development of a chordal vocabulary equally adaptable to classical and popular music. A required weekly practicum will stress ear-training (recognition of intervals, chords, rhythms, etc.) and its practical applications at the keyboard. Prerequisite for Music 201, may not be counted toward the major in music.
2018 MUSC-101-22 Basic Musicianship 1.25 LAB Melson,Christine W: 2:40PM-3:30PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 10
  An introduction to the melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic structure of tonal music, with the emphasis on the development of a chordal vocabulary equally adaptable to classical and popular music. A required weekly practicum will stress ear-training (recognition of intervals, chords, rhythms, etc.) and its practical applications at the keyboard. Prerequisite for Music 201, may not be counted toward the major in music.
2019 MUSC-101-23 Basic Musicianship 1.25 LAB Melson,Christine R: 2:55PM-3:45PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 10
  An introduction to the melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic structure of tonal music, with the emphasis on the development of a chordal vocabulary equally adaptable to classical and popular music. A required weekly practicum will stress ear-training (recognition of intervals, chords, rhythms, etc.) and its practical applications at the keyboard. Prerequisite for Music 201, may not be counted toward the major in music.
2284 MUSC-102-01 Trinity College Choir 0.50 STU Rose,John MW: 4:30PM-6:00PM
MW: 4:30PM-6:00PM
TBA Y ART  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  NOTE: To receive a PIN to register, please email John Rose at: John.Rose@trincoll.edu.
  The Trinity College Choir performs varied and challenging choral repertoire, in concert, each semester. Singers will also work on vocal techniques and related musicianship. Membership is by permission of instructor.
2057 MUSC-105-01 Instrumental Ensemble 0.50 STU Curran,Nancy A. TBA TBA Y ART  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  NOTE: Auditions are held the first week of each semester. To enroll, please contact Nancy Curran at Nancy.Curran@trincoll.edu
  Coached by Hartford-area professionals, chamber music ensembles are formed as a result of placement auditions with the Coordinator. Every effort is made to group students with others at the same skill level. Ensembles perform at least once each semester. Ensembles repertoire includes works from Western art musical traditions as well as arrangements of popular music songs and world music traditions.
2058 MUSC-107-01 Lessons 0.50 STU Rose,John TBA TBA Y ART  
  Enrollment limited to 35
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Music 101, which may be taken concurrently, and permission of the coordinator.
  NOTE: Please email PKennedy@trincoll.edu for "Questionnaire and Guidelines". Attendance at a pre-registration meeting is required during the first week of classes.
  Individual instruction in voice or an instrument is offered by teachers invited to the College campus; credit may also be granted for lessons taken from outside teachers who have been approved by the coordinator. Students must contact an instructor and schedule lessons before permission can be granted to register for the course. Lessons require an extra fee. Fees for Lessons are $600 for eleven one-hour lessons, payable directly to the instructor. Financial aid to cover instructors' fees is available on a limited basis to Trinity Grant students. Decisions on grant awards will be made on Friday of the first week of classes.
2458 MUSC-107-02 Lessons 0.50 STU Kennedy,Patricia A. TBA TBA Y ART  
  Enrollment limited to 35
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Music 101, which may be taken concurrently, and permission of the coordinator.
  NOTE: Please email PKennedy@trincoll.edu for "Questionnaire and Guidelines". Attendance at a pre-registration meeting is required during the first week of classes.
  Individual instruction in voice or an instrument is offered by teachers invited to the College campus; credit may also be granted for lessons taken from outside teachers who have been approved by the coordinator. Students must contact an instructor and schedule lessons before permission can be granted to register for the course. Lessons require an extra fee. Fees for Lessons are $600 for eleven one-hour lessons, payable directly to the instructor. Financial aid to cover instructors' fees is available on a limited basis to Trinity Grant students. Decisions on grant awards will be made on Friday of the first week of classes.
2059 MUSC-109-01 Jazz Ensemble 0.50 STU Allen,Jennifer M. T: 7:30PM-10:10PM TBA Y ART  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  NOTE: Membership is by audition. For permission, contact Jen Allen at Jennifer.Allen@trincoll.edu
  Jazz is America's own art form! The Jazz Ensemble studies and performs the compositions of Ellington, Monk, Coltrane, Hancock, and others, as well as original works by Professor Allen and the group members. Styles span the gamut of jazz history, from traditional swing to fusion and jam band funk. We will work hard on improving individually and as a group, with focus on creative improvising, group interplay, and solid grooves. There are usually two performances per semester at various venues on campus.
2560 MUSC-111-01 Samba Ensemble 0.50 STU Galm,Eric A. M: 6:00PM-7:15PM
W: 6:00PM-8:00PM
TBA Y GLB1  
  Enrollment limited to 20
  NOTE: For permission, email eric.galm@trincoll.edu and attend the first class.
  Emphasis is on the study and performance of the Brazilian samba drumming tradition. Related musical styles and musical genres are also included. Previous performance experience is not required, and students may take this course for more than one semester. Membership by permission of the instructor. Also listed under International Studies – Latin American and Caribbean.
2559 MUSC-113-01 Introduction to World Music 1.00 LEC Galm,Eric A. MW: 2:40PM-3:55PM TBA GLB1  
  Enrollment limited to 40
  NOTE: 8 seats reserved for first-year students.
  A comprehensive survey of global musical traditions that encompasses rural and urban music from Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean, India, Asia, and the Americas. This course is designed to highlight the central role of musical expression in human life, exploring musical sound and movement in sacred, secular, ritual, and non-ritual contexts. No previous musical knowledge is required. Students are expected to learn basic listening skills and identify musical styles. The course culminates in a final research project about a world music tradition, ensemble, performer, or other related topic. Also listed in International Studies-African studies, International Studies-Asian studies, and International Studies-Latin American and Caribbean studies.
2060 MUSC-119-01 Musical-Theater Production 0.25 STU Moshell,Gerald TBA TBA Y ART  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  NOTE: Students enroll on a show-by-show basis at the beginning of a show's production process. To do so, contact Prof. Gerald Moshell at gerald.moshell@trincoll.edu. Offered only Pass/Fail.
  For departmental musical-theater productions, students may enroll on a show-by-show basis at the beginning of the show’s production process. To do so, contact the instructor. Offered only pass/fail.
3171 MUSC-121-01 Exploring Music 1.00 LEC Woldu,Gail H. TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 40
  A course in music appreciation, stressing the development of skills in listening to and recognizing music from a variety of historical periods, from the medieval era to the present day. An introduction to the principles of musical notation will precede the stylistic survey. No previous knowledge of music is required. This course cannot be counted toward the music major.
2377 MUSC-200-01 Composition 1.00 SEM Roman,Dan MW: 1:15PM-2:30PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 12
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Music 101 or permission of instructor.
  Individual projects in free composition, with emphasis on acquiring and developing techniques of musical form and balance. When possible, student compositions will be performed.
2020 MUSC-201-01 Diatonic Harmonic Practice 1.50 SEM Roman,Dan
Melson,Christine
MWF: 11:00AM-11:50AM
R: 1:40PM-2:30PM
TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 12
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Music 101 or equivalent preparation.
  Study of the harmonic practices of the 18th and 19th centuries, through exercises and the analysis of typical works. An intensive course with integrated practicum sessions, which focus on the development of skills in sight-singing, dictation, and keyboard proficiency, and written exercises modeled after those works.
3172 MUSC-210-01 Great Orchestrl Mus 18th-20thC 1.00 LEC Moshell,Gerald TR: 2:55PM-4:10PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 40
  This course will be a survey of great orchestral compositions--primarily symphonies and concertos--from Bach, Handel, and Mozart of the 18th century; to Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, and others of the 19th century; to Debussy, Stravinsky, Bartok and others of the 20th century. The focus will be on concentrated listening to recordings of the works, but there will also be reading and comment on such matters as form, style, orchestration, and historical context. No previous training in music is needed.
3173 MUSC-234-01 Protests in Music 1.00 LEC Woldu,Gail H. TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 40
  This course examines the ways in which social and political issues are expressed in music. We will look at music that was written, composed, and performed in Paris, Harlem, and Hartford in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, and explore the ramifications of the social and political issues for the music. Topics to be covered include: the music of the French Revolution; music of urban black America, 1960 to the present; Hector Berlioz, Ludwig van Beethoven, Claude Debussy, and “protests” in classical music. No previous experience in music is required.
3286 MUSC-272-01 Contemporary Musical Theater 1.00 LEC Moshell,Gerald TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 40
  An appreciation of the corpus of recent Broadway musicals that, beginning with Stephen Sondheim's Company (1970), brought new aesthetic and intellectual vigor to an art form grown stale on the outmoded formulas of Rodgers & Hammerstein and Lerner & Loewe. "Musical comedy" no longer constitutes an appropriate term for these works born of contemporary consciousness and realism, works influenced by some of the most advanced streams of 20th-century artistic thought. Works to be studied include Hair, Pippin, Sweeney Todd, A Chorus Line, Cats, and many others. No previous training in music is required.
2916 MUSC-312-01 Hist Western Music II 1.00 SEM Platoff,John MWF: 10:00AM-10:50AM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 10
  Prerequisite: C- or Better in Music 202.
  An intensive survey of the development of musical style in Europe and the United States through the analysis of selected works from the mid-18th century to about 1900. Composers to be studied include Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Verdi, Brahms, and Mahler.
2227 MUSC-399-01 Independent Study 0.50 - 2.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 5
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment.
2307 MUSC-466-01 Teaching Assistantship 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 5
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment.