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Course Schedule for MUSIC - Fall 2018
Class
No.
Course ID Title Credits Type Instructor(s) Days:Times Location Permission
Required
Dist Qtr
1044 MUSC-101-01 Basic Musicianship 1.25 LEC Staff, Trinity MWF: 10:00AM-10:50AM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 39
  NOTE:
  NOTE: 8 seats reserved for first-years, 2 seats for HMTCA students.
  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.
1996 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.
1997 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.
1998 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.
1999 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.
2025 MUSC-105-01 Instrumental Ensemble 0.50 STU Curran, Nancy 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.
2026 MUSC-107-01 Lessons 0.50 STU Kennedy, Patricia
Allen, Jennifer
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.
2275 MUSC-107-02 Lessons 0.50 STU Kennedy, Patricia 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.
2698 MUSC-108-01 Steel Pan Ensemble 0.50 STU Greenidge, Curtis M: 7:15PM-8:30PM
W: 8:00PM-9:30PM
TBA Y ART  
  Enrollment limited to 19
  Students will learn the history and social significance of steel pan music in Trinidad. Additionally, students will understand the musical roles of each instrument in the ensemble and learn the techniques associated with playing each of them. Students will be expected to learn and memorize arrangements of classical, popular, and traditional calypso music. The music will be taught aurally and by rote by an instructor from Trinidad.
2027 MUSC-109-01 Jazz Ensemble 0.50 STU Allen, Jennifer TR: 7:45PM-9:00PM 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.
3718 MUSC-119-01 Musical-Theater Production 0.50 STU Staff, Trinity TBA TBA Y ART  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Participants in departmental musical-theater productions will be enrolled for 0.50 credit by the Music Department and will be graded.
3632 MUSC-150-01 Before Lady Gaga and Beyoncé 1.00 LEC Woldu, Gail TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 39
  A broad survey of the music and music-making traditions of European and North American women from antiquity to the present. We explore the work and lives of women active as composers and performers in a range of genres, including the classical traditions, blues, jazz, and hip hop. No previous training or experience in music is required.
2866 MUSC-175-01 Introduction to Recording Arts 1.00 STU Knickerbocker, Kyle F: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 10
  NOTE: 5 seats reserved for music majors/minors
  This is a course in the basics of recording and producing music. Students learn to use the basic tools of the production studio, including an exploration of recording techniques and standard practices encountered at professional facilities. The course also incorporates connections between listening to professional recordings and making technical decisions when capturing a musical performance.
3524 MUSC-175-02 Introduction to Recording Arts 1.00 STU Knickerbocker, Kyle TBA Y ART  
  Enrollment limited to 10
  NOTE: 5 seats reserved for music majors/minors
  This is a course in the basics of recording and producing music. Students learn to use the basic tools of the production studio, including an exploration of recording techniques and standard practices encountered at professional facilities. The course also incorporates connections between listening to professional recordings and making technical decisions when capturing a musical performance.
3525 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.
3687 MUSC-201-01 Diatonic Harmonic Practice 1.50 SEM Roman, Dan MWF: 11:00AM-11:50AM 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. Simultaneous enrollment in the one-hour practicum is required.
3688 MUSC-201-20 Diatonic Harmonic Practice 1.50 LAB Melson, Christine 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. Simultaneous enrollment in the one-hour practicum is required.
3526 MUSC-234-01 Music as Protest 1.00 LEC Woldu, Gail TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 39
  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.
3528 MUSC-274-01 Jazz: 1900-Present 1.00 LEC Allen, Jennifer TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 39
  Through listening, discussion, and reading, this course will survey the development of jazz from ragtime and pre-jazz through New Orleans swing, be-bop, and modern jazz. Among composers and performers to be studied include Louis Armstrong, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Scott Joplin, Thelonious Monk, Charles Parker, and Woody Shaw. No previous training in music is required. Also listed under American Studies.
3527 MUSC-311-01 Music from Plato through Bach 1.00 SEM Woldu, Gail TR: 2:55PM-4:10PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 10
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Music 101 or permission of instructor.
  This course explores music from the time of Plato and Aristotle through Baroque composers Bach, Vivaldi, and Handel. We will consider the most significant traditions, trends, genres, innovations, and historical developments in the history of music in Europe as we discover, listen to, and write about key works by composers whose music is the cornerstone for much of today's music.
3529 MUSC-313-01 Music-Stravinsky to John Adams 1.00 SEM Platoff, John MW: 2:40PM-3:55PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 10
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Music 202.
  A study of contemporary art music from the late-1890s to the present, focusing on the greatest composers of the era in their historical, political, and social contexts. Composers studied will include Mahler, Debussy, Stravinsky, Bartók, Schoenberg, Shostakovich, Ives, Copland, Gershwin, Ellington, Bernstein, Reich, and Adams.
2134 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.
2186 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.
2650 MUSC-498-01 Senior Thesis Part 1 2.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the thesis adviser and the director are required for enrollment. The registration form is required for each semester of this year-long thesis. (The two course credits are considered pending in Part I of the thesis; they will be awarded with the completion of Part II.)