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Course Schedule for MUSIC - Spring 2017
Class
No.
Course ID Title Credits Type Instructor(s) Days:Times Location Permission
Required
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4139 MUSC-101-01 Basic Musicianship 1.25 LEC Roman,Dan MWF: 10:00AM-10:50AM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 40
  NOTE: Simultaneous enrollment in one of the one-hour practicum sessions listed below is required.
  NOTE: 8 spaces are reserved for first-year 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.
4142 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.
4143 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.
4144 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.
4145 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.
4330 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.
4140 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 patricia.kennedy@trincoll.edu for "Questionnaire and Guidelines." Attendance at a pre-registration meeting during the first week of classes is required.
  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.
4386 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 patricia.kennedy@trincoll.edu for "Questionnaire and Guidelines." Attendance at a pre-registration meeting during the first week of classes is required.
  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.
4742 MUSC-108-01 Steel Pan Ensemble 0.50 STU Galm,Eric A. M: 7:15PM-8:30PM
W: 8:00PM-9:30PM
TBA 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.
4141 MUSC-109-01 Jazz Ensemble 0.50 STU Allen,Jennifer M. 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 and attend the first class.
  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.
4408 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 19
  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.
4579 MUSC-119-01 Musical-Theater Production 0.25 STU Staff,Trinity TBA TBA Y ART  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  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.
4465 MUSC-202-01 Chromatic Harmonic Practice 1.25 LEC Roman,Dan MWF: 11:00AM-11:50AM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 10
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Music 201 or permission of instructor.
  NOTE: Simultaneous enrollment in MUSC 202-20 required.
  Further study of the harmonic practices of the 18th and 19th centuries, through exercises and the analysis of typical works. Weekly practicum sessions focus on the consolidation of skills in sight singing, dictation, and keyboard proficiency. Simultaneous enrollment in the one-hour practicum is required.
4466 MUSC-202-20 Chromatic Harmonic Practice 1.25 LAB Melson,Christine R: 1:40PM-2:30PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 10
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Music 201 or permission of instructor.
  Further study of the harmonic practices of the 18th and 19th centuries, through exercises and the analysis of typical works. Weekly practicum sessions focus on the consolidation of skills in sight singing, dictation, and keyboard proficiency. Simultaneous enrollment in the one-hour practicum is required.
4397 MUSC-211-01 Music from Plato through Bach 1.00 SEM Woldu,Gail H. TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM 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.
5178 MUSC-218-01 American Popular Music 1.00 LEC Woldu,Gail H. TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 40
  A broad survey of popular music in the United States from the late 19th century to the present. We will explore blackface minstrelsy, the music of Tin Pan Alley, ragtime and big band jazz, early blues and country music, post-war pop singers, the evolution of rock and roll, rhythm and blues and soul, folk music, alternative music, hip-hop, and MTV and the popular mainstream. Themes of music and identity, multi- cultural sources, the business of music, and the influence of technology will be followed throughout the course. No previous background in music is required. Also listed in American Studies.
4756 MUSC-222-01 Investigating Music & Culture 1.00 SEM Galm,Eric A. W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 14
  This course is an in-depth introduction to the study of music and culture. This course will focus on the gathering of primary-source materials and relate them to broader historical and cultural contexts. Through this process, students will develop interviewing techniques, learn how to document with video and audio recording equipment, and practice incorporating data into comprehensive research projects. Students will develop these techniques through participation with a Hartford-based arts organization. Also listed under Anthropology.
5054 MUSC-274-01 Jazz: 1900-Present 1.00 LEC Allen,Jennifer M. TBA TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 40
  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.
5143 MUSC-313-01 Music-Stravinsky to John Adams 1.00 SEM Roman,Dan MW: 1:15PM-2:30PM 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.
4299 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.
4552 MUSC-407-01 Senior Recital 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y ART  
  Enrollment limited to 5
  The preparation and presentation of a full-length program. Enrollment is subject to the approval of the Music faculty. Interested students must meet with the department chairperson and obtain a copy of the senior recital guidelines in the spring semester of the junior year if planning a recital for the senior year. The course is open to both majors and non-majors. If the student is concurrently enrolled in Music 107 Music Lessons for 0.5 credit, then the senior recital will count for 0.5 credit. Submission of an independent study form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the department chair, are required for enrollment.
4271 MUSC-415-01 Special Studies 0.50 - 1.00 IND Staff,Trinity TBA TBA Y ART  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Individual or group study and research on a selected topic under the guidance of a member of the Music faculty. Permission is granted only to advanced students. Submission of a completed independent study form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment.
5055 MUSC-420-01 Adv Topics in Music History 1.00 SEM Woldu,Gail H. TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 19
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Music 312.
  This course will focus on the analytical and historical exploration of one or more specific repertories in Western music (such as Baroque sacred music, or the string quartets of Beethoven), along with a consideration of the relevant musicological literature. Topics will vary from year to year.
4300 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.