Music/Literature (MULT)

MULT 201  Keyboard Literature I 2 Credits


Prerequisite(s): MUCP 102. Investigation of standard keyboard repertory from the early Baroque through the early Romantic. Previous course MUPR 201 effective through Spring 2014. 2 hours lecture.

MULT 202  Keyboard Literature II 2 Credits


Prerequisite(s): MULT 201. Investigation of standard keyboard repertory from the early Romantic to the present. Previous course MUPR 202 effective through Spring 2014. 2 hours lecture.

MULT 220  Guitar Literature and Techniques I 2 Credits


Prerequisite(s): MUCP 102. Survey of guitar's literature and place in history. Historical perspective of pedagogic literature. Students will play assigned pieces that illustrate 18th-20th century techniques including scales, tremolo, damping, harmonics, position playing, ornaments, variation. Previous course MULT 220 effective through Spring 2014. 2 hours lecture.

MULT 221  Guitar Literature and Techniques II 2 Credits


Survey of guitar's literature and place in history. Historical perspective of pedagogic literature. Students will play assigned pieces that illustrate 18th-20th century techniques including scales, tremolo, damping, harmonics, position playing, ornaments, variation. Previous course MUPR 221 effective through Spring 2014. 2 hours lecture.

MULT 230  Vocal Repertory from Monody to Mozart 2 Credits


Prerequisite(s): Majors only, MUPR 131, or John J Cali School of Music approval. Overview of styles, genres, and performance practices of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and its musical environment. 2 hours lecture.

MULT 231  The 19th Century Song: Lied and Melodie 2 Credits


Prerequisite(s): Majors only, MUPR 131, or John J Cali School of Music approval. A survey through performance and discussion of the origins and development of the 19th century German Lied and the French Melodie. 2 hours lecture.

MULT 232  The 20th Century Art Song 2 Credits


Prerequisite(s): Majors only, MUPR 131, or John J Cali School of Music approval. The development of the art song in the 20th century through a survey of solo vocal literature of Europe and the Americas. 2 hours lecture.

MULT 276  Instrumental Literature I 2 Credits


Prerequisite(s): MUCP 102. Survey of various instrumental genres for solo, small ensemble and orchestra. Previous course MUPR 276 effective through Spring 2014. 2 hours lecture.

MULT 277  Instrumental Literature II 2 Credits


Prerequisite(s): MULT 276. Continuation of Instrumental Literature I. Previous course MUPT 277 effective through Spring 2014. 2 hours lecture.

MULT 301  Jazz Literature I 2 Credits


Prerequisite(s): MUCP 250. Analysis, performance, and memorization of basic level repertoire of the Jazz idiom, including historical perspectives. 2 hours lecture.

MULT 302  Jazz Literature II 2 Credits


Prerequisite(s): MULT 301. Analysis, Performance, and memorization of intermediate level repertoire of the Jazz idiom, including historical perspectives.

MULT 501  Woodwind Literature and Performance Practice 1 Credit


Permission of instructor required. This course will explore the literature and performance practice of woodwind instruments, with a strong emphasis on the Broadway and commercial woodwind doubling tradition. Throughout the semester, students will be exposed to classical, jazz and commercial styles of music on all 5 families of woodwind instruments: 1) flutes, including piccolo, alto flute, bass flute, recorders and whistles 2) oboe, English horn and other members of the oboe family 3) clarinets, including B-flat, A, E-flat, and bass clarinet 4) bassoon and contrabassoon 5) all saxophones This class is an elective for woodwind students, and is required for completion of the M.A(M.M.) in Performance with a Certification in Multiple Woodwinds. This class will be a mixture of lecture, performance, interactive discussion and critical listening. Multiple Woodwind Certificate students will perform excerpts from orchestral and commercial repertoire, including recent Broadway woodwind books during the semester.