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MUSI 108 - Applied Music Non-Credit Course

Individual instruction (one-half hour per week) offered in bassoon, cello, clarinet, classical accordion, classical guitar, double bass, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice.

MUSI 109 - Applied Music Non-Credit Course

Individual instruction (one hour per week) offered in bassoon, cello, clarinet, classical accordion, classical guitar, double bass, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice.

MUSI 211 - Second Practical Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice.

MUSI 214 - First Practical, Non-Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required.

MUSI 261 - Second Practical Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice.

MUSI 264 - First Practical, Non-Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required.

MUSI 311 - Second Practical Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice..

MUSI 313 - First Practical, Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required. For MUSI 463 and 563 a public solo recital is required (Junior, Senior recital).

MUSI 314 - First Practical, Non-Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required.

MUSI 361 - Second Practical Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice.

MUSI 363 - First Practical, Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required. For MUSI 463 and 563 a public solo recital is required (Junior, Senior recital).

MUSI 364 - First Practical, Non-Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required.

MUSI 411 - Second Practical Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice.

MUSI 413 - First Practical, Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required. For MUSI 463 and 563 a public solo recital is required (Junior, Senior recital).

MUSI 414 - First Practical, Non-Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required.

MUSI 461 - Second Practical Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice.

MUSI 463 - First Practical, Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required. For MUSI 463 and 563 a public solo recital is required (Junior, Senior recital).

MUSI 464 - First Practical, Non-Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required.

MUSI 488 - Directed Studies: Diction and Vocal Literature

Directed study in the field of specialization involving one-hour p.w. of coaching or tutorial work.

MUSI 489 - Directed Studies: Pedagogy

Directed study in the field of specialization involving one-hour p.w. of coaching or tutorial work.

MUSI 492 - Directed Studies in the Applied Field

Directed study in the field of specialization involving one-hour p.w. of coaching or tutorial work.

MUSI 498 - Senior Recital

Directed study in the field of specialization involving one-hour p.w. of coaching or tutorial work.

MUSI 513 - First Practical, Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required. For MUSI 463 and 563 a public solo recital is required (Junior, Senior recital).

MUSI 514 - First Practical, Non-Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required.

MUSI 563 - First Practical, Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required. For MUSI 463 and 563 a public solo recital is required (Junior, Senior recital).

MUSI 564 - First Practical, Non-Specialization Subject

These courses are open to students in the music program and are available in bassoon, cello, clarinet, double bass, classical guitar, flute, French horn, harp, harpsichord, oboe, organ, percussion, piano, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin and voice. Senior courses in other applied fields will be developed as required.

MUSI 601 - Advanced Study in the Applied Field I

Advanced study in Applied Music involving one-hour p.w. instruction. This course is open only to students in the After-Degree Performer's Certificate and Artist's Diploma.

MUSI 602 - Adv St In App Field Ii: Piano

MUSI 603 - Directed Advanced Study in the Applied Field I

Directed advanced studies in the applied field. This course is open only to students in the After-Degree Performer's Certificate and Artist's Diploma.

MUSI 604 - Directed Advanced Study in the Applied Field II

Directed advanced studies in the applied field. This course is open only to students in the After-Degree Performer's Certificate and Artist's Diploma.

MUSI 648 - Advanced Recital I

Advanced Juried Recital, involved coaching by instructor. This course is open only to students in the After-Degree Performer's Certificate and Artist's Diploma.

MUSI 649 - Advanced Recital II

Advanced Juried Recital, involved coaching by instructor. This course is open only to students in the After-Degree Performer's Certificate and Artist's Diploma.

MUSI 651 - Advanced Study in the Applied Field III

Advanced study in Applied Music involving one-hour p.w. instruction. This course is open only to students in the After-Degree Performer's Certificate and Artist's Diploma.

MUSI 652 - Advanced Study in the Applied Field IV

Advanced study in Applied Music involving one-hour p.w. instruction. This course is open only to students in the After-Degree Performer's Certificate and Artist's Diploma.

MUSI 653 - Directed Advanced Study in the Applied Field III

Directed advanced studies in the applied field. This course is open only to students in the After-Degree Performer's Certificate and Artist's Diploma.

MUSI 654 - Directed Advanced Study in the Applied Field IV

Directed advanced studies in the applied field. This course is open only to students in the After-Degree Performer's Certificate and Artist's Diploma.

MUSI 698 - Advanced Recital III

Advanced Juried Recital, involved coaching by instructor. This course is open only to students in the After-Degree Performer's Certificate and Artist's Diploma.

MUSI 699 - Advanced Recital IV

Advanced Juried Recital, involved coaching by instructor. This course is open only to students in the After-Degree Performer's Certificate and Artist's Diploma.

MUSI 217 - Aural Skills I

Topics include an introduction to the tonic sol-fa system sight-singing system, performance and recognition of ascending and descending diatonic intervals, diatonic melodies, root position chord progressions and rhythms in simple and compound metres.

MUSI 267 - Aural Skills 2

Topics include performance and recognition of ascending and descending chromatic intervals, melodies and chord progressions with tonicizations and rhythms including the 2:3, 3:2 cross-rhythm.

MUSI 317 - Aural Skills 3

Topics include performance and recognition of compound intervals, melodies with modulation, chord progressions with secondary functions and complex rhythms.

MUSI 367 - Aural Skills 4

Topics include performance and recognition of chromatic and modulating melodies, modulating chord progressions including chords of the flat sixth, rhythms with changing metre and the 3:4, 4:3 cross-rhythm.

MUSI 105 - Community Chorus

This ensemble rehearses once a week and performs jointly with The King's University Concert and Chamber Choirs. The Community Chorus is open to anyone interested in choral music. No previous choral experience is necessary and no formal audition is required.

MUSI 110 - Concert Choir Ia

The acquisition of vocal technique in a large ensemble setting; the study and performance of choral repertoire.

MUSI 111 - Chamber Choir Ia

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a smaller and more advanced ensemble; the study and performance of choral repertoire.

MUSI 160 - Concert Choir Ib

The acquisition of vocal technique in a large ensemble setting; the study and performance of choral repertoire.

MUSI 161 - Chamber Choir Ib

The acquisition of vocal technique in a large ensemble setting; the study and performance of choral repertoire.

MUSI 209 - Chamber Choir Ia

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a smaller and more advanced ensemble; the study and performatnce of choral repertoire.

MUSI 210 - Concert Choir Ia

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a large ensemble; the study and performance of choral repertoire.

MUSI 259 - Chamber Choir Ib

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a smaller and more advanced ensemble; the study and performatnce of choral repertoire. Participation in the annual spring choir tour is mandatory.

MUSI 260 - Concert Choir Ib

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a large ensemble; the study and performance of choral repertoire. Participation in the annual spring choir tour is mandatory.

MUSI 309 - Chamber Choir IIa

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a smaller and more advanced ensemble; the study and performatnce of choral repertoire.

MUSI 310 - Concert Choir IIa

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a large ensemble; the study and performance of choral repertoire.

MUSI 320 - Opera Chorus Ia

Acquisition of professional performing experience in Edmonton Opera chorus; study and performance of repertoire.

MUSI 359 - Chamber Choir IIb

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a smaller and more advanced ensemble; the study and performatnce of choral repertoire. Participation in the annual spring choir tour is mandatory.

MUSI 360 - Concert Choir IIb

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a large ensemble; the study and performance of choral repertoire. Participation in the annual spring choir tour is mandatory.

MUSI 370 - Opera Chorus Ib

Acquisition of professional performing experience in Edmonton Opera chorus; study and performance of repertoire.

MUSI 409 - Chamber Choir IIIa

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a smaller and more advanced ensemble; the study and performatnce of choral repertoire.

MUSI 410 - Concert Choir IIIa

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a large ensemble; the study and performance of choral repertoire.

MUSI 420 - Opera Chorus IIA

Acquisition of professional performing experience in Edmonton Opera chorus; study and performance of repertoire.

MUSI 459 - Chamber Choir IIIb

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a smaller and more advanced ensemble; the study and performatnce of choral repertoire. Participation in the annual spring choir tour is mandatory.

MUSI 460 - Concert Choir IIIb

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a large ensemble; the study and performance of choral repertoire. Participation in the annual spring choir tour is mandatory.

MUSI 470 - Opera Chorus IIb

Acquisition of professional performing experience in Edmonton Opera chorus; study and performance of repertoire.

MUSI 494 - Directed Choral Music Studies

Directed study in the field of specialization involving one-hour p.w. of coaching or tutorial work.

MUSI 509 - Chamber Choir IVa

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a smaller and more advanced ensemble; the study and performatnce of choral repertoire.

MUSI 510 - Concert Choir IVa

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a large ensemble; the study and performance of choral repertoire.

MUSI 520 - Opera Chorus IIIa

Acquisition of professional performing experience in Edmonton Opera chorus; study and performance of repertoire.

MUSI 559 - Chamber Choir IVb

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a smaller and more advanced ensemble; the study and performatnce of choral repertoire. Participation in the annual spring choir tour is mandatory.

MUSI 560 - Concert Choir IVb

The acquisition of vocal technique, sight-reading, and listening skills in a large ensemble; the study and performance of choral repertoire. Participation in the annual spring choir tour is mandatory.

MUSI 570 - Opera Chorus IIIb

Acquisition of professional performing experience in Edmonton Opera chorus; study and performance of repertoire.

MUSI 240 - Instrumental Ensemble Ia

This course allows the student to acquire orchestral or instrumental ensemble experience in an educational setting through enrolment in a University of Alberta instrumental ensemble course (e.g. University Orchestra, Academy Strings, Concert Band, Orchestral winds, Wind Ensemble, or Jazz Band) or in a comparable university-level orchestra ensemble.

MUSI 290 - Instrumental Ensemble Ib

Continuation of MUSI 240.

MUSI 340 - Instrumental Ensemble IIa

This course allows the student to acquire orchestral or instrumental ensemble experience in an educational setting through enrolment in a University of Alberta instrumental ensemble course (e.g. University Orchestra, Academy Strings, Concert Band, Orchestral winds, Wind Ensemble, or Jazz Band) or in a comparable university-level orchestra ensemble.

MUSI 390 - Instrumental Ensemble IIb

Continuation of MUSI 340.

MUSI 440 - Instrumental Ensemble IIIa

This course allows the student to acquire orchestral or instrumental ensemble experience in an educational setting through enrolment in a University of Alberta instrumental ensemble course (e.g. University Orchestra, Academy Strings, Concert Band, Orchestral winds, Wind Ensemble, or Jazz Band) or in a comparable university-level orchestra ensemble.

MUSI 490 - Instrumental Ensemble IIIb

Continuation of MUSI 440.

MUSI 491 - Directed Studies: Mixed Ensemble

Directed study in the field of specialization involving one-hour p.w. of coaching or tutorial work.

MUSI 540 - Instrumental Ensemble IVa

This course allows the student to acquire orchestral or instrumental ensemble experience in an educational setting through enrolment in a University of Alberta instrumental ensemble course (e.g. University Orchestra, Academy Strings, Concert Band, Orchestral winds, Wind Ensemble, or Jazz Band) or in a comparable university-level orchestra ensemble.

MUSI 590 - Instrumental Ensemble IVb

Continuation of MUSI 540.

MUSI 235 - Introduction to Liturgical Music Repertoire and Conducting I

This course introduces organists or pianists to the basic conducting techniques, repertoire, and liturgical role of choral music within the worship service.

MUSI 285 - Introduction to Liturgical Music Repertoire and Conducting II

A continuation of MUSI 235.

MUSI 330 - Choral Conducting I

This course introduces the student to the technique of choral conducting and choral repertoire. It is required of all senior students in the Diploma of Church Music program. The consent of the instructor is required for others.

MUSI 331 - Choral Conducting II

Advanced choral conducting techniques, choral practicum and choral literature. It is required of all senior students in the Diploma of Church Music program.

MUSI 205 - Music Appreciation I

A course designed to promote the enjoyment of and intelligent listening to music for both the music student and non-music student. Through aural analysis of recordings, the student learns to discern the various physical, psychological, social, ethical, etc., aspects inherent in music and its aesthetic evaluation. The main forms, genres and styles are introduced and analyzed. Basic reading of music an asset but not required.

MUSI 385 - Music Internship I

Placement of a student with an employer organization for work experience. The practicum is designed by the student, supervising faculty member, and supervising organizational director, to integrate the liberal arts study of music with work experience in a professional music context.

MUSI 395 - Leadership In Praise and Worship Music

This is a tutorial course that will prepare students for musical leadership in a Contemporary Praise and Worship setting. Students will meet with the instructor for 1 hour per week to develop the required skills, and the will spend 3 hours per week practicing and demonstrating these skills in chapel settings and/or potential cooperative intern positions in local assemblies.

MUSI 485 - Music Internship II

Placement of a student with an employer organization for work experience. The practicum is designed by the student, supervising faculty member, and supervising organizational director, to integrate the liberal arts study of music with work experience in a professional music context.

MUSI 497 - Creative Techniques

May cover a variety of fields from composition, creative stage techniques for singers to improvisation courses in applied instruments and could be handled by any of a number of music faculty.

MUSI 499 - Topics In Music

MUSI 200 - Introduction to Music Theory

A course designed to provide the student with a solid foundation in the principles and tools of music theory. Topics include rhythmic notation, major and minor scales, intervals, chords and cadences.

MUSI 216 - Tonal Harmony I

Topics include harmonic progression, three- and four-part voice-leading, non-chord tones and an introduction to phrase structure.

MUSI 266 - Tonal Harmony 2

Topics include seventh chords, secondary functions, modulation, mode mixture and large forms.

MUSI 316 - Tonal Harmony 3

Topics include chords of the flat sixth, enharmonic re-spelling and dominant extensions.

MUSI 416 - Introduction to Modal Counterpoint

An introduction to two-part species counterpoint including invertible counterpoint, cadence formulas, mixed values and the imitative duo.

MUSI 466 - Analysis of Tonal Music

Advanced study of tonal harmony includes basic Schenkerian linear analysis, interworking of text and tonality, sonata-allegro form and tonality of the late nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries.

MUSI 493 - Directed Theory/Composition Studies

Directed study in the field of specialization involving one-hour p.w. of coaching or tutorial work.

MUSI 301 - The Classic Period in Music History

An overview of Western Classical music in its Vienna Classic period with weekly seminars on special topics.

MUSI 302 - Music of Early Christianity, the Medieval Period and the Renaissance

An overview of Western Classical music from early Christianity through the end of the Renaissance with weekly seminars on special topics.

MUSI 303 - History of Baroque Music

An overview of Western Classical music in its Baroque period with weekly seminars on special topics.

MUSI 304 - The Romantic Period in Music History

An overview of Western Classical music in the Romantic era with weekly seminars on special topics.

MUSI 305 - Classical Music of the 20th Century

An overview of modernist and post-modernist Western Classical music with weekly seminars on set theory and the twelve-tone system.

MUSI 306 - Music History Overview

An overview of Western Classical music in its cultural context as it developed from Antiquity to the present with weekly seminars on special topics.

MUSI 376 - Studies In Christian Worship

A study of Christian worship which includes biblical principles for worship, the historical development of liturgy, cultural dynamics in contemporary worship, and explores the rich and varied resources with the ecumenical Christian community. Themes to be studied include praise and lament, confession and proclamation, use of the lectionary, sacraments, liturgical dance, the use of art in worship, the relationship of worship and justice, and more. There will be a strong emphasis on the music of worship. Students will have an opportunity to attend various worship services as well plan, lead, and participate in worship. This course meets the senior level foundation theology requirement only for students with music as their major/first concentration. Same as THEO 376

MUSI 495 - Systematic Musicology

An exploration of the many qualities that music partakes of as an art form, from acoustics and psychology to aesthetics and historiography.

MUSI 496 - Directed Studies in Musicology

Directed study in the field of specialization involving one-hour p.w. of coaching or tutorial work.