Music History/Literature (MHL)

MHL 532 Music Bibliography. (3) F
Major historical and analytical writings; systematic and historical collections of music. Reading knowledge of a foreign language recommended.

MHL 535 Medieval Music. (3) S '97
Music of Europe in the Middle Ages, Gregorian chant, religious, and secular monophony and polyphony to 1400.

MHL 536 Music of the Renaissance. (3) S '98
Music in Europe, with emphasis on stylistic concepts and changes, c. 1400–1580.

MHL 544 World Music I. (3) F '97
Music of traditional and folk cultures of Africa, Europe, and the Americas.

MHL 545 World Music II. (3) F '96
Traditional, folk, and art music of the Pacific, Near East, and Asia.

MHL 547 Topics in American Music. (3) S '97
Selected topics in the history of music. Composers working in the Americas with emphasis upon music since 1900.

MHL 557 Topics in Symphonic Literature. (3) S '98
An examination of the evolution of the symphony and symphonic poem from the early classic era through the 19th century, with emphasis on the analysis of selected works.

MHL 566 Area Studies in Ethnomusicology. (3) S '98
Study of the music of a particular culture, country, or area (e.g., music of Mexico, Latin America, China, Africa). May be repeated for credit.

MHL 568 Introduction to Ethnomusicology. (3) F '97
Introduction to the theory and methodology of the discipline, including bibliography, fieldwork, transcription, analysis, and organology.

MHL 575 History of Choral Music. (3) F
Major choral works.

MHL 644 Notation of Polyphonic Music. (3) S '98
Music notation from the 15th through 17th centuries, including problems of transcription into modern notation.

Omnibus Graduate Courses: See omnibus graduate courses that may be offered.

1996–98 Graduate Catalog Table of Contents

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