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Courses of Instruction
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The School of Music does not offer all of the courses listed in the Calendar every year. For the most up-to-date information on the availability of courses offered in the current year, check the School's website, QCARD or consult with the departmental office.
 
MUSIC COURSES OPEN ONLY TO B.MUS. STUDENTS
 
MUSIC COURSES OPEN ONLY TO BAH MUSC MAJ STUDENTS    MUSC 592.
 
ENSEMBLES    Open for participation, upon audition, to non-B.Mus. students with no credit.
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MUSC-004/0.0 Functional Piano 1P
Intermediate-level piano instruction in class format. Successful completion of the course fulfils the piano entrance requirement for non-pianists.
NOTE    In addition to the regular tuition fee, B.Mus. students are also charged $350 to cover the cost of piano lessons if they have not completed the entrance requirement of Grade VI in Piano.
PREREQUISITE    Placement test and permission of the School.
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MUSC-006/0.0 Rudiments 3L
An introduction to musical notation, ear-training and analysis for B.Mus. students who score less than 80 per cent on the audition diagnostic test. These students are required to enrol concurrently in MUSC 006, and to achieve at least 80 per cent in MUSC 006.
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MUSC-052*/0.5 Rudiments 3L
An introduction to musical notation, ear-training and analysis for non-B.Mus. students.
NOTE    May not be taken concurrently with or subsequently to MUSC 191.
EXCLUSIONS    Fourth-year standing in any program; or Conservatory Grade II Rudiments with first-class honours standing.
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MUSC-101*/0.5 An Introduction to the History of Western Art Music I 3L
The history of Western art music from the Middle Ages to 1750. The course focuses on musical styles, genres, and composers, as well as historical and social contextual considerations. Open to BA MIN MUSC and non-MUSC concentrators only.
EXCLUSIONS    MUSC 204*, MUSC 205*.
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MUSC-102*/0.5 An Introduction to the History of Western Art Music II 3L
The history of Western art music from 1750 to the present. The course focuses on musical styles, genres, and composers, as well as historical and social contextual considerations. Open to BA MIN MUSC and non-MUSC concentrators only.
EXCLUSIONS    MUSC 203*, MUSC 204*.
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MUSC-103*/0.5 Music and Society 3L
An introductory examination of the fundamental place of music in human society through a broad survey of music systems from around the world, as well as foundations in the critical listening, research, and writing skills used in music scholarship.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE FOR BAH MUSC CONCENTRATORS AND NON-MUSC CONCENTRATORS    A minimum grade of 80 per cent in MUSC 052*; or Conservatory Grade II Rudiments first class honours standing, and permission of the School. Not open to BA MIN MUSC students.
COREQUISITE    MUSC 191.
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MUSC-120/1.0 Applied Study I (Performance) 1P
A first year study of the student's applied subject (instrument or voice) in the performance concentration. Qualified students enrolled in this course must also register in MUSC 125.
NOTE    B.Mus. students are charged a supplemental annual fee of $400 for one-hour applied instrument or voice lessons.
PREREQUISITE    Permission of the School. Open only to students who have demonstrated a considerably higher level of performance ability than the minimum required for B.Mus. admission.
COREQUISITE    MUSC 125.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 121.
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MUSC-121/1.0 Applied Study I 1P
The first year of study of the student's chief practical subject (instrument or voice).
NOTE    B.Mus. students are charged a supplemental annual fee of $400 for one-hour applied instrument or voice lessons.
EXCLUSIONS    MUSC 120, MUSC 125.
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MUSC-124/1.0 Applied Music 1P
Private instrumental or vocal instruction for non-B.Mus. students. In addition to the regular tuition fee, students are charged an additional fee ($1,400 in 2010-11, but subject to change) to cover the cost of private music lessons. Auditions required. PREREQUISITE    At least i) Conservatory Grade IX (or equivalent) for pianists; or ii) Grade VIII piano and Grade VIII organ (or equivalent) for organists; or iii) Grade VIII (or equivalent) for all other instrumentalists and vocalists; and permission of the School.
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MUSC-125/1.0 Applied Study I (Performance Recital)
Students will perform in a public recital in accordance with the guidelines established by the School of Music.
COREQUISITE    MUSC 120.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 121.
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MUSC-127*/0.5 Ear Training and Sight Singing I 2P
Training in sight reading and dictation.
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MUSC-128*/0.5 Keyboard Harmony I 1P
The development of keyboard skills in diatonic harmony, elementary transposition, realization of figured bass, and improvisation. PREREQUISITE    Grade VI piano or equivalent.
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MUSC-153/1.0 Composition Seminar 2P
A study of composition with an emphasis on traditional and 20th-century techniques. PREREQUISITE    A minimum grade of 80 per cent in MUSC 052*; or Conservatory Grade II Rudiments first class honours standing and permission of the School.
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MUSC-160**/0.25 Choral Ensemble 3P
Choral ensemble experience for all students. Placement is made at the discretion of the School of Music. Open to non-B.Mus. students, after audition, without credit.
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MUSC-162**/0.25 Symphony Orchestra 3P
Ensemble experience for qualified players of orchestral instruments. Open to non-B.Mus. students, after audition, without credit.
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MUSC-164**/0.25 Polyhymnia 3P
A small choir of approximately 30 women's voices. For experienced choral singers. Open to non-B.Mus. students, after audition, without credit.
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MUSC-165**/0.25 Brass Choir 2P
Ensemble experience for qualified brass performers. Open to non-B.Mus. students, after audition, without credit.
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MUSC-166**/0.25 Jazz Ensemble 3P
An ensemble devoted to the performance of Big Band music. Ability to improvise in a jazz idiom preferred but not essential. Open to non-B.Mus. students, after audition, without credit.
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MUSC-167**/0.25 Jazz Choir 3P
A mixed voice choir devoted to the performance of jazz vocal music. For students with choral music experience. Open to non-B.Mus. students, after audition, without credit.
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MUSC-168**/0.25 Clarinet Choir 2P
Ensemble experience for qualified clarinetists. Open to non-B.Mus. students, after audition, without credit.
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MUSC-169**/0.25 Flute Choir 1P
Ensemble experience for qualified flutists. Open to non-B.Mus. students, after audition, without credit.
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MUSC-171*/0.5 Social History of Popular Music 3L
A survey of important trends in 20th century Western popular music. Topics include genres, individual artists and groups, record labels and stylistic trends, and sociological issues.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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MUSC-178**/0.25 Wind Ensemble 3P
Ensemble experience for qualified players of wind and percussion instruments. Placement is made at the discretion of the School of Music. Open to non-B.Mus. students, after audition, without credit.
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MUSC-179**/0.25 Symphonic Band 3P
Ensemble experience for players of wind and percussion instruments. Placement is made at the discretion of the School of Music. Open to non-B.Mus. students, after audition, without credit.
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PREREQUISITE FOR MUSIC EDUCATION COURSES MUSC 180* to MUSC 189*
Open only to students in a MUSC concentration. BA and BAH MED students may take only two courses from the MUSC 180*-MUSC 189* series.
MUSC-180*/0.5 Vocal Techniques and Methods 3L/T
An introduction to the study of the singing voice through class instruction. Fundamental techniques that can be used in a teaching situation will be emphasized. Includes the study of the changing voice (male and female), breathing techniques, vowel formations, warm-ups, method books and teaching techniques. Enrolment is limited.
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MUSC-181*/0.5 Woodwind Techniques and Methods I 3L/T
An introduction to the study of woodwind instruments through class instruction on selected instruments. Fundamental playing techniques and diagnostics will be emphasized. Includes the study of ranges, fingerings, transpositions, basic instrument maintenance, method books and teaching techniques. Rental instruments available. Enrolment is limited.
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MUSC-182*/0.5 Woodwind Techniques and Methods II 3L/T
A continuation of MUSC 181*. Students will study those instruments not previously studied in MUSC 181*. Emphasis expands to intermediate levels, with further study of playing techniques, ranges, fingerings, transpositions, instrument maintenance, method books, ensemble repertoire and teaching techniques. Rental instruments available. Enrolment is limited. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 181*.
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MUSC-183*/0.5 Brass Techniques and Methods I 3L/T
An introduction to the study of brass instruments through class instruction on trumpet, trombone, and euphonium. Fundamental playing techniques and diagnostics will be emphasized. Includes the study of ranges, fingerings, transpositions, basic instrument maintenance, method books and teaching techniques. Rental instruments available. Enrolment is limited.
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MUSC-185*/0.5 String Techniques and Methods I 3L/T
An introduction to the orchestral strings through class instruction. Fundamental playing techniques will be emphasized. Includes the study of ranges, fingerings, bowings, transpositions, tunings, basic instrument maintenance, method books and teaching techniques. Rental instruments available. Enrolment is limited.
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MUSC-187*/0.5 Percussion Techniques and Methods I 3L/T
An introduction to playing techniques, management of the percussion section, notation, and performance practice on band, orchestral and keyboard percussion instruments. Includes the study of ranges, transpositions, basic instrument maintenance, method books and teaching techniques. Rental instruments available. Enrolment is limited.
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MUSC-188*/0.5 Guitar Techniques and Methods 3L/T
An introduction to the guitar through class instruction. Fundamental note-playing and chording techniques to accompany singing will be emphasized. Includes the study of ranges, fingerings, transpositions, basic instrument maintenance, method books and teaching techniques. Students must provide their own instruments. Enrolment is limited.
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MUSC-189*/0.5 Techniques and Methods of Non-Western Instruments 2P
Group instruction in the basic techniques and methods of a selected non-Western instrument and their application to teaching. Rental instruments available. Enrolment is limited.
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MUSC-191/1.0 Theory and Analysis I 3L;1T
Diatonic voice-leading and harmony, principles of form and small structures (binary, ternary) through part-writing and analysis. PREREQUISITE    A minimum grade of 80 per cent in MUSC 052*; or Conservatory Grade II Rudiments first class honours standing and permission of the School.
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MUSC-195*/0.5 The Collegium Musicum 3L
An historical performance practice course and ensemble, dealing with the performance and authentic performance practice traditions of vocal and instrumental music from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance (900-1600) through investigation of iconographic data, notation and performance treatises. A major concert is presented at the end of the academic year. Admission by consultation with the instructor.
NOTE    B.Mus. students receive 0.5 credit for MUSC 195*, and may repeat MUSC 295**, MUSC 395**, and MUSC 495** for ensemble credit of 0.25; non-B.Mus. students receive 0.5 credit for MUSC 195*, MUSC 297*, MUSC 397* and MUSC 497*.
PREREQUISITE FOR NON-B.MUS. STUDENTS    Some music background is recommended.
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MUSC-203*/0.5 Romantic and Twentieth-Century Music 3L
Examination of musical styles and movements in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, in their sociocultural contexts. Discussion of foundation topics introduced in MUSC 103* is continued.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
PREREQUISITE FOR BAH MAJ, MED MUSC AND B.MUS. STUDENTS    MUSC 103*.
PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE FOR BAH MAJ MUSC AND B.MUS. STUDENTS    MUSC 191.
PREREQUISITE FOR OTHER STUDENTS    MUSC 191 or Conservatory Grade III Harmony and permission of the School.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 102*.
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MUSC-204*/0.5 Baroque and Classical Music 3L
Examination of musical styles and movements in the Western tradition between about 1580 and 1820 in their sociocultural contexts. PREREQUISITE FOR BAH MAJ, MED MUSC AND B.MUS. STUDENTS    MUSC 103*.
PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE FOR BAH MAJ MUSC AND B.MUS. STUDENTS    MUSC 191.
PREREQUISITE FOR OTHER STUDENTS    MUSC 191 or Conservatory Grade III Harmony and permission of the School.
EXCLUSIONS    MUSC 101*, MUSC 102*.
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MUSC-205*/0.5 Mediaeval and Renaissance Music 3L
An examination of musical styles, structures and historical movements of the Western art tradition from the Age of Antiquity, to the Middle Ages, through to the Renaissance from circa 500 B.C.E. to circa 1600 A.D. PREREQUISITE FOR BAH MAJ, MED MUSC AND B.MUS. STUDENTS    MUSC 103*.
PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE FOR BAH MAJ MUSC AND B.MUS. STUDENTS    MUSC 191.
PREREQUISITE FOR OTHER STUDENTS    MUSC 191 or Conservatory Grade III Harmony and permission of the School.
EXCLUSIONS    MUSC 101*.
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MUSC-220/1.0 Applied Study II (Performance) 1P
Continuation of MUSC 120.
NOTE    B.Mus. students are charged a supplemental annual fee of $400 for one-hour applied instrument or voice lessons.
PREREQUISITES    MUSC 120 and MUSC 125 with a minimum grade of 75 per cent in each course; students who have not taken MUSC 120 may audition for admission to MUSC 220 upon obtaining a minimum grade of 80 per cent in the jury examination component of MUSC 121 or MUSC 124 and receiving the recommendation of the jury.
COREQUISITE    MUSC 225.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 221.
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MUSC-221/1.0 Applied Study II 1P
Continuation of MUSC 121.
NOTE    B.Mus. students are charged a supplemental annual fee of $400 for one-hour applied instrument or voice lessons.
PREREQUISITE    MUSC 121.
EXCLUSIONS    MUSC 220, MUSC 225.
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MUSC-224/1.0 Applied Music 1P
Continuation of MUSC 124. Open to non-B.Mus. students only. In addition to the regular tuition fee, students are charged an additional fee ($1,400 in 2010-11, but subject to change) to cover the cost of private music lessons. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 124 and permission of the School.
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MUSC-225/1.0 Applied Study II (Performance Recital)
Students will perform in a public recital in accordance with guidelines established by the School of Music.
COREQUISITE    MUSC 220.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 221.
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MUSC-227*/0.5 Ear Training and Sight Singing II 2P
A continuation of MUSC 127*. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 127*.
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MUSC-228*/0.5 Keyboard Harmony II 1P
The continued development of keyboard skills (harmonization, figured bass and improvisation) using traditional harmony, and a comprehensive study of score reading and analysis leading to a practical command of open score. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 128*.
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MUSC-253*/0.5 Introduction to Jazz Improvisation 1L;2T
An introduction to the skills required to improvise in the jazz style. Students will develop their ability to improvise by analysing, listening and performing repertoire from the Swing and Bebop eras. PREREQUISITE    Second-year standing in the B.Mus. program or permission of the instructor. Open to non-B.Mus. students by audition. Enrolment is limited to 20 students.
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MUSC-255/1.0 Electroacoustic Music Composition 3L
Basic techniques of electroacoustic music composition, including recording, sound editing, synthesis, MIDI, sequencers and synthesizer voicing. Emphasis is also placed on the history and aesthetics of electroacoustic music through listening, discussion and analysis. PREREQUISITE    Enrolment priority given to students in a music concentration. Experience in music composition is encouraged but not a prerequisite. Enrolment is limited due to space limitations.
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MUSC-258*/0.5 Science and Technology of Music 3L
Practical aspects of the physics of musical instruments, architectural acoustics, physiology of the ear and of the voice, tuning and temperament, psychoacoustics, and audio electronics including analog and digital technologies for recording, synthesis and broadcasting. Attention will also be given to the history and literature of electroacoustic music.
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MUSC-260**/0.25 Choral Ensemble 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 160**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 160**.
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MUSC-261**/0.25 Keyboard Accompaniment 1P
Development of sight reading and accompaniment skills for pianists in close co-ordination with vocal and instrumental students.
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MUSC-262**/0.25 Symphony Orchestra 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 162**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 162**.
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MUSC-263**/0.25 Unspecified Chamber Ensemble 1P
Chamber music experience for qualified instrumentalists and singers. Open to non-B.Mus. students, after audition, without credit. PREREQUISITE    Second-year standing, and permission of the School.
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MUSC-264**/0.25 Polyhymnia 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 164**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 164**.
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MUSC-265**/0.25 Brass Choir 2P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 165**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 165**.
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MUSC-266**/0.25 Jazz Ensemble 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 166**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 166**.
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MUSC-267**/0.25 Jazz Choir 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 167**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 167**.
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MUSC-268**/0.25 Clarinet Choir 2P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 168**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 168**.
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MUSC-269**/0.25 Flute Choir 1P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 169**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 169**.
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MUSC-270*/0.5 Conducting Techniques 3L
An introduction to basic principles of conducting, baton and rehearsal techniques. Enrolment is limited. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 191; MUSC 121 or MUSC 124; two of MUSC 180*, MUSC 181*, MUSC 183*, MUSC 185*, MUSC 187*, MUSC 188*.
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MUSC-273*/0.5 An Introduction to Music Education 3L
An introduction to the historical, psychological, sociological, and philosophical foundations of music education in North America. Three school-based observations may be included. PREREQUISITE FOR BAH MED MUSC AND B.MUS. STUDENTS    MUSC 103*.
PREREQUISITE FOR BA MIN MUSC STUDENTS    One of MUSC 101* or MUSC 102*, and one of MUSC 171* or MUSC 289*.
PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE    MUSC 191.
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MUSC-274*/0.5 Music Education: Partnership Placement 2L;2P
A laboratory course emphasizing weekly field-based observations and supervised practice teaching experiences in music within schools and/or community organizations in conjunction with music education theory. Offered in Winter Term. Open to students in all years. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 273*.
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MUSC-278**/0.25 Wind Ensemble 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 178**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 178**.
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MUSC-279**/0.25 Symphonic Band 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 179**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 179**.
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MUSC-286*/0.5 Women, Gender and Music 3L
A study, from feminist perspectives, of women's roles in music and relation to music in popular and classical genres of various historic and contemporary traditions. Critical examination of the construct of gender and identity in several musics is included.
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MUSC-287*/0.5 Opera 3L
An introduction to opera through the study of selected works from the Baroque era to the 20th century. Equal attention will be paid to literary, musical and visual aspects.
Also offered at the Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux.
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MUSC-289*/0.5 World Musics 3L
An introduction to the study of music in culture, based on world music traditions. The course focuses on a selection of Native North American, African, European, Eastern and Middle Eastern, as well as other musical contexts.
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MUSC-291/1.0 Theory and Analysis II 3L
Tonal and chromatic voice-leading and harmony, larger formal structures, including expanded 19th-century forms, through part-writing and analysis. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 191 with a minimum grade of 60 per cent, or permission of the School.
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MUSC-295**/0.25 The Collegium Musicum
This course/ensemble is described under MUSC 195*. Open only to B.Mus. students. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 195*.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 297*.
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MUSC-297*/0.5 The Collegium Musicum
This course/ensemble is described under MUSC 195*. Open only to non-B.Mus. students. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 195*.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 295**.
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300- and 400-Level Courses
Students in the BMUS Special Field Concentration or the BAH major or medial concentration in music receive priority for enrolment in 300- and 400-level courses.

In accordance with Academic Regulation 23c, students who have completed 6.0 or more credits in a major concentration or 4.0 or more in a medial concentration, but who have not attained the average required for admission to honours, may be denied entry to 300- and 400-level courses.

MUSC-320/1.0 Applied Study III (Performance) 1P
Continuation of MUSC 220.
NOTE    B.Mus. students are charged a supplemental annual fee of $400 for one-hour applied instrument or voice lessons.
PREREQUISITES    MUSC 220 and MUSC 225 with a minimum grade of 75 per cent in each course; students who have not taken MUSC 220 may audition for admission to MUSC 320 upon obtaining a minimum grade of 80 per cent in the jury examination component of MUSC 221 or MUSC 224 and receiving the recommendation of the jury.
COREQUISITE    MUSC 325.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 321.
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MUSC-321/1.0 Applied Study III 1P
Continuation of MUSC 221 at an advanced level.
NOTE    B.Mus. students are charged a supplemental annual fee of $400 for one-hour applied instrument or voice lessons.
PREREQUISITE    MUSC 220 or MUSC 221, with a minimum grade of 70 per cent.
EXCLUSIONS    MUSC 320, MUSC 325.
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MUSC-324/1.0 Applied Music 1P
Continuation of MUSC 224. Open to non-B.Mus. students only. In addition to the regular tuition fee, students are charged an additional fee ($1,400 in 2010-11, but subject to change) to cover the cost of private music lessons. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 224 and permission of the School.
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MUSC-325/1.0 Applied Study III (Performance Recital)
Students will perform in a public recital in accordance with guidelines established by the School of Music.
COREQUISITE    MUSC 320.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 321.
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MUSC-326*/0.5 Lyric Diction 2L
Introduction to phonetics, the International Phonetic Alphabet and voice physiology together with a study of the rules of pronunciation in English, Italian, French and German. Emphasis on active skills, singing and discussion. Highly recommended for all voice students and students planning graduate study in voice, choral conducting or collaborative piano. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 120 or MUSC 121; or permission of the coordinator of the voice area and either MUSC 124 or MUSC 180*.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 226*.
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MUSC-328*/0.5 Applied Pedagogy 2L;1P
The practical study of teaching techniques of standard musical repertoire (solo, chamber, orchestral, operatic, etc.) of a particular instrument. The course requires student performances of representative musical works. The instruments studied will rotate from year to year as resources permit. PREREQUISITES    One of MUSC 120, MUSC 121, or MUSC 124 and permission of the School.
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MUSC-332*/0.5 Music in Early Adolescence 3L
An introduction to the methods, materials, and curriculum design suitable for teaching music to pupils in grades 5 through 8. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 273*, MUSC 274*.
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MUSC-333*/0.5 Dalcroze, Kodaly and Orff   3L
An historical overview and introduction to the philosophical and pedagogical views of Emile Jaques-Dalcroze, Zoltan Kodály and Carl Orff to teaching music. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 273*, MUSC 274*.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 233*.
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MUSC-336*/0.5 Music in Early Childhood and Primary Education 3L
An introduction to the methods, materials, and curriculum design suitable for teaching music to pre-school and primary-aged school pupils. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 273*, MUSC 274*.
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MUSC-338*/0.5 Music in Senior High School 3L
An introduction to the methods, materials, and curriculum design suitable for teaching music to senior high school students. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 273*, MUSC 274; one of MUSC 180*, MUSC 181*, MUSC 182*, MUSC 183*, MUSC 185*, MUSC 187*, MUSC 188*; one of MUSC 332* or MUSC 336*.
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MUSC-351*/0.5 Acoustic Composition
Guidance in the development of the student as a composer for instruments and voice. Enrolment is limited. PREREQUISITE    Students must submit a portfolio of compositions to the School of Music Office by the last day of classes in the Winter Term. Admission is determined through evaluation of portfolios by a Faculty jury. Submission of a portfolio does not guarantee admission.
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MUSC-352*/0.5 Electroacoustic Composition 2P
Guidance in the development of the student as a composer of electroacoustic music. Enrolment is limited. Students must submit in writing to the School of Music Office their request to apply for this course by the last day of classes in the Winter Term. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 255 and permission of the School.
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MUSC-354/1.0 Acoustic Composition
For a complete description, see MUSC 351*. PREREQUISITE    Students must submit a portfolio of compositions to the School of Music Office by the last day of classes in the Winter Term. Admission is determined through evaluation of portfolios by a Faculty jury. Submission of a portfolio does not guarantee admission.
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MUSC-355/1.0 Electroacoustic Composition
For a complete description, see MUSC 352*. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 255 and permission of the School.
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MUSC-358*/0.5 Jazz and Popular Music Arranging 3L
Notation, symbols and format of popular music, jazz and music theatre. Scoring and arranging for small jazz groups, studio bands, rock bands, and commercial orchestra. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 291 or permission of the School.
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MUSC-360**/0.25 Choral Ensemble 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 160**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 260**.
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MUSC-361**/0.25 Keyboard Accompaniment 1P
A continuation of MUSC 261**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 261**.
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MUSC-362**/0.25 Symphony Orchestra 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 162**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 262**.
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MUSC-363**/0.25 Unspecified Chamber Ensemble 1P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 263**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 263** and permission of the School.
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MUSC-364**/0.25 Polyhymnia 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 164**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 264**.
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MUSC-365**/0.25 Brass Choir 2P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 165**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 265**.
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MUSC-366**/0.25 Jazz Ensemble 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 166**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 266**.
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MUSC-367**/0.25 Jazz Choir 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 167**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 267**.
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MUSC-368**/0.25 Clarinet Choir 2P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 168**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 268**.
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MUSC-369**/0.25 Flute Choir 1P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 169**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 269**.
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MUSC-373*/0.5 Music Theatre Practicum 3L/P
Preparation and production of the school or community musical. Practical examination of planning and rehearsal techniques. Analysis of relevant factors. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 273*, MUSC 274*; one of MUSC 180*, MUSC 181*, MUSC 182*, MUSC 183*, MUSC 185*, MUSC 187*, MUSC 188* for B.Mus. and BAH MED MUSC students; or permission of the Department of Drama and permission of the School of Music for Drama students.
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MUSC-378**/0.25 Wind Ensemble 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 178**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 278**.
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MUSC-379**/0.25 Symphonic Band 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 179**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 279**.
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MUSC-380*/0.5 Topics in Music History and Culture I 3L/S
An intensive study of a topic within historical musicology, ethnomusicology, or popular music(s). PREREQUISITES    MUSC 191; MUSC 103* plus any one of MUSC 203*, MUSC 204* or MUSC 205*; or permission of the School.
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MUSC-381*/0.5 Topics in Music History and Culture II 3L/S
An intensive survey of a topic within historical musicology, ethnomusicology, or popular music(s). PREREQUISITES    MUSC 191; MUSC 103* plus any one of MUSC 203*, MUSC 204* or MUSC 205*; or permission of the School.
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MUSC-385*/0.5 Research and Bibliography in Historical Musicology 3S
An introduction to the discipline of historical musicology, its literature and methodology. Students planning to enter graduate programs are strongly encouraged to enrol. Offered every other year, in alternation with MUSC 386*. Enrolment is limited. PREREQUISITES    Third-year standing, and MUSC 103* plus any one of MUSC 203*, MUSC 204* or MUSC 205*; or permission of the School.
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MUSC-386*/0.5 Research and Bibliography in Ethnomusicology 3L/S
An introduction to the discipline of ethnomusicology, its literature and methodology. Students planning to enter graduate programs are strongly encouraged to enrol. Offered every other year, in alternation with MUSC 385*. Enrolment is limited. PREREQUISITES    Third-year standing, and MUSC 289* or MUSC 103*; plus any one of MUSC 203*, MUSC 204* or MUSC 205* or permission of the School.
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MUSC-388*/0.5 Canadian Music since 1930 3L/S
A study of art music in Canada since 1930 with an emphasis on specific composers and their works. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 103* plus one of MUSC 203*, MUSC 204* or MUSC 205*.
PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE    MUSC 291.
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MUSC-392*/0.5 Theory and Analysis III 3L
Introductory study of 20th-century systems of musical organization through analysis and writing. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 291, or permission of the School.
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MUSC-393*/0.5 Introduction to Computers in Multimedia 3L/S
The technology of computer music and multimedia with an emphasis on education. Topics include music synthesis, analysis, computer-aided instruction and multimedia. Enrolment is limited due to equipment limitations. PREREQUISITE    Third-year standing or above.
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MUSC-394*/0.5 Contrapuntal Analysis 3L
Study, through analysis, of contrapuntal procedures and styles, from the earliest use of counterpoint through to contemporary contrapuntal compositions. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 291, or permission of the School. Priority will be given to students who have not yet completed one of the counterpoint courses.
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MUSC-395**/0.25 The Collegium Musicum
This course/ensemble is described under MUSC 195*. Open only to B.Mus. students. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 295**.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 397*.
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MUSC-396*/0.5 Introduction to Orchestration 2L
The examination of individual instruments in the string, woodwind, brass and percussion sections. Course includes score analysis, transcription, arranging and orchestration. A recommended course for B.Mus. composition students. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 191 or permission of the School.
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MUSC-397*/0.5 The Collegium Musicum
This course/ensemble is described under MUSC 195*. Open only to non-B.Mus. students. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 297*.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 395**.
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MUSC-398*/0.5 Modal Counterpoint 3L
Study, through rule-based writing, of 16th century modal counterpoint, from two-part species exercises to free counterpoint in Renaissance style. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 291 or permission of the School. Priority will be given to students who have not yet completed one of the counterpoint courses.
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MUSC-399*/0.5 Tonal Counterpoint 3L
Study, through composition, of the contrapuntal procedures of the 18th century, with an emphasis on J.S.Bach's two-part inventions and fugues. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 291 or permission of the School. Priority will be given to students who have not yet completed one of the counterpoint courses.
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IDIS-410*/0.5 Contemporary Cultural Performance in Practice 3S;2P
For a complete description, see Interdisciplinary Studies.
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MUSC-420/1.0 Applied Study IV (Performance) 1P
Continuation of MUSC 320.
NOTE    B.Mus. students are charged a supplemental annual fee of $400 for one-hour applied instrument or voice lessons.
PREREQUISITES    MUSC 320 and MUSC 325 with a minimum grade of 75 per cent in each course; students who have not taken MUSC 320 may audition for admission to MUSC 420 upon obtaining a minimum grade of 80 per cent in the jury examination component of MUSC 321 or MUSC 324 and receiving the recommendation of the jury.
COREQUISITE    MUSC 425.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 421.
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MUSC-421/1.0 Applied Study IV 1P
Continuation of MUSC 321.
NOTE    B.Mus. students are charged a supplemental annual fee of $400 for one-hour applied instrument or voice lessons.
PREREQUISITE    MUSC 320 or MUSC 321, with a minimum grade of 70 per cent.
EXCLUSIONS    MUSC 420, MUSC 425.
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MUSC-424/1.0 Applied Music 1P
Continuation of MUSC 324. Open to non-B.Mus. students only. In addition to the regular tuition fee, students are charged an additional fee ($1,400 in 2010-11, but subject to change) to cover the cost of private music lessons. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 324 and permission of the School.
EXCLUSIONS    MUSC 420, MUSC 421, MUSC 425.
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MUSC-425/1.0 Applied Study IV (Performance Recital)
Students will perform in a public recital in accordance with guidelines established by the School of Music.
COREQUISITE    MUSC 420.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 421.
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MUSC-438*/0.5 Music Education Seminar 3L/S
Advanced study and synthesis of educational theories and practices in music introduced in music education courses. Students are expected to engage in independent and cooperative study of agreed upon topics. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 273*, MUSC 274*; and one of MUSC 332*, MUSC 336*, or MUSC 338* or permission of the School.
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MUSC-439*/0.5 Studies in Music Education: Creativity 3L
An exploration of creativity in music education broadly defined, e.g., classroom, applied studio, religious or community organizations. The focus is on research, theories and practices of musical creativity, including improvisation and aspects of composition. PREREQUISITE    One of MUSC 153, MUSC 255, MUSC 320, MUSC 321, MUSC 324, MUSC 328*, MUSC 393*, or MUSC 273* and MUSC 274*.
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MUSC-443*/0.5 Introduction to Schenkerian Analysis 3L/S
The concepts and principles of a reductive/linear approach to the analysis of music named after its first proponent, Heinrich Schenker. Both theoretical and practical applications are studied. PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE    MUSC 392*.
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MUSC-445*/0.5 Topics in Advanced Analysis 3L/S
Intensive study of a particular style or method of analysis, usually of a specific musical genre. Enrolment is limited. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 392* or permission of the School.
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MUSC-446*/0.5 Advanced Analysis of 20th-Century Music 3L/S
Advanced study of an aspect of organization in 20th-century music through analysis of the repertoire and analytical readings. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 392* or permission of the School.
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MUSC-451*/0.5 Acoustic Composition
A continuation of MUSC 351*, MUSC 354. Enrolment is limited. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 351* or MUSC 354. In addition, students must submit a portfolio of compositions to the School of Music Office by the last day of classes in the Winter Term. Admission is determined through evaluation of portfolios by a Faculty jury. Submission of a portfolio does not guarantee admission.
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MUSC-452*/0.5 Electroacoustic Composition 2P
A continuation of MUSC 352*, MUSC 355. Enrolment is limited. Students must submit in writing to the School of Music Office their request to apply for this course by the last day of classes in the Winter Term. PREREQUISITES    One of MUSC 352*, MUSC 355; and permission of the School.
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MUSC-454/1.0 Acoustic Composition
For a complete description, see MUSC 451*. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 351* or MUSC 354. In addition, students must submit a portfolio of compositions to the School of Music Office by the last day of classes in the Winter Term. Admission is determined through evaluation of portfolios by a Faculty jury. Submission of a portfolio does not guarantee admission.
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MUSC-455/1.0 Electroacoustic Composition 2P
For a complete description, see MUSC 452*. PREREQUISITES    One of MUSC 352*, MUSC 355, MUSC 356; and permission of the School.
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MUSC-460**/0.25 Choral Ensemble 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 160**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 360**.
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MUSC-462**/0.25 Symphony Orchestra 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 162**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 362**.
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MUSC-463**/0.25 Unspecified Chamber Ensemble 1P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 263**. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 363** and permission of the School.
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MUSC-464**/0.25 Polyhymnia 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 164**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 364**.
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MUSC-465**/0.25 Brass Choir 2P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 165**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 365**.
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MUSC-466**/0.25 Jazz Ensemble 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 166**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 366**.
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MUSC-467**/0.25 Jazz Choir 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 167**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 367**.
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MUSC-468**/0.25 Clarinet Choir 2P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 168**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 368**.
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MUSC-469**/0.25 Flute Choir 1P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 169**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 369**.
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MUSC-470*/0.5 Topics in Music Education I
Seminars offered by faculty related to their music education research/interests. Content varies year to year. See departmental brochure for further details. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 273*, MUSC 274*; and one of MUSC 332*, MUSC 336*, MUSC 338* or MUSC 436*, or permission of the School.
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MUSC-471*/0.5 Topics in Music Education II
For a complete description, see MUSC 470*. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 273*, MUSC 274*; and one of MUSC 332*, MUSC 336*, MUSC 338* or MUSC 436*, or permission of the School.
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MUSC-473*/0.5 Directed Special Study I
Advanced supervised study in a specific area of musicology/ethnomusicology, music theory/analysis or music education. Regulations pertaining to the courses are available in the School of Music Office. PREREQUISITES    Fourth-year standing with a minimum third-year music average of 80 per cent; permission of the instructor and of the Chair of Undergraduate Studies.
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MUSC-474*/0.5 Directed Special Study II
For a complete description, see MUSC 473*. PREREQUISITES    Fourth-year standing with a minimum third-year music average of 80 per cent; permission of the instructor and of the Chair of Undergraduate Studies.
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MUSC-475*/0.5 Special Topics in Music I 3S
An intensive analysis of a particular topic within a specific area of music: ethnomusicology, musicology or theory/analysis.  Details regarding specific topics will be available from the School of Music on an annual basis. PREREQUISITE    Third- or fourth-year standing and permission of the School.
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MUSC-476*/0.5 Special Topics in Music II 3S
An intensive analysis of a particular topic within a specific area of music: ethnomusicology, musicology or theory/analysis.  Details regarding specific topics will be available from the School of Music on an annual basis. PREREQUISITES    Third- or fourth-year standing and permission of the School.
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MUSC-477*/0.5 Special Topics in Music III 3S
An intensive analysis of a particular topic within a specific area of music: ethnomusicology, musicology or theory/analysis.  Details regarding specific topics will be available from the School of Music on an annual basis. PREREQUISITES    Third- or fourth-year standing and permission of the School.
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MUSC-478**/0.25 Wind Ensemble 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 178**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 378**.
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MUSC-479**/0.25 Symphonic Band 3P
This ensemble is described under MUSC 179**. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 379**.
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MUSC-480*/0.5 Genre Studies 3S
An intensive study of the development of a particular musical genre. Emphasis will be placed on the analysis of significant contributions to the genre and the place of the genre in the total cultural milieu of a given period. Content varies from year to year. Enrolment is limited. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 291; MUSC 103* plus any one of MUSC 203*, MUSC 204* or MUSC 205*; or permission of the School.
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MUSC-481*/0.5 Composer Studies 3L/S
A detailed examination of the life, times and works of a particular composer. Content varies from year to year. Enrolment is limited. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 291; MUSC 103* plus any one of MUSC 203*, MUSC 204* or MUSC 205*; or permission of the School.
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MUSC-485*/0.5 Introduction to Palaeography 3L/S
A study of the theory and practice of musical notations from circa 1000 to circa 1600. Representative compositions from the mediaeval and Renaissance periods will be transcribed and considered in conjunction with contemporary theoretical writings. Discussions will focus on current scholarly views concerning the rhythmic interpretations of ambiguous notations. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 103* and MUSC 205*; or permission of the School.
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MUSC-486*/0.5 Area Studies in Ethnomusicology 3L/S
An intensive study of the music culture of a specific country or geographical area. Enrolment is limited. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 103* or MUSC 289*, and third-year standing or above, or permission of the School.
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MUSC-488*/0.5 North American Native Music 3L/S
An intensive study of the music cultures of First Peoples in North America. Both traditional and non-traditional musics will be examined. Enrolment is limited. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 103* or MUSC 289*, and third-year standing or above, or permission of the School.
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MUSC-495**/0.25 The Collegium Musicum
This course/ensemble is described under MUSC 195*. Open only to B.Mus. students. PREREQUISITE    MUSC 395**.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 497*.
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MUSC-497*/0.5 The Collegium Musicum
This course/ensemble is described under MUSC 195*. Open only to non-B.Mus. students. PREREQUISITES    MUSC 397*.
EXCLUSION    MUSC 495**.
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MUSC-592/1.0 Honours Thesis 
A critical essay of at least 7500 words on a topic of the student's choice in the field of musicology, ethnomusicology, or music theory and analysis, written under the supervision of a faculty member. Students should consult the coordinator of the music history program or music theory program, preferably in the spring of their third year. Open only to students in the final year of a B.A.(Honours) Major Concentration in Music. PREREQUISITE OR COREQUISITE    MUSC 385* or MUSC 386*.
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