Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Courses


Course Numbering

0001-0999* Pre-University level introductory courses
1000-1999 Year 1 courses
2000-4999 Senior-level undergraduate courses
5000-5999 Professional Degree courses in Dentistry, Education, Law, Medicine and Theology (MTS, MDiv)
6000-6999 Courses offered by Continuing Studies
9000-9999 Graduate Studies courses

* These courses are equivalent to pre-university introductory courses and may be counted for credit in the student's record, unless these courses were taken in a preliminary year. They may not be counted toward essay or breadth requirements, or used to meet modular admission requirements unless it is explicitly stated in the Senate-approved outline of the module.


Suffixes

no suffix 1.0 course not designated as an essay course
A 0.5 course offered in first term
B 0.5 course offered in second term
A/B 0.5 course offered in first and/or second term
E 1.0 essay course
F 0.5 essay course offered in first term
G 0.5 essay course offered in second term
F/G 0.5 essay course offered in first and/or second term
H 1.0 accelerated course (8 weeks)
J 1.0 accelerated course (6 weeks)
K 0.75 course
L 0.5 graduate course offered in summer term (May - August)
Q/R/S/T 0.25 course offered within a regular session
U 0.25 course offered in other than a regular session
W/X 1.0 accelerated course (full course offered in one term)
Y 0.5 course offered in other than a regular session
Z 0.5 essay course offered in other than a regular session

Glossary


Prerequisite

A course that must be successfully completed prior to registration for credit in the desired course.


Corequisite

A course that must be taken concurrently with (or prior to registration in) the desired course.


Antirequisite

Courses that overlap sufficiently in course content that both cannot be taken for credit.


Essay Courses

Many courses at Western have a significant writing component. To recognize student achievement, a number of such courses have been designated as essay courses and will be identified on the student's record (E essay full course; F/G/Z essay half-course).


Principal Courses

A first year course that is listed by a department offering a module as a requirement for admission to the module. For admission to an Honors Specialization module or Double Major modules in an Honors Bachelor degree, at least 3.0 courses will be considered principal courses.



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Music


Review of theory rudiments. Study of melody writing and elementary harmony.

Extra Information: 3 hours, half course. No credit.

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Students whose principal instrument is other than piano, organ, or harpsichord must demonstrate keyboard proficiency of at least the Conservatory Grade VI level, either by presentation of a Conservatory certificate, or by passing an equivalent test offered periodically by the Faculty. Satisfaction of this requirement is strongly recommended before entrance to the BMus (Honors) programs. Students needing instruction to meet this requirement must make their own arrangements at their own expense.

Extra Information: No credit.

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A basic course to acquaint students with the materials of music and to give a broad perspective of the history of music. Through guided listening, the student will be exposed to a wide variety of musical styles.

Antirequisite(s): Music 1140.

Extra Information: 3 hours. May be available for credit in BA (Music) programs with permission of the Dean. Open to non-music students.

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A concise introduction to music theory that will develop both practical and intellectual fluency with musical skills and concepts. Not available for credit for music students.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course is divided into two parts. To obtain credit, both parts must be taken. Performance: Individual lessons arranged by the Faculty of Music. Credit for this course will be determined by the student's progress during the year and by a final performance examination. Survey of Music Literature I: Baroque, Classic and Romantic repertoire. Students will be expected to prepare works for class performance. May be available for credit in BA(Music) programs with permission of the Dean.

Antirequisite(s): Music 1102A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Grade VI level demonstrated by audition. Non music students must contact the Faculty of Music before classes begin to receive audition information. Students will be billed a fee upon registration. (See Fees section of Calendar.)

Course Weight: 1.00
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A survey of music cultures from across the world, including Indigenous musics. The course explores both the organization of musical sound and uses of music in social life. Lecture format, audio and video examples, guest presentations, and hands-on experience.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Introduction to musical elements and manipulation (pitch, rhythm, intensity, timbre, texture, and form), and appropriate repertoire.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Musicianship skills for basic diatonic materials. Topics include an introduction to solfège, tonal listening, sight singing, dictation and keyboard harmony.

Antirequisite(s): The former Music 1635A/B.

Corequisite(s): Music 1649A/B.

Extra Information: 1 lecture hour, 1 tutorial hour.

Course Weight: 0.25
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A continuation of Music 1639. Musicianship skills for advanced diatonic materials. Topics include sight singing, dictation and keyboard harmony.

Antirequisite(s): The former Music 1636A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1639 or the former Music 1635A/B. Corequisite(s): Music 1651A/B.

Extra Information: 1 lecture hour, 1 tutorial hour.

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Basic theory and analysis of tonal music. Topics covered include diatonic harmony and voice leading, the concept and practice of tonality, basic tonicization and modulation, and an introduction to musical form.

Prerequisite(s): Music 0601A/B or demonstrated competence in theory rudiments, melody writing and elementary harmony.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour.

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Continuation of Music 1649A/B. Intermediate theory and analysis of tonal music. Topics covered include harmonic sequences, an introduction to chromatic harmony, and the small forms of tonal music.

Antirequisite(s): Music 2649A/B, the former Music 1650A/B.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1649A/B.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour.

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This course will introduce technical concepts and identification skills related to electroacoustic music processes abundantly prevalent in music today.

Extra Information: 3 hours. Open to music and non-music students.

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Consideration of various approaches to studying the history of music: guided listening, writing about music, library resources.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Introduction to the study of the culture and history of popular music of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and its links to other arts and media.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Survey of music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

Antirequisite(s): Music 2710F/G, the former Music 1711F/G.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours. .

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Introduction to music learning theories and how to facilitate musical development. Explores principles of music teaching across the lifespan. Develops awareness of diverse methodological approaches used in studio, classroom, and community settings.

Antirequisite(s): The former Music 1800A/B.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 1 laboratory hour.

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The rehearsal and performance of orchestral repertoire from the Baroque to the present. Ensembles will include Western Symphony and Western Chamber Orchestra.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for jazz ensembles.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of early music.

Prerequisite(s): Audition and interview.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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Faculty supervised accompanying of (1) two non-Performance majors, or (2) one Performance major, or (3) an approved ensemble, in rehearsals and performances.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances and juries. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For students registered in a degree program in Music.

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Individual lessons. For students registered in a Faculty other than Music, and for Music students registered in a year in which Applied Music study is not required, or who are eligible for the study of more than one principal instrument.

Prerequisite(s): Audition and permission of the Dean. Non music students must contact the Faculty of Music before classes begin to receive audition information. Students will be billed a fee upon registration. (See Fees section of Calendar.)

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An introduction to the playing techniques, repertoire, and performance practices associated with keyboard music and keyboard instruments from 1600 to 1800.

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The rehearsal and performance of a broad range of percussion ensemble repertoire including standard, world, jazz and contemporary styles. Further technical, musical and organization skills building on applied study are explored.


Extra Information: 3 hours. Open to Music Students only.

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The techniques of singing, vocal repertoire, and performance styles introduced in a group setting. Some solo and small group performances are assigned as determined by individual need and level of ability. Participants in this course should be able to read music. This course is not available to Bachelor of Music students.

Antirequisite(s): The former Music 1801A/B.

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This course is divided into two parts. To obtain credit, both parts must be taken. Performance: Individual lessons arranged by the Faculty of Music Credit for this course will be determined by the student's progress during the year and by a final performance examination. Survey of Music Literature II. Music repertoire and performance practices with special emphasis on contemporary trends. Students will be expected to prepare works for class performance.

Extra Information: May be available for credit in BA (Music programs with permission of the Dean. Students will be billed a per term fee upon registration. (See Fees section of Calendar.)

Course Weight: 1.00
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Examines the history, principles, and methods of Ethnomusicology. Coursework may include transcription, ethnography, and fieldwork.

Antirequisite(s): The former Music 1171A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Works in smaller forms for voices and instruments. The course will include analysis of pertinent repertoire.

Prerequisite(s): The former Music 1650A/B with a minimum mark of 70%. Enrolment in the Bachelor of Music with Honors in Composition program or the Bachelor of Music with Honors in Music Theory program or permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Development of basic musicianship skills through the practice and application of sight-singing techniques, ear-training procedures, and keyboard harmony exercises, in continuation of the former Music 1636A/B. Materials for all components will include chromatic melodies, applied chords and inlcude multi-voiced textures. The keyboard harmony component will include harmonization of chromatic melodies, and advanced exercises in figured bass realization, transposition, and score reading.

Prerequisite(s): The former Music 1636A/B.

Extra Information: 1 lecture hour (dictation), 1 tutorial hour (sight singing), 1 laboratory hour (keyboard harmony).

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A continuation of Music 2635A/B

Prerequisite(s): Music 2635A/B.

Extra Information: 1 lecture hour (dictation), 1 tutorial hour (sight singing), 1 laboratory hour (keyboard harmony).

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Continuation of the former Music 1650A/B. Basic theory and analysis of chromatic tonal music from c.1700 to the late-nineteenth century. Topics covered include advanced modal mixture, the Neapolitan chord, augmented sixth chords, altered and extended chords, an introduction to late-Romantic harmony, and a study of form in Romantic Lied.

Prerequisite(s): The former Music 1650A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Continuation of Music 2649A/B. Basic theory and analysis of form in tonal music from c.1700 to the mid-nineteenth century. Topics include a study of the large forms of tonal music including composite ternary, rondo, sonata, and imitative contrapuntal forms.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2649A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A practical introduction to electroacoustic music composition, including digital hardware and software. Students will study appropriate concepts, terminology, and repertoire, and will compose original music in the electroacoustic medium.

Prerequisite(s): The former Music 1650A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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The history, nature and function of popular music, with particular reference to rock music. The course will emphasize musical styles, form, instrumentation, vocal timbres and performing style through a study of representative works.

Extra Information: 3 hours. Open to non-music students.

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The contexts and forms of popular theatre in which music plays a vital part. Emphasis will be on such twentieth-century genres as the Musical, Rock Opera, Musical Comedy, Comic Opera, Operetta and Vaudeville.

Extra Information: 3 hours. Open to non-music students.

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A survey of various styles of jazz. Consideration of artists, jazz ensembles, the harmonic and rhythmic language of jazz, and performing practices, including the nature and role of improvisation.

Extra Information: 3 hours. Open to non-music students.

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Special topics on the study of music history, to be arranged.

Extra Information: 3 hours. Open to non-music students.

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Special topics on the study of music history, to be arranged.

Extra Information: 3 hours. Open to non-music students.

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Survey of the Baroque and Classical periods.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Survey of the Romantic period and the 20th century.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A study of techniques in selected popular music genres including aspects of lyrics, music, performing styles, and arrangement.

Prerequisite(s): The former Music 1650A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Introduction to fundamental principles of recording using desktop music facilities.

Prerequisite(s): One of Music 2700A/B, Music 2701A/B or Music 2702A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Study of conducting techniques for choral ensembles. Training and experience in the distinctive features of choral conducting, interpretation and score reading.

Prerequisite(s): The former Music 1801A/B.

Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction.

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Both practical and pedagogical elements of saxophone instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.

Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction.

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This course will focus on the fundamentals of flute and clarinet pedagogy. An emphasis will be placed on the remediation of common performance problems and modeling with a characteristic sound. Other topics will include Instrument assignment/selection, equipment choices, basic repairs, and resources.

Extra Information: 2 hours

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This course will focus on the fundamentals of bassoon and oboe pedagogy. An emphasis will be placed on the remediation of common performance problems and modeling with a characteristic sound. Other topics will include instrument assignment/selection, equipment choices, basic repairs, and resources.

Extra Information: 2 hours

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Both practical and pedagogical elements of percussion instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.

Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction.

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This course will focus on the fundamentals of trumpet and horn pedagogy. An emphasis will be placed on the remediation of common performance problems and modeling with a characteristic sound. Other topics will include instrument assignment/selection, equipment choices, basic repairs, and resources.

Extra Information: 2 hours

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This course will focus on the fundamentals of trombone, euphonium/baritone, and tuba pedagogy. An emphasis will be placed on the remediation of common performance problems and modeling with a characteristic sound. Other topics will include instrument assignment/selection, equipment choices, basic repairs, and resources.

Extra Information: 2 hours

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Both practical and pedagogical elements of guitar instruction will be covered. Materials and procedures will be appropriate for individual study as well as group instruction.

Extra Information: 26 hours of instruction.

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This course will focus on the fundamentals of violin and viola pedagogy. An emphasis will be placed on the remediation of common performance problems. Other topics will include instrument assignment/selection, equipment choices, basic repairs, and resources.

Extra Information: 2 hours

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This course will focus on the fundamentals of cello and double bass pedagogy. An emphasis will be placed on the remediation of common performance problems. Other topics will include instrument assignment/selection, equipment choices, basic repairs, and resources.

Extra Information: 2 hours

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The rehearsal and performance of orchestral repertoire from the Baroque to the present. Ensembles will include Western Symphony and Western Chamber Orchestra.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement,

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for jazz ensembles.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of early music.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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Faculty supervised accompanying of (1) two non-Performance majors, or (2) one Performance major, or (3) an approved ensemble, in rehearsals and performances.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances and juries. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.

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Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For second year students registered in the Faculty of Music in any program other than Performance.

Antirequisite(s): Music 2921.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1920.

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Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For second year students registered in the Faculty of Music in Performance.

Antirequisite(s): Music 2920.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1920 and completion of successful Performance entrance audition.

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Individual lessons. For students registered in a Faculty other than Music, and for Music students registered in a year in which Applied Music study is not required, or who are eligible for the study of more than one principal instrument.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1925.

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Intensive study of Italian and German lyric diction and IPA for both languages, including IPA transcription and pronunciation, and performances of songs transcribed into IPA. Students will develop an understanding of the flow of each language in relation to music and in relation to word meaning.

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Special topics in Music Performance Studies.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1920.

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Special topics in Music Performance Studies.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1920.

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Special topics in Music Performance Studies.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1920.

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The rehearsal and performance of a broad range of percussion ensemble repertoire including standard, world, jazz and contemporary styles. Further technical, musical and organization skills building on applied study are explored.


Extra Information: 3 hours. Open to Music Students only.

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Performing and technical aspects of the production of opera, including musical and dramatic interpretation, stage movement, techniques of stagecraft, lighting, scene construction, make-up, costumes. An audition is required. Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 4 hours.

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The study and performance of repertoire composed before 1800 with attention to historical performance practices. The ensemble performs on period instruments.

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The study and performance of repertoire composed before 1800 with attention to historical performance practices. The ensemble performs on period instruments.

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The study and performance of selected works form the Chamber Orchestra repertoire with an emphasis on music of the twentieth century. An audition is required. Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.

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The study and performance of selected works form the Chamber Orchestra repertoire with an emphasis on music of the twentieth century. An audition is required. Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.

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The study and performance of selected works in the chamber music repertoire. An audition may be required. Students accepted into the course will be assigned to small ensembles. Available to students in other faculties by permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 2 hours.

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An intensive course of applied vocal instruction and performance practice. Focus is on vocal technique in the bel canto tradition and performance practice of art song and operatic repertoire. The course includes studio instruction from voice faculty, coaching from a vocal coach (pianist), and participation in masterclasses. Participants present a final public concert.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1920 or Music 1925

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Students who will complete an experiential or service learning opportunity may pre-apply for conditional approval to have the work recognized for academic credit. Eligible initiatives include (but are not limited to): Internships; Western Heads East; approved service-learning experiences.

Antirequisite(s): The same course offered through any other Faculty.

Extra Information: 0.5 course, pass/fail NOTE: Academic credit will be given for the course in the same academic year in which approval was given. Students must consult with the Dean of the Faculty (or designate) prior to departure and present a detailed study/research/work plan. The Dean, in consultation with appropriate departmental advisers will provide the student with detailed criteria which must be fulfilled in order to gain credit for the course. These criteria (in the form of a `contract` to be signed by the student and the Dean), may include, but are not limited to: a detailed report of results (with a specified format/length), a detailed diary or blog, a reflection on the learning experience, an oral presentation to peers and faculty. The student will report to the Dean upon return or completion of the experience. No credit will be given without prior approval of the Dean and a failing grade will be assigned if students do not fulfill the pre-approved reporting arrangement. This course may not be used as a substitute for any other course offered by the Faculty of Music, but may count towards the 15.0, 20.0, or 22.0 courses required for graduation, by special permission of the Dean.

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A study of Schenkerian analytic techniques with application to small forms.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Selected topics in the theory and analysis of chromatic harmony for music of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.

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Selected topics in the analysis of musical form for music of the Baroque and/or Classical periods.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Selected topics in the analysis of musical form for music of the Romantic period.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Study of the practice of modal counterpoint in sixteenth century style. Development of written skills through species counterpoint and free counterpoint in the style of Palestrina and other masters of sacred vocal polyphony, such as Victoria and Lasso.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours

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Continued study of the practice of modal counterpoint in sixteenth century style, culminating in the composition of motets and/or mass movements.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3610A/B

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Study of the practice of tonal counterpoint in Baroque style. Development of written skills through species counterpoint and free counterpoint in the style of J. S. Bach. Composition of pieces such as choral preludes, binary dances, inventions, and fugal expositions.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Continued study of the practice of tonal counterpoint through the composition of fugue and other polyphonic forms.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3620A/B

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Works in the larger forms for vocal and/or instrumental ensembles. Analysis with an emphasis on twentieth-century literature.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2629 with a mark of 70% ("B").

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Vocal scoring with and without instrumental accompaniment.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Instruments of the orchestra and band. Timbres, ranges, transpositions, terminology, and score arranging. Arranging for orchestral and/or wind ensembles.

Antirequisite(s): The former Music 3640.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Theory and analysis of post-tonal music from c.1890-1950, with emphasis on atonal and basic twelve-tone repertoire.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Continuation of material from Music 3649A/B. Theory and analysis of post-tonal music from c.1950 to the present, with emphasis on serial and post-serial repertoire.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3649A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Special topics in analysis, composition or theory.


Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Special topics in music theory or composition, to be arranged.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Special topics in analysis, composition or theory.


Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Continued study of the terminology and technology of electronic music. Historical development, musique concrète, the "classical" studio, the synthesizer, and computer applications. Survey of the literature with some analysis. Compositional techniques and notation peculiar to electronic music and its real time performance.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2695A/B, and either Music 2629 or Music 1629A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Continued study of the terminology and technology of electronic music. Historical development, musique concrète, the “classical” studio, the synthesizer, and computer applications. Survey of the literature with some analysis. Compositional techniques and notation peculiar to electronic music and its real-time performance.

Antirequisite(s): Music 3695.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2695A/B, and either Music 2629 or Music 1629A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Selected topics in the historical, cultural, and analytical study of medieval music (c. 900 - 1400).

Prerequisite(s): The former Music 1711F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Selected topics in the historical, cultural, and analytical study of Renaissance music (c. 1400 - 1600).

Prerequisite(s): The former Music 1711F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Selected topics in the historical, cultural, and analytical study of Baroque music (c. 1600 - 1750).

Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Selected topics in the historical, cultural, and analytical study of Classical music (c. 1750 - 1810).

Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours

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Selected topics in the historical, cultural, and analytical study of Romantic music (c. 1800 - 1900).

Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Selected topics in the historical, cultural, and analytical study of music c. 1900 to 1950.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Selected topics in the historical , cultural, and analytical study of music c. 1950 to the present.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A consideration of issues bearing on the performance of music composed before c. 1750.

Prerequisite(s): The former Music 1711F/G and Music 2710F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A consideration of issues bearing on the performance of music composed after c. 1750.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G and Music 2711F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A practical study of the principles of bel canto between c. 1750 and c. 1830 in the music of Handel, Mozart, Rossini, and others. Topics include phrasing, ornamentation, register, legato, staccato, messa di voce, tempo rubato, accent and emphasis, recitative and air.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G and Music 2710F/G or Music 2711F/G

Extra Information: 1 lecture hour, 2 laboratory hours (practicum).

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Selected topics in ethnomusicology - the study of musical traditions in their cultural and social contexts.

Prerequisite(s): One of Music 1710F/G, Music 1170A/B/Y, or Music 2171A/B/Y.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Detailed study of one or more genres in popular music. Emphasis on repertory, style, and historical context.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1730A/B

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Detailed study of one or more composers or artists active in popular music. Emphasis on repertory, style, and historical context.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1730A/B

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Detailed study of particular artists, styles, or periods in the history and sociology of jazz.

Prerequisite(s): One of Music 2700A/B, Music 2701A/B or Music 2702A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Introduction to the tools and techniques of songwriting in a variety of popular music styles.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1730A/B

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Practical acquisition of the fundamental principles essential for preparing pop singers to track and edit vocals.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2736A/B

Extra Information: 3 hours (1 lecture hour, 2 lab hours).

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Topics in the popular music industry, emphasizing its history, business, cultural, legal, and creative contexts.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1730A/B

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Theory and practice of project studio construction and implementation, including acoustic treatment and advanced tracking techniques.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2736A/B

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Theory and practice of mixing and mastering in a primarily digital environment.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2736A/B

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A summary of early opera (c.1600 to the time of Handel) will lead to a more detailed study of opera's development in the hands of composers such as Pergolesi, Mozart, and Rossini.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Selected topics in the historical , cultural, and analytical study of Romantic opera.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Selected topics in the historical , cultural, and analytical study of twentieth-century opera.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A study of symphonic music from the emergence of the genre to the middle of the 19th century.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G and Music 2711F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A study of symphonic music from the middle of the 19th century to the present.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A study of the music written for small ensembles from the seventeenth to twentieth centuries.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G and Music 2711F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An examination of various aspects of the history of music in Canada.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2711F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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The study of music in selected socio-political contexts.

Antirequisite(s): Music 3771A/B in Winter 2007 or Fall 2008.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G or Music 2711F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours

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A seminar on special topics in the history of music, to be arranged.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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A course on special topics in the history of music, to be arranged.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Special topics in music history, to be arranged.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Special topics in music history, to be arranged.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Independent research project for senior students in the Bachelor of Music with Honors (Music History) program. Topic and methodology to be determined on an individual basis through consultation between the student and the supervising professor.

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Independent research project for senior students in the Bachelor of Arts (Specialization in Music Administrative Studies) program. Topic and methodology to be determined on an individual basis through consultation between the student and the supervising professor.

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A consideration of various issues in and approaches to musicological studies.

Prerequisite(s): The former Music 1711F/G and Music 2710F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Organization and development of choral ensembles. Problems of rehearsal and performance. Intensive examination of choral compositions, editions, arrangements, and collections. Practical experience in programming and conducting.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2830.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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Instrumental ensemble conducting techniques, organization, and pedagogy, including rehearsal, programming, and assessment strategies, as well as resources for the instrumental music educator.


Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Instruction in instruments useful to the teacher of music in the elementary schools. The emphasis will be on developing playing proficiency on guitar and recorder.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to the components of a comprehensive music curriculum for elementary school children. Emphasis is placed on reflective practice and the development of the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to plan and implement a music curriculum for a pluralistic society.

Antirequisite(s): The former Music 3850.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course focuses on the singing, creating, moving, and playing for children ages two to thirteen. Developmental stages, appropriate activities and experiential learning are considered and balanced with observations and current readings.

Antirequisite(s): The former Music 3850.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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The study of issues such as musical authenticity, ethnocentricity and appropriation as they relate to culture and diversity in the music classroom. Implications for pedagogy, implementation, and course design are considered.

Prerequisite(s): The former Music 1800A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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In this course students will explore a variety of methods for introducing and developing skills in improvising and composing music for learners of all ages. Lecture, workshop and tutorial formats will allow students to investigate a range of creative musical activities. Students will also learn how to plan for creative music making.

Antirequisite(s): Music 3860A if taken in 2010-11, 2011-12, or 2012-13.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in the third or fourth year of the Honors Bachelor of Music Education

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Special topics in music education, to be arranged.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Special topics in music education, to be arranged.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Special topics in music education, to be arranged.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Special topics in music education, to be arranged.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Special topics in music education, to be arranged.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to the use of computers and related technology, including digital music instruments, in classroom music teaching. Study of the MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) international communications protocol for electronic music equipment, and digital sound generation and manipulation. Applications of computer-based music sequencing and editing in music instruction.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Extra Information: 3 hours.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3870A/B

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The rehearsal and performance of orchestral repertoire from the Baroque to the present. Ensembles will include Western Symphony and Western Chamber Orchestra.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for jazz ensembles.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of early music.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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Faculty supervised accompanying of (1) two non-Performance majors, or (2) one Performance major, or (3) an approved ensemble, in rehearsals and performances.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances and juries. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For third year students registered in the Faculty of Music in any honors program other than Performance.

Antirequisite(s): Music 3921.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2920

Course Weight: 1.00
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Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For third year students registered in the Faculty of Music in Performance.

Antirequisite(s): Music 3920.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2921 or Music 2920 Corequisite(s): Music 3926

Course Weight: 1.00
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Lessons in the student's principal instrument. For students in the second year of the Three-Year Music Performance Diploma Program.

Antirequisite(s): Music 3920, Music 3921.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2921

Course Weight: 1.00
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Lessons in the student's principal instrument. For third year students registered in the Bachelor of Musical Arts program in the Faculty of Music.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2920

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Individual lessons. For students registered in a Faculty other than Music, and for Music students registered in a year in which Applied Music study is not required, or who are eligible for the study of more than one principal instrument.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1920 or Music 2925.

Extra Information: Students will be billed a fee upon registration. (See Fees section of the Calendar).

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Approximately 45 minutes of music performed in a public recital. The program content must be approved by the Department of Music Performance Studies not less than one month prior to the date of public performance. For third-year students registered in the Faculty of Music in Performance.

Corequisite(s): Music 3921

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Lessons in the student's principal instrument. For students registered in a Bachelor of Musical Arts program who wish to take a full course in lessons.

Antirequisite(s): Music 3920, Music 3921 or Music 3924Y.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or permission of the department.

Extra Information: Students will be billed a fee upon registration (see Fees section of Western Academic Calendar).

Course Weight: 1.00
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Intensive study of French lyric diction and diction performance practice. Continued study of IPA for French, including IPA transcription and pronunciation, and performances of songs transcribed into IPA. Application of IPA diction studies in performances of selected repertoire in English, Italian, German and French, and other languages as needed.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2942A/B/Y

Course Weight: 0.50
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Special topics in Applied Music.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or Music 2921

Course Weight: 0.50
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Special topics in Applied Music.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or Music 2921

Course Weight: 0.50
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Special topics in Music Performance Studies.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or Music 2921

Course Weight: 0.50
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Special topics in Music Performance Studies.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or Music 2921

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Special topics in Music Performance Studies.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or Music 2921

Course Weight: 1.00
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Special topics in Music Performance Studies.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or Music 2921

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Special topics in Music Performance Studies.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2920 or Music 2921

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to harpsichord technique and playing by means of study of selected solo repertoire, figured bass, and examination of editorial realizations.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2650A/B, Music 2920 or Music 2921

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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The rehearsal and performance of a broad range of percussion ensemble repertoire including standard, world, jazz and contemporary styles. Further technical, musical and organization skills building on applied study are explored.


Extra Information: 3 hours. Open to Music Students only.

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A study of organ music as related to its history and use in the church.

Extra Information: 3 hours

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Materials, methods and techniques of service playing.

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A study of the musical literature for solo piano.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2710F/G and Music 2711F/G

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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An exploration of the classical music industry within the context of the current cultural and economic climate. Topics will include networking, creating a personal portfolio, researching grants and community partnerships, website design, time management, and finances.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Performing and technical aspects of the production of opera, including musical and dramatic interpretation, stage movement, techniques of stagecraft, lighting, scene construction, make-up, costumes. An audition is required.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2970

Extra Information: 4 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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The study and performance of repertoire composed before 1800 with attention to historical performance practices. The ensemble performs on period instruments.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2971A/B or Music 2972A/B.

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The study and performance of repertoire composed before 1800 with attention to historical performance practices. The ensemble performs on period instruments.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2971A/B or Music 2972A/B.

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The study and performance of selected works from the Chamber Orchestra repertoire with an emphasis on music of the twentieth century. An audition is required.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2973A/B or Music 2974A/B.

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The study and performance of selected works from the Chamber Orchestra repertoire with an emphasis on music of the twentieth century. An audition is required.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2973A/B or Music 2974A/B.

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The study and performance of selected works in the chamber music repertoire. An audition may be required. Students accepted into the course will be assigned to small ensembles, with or without keyboard.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2975Y

Extra Information: 2 hours.

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An introduction to contemporary music from 1945 and after, through preparation and performance of appropriate repertoire in a masterclass setting. This course will incorporate oral presentations involving analysis of performance practice issues along with related artistic and cultural topics.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An intensive course of applied vocal instruction and performance practice. Focus is on vocal technique in the bel canto tradition and performance practice of art song and operatic repertoire. The course includes studio instruction from voice faculty, coaching from a vocal coach (pianist), and participation in masterclasses. Participants present a final public concert.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1920 or Music 1925

Course Weight: 1.00
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A continuation of Music 3629. Students will be expected to complete an extended work for large ensemble.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3629 with 70%.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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A survey of current issues and areas of research and literature in music theory, research resources and procedures, culminating in a directed research project.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3650A/B.

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A consideration of various issues and approaches to research in musicology and music theory.

Antirequisite(s): Music 3791A/B/Y, Music 4630A/B/Y.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1710F/G, Music 1750F/G or the former Music 1711F/G, Music 2710F/G, Music 2711F/G, and Music 3650A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Independent research or composition project for senior students in the Bachelor of Music with Honors (Music Theory and Composition) program.

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Special topics on the study of music theory or composition, to be arranged.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Discussion of topics relevant to administration within the music industry.

Prerequisite(s): Enrolment in the Bachelor of Arts Specialization in Music Administrative Studies, the Bachelor of Arts Major in Popular Music Studies, or the Bachelor of Music with Honors in Music History.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Advanced approaches and techniques of songwriting in a variety of popular styles.


Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Allows students an opportunity to identify and capitalize on professional avenues for producing, distributing, and marketing music.

Prerequisite(s): One of Music 3738A/B, Music 3739A/B.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Special topics on the study of music history, to be arranged.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, open to non-music students.

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The notation and editing of European music of the Middle Ages and Renaissance; principles and practical exercises.

Prerequisite(s): The former Music 1711F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Research techniques and source materials used in music education at the elementary school level. A comparative study of the materials and procedures in music education with special attention given to the work of Orff, Dalcroze, Kodály, and Suzuki.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3850

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to the psychology of music emphasizing research in psychoacoustics, perception, and cognition. Studies will be examined that offer principles of learning applicable to music education curriculum development and practice. Beginner-level evaluation techniques based on experimental research procedures will also be acquired.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An introduction to philosophy of Music Education. Emphasis is placed on the critical examination of music education philosophy and practice and also on political and other factors affecting music education in school and society.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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In this course students will explore issues affecting music education in practice through readings, lectures, films and class discussion alongside an 8-week service-learning placement in a school or community music organization in London or the surrounding area. Students will write weekly reflections and take part in an end-of-term group presentation that highlights connections made between their community service and in-class learning.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Organizing and developing instrumental ensembles, specifically bands. Topics will include: conducting, wind band repertoire, programming, curriculum planning, lesson plan development, and strategies for teaching musical elements, historical styles, and ensemble timbre.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course provides students with methods and materials for teaching jazz. Students will be able to initiate a jazz program, list important criteria for selecting appropriate curricular materials, demonstrate effective rehearsal strategies, differentiate characteristics of jazz styles, and demonstrate methods for teaching beginning jazz improvisation.

Pre-or Corequisite(s): Music 3840.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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The rehearsal and performance of orchestral repertoire from the Baroque to the present. Ensembles will include Western Symphony and Western Chamber Orchestra.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

Course Weight: 0
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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

Course Weight: 0
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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for winds, brass and percussion.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement,

Course Weight: 0
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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for jazz ensembles.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of early music.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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Description: Faculty supervised accompanying of (1) two non-Performance majors, or (2) one Performance major, or (3) an approved ensemble, in rehearsals and performances.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances and juries. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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Rehearsal and performance in a Faculty of Music Ensemble. For students registered in the Artist Diploma in Performance (One-Year Program). Available by audition and permission of the Department.

Extra Information: Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for womens choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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The rehearsal and performance of repertoire for mixed choir.

Extra Information: 4 hours plus performances. Meets large ensemble requirement.

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Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For fourth year students registered in the Faculty of Music in an honors program other than Performance.

Antirequisite(s): Music 4921.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3920

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Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For fourth year students registered in the Faculty of Music in the honors performance program.

Antirequisite(s): Music 4920.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3921 or 3920

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Lessons in the student's principal instrument. For students in the third year of the Three-Year Music Peformance Diploma Program.

Antirequisite(s): Music 4920, Music 4921.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3922

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Lessons in the student's principal instrument and participation in performance class. For students registered in the Artist Diploma in Performance (One-Year Program).

Corequisite(s): Music 4928

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Lessons in the student's principal instrument. For fourth year students registered in the Bachelor of Musical Arts program in the Faculty of Music.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3924Y or Music 3929.

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Individual lessons. For students registered in a Faculty other than Music, and for Music students registered in a year in which Applied Music study is not required, or who are eligible for the study of more than one principal instrument.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2920, Music 2921 or Music 3925.

Extra Information: Students will be billed a fee upon registration. (See Fees section of the Calendar).

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Approximately 60 minutes of music performed in a public recital. The program content must be approved by the Department of Music Performance Studies not less than one month prior to the date of public performance. For Performance majors only.

Corequisite(s): Music 4921

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Approximately 50 minutes of music performed in a public recital. The program content must be approved by the Department of Music Performance Studies not less than one month prior to the date of the public performance. For students in the third year of the Three-Year Artist Performance program only.

Antirequisite(s): Music 4926.

Corequisite(s): Music 4922.

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Approximately 60 minutes of music performed in a public recital. Program content approved by the Music Performance Studies Department. For students registered in the Artist Diploma in Performance (One-Year Program).

Corequisite(s): Music 4923

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Lessons in the student's principal instrument. For students registered in a Bachelor of Musical Arts program who wish to take a full course in lessons.

Antirequisite(s): Music 4920, Music 4921 or Music 4924Y.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3929 or Music 3924Y or permission of the department.

Extra Information: Students will be billed a fee upon registration (see Fees section of Western Academic Calendar).

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The advanced study of the principles of French diction in the performance of mélodie and opera. Available to Voice and Piano Honors Performance students registered in the third or fourth year.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2942A/B/Y or Music 3942A/B/Y.

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The study and performance of Cantata and Oratorio literature from the 17th century to the present.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2921

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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A study and performance of Art Song, Cantata and Oratorio Literature. Available to voice and piano students registered in the fourth year of the Bachelor of Music with Honors (Performance) program.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3921

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Special topics in Music Performance Studies.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3921 or 3920

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Special topics in Music Performance Studies.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3921 or 3920

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Special topics in Music Performance Studies.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3921 or 3920

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The rehearsal and performance of a broad range of percussion ensemble repertoire including standard, world, jazz and contemporary styles. Further technical, musical and organization skills building on applied study are explored.


Extra Information: 3 hours. Open to Music Students only.

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Available to organ students registered in a Performance program in the fourth year.

Extra Information: 1.5 hours.

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Required of all piano students registered in a Performance program in the fourth year.

Extra Information: 1.5 hours.

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A study of individual and class piano teaching methods and their application within a supervised teaching experience.

Extra Information: 1.5 hours.

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A comprehensive survey of voice technique and the methods of voice training, from historical Bel Canto treatises to the most recent scientific studies. Available to vocal students.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1920.

Extra Information: 1.5 hours.

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A study of the solo and teaching repertoire of all stringed instruments, including an examination of teaching techniques. This course is required of all string students registered in Performance in the fourth year and is open to others by Permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Available to woodwind students registered in a Performance program in the fourth year.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Available to brass students registered in a Performance program in the fourth year.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Available to percussion students registered in a Performance program in the fourth year.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course examines the standard clarinet repertoire in context of the instrument's historical development, surveys pedagogical resources, and explores teaching techniques and diagnostic skills for the clarinet with an emphasis on practical application.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Performing and technical aspects of the production of opera, including musical and dramatic interpretation, stage movement, techniques of stagecraft, lighting, scene construction, make-up, costumes.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3970

Extra Information: 4 hours.

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The study and performance of repertoire composed before 1800 with attention to historical performance practices. The ensemble performs on period instruments.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3971A/B or Music 3972A/B

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The study and performance of repertoire composed before 1800 with attention to historical performance practices. The ensemble performs on period instruments.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3971A/B or Music 3972A/B

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The study and performance of selected works from the Chamber Orchestra repertoire with an emphasis on music of the twentieth century. An audition is required.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3973A/B or Music 3974B.

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The study and performance of selected works from the Chamber Orchestra repertoire with an emphasis on music of the twentieth century. An audition is required.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3973A/B or Music 3974A/B.

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The study and performance of selected works in the chamber music repertoire. An audition may be required. Students accepted into the course will be assigned to small ensembles, with or without keyboard.

Prerequisite(s): Music 3975Y

Extra Information: 2 hours.

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A course intended to teach the pianist and orchestral instrumentalist the principles of ensemble playing as well as the literature of the Solo Instrumental Works with piano. Designed for students majoring in Piano or Orchestral Instruments in Honors Performance, in third or fourth year. Available to other students by permission of the Department.

Prerequisite(s): Music 2921 or Music 2920 Corequisite(s): Music 3926

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An intensive course of applied vocal instruction and performance practice. Focus is on vocal technique in the bel canto tradition and performance practice of art song and operatic repertoire. The course includes studio instruction from voice faculty, coaching from a vocal coach (pianist), and participation in masterclasses. Participants present a final public concert.

Prerequisite(s): Music 1920 or Music 1925

Course Weight: 1.00
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