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Music

The Music Department offers HUMA S1123, which is part of the Core Curriculum. In addition, "Recorded Sound" aims to gain a understanding of recording, editing, mixing, and mastering of recorded music and sounds.

Check the Directory of Classes for the most up-to-date course information in Music, Asian Humanities: Music, and Humanities.

Summer 2022 Session Information

  • SESSION A (First Half Term) courses are May 23–July 1, 2022
  • SESSION B (Second Half Term) courses are July 5–August 12, 2022
  • SESSION X (Full Term) courses are May 23–August 12, 2022
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MUSIC IN EAST ASIA
AHMM3320V001 3 points.

A topical approach to the concepts and practices of music in relation to other arts in the development of Asian civilizations.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
AHMM3320V001 001/10373 Session A Tu 09:00 AM–12:10 PM
Th 09:00 AM–12:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Kevin Fellezs
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
MUSIC IN EAST ASIA
AHMM3320V002 3 points.

A topical approach to the concepts and practices of music in relation to other arts in the development of Asian civilizations.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
AHMM3320V002 002/12564 Session A Tu 09:00 AM–12:10 PM
Th 09:00 AM–12:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Ratidzai Chikukwa
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
MUSIC IN EAST ASIA
AHMM3320V003 3 points.

A topical approach to the concepts and practices of music in relation to other arts in the development of Asian civilizations.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
AHMM3320V003 003/12563 Session B Mo 09:00 AM–12:10 PM
We 09:00 AM–12:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Noah Rosen
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
MUSICS OF INDIA & WEST ASIA
AHMM3321S001 3 points.
This course is a topical (not comprehensive) survey of some of the musical traditions of South and West Asia, and of their diasporas. Each tradition will be described locally, connecting it to critical themes that the course aims to explore. The purpose of the course is to introduce you to a range of indigenous and diasporic “Asian” musical styles, ideas, traditions, and artists through an interdisciplinary approach to the study of music as culture. No previous background in music is required.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
AHMM3321S001 001/10018 Session A Mo 09:00 AM–12:10 PM
We 09:00 AM–12:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Alessandra Ciucci
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
MUSICS OF INDIA & WEST ASIA
AHMM3321S002 3 points.
This course is a topical (not comprehensive) survey of some of the musical traditions of South and West Asia, and of their diasporas. Each tradition will be described locally, connecting it to critical themes that the course aims to explore. The purpose of the course is to introduce you to a range of indigenous and diasporic “Asian” musical styles, ideas, traditions, and artists through an interdisciplinary approach to the study of music as culture. No previous background in music is required.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
AHMM3321S002 002/10019 Session B Tu 09:00 AM–12:10 PM
Th 09:00 AM–12:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Alessandra Ciucci
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MUSIC
MUSI2205V001 3 points.

An introduction to the potential of digital sound synthesis and signal processing. Teaches proficiency in elementary and advanced digital audio techniques. This course aims to challenge some of the tacet assumptions about music that are built into the design of various user interfaces and hardware and fosters a creative approach to using digital audio workstation software and equipment.  Permission of Instructor required to enroll. Music Majors have priority for enrollment.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI2205V001 001/10369 Session A Mo 01:00 PM–04:10 PM
We 01:00 PM–04:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Diana Rodriguez
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
The Song Within Us: Composition, Analysis, Performance
MUSI2240W001 3 points.

This class offers insight through composing, analysis, and performance for the composer, singer/songwriter, and performance artist. Coupling specifics of rhythm, melody, and harmony with story telling, lyric writing and the voice itself, students will be encouraged to share their imagination in song regardless of style, genre, or aesthetic. Music ranging from Chant to Music Theatre, the German lied to international pop fusion will be included as models upon which to base discussion and creative endeavor. Improvisation and musicianship techniques will complement pedagogical presentations of tonal and non - tonal compositional practice. A required final project based on any combination of composition, analysis, and performance, and in any media will be due at the end of the semester. All levels of experience and all types of instruments are welcome. Notation software is recommended but not required.

Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI2240W001 001/10243 Session B Tu 01:00 PM–04:10 PM
Th 01:00 PM–04:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
Peter Susser
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person
RECORDED SOUND
MUSI3630S001 3 points.
Prerequisites: the instructor's permission. Main objective is to gain a familiarity with and understanding of recording, editing, mixing, and mastering of recorded music and sounds using Pro Tools software. Discusses the history of recorded production, microphone technique, and the idea of using the studio as an instrument for the production and manipulation of sound.
Course Number Section/Call Number Session Times/Location
MUSI3630S001 001/10020 Session A Mo 09:00 AM–12:10 PM
We 09:00 AM–12:10 PM

Instructor Points Enrollment Method of Instruction
David Adamcyk
3 Open for Enrollment
(auto-fill Wait List)
In-Person