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ACMP 527: Accompanying (1-4 )
Individual instruction in vocal and/or instrumental accompanying. Open to junior, senior, and graduate pianists with permission of instructor. IND
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ACMP 529: Performance Class in Accompanying (1 )
A class in the performance of vocal and instrumental accompaniment. Prerequisite: Completion of ACMP 527 or permission of instructor. IND
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ACMP 727: Accompanying (1-4 )
Individual instruction in vocal and or instrumental accompanying. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. IND
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ACMP 811: Advanced Accompanying (1-6 )
For graduate students majoring in accompanying. May be repeated for credit. Summer session limit one to three hours. IND
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ACMP 822: The Accompanist's Literature (3 )
A course in which major vocal and instrumental works are studied with vocal or instrumental participants. LEC
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BAND 202: Wind Ensemble (0-1 )
Study and performance of literature written for wind ensembles using an instrumentation somewhat smaller than the traditional concert band. Literature ranges from early wind and band music to contemporary avant-garde wind ensemble literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Audition and permission of instructor. LAB
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BAND 204: Symphonic Band (0-1 )
For freshmen and sophomores. Three one-hour rehearsals each week. Performances include concerts on campus and tours throughout the area. Literature includes wind music, transcriptions, and other standard concert band literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of director. ACT
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BAND 206: University Band (0-1 )
For freshmen and sophomores. This concert organization performs on campus as well as in other area concerts. The band studies and performs music from the standard band repertoire. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of director. ACT
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BAND 210: University Marching Band (0-1 )
Open to all qualified University students, regardless of major field. Public performances include presentation of drill-marching maneuvers and pageantry at all home football games as well as several trips each season. Three two-hour rehearsals per week. Offered fall semester only. Membership by audition. For freshmen and sophomores. May be repeated for credit. ACT
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BAND 404: Symphonic Band (0-1 )
For freshmen and sophomores. Three one-hour rehearsals each week. Performances include concerts on campus and tours throughout the area. Literature includes wind music, transcriptions, and other standard concert band literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of director. ACT
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BAND 406: University Band (0-1 )
For juniors and seniors. May be repeated for credit. ACT
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BAND 410: University Marching Band (0-1 )
For juniors and seniors. May be repeated for credit. ACT
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BAND 459: Scoring for Field Band (2 )
Primary voicings and textural possibilities for wind and percussion instruments will be stressed as these resources relate to the arranging of music for marching and pep bands at the secondary level. (Same as MTHC 459.) Prerequisite: MTHC 214. LEC
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BAND 466: Directed Study (1-3 )
May be repeated for credit. IND
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BAND 501: Workshop in: _____ (0.5-3 )
May be repeated for credit. IND
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BAND 559: Scoring for Concert Band (2 )
Curriculum includes idiomatic writing, tonal balance, scoring for large percussion sections, and analysis of wind colors and instrumental combinations found in music of Holst, Vaughan Williams, Grainger, Stravinsky, Hindemith, and C. Williams. (Same as MTHC 559.) Prerequisite: MTHC 214 and MTHC 459. IND
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BAND 602: Wind Ensemble (0-1 )
Study and performance of literature written for wind ensembles using an instrumentation somewhat smaller than the traditional concert band. Literature ranges from early wind and band music to contemporary avant-garde wind ensemble literature. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Audition and permission of instructor. LAB
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BAND 630: Band Repertoire (2 )
A survey of selected band works from the standard repertoire. The works are to be analyzed in terms of style and form, and in terms of the rehearsal and performance problems inherent in the work. Also a study of the standard band repertoire from an educational viewpoint as well as from a programming viewpoint. LEC
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BAND 701: Workshop in _____ (0.5-3 )
May be repeated for credit. LEC
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BAND 803: Interpretation of Band Music (1 )
A study of the essential factors necessary for the understanding and subsequent interpretation of various compositions of advanced band music. In addition to the regular course work, students must qualify for the band, attend at least six hours of rehearsal per week and play in all concerts. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. LAB
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BASN 100: Bassoon (1-2 )
Applied music lessons for freshmen and sophomores not majoring in music. May be repeated for credit. IND
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BASN 101: Bassoon Reed Making (0-1 )
The principles of bassoon reed making, including profiling and shaping of bassoon cane and scraping of bassoon reeds. Open only to freshmen and sophomores. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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BASN 121: Bassoon (1-4 )
Applied music lessons for freshmen majoring in music. May be repeated for credit. IND
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BASN 221: Bassoon (1-4 )
Applied music lessons for sophomores majoring in music. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 121-level until the music major has accumulated 4 credits (8 for performance majors). IND
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BASN 300: Bassoon (1-2 )
Applied music lessons for juniors and seniors not majoring in music. May be repeated for credit. IND
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BASN 301: Bassoon Reed Making (0-1 )
The principles of bassoon reed making, including profiling and shaping of bassoon cane and scraping of bassoon reeds. Open only to juniors and seniors. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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BASN 321: Bassoon (1-2 )
Applied music lessons for juniors majoring in music. Not for performance majors. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 221-level until the music major has accumulated 8 credits. IND
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BASN 421: Bassoon (1-2 )
Applied music lessons for seniors majoring in music. Not for performance majors. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 321-level until the music major has accumulated 12 credits. IND
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BASN 422: Bassoon (1-2 )
Applied music lessons. Must be taken in the semester a recital is being performed and as required by the degree program. Not for performance majors. IND
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BASN 622: Bassoon (1-4 )
Applied music lessons for juniors and seniors majoring in performance. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Performance majors must accumulate 16 credits at the 121/221 levels. IND
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BASN 711: Bassoon (1-4 )
For graduate students not majoring in bassoon. May be repeated for credit. Summer session limit one to three hours. IND
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BASN 811: Bassoon (1-6 )
For graduate students majoring in bassoon. May be repeated for credit. Summer session limit one to three hours. IND
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BASN 921: Seminar in Performance (3 )
A study of repertoire and performance practice relating to the bassoon during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. LEC
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BASN 922: Seminar in Performance (3 )
A study of repertoire and extended performance techniques of the twentieth century. LEC
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BASN 961: Directed Performance (1-6 )
Individual instruction. Open only to students who have been admitted to the D.M.A. curriculum in bassoon. May be repeated for credit. Summer session limit one to three hours. RSH
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BASN 965: Doctoral Recitals (1-3 )
Maximum seven hours credit. May be repeated for credit. THE
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BASN 970: D.M.A. Lecture-Recital (1-6 )
A lecture-recital and scholarly paper on a subject pertinent to the student's major field. Open only to candidates for the D.M.A. in performance. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. RSH
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BASN 972: D.M.A. Document (1-6 )
A scholarly paper on a subject pertinent to the student's major field. Open only to candidates for the D.M.A. in performance and conducting. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. THE
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BRSS 252: Brass Choir (0-1 )
For freshmen and sophomores. Study and performance of large brass ensemble literature. May be repeated for credit. IND
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BRSS 652: Brass Choir (0-1 )
For juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Study and performance of large brass ensemble literature. May be repeated for credit. IND
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BRSS 921: Seminar in Performance and Pedagogy: _____ (3 )
Repertoire, performance practice, pedagogical, and stylistic concerns relating to the music for brass instruments throughout their history. Topics will include the physical development of the instruments, their usage as solo, chamber, and large ensemble instruments in both sacred and secular literature, and a survey of historical and modern bibliographic materials. May be repeated for credit when topics vary. IND
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CARI 100: Carillon (1-2 )
Applied music lessons for freshmen and sophomores not majoring in music. May be repeated for credit. IND
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CARI 300: Carillon (1-2 )
Applied music lessons for juniors and seniors not majoring in music. May be repeated for credit. IND
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CARI 621: Carillon (1-4 )
One or two lessons per week. For graduate students not majoring in carillon performance. May be repeated for credit. IND
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CARI 711: Carillon (1-4 )
May be repeated for credit. IND
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CARI 804: History of Carillon Literature and Design (3 )
A survey of carillon literature and design. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. LEC
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CARI 811: Carillon (1-6 )
For graduate students majoring in carillon. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. IND
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CARI 820: Studio Class in Carillon (0 )
Studio performance of repertoire for students enrolled in carillon. May be repeated . Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. IND
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CHAM 215: University Camerata (0-1 )
For freshmen and sophomores. Rehearsal and performance of string chamber music repertoire. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. LEC
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CHAM 216: Chamber Music (0-1 )
For freshmen and sophomores. The study of works for various combinations of instruments. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHAM 220: Baroque Ensemble (0-1 )
For freshmen and sophomores. Study and performance of seventeenth and eighteenth century chamber music using replicas of period instruments. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHAM 254: New Music Ensemble (0-2 )
The performance of music in the most recent styles as well as masterworks of the 20th century. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. ACT
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CHAM 320: Baroque Ensemble (0-1 )
For juniors and seniors. Study and performance of seventeenth and eighteenth century chamber music using replicas of period instruments. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHAM 336: Chamber Music (0-2 )
For juniors and seniors. The study of standard chamber music literature with or without piano. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHAM 615: University Camerata (0-1 )
For juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Rehearsal and performance of string chamber music repertoire. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. LEC
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CHAM 654: New Music Ensemble (0-2 )
The performance of music in the most recent styles as well as masterworks of the 20th century. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. ACT
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CHAM 820: Baroque Ensemble (0-2 )
Study and performance of seventeenth and eighteenth century chamber music, using replicas of period instruments. Primarily for woodwinds, strings, and keyboards. May be repeated for credit. IND
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CHAM 829: Advanced Chamber Music (0-2 )
A special study of chamber music works, with or without piano, with emphasis on problems of style and interpretation. May be repeated for credit. IND
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CHAM 929: Advanced Chamber Music (0-2 )
May be repeated for credit. IND
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CHOR 214: University Singers (0-1 )
Open through audition. Study and performance of significant choral music from the major periods of music history. For freshmen and sophomores. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHOR 216: Concert Choir (0-1 )
Open through audition. Study and public performance of significant choral music from the major periods of music history. For freshmen and sophomores. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHOR 218: KU Men's Glee Club (0-1 )
A choral ensemble for male singers. The group will study, rehearse, and perform traditional and contemporary choral music for men's chorus. A formal audition is not required. May be repeated for credit. ACT
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CHOR 220: Oread Consort (0-1 )
A select choral ensemble of 16-20 singers specializing in challenging music of all periods. Open by audition to experienced sight readers and ensemble singers. Concurrent membership in another choir encouraged. For freshmen and sophomores. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHOR 226: Women's Chorale (0-1 )
A choral ensemble for women singers. The group will study, rehearse, and perform traditional and contemporary choral music for women's chorus. For freshmen and sophomores. May be repeated for credit. ACT
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CHOR 228: Summer Chorus (0-1 )
A choral ensemble that meets during the summer term. May be repeated for credit. ACT
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CHOR 242: Chamber Choir (0-1 )
Intensive study and public performance of significant choral literature. Membership by audition. For freshmen and sophomores. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHOR 254: Collegium Musicum, Vocal (0-1 )
May be repeated for credit. (Same as MUSC 254.) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. ACT
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CHOR 410: Choral Practicum (1 )
A choral ensemble directed by student conductors under the supervision of the choral faculty. May be repeated for credit. ACT
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CHOR 414: University Singers (0-1 )
Open through audition. Study and performance of significant choral music from the major periods of music history. For juniors and seniors. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHOR 416: Concert Choir (0-1 )
Open through audition. Study and public performance of significant choral music from the major periods of music history. For juniors and seniors. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHOR 418: KU Men's Glee Club (0-1 )
A choral ensemble for male singers. The group will study, rehearse, and perform traditional and contemporary choral music for men's chorus. A formal audition is not required. May be repeated for credit. ACT
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CHOR 424: Opera Chorus (1 )
A chorus for opera or musical theatre productions. Open by audition in conjunction with the theatre department. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHOR 446: Women's Chorale (0-1 )
A choral ensemble for women singers. The group will study, rehearse, and perform traditional and contemporary choral music for women's chorus. For juniors and seniors. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHOR 620: Oread Consort (0-1 )
A select choral ensemble of 16-20 singers specializing in challenging music of all periods. Open by audition to experienced sight readers and ensemble singers. Concurrent membership in another choir encouraged. For juniors, seniors, and graduate students. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHOR 628: Summer Chorus (0-1 )
A choral ensemble that meets during the summer term. May be repeated for credit. ACT
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CHOR 630: Choral Repertoire (2 )
A survey of selected choral repertoire available for the high school choral conductor. Both sacred and secular choral literature from the major periods of music history will be studied and analyzed in terms of the problems therein which may be encountered by high school choral conductors. Fall semester and summer only. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: MEMT 246, MEMT 330, MEMT 700, and/or consent of instructor. LEC
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CHOR 642: Chamber Choir (0-1 )
Intensive study and public performance of significant choral literature. Membership by audition. For juniors, seniors, and graduate students. May be repeated for credit. LAB
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CHOR 654: Collegium Musicum, Vocal (0-1 )
May be repeated for credit. (Same as MUSC 654.) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. ACT
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CHOR 701: Workshop in: _____ (0.5-3 )
May be repeated for credit. LEC
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CHOR 805: Interpretation of Choral Music (1 )
A study of the essential factors necessary for the understanding and subsequent interpretation of various compositions of advanced choral music. Offered in the summer session only. LEC
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CHOR 820: Orchestral Bowing Techniques for Choral Conductors (1 )
Stylistic, expressive, and technical considerations essential for making effective bowing decisions. Prerequisite: A course in conducting. LAB
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CHOR 825: Choral Diction (3 )
Study of methods to teach and learn diction in choral music contexts. Attention to International Phonetic Alphabet, acoustic implications of particular phonemes, and contributions of emerging technologies. Application of various languages, including English, Latin, Italian, French, German, and Spanish. (Same as MEMT 825.) LEC
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CHOR 826: Adolescent Changing Voices (3 )
Scientific approaches to the pedagogy of adolescent male and female voices during voice change. (Same as MEMT 826.) LEC
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CHOR 827: Children's Voices (3 )
Scientific approaches to understanding and working with unchanged children's voices. (Same as MEMT 827.) LEC
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CHOR 828: Science-based Voice Education (3-6 )
Comprehensive examination of vocal anatomy, respiration, phonation, resonance, articulation, and voice development, with particular attention to research-based vocal/choral pedagogies for working with child through senior adult voices. (Same as MEMT 828.) Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. LEC
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CHOR 830: Sacred Choral Repertoire (2 )
A study of anthems for Lectionary years A, B, and C. For church choir directors and church music majors. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. LAB
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CHOR 850: Choral Arranging (2 )
Techniques of arranging for large and small choral groups, with and without accompaniment. Prerequisite: MTHC 253 or consent of instructor. LEC
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CHOR 910: Research Methodologies in Choral Music (3 )
This course will provide the student with an overview of historical, analytical, qualitative, and quantitative approaches used in the research of choral music and issues related to teaching and conducting in the choral field. LEC
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CHUR 222: Bales Chorale (0-1 )
A choral ensemble directed by student conductors in the Division of Organ and Church Music under the supervision of faculty. May be repeated for credit. ACT
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CHUR 622: Bales Chorale (0-1 )
A choral ensemble directed by student conductors in the Division of Organ and Church Music under the supervision of faculty. May be repeated for credit. ACT
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CHUR 801: Church Music Seminar I (3 )
History of Jewish music; history of church music and the thought about church music through the Middle Ages. LEC
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CHUR 802: Church Music Seminar II (3 )
History of church music and the thought about church music from the period of the Renaissance/Reformations through the Baroque era with special emphasis on hymnology, and anthem literature. LEC
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CHUR 803: Church Music Seminar III (3 )
History of church music and the thought about church music from the 19th century to the present with special emphasis on hymnology, and anthem literature. LEC
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CHUR 804: Church Music Seminar IV (3 )
A survey of sacred choral literature focusing on the development of the motet, the mass, and the cantata. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. LEC
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CHUR 805: Selected Topics in Church Music: _____ (1-3 )
Topics vary by semester. May be repeated for credit. LEC
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CHUR 806: Service Playing and Improvisation I (3 )
Hymn playing, service playing techniques, anthem accompaniment, conducting from the console and improvisation. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. LEC
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CHUR 807: Service Playing and Improvisation II (3 )
Continuation of CHUR 806. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. LEC
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CHUR 808: History of Liturgy (3 )
The history of liturgy in Jewish and Christian traditions as well as historical criticism and interpretation of liturgy. LEC
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CHUR 809: The Judeo-Christian Tradition and the Arts (3 )
Readings, discussion and projects concerning architecture, visual art, literature, drama, poetry, dance, and film as they have developed in the Judeo-Christian tradition. LEC
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CHUR 810: Religion and the Arts (3 )
Issues in the relationship between religion and the arts. LEC
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School of Music

Murphy Hall
1530 Naismith Drive, Room 450
Lawrence, KS 66045-3103
785-864-3436
785-864-5866
music@ku.edu
http://music.ku.edu/
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