FAU
Department of Sociology
  • History and Appreciation of Jazz
  • (MUH 2018) 3 credits
  • The history of Jazz music from its origin to the present time.
  • Music Cultures of the World
  • (MUH 2512) 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: MUS 1101
    Survey of the rich diversity of world music with emphasis on the relationship between music and culture on a global level. Music traditions from Asia, Africa, North and South America, Oceania, and Europe are explored through lectures, discussion, listening, assigned reading, participatory exercises, musical analysis, and study of music in cultural context.
  • American Popular Music
    and Culture

  • (MUH 2520) 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: MUS 1101
    The purpose of this course is to explore complex interrelations of American popular music styles utilizing four lines of inquiry: 1) those qualities that most clearly define a style; 2) the interaction among styles and the influence of one style on another; 3) the transformation of the commercially dominant style over the history of American popular music; 4) the stylistic evolution of genres within a specific time span. No prior musical training is required for the course.
  • Rock & Roll in American Society
  • (MUH 3023) 3 credits
  • This survey course brings into focus the roots and historical perspective of Rock & Roll in American society. Musical and historical events and their effect on the development and evolution of Rock &Roll music from its inception to the present day are explored.
  • Introduction to Jewish Music
  • (MUH 3070) 3 credits
  • A consideration if Jewish musical traditions within the context of the Jewish com m un ity. Historical, geograph ical, an d system atic approaches will be used. Both cultivated and vernacular traditions will be studied.
  • Jazz in American Society
  • (MUH 3801) 3 credits
  • This survey course brings into focus the roots and historical perspective of Jazz in American society. Musical and historical events and their effect on the development and evolution of Jazz music from its inception to the present day are explored.
  • Music of Western Civilization I
  • (MUH 4211) 3 credits
  • Prerequisites: MUT 2116, MUS 1101 with a grade of "C" or higher
    Survey of Western history music from Antiquity through the Baroque Era, designed for Music majors. Its purpose is to: 1) develop familiarity with specific works and general musical styles through intensive listening exercises; 2) provide an understanding of performance, composition, and theoretical innovations in vocal and instrumental music through musical analysis; 3) explore the philosophical/aesthetic basis of the creative process by significant composers.
  • Music of Western Civilization II
  • (MUH 4212) 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: MUT 2117, MUH 4211 with a grade of "C" or higher
    Survey of Western history music from the Classical Period through the 20th century, designed for Music majors. Its purpose is to: 1) develop familiarity with specific works and general musical styles through intensive listening exercises; 2) provide an understanding of performance, composition, and theoretical innovations in vocal and instrumental music through musical analysis; 3) explore the philosophical/aesthetic basis of the creative process by significant composers.
  • Russian Music, Art,
    and Culture of the 19th Century

  • (MUH 4551) 3 credits
  • A study of great Russian composers, performers of the 19th century, and their contemporaries in the fine arts. Lectures supplemented with CDs, videos, and slides.
  • Russian Music, Art,
    and Culture of the 20th Century

  • (MUH 4552) 3 credits
  • A study of great Russian composers, performers of the 20th century, and their contemporaries in the fine arts. Lectures supplemented with CDs, videos, and slides.
  • Music in Film
  • (MUH 4623) 3 credits
  • Music in film is a history of the use of music in films, covering 1895 to present. The composer's art and evolution with technologically different decades is discussed, as well as transition from silent to sound.
  • Special Topics in Music History
  • (MUH 4930) 3 credits
  • Corequisite or prerequisite: MUH 4211 or 4212
    In -depth study of selected aspects of music history and literature. Specific topic to be announced in advance of each semester.
  • History and Appreciation of Music
  • (MUL 2010) 3 credits
  • Meets the core curriculum requirement in music for nonmusic majors.
  • Classical Guitar Literature
  • (MUL 3430) 2 credits
  • Survey of classical guitar concert and solo literature, chamber music, works for voice and guitar, and concertos.
  • Chamber Music Literature I
  • (MUL 3561) 2 credits
  • Prerequisite: Successful completion of all requirements for MVK 2421, Applied Piano for Perform ance Majors, or permission of the instructor
    A study of chamber music literature for piano with emphasis upon works for one piano-four hands and sonata and/or solo literature for piano and various other instruments. Required for all Chamber Music/Accompanying majors.
  • Chamber Music Literature II
  • (MUL 3562) 2 credits
  • Prerequisite: MUL 3561 with a grade of "C" or higher
    A study of chamber music literature for piano with emphasis upon works for piano trio, quartet, and quintet from the 18th through the 20th century. Required for all Chamber Music/ Accompanying majors.
  • Jazz/Pop Literature
  • (MUL 4383) 2 credits
  • Prerequisite: Ability to read lead sheets (music with melody and chord symbols)
    A study of standard Jazz, Popular, Rock and Country music literature through classroom perform an ce with voice or instrument.
  • Piano Literature I
  • (MUL 4400) 2 credits
  • Prerequisite: MUH 4212 or permission of instructor
    A study of music literature for the piano from the Baroque through the Classical periods. Required of all Classical Piano Performance majors.
  • Piano Literature II
  • (MUL 4401) 2 credits
  • Prerequisite: MUH 4212 or permission of instructor
    A study of music literature for the piano from the Romantic through the 20th century. Required of all Classical Piano Performance majors.
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