Guitar Department

Courses

Jacobs School Bulletin

2014-2015
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The following courses are offered by the Guitar Department. Please check with the department for a list of offerings each semester. The letter "P" identifies those courses that have prerequisites.

For Guitar Performance Study courses (lessons, masterclass, and recitals), please click here.

MUS  E459 - Instrumental Pedagogy

Pedagogy classes pertaining to the individual instruments.

MUS  F450 - Chamber Music

Rehearsal and performance of chamber music.

MUS  F550 - Chamber Music

Rehearsal and performance of chamber music.

MUS  F551 - Practicum in Transcription for the Guitar

Guided exercises in transcribing works for the guitar originally written for piano, lute, violin, cello, or other instrument or instrumental ensemble.

MUS  L101 - Beginning Guitar Class

MUS  L102 - Intermediate Guitar Class

MUS  L103 - Advanced Guitar Class

MUS  L121 - Beginning Guitar Class and Styles

MUS  L122 - Intermediate Guitar Class and Styles

MUS  L661 - Doctoral Guitar Recital

MUS  M434 - Survey of Guitar Literature

An overview of the origins and evolution of the modern guitar, examining repertoire from about 1500 to the present. Introduction to the important composers and performers of the various plucked string instruments that comprise the family tree of the modern guitar. Approximately 100 representative compositions will be studied analytically and placed in historical and cultural context.

MUS  M627 - Independent Study of the Literature of the Guitar I

Survey of guitar literature to 1800. Two papers required.

MUS  M628 - Independent Study of the Literature of the Guitar II

Survey of guitar literature since 1800. Two papers required.