Indiana University

Percussion Department

Courses

Jacobs School Bulletin

2013-2014
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Courses offered by the Percussion Department are listed below. Please check the Schedule of Classes for course offerings each semester. The letter "P" identifies prerequisites for the course listed.

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

MUS  F403 - Scoring Percussion

Nomenclature, calligraphy, spectrum, notation, legend systems, timbre, characteristics, and ranges.

MUS  F404 - Percussion Master Class

Technical, physical, aesthetic, and logistical factors in preparing solo, chamber, and orchestral repertory.

MUS  F405 - Survey: Indigenous Instruments

History, languages, and written and improvisational uses of indigenous instruments. Masterworks survey.

MUS  F603 - Seminar in Percussion Performance

P: Consent of instructor. The technical and physical factors governing the performance of solo, chamber, and orchestral literature.

MUS  F604 - Seminar in Percussion Performance

P: Consent of instructor. The technical and physical factors governing the performance of solo, chamber, and orchestral literature.

MUS  M637 - Seminar in Percussion History

P: Consent of instructor. A survey of masterworks. The origin, development, and influences of indigenous instruments and their uses in twentieth-century music.

MUS  M638 - Percussion Ensemble Literature

P: Consent of instructor. Percussion ensemble literature and the techniques of organizing, managing, rehearsing, and conducting percussion ensembles.