Music Theory

Jacobs School Bulletin

2015-2016
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Current & Future Music
Theory Course Offerings

Undergraduate | Graduate

Undergraduate

Spring 2016
  • T109 Rudiments of Music: online (Roush)
  • T132 Musical Skills I (Gaudreault)
  • T152 Music Theory & Literature II (Johnston)
  • T231 Musical Skills II (Komer)
  • T232 Musical Skills III (Lam)
  • T252 Music Theory & Literature IV (Mead)
  • T262 Music Theory & Literature IV Honors (Mead/McKinch, Zinser)
  • T331 Musical Skills IV (Ledger)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Lee)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Tan)
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: Performance and Analysis of Beethoven Chamber Music (Lee)
Summer 2016

Six-week session, June 6–July 15:

  • T331 Musical Skills IV (Geary)

Eight-week session, June 6–July 29:

  • T351 Music Theory and Literature V (Johnston)
Fall 2016
  • T109 Rudiments of Music (Komer)
  • T109 Rudiments of Music: online (Roush)
  • T132 Musical Skills I (Gaudreault)
  • T151 Music Theory & Literature I (Tan)
  • T231 Musical Skills II (Burk)
  • T232 Musical Skills III (Lam)
  • T251 Music Theory & Literature III (Samarotto) 
  • T261 Music Theory & Literature III Honors (Samarotto/Sommer, Zinser)
  • T331 Musical Skills IV (Geary)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Horlacher)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Mead)
  • T361 Music Theory & Literature V Honors (Mead)
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: American Music: Sound and Media (Kielian-Gilbert)
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: Trends in Chamber Music from 1770 to 1930 (Mead)
Spring 2017
  • T109 Rudiments of Music: online (Roush)
  • T132 Musical Skills I (Gaudreault)
  • T152 Music Theory & Literature II (Mead)
  • T231 Musical Skills II (Burk)
  • T232 Musical Skills III (Lam)
  • T252 Music Theory & Literature IV (Johnston)
  • T262 Music Theory & Literature IV Honors (Johnston/Sommer, Zinser)
  • T331 Musical Skills IV (Geary)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Hook)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Kielian-Gilbert)
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: Introduction to Music Cognition (Tan)
Summer 2017

To be announced

Fall 2017 (tentative)
  • T109 Rudiments of Music
  • T109 Rudiments of Music: online
  • T132 Musical Skills I
  • T151 Music Theory & Literature I (Tan)
  • T231 Musical Skills II
  • T232 Musical Skills III
  • T251 Music Theory & Literature III (Ivanovitch)
  • T261 Music Theory & Literature III Honors
  • T331 Musical Skills IV
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V
  • T361 Music Theory & Literature V Honors
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: Mathematical Approaches to Music (Hook)
  • T418 Music and Ideas (Kielian-Gilbert)
Spring 2018 (tentative)
  • T109 Rudiments of Music: online
  • T132 Musical Skills I
  • T152 Music Theory & Literature II (Johnston)
  • T231 Musical Skills II
  • T232 Musical Skills III
  • T252 Music Theory & Literature IV (Mead)
  • T262 Music Theory & Literature IV Honors
  • T331 Musical Skills IV
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: TBA

Graduate
Spring 2016
  • T509 Sight-Singing Review for Graduate Students: first eight weeks (Adams)
  • T511 Aural Theory Review for Graduate Students second eight weeks (Adams)
  • T545 Introductory Analysis of Music Literature (Kielian-Gilbert)
  • T550 Readings in Music Theory (Kielian-Gilbert)
  • T551 Analytical Techniques for Tonal Music (Ivanovitch)
  • T555 Schenkerian Analysis (Samarotto)
  • T556 Analysis of Music Since 1900 (Mead)
  • T561 Music Theory, Variable Topics: Visualizing Music (Isaacson)
  • T565 Stylistic Counterpoint: 16th Century (Adams)
  • T591 Teaching of Music Theory (Tan)
  • T624 History of Music Theory II (Samarotto)
  • T658 Seminar: Musical Spaces and Transformations (Hook)
  • T658 Seminar: Musical Craft in the 18th Century (Ivanovitch)
Summer 2016

Six-week session, June 6–July 15:

  • T508 Written Theory Review for Graduate Students (Ivanovitch)
  • T509 Sight-Singing Review for Graduate Students (Adams)
  • T511 Aural Theory Review for Graduate Students (Johnston)

Eight-week session, June 6–July 29:

Fall 2016
  • T508 Written Theory Review for Graduate Students (Keele)
  • T545 Introductory Analysis of Music Literature (Lee)
  • T551 Analytical Techniques for Tonal Music (Horlacher)
  • T556 Analysis of Music Since 1900 (Johnston)
  • T561 Music Theory, Variable Topics: Cognitive Models of Music (Isaacson)
  • T565 Stylistic Counterpoint: 18th Century (Johnston)
  • T591 Teaching of Music Theory (Adams)
  • T658 Seminar: Music, Experience, and Embodiment (Kielian-Gilbert)
  • T658 Seminar: Advanced Schenkerian Analysis (Samarotto)
Spring 2017
  • T509 Sight-Singing Review for Graduate Students: first eight weeks(Adams)
  • T511 Aural Theory Review for Graduate Students: second eight weeks (Adams)
  • T545 Introductory Analysis of Music Literature (Ivanovitch)
  • T550 Readings in Music Theory (Kielian-Gilbert)
  • T551 Analytical Techniques for Tonal Music (Samarotto)
  • T555 Schenkerian Analysis (Samarotto)
  • T556 Analysis of Music Since 1900 (Isaacson)
  • T561 Music Theory, Variable Topics: String Quartets of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven (Ivanovitch)
  • T565 Stylistic Counterpoint: 16th Century (Samarotto)
  • T591 Teaching of Music Theory (Hook)
  • T658 Seminar: Timbre, Texture, and Tension in 20th-Century Music (Johnston)
  • T658 Seminar: Analyzing Schubert (Lee)
Summer 2017

To be announced

Fall 2017 (tentative)
  • T508 Written Theory Review for Graduate Students
  • T545 Introductory Analysis of Music Literature
  • T551 Analytical Techniques for Tonal Music
  • T556 Analysis of Music Since 1900
  • T561 Music Theory, Variable Topics: 20th- and 21st-Century Dramatic Works (Kielian-Gilbert)
  • T561 Music Theory, Variable Topics: TBA
  • T565 Stylistic Counterpoint: 18th Century
  • T591 Teaching of Music Theory
  • T623 History of Music Theory I (Adams)
  • T658 Seminar: Theories of Rhythm and Meter (Horlacher)
  • T658 Seminar: TBA
Spring 2018 (tentative)
  • T509 Sight-Singing Review for Graduate Students: first eight weeks
  • T511 Aural Theory Review for Graduate Students: second eight weeks
  • T545 Introductory Analysis of Music Literature
  • T550 Readings in Music Theory
  • T551 Analytical Techniques for Tonal Music
  • T555 Schenkerian Analysis
  • T556 Analysis of Music Since 1900
  • T561 Music Theory, Variable Topics: TBA
  • T565 Stylistic Counterpoint: 16th Century
  • T591 Teaching of Music Theory
  • T624 History of Music Theory II (Tan)
  • T658 Seminar: Analyzing Configurable Music: Hip-Hop, Remixes, and Mashups (Adams)
  • T658 Seminar: Topics in Music Perception and Cognition (Tan)