Music Theory

Courses

Jacobs School Bulletin

2014-2015
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Current & Future Music
Theory Course Offerings

Undergraduate | Graduate

Undergraduate

Fall 2014
  • T109 Rudiments of Music (Zinser)
  • T132 Musical Skills I (Kuriyama)
  • T151 Music Theory & Literature I (Tan)
  • T231 Musical Skills II (Rudy)
  • T232 Musical Skills III (Duke)
  • T251 Music Theory & Literature III (Ivanovitch)
  • T261 Music Theory & Literature III Honors (Ivanovitch/Bauchat, Mitchell)
  • T331 Musical Skills IV (Blustein)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Johnston)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Kielian-Gilbert)
  • T361 Music Theory & Literature V Honors (Mead)
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: Analysis of JSoM Orchestral Repertoire (Johnston)
  • T418 Music and Ideas: Music, Ideas, and Performance in Contemporary Culture (Kielian-Gilbert)
Spring 2015
  • T132 Musical Skills I (Kuriyama)
  • T152 Music Theory & Literature II (Mead)
  • T231 Musical Skills II (Rudy)
  • T232 Musical Skills III (Duke)
  • T252 Music Theory & Literature IV (Johnston)
  • T262 Music Theory & Literture IV Honors (Johnston/Bauchat, Mitchell)
  • T331 Musical Skills IV (Blustein)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Tan)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Kielian-Gilbert)
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: Mathematical Approaches to Music (Hook)
Summer 2015 (tentative)

Offered in six-week session (June 8–July 17):

  • T232 Musical Skills III
  • T331 Musical Skills IV

Offered in eight-week session (June 8–July 31):

  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: Topic TBA (tentative)
Fall 2015 (tentative)
  • T109 Rudiments of Music
  • T132 Musical Skills I
  • T151 Music Theory & Literature I (Tan)
  • T231 Musical Skills II
  • T232 Musical Skills III
  • T251 Music Theory & Literature III (Samarotto)
  • T261 Music Theory & Literature III Honors
  • T331 Musical Skills IV
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Kielian-Gilbert)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Mead)
  • T361 Music Theory & Literature V Honors (Johnston)
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: The Music of Stravinsky (Horlacher)
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: The Classical Concerto (Ivanovitch)
Spring 2016 (tentative)
  • 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 (Tan)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (TBA)
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: Topic TBA
Graduate
Fall 2014
  • T508 Written Theory Review for Graduate Students (Samarotto)
  • T509 Sight-Singing Review for Graduate Students (Brody)
  • T545 Introductory Analysis of Music Literature (Ivanovitch)
  • T551 Analytical Techniques for Tonal Music (Horlacher)
  • T556 Analysis of Music Since 1900 (Hook)
  • T561 Music Theory, Variable Topics: Operas of Benjamin Britten (Mead)
  • T565 Stylistic Counterpoint: 18th Century (Samarotto)
  • T591 Teaching of Music Theory (Isaacson)
  • T658 Seminar: Theories of Rhythm and Meter (Horlacher) 
  • T658 Seminar: Advanced Schenkerian Analysis (Samarotto)
Spring 2015
  • T511 Aural Theory Review for Graduate Students (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 (Johnston)
  • T561 Music Theory, Variable Topics: Music as Art, Music as Craft (Ivanovitch)
  • T565 Stylistic Counterpoint: 16th Century (Adams)
  • T591 Teaching of Music Theory (Adams)
  • T658 Seminar: Baroque Music (Brody)
  • T658 Seminar: Topics in Music Cognition (Tan)
Summer 2015 (tentative)

Offered in six-week session (June 8–July 17):

  • T508 Written Theory Review for Graduate Students
  • T509 Sight-Singing Review for Graduate Students
  • T511 Aural Theory Review for Graduate Students

Offered in eight-week session (June 8–July 31):

  • T555 Schenkerian Analysis (tentative)
  • T658 Seminar: Topic TBA (tentative)
Fall 2015 (tentative)
  • T508 Written Theory Review for Graduate Students 
  • T509 Sight-Singing Review for Graduate Students (Adams)
  • T545 Introductory Analysis of Music Literature (Johnston)
  • T551 Analytical Techniques for Tonal Music (Horlacher)
  • T556 Analysis of Music Since 1900 (Isaacson)
  • T561 Music Theory, Variable Topics: Brahms's Harmony (Samarotto)
  • T565 Stylistic Counterpoint: 18th Century (Ivanovitch)
  • T591 Teaching of Music Theory (Hook)
  • T623 History of Music Theory I (Adams)
  • T658 Seminar: Music Experience and Embodiment (Kielian-Gilbert)
  • T658 Seminar: topic TBA (Mead)
Spring 2016 (tentative)
  • T511 Aural Theory Review for Graduate Students (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)