Music Theory

Courses

Jacobs School Bulletin

2014-2015
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Current & Future Music
Theory Course Offerings

Undergraduate | Graduate

Undergraduate

Fall 2015
  • T109 Rudiments of Music (Duke)
  • T109 Rudiments of Music: online (Roush)
  • T132 Musical Skills I (Gaudreault)
  • T151 Music Theory & Literature I (Tan)
  • T231 Musical Skills II (Komer)
  • T232 Musical Skills III (Lam)
  • T251 Music Theory & Literature III (Samarotto)
  • T261 Music Theory & Literature III Honors (Samarotto/McKinch, Zinser)
  • T331 Musical Skills IV (Ledger)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Hook)
  • 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
  • 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: Topic TBA (Lee)
Summer 2016 (tentative)
  • T331 Musical Skills IV
  • T351 Music Theory and Literature V
Fall 2016 (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 (Horlacher)
  • T351 Music Theory & Literature V (Johnston)
  • T361 Music Theory & Literature V Honors (Mead)
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: Analyzing American Music (Kielian-Gilbert)
  • T410 Topics in Music Theory: Trends in Chamber Music from 1770 to 1930 (Mead)
Spring 2017 (tentative)
  • T109 Rudiments of Music: online
  • T132 Musical Skills I
  • T152 Music Theory & Literature II (Mead)
  • T231 Musical Skills II
  • T232 Musical Skills III
  • T252 Music Theory & Literature IV (Johnston)
  • 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: Introduction to Music Cognition (Tan)
Graduate
Fall 2015
  • T508 Written Theory Review for Graduate Students (Lee)
  • 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 (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 (Adams)
  • T623 History of Music Theory I (Adams)
  • T658 Seminar: "Hearing Music (Theory)" (Mead)
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 (tentative)
  • T508 Written Theory Review for Graduate Students
  • T509 Sight-Singing Review for Graduate Students
  • T511 Aural Theory Review for Graduate Students
  • Other class(es) to be announced
Fall 2016 (tentative)
  • T508 Written Theory Review for Graduate Students (Ivanovitch)
  • 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: Developing Music Apps (Isaacson)
  • T565 Stylistic Counterpoint: 18th Century (Samarotto)
  • T591 Teaching of Music Theory (Adams)
  • T658 Seminar: Music, Experience, and Embodiment (Kielian-Gilbert)
  • T658 Seminar: Advanced Schenkerian Analysis (Samarotto)
Spring 2017 (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: Musical Virtuosity (Ivanovitch)
  • T565 Stylistic Counterpoint: 16th Century
  • T591 Teaching of Music Theory
  • T658 Seminar: Timbre, Texture, and Tension in 20th-Century Music (Johnston)
  • T658 Seminar: Topic TBA (Lee)