Harp Department

Courses

Jacobs School Bulletin

2019-20
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The following courses are offered by the Harp Department. Please check the Schedule of Classes for course offerings each semester and consult individual course entries in this schedule for information on course prerequisites and corequisites.

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

MUS  E413 - Harp Pedagogy

A survey of teaching materials and methods for the harp and texts on basic musicianship. Observation of private lessons and class instruction.

MUS  E414 - Applied Harp Pedagogy

A supervised series of private and class harp lessons.

MUS  E513 - Harp Pedagogy

A survey of teaching materials and methods for the harp and texts on basic musicianship. Observation of private lessons and class instruction.

MUS  E514 - Applied Harp Pedagogy

A supervised series of private and class harp lessons.

MUS  F449 - Harp Ensemble

MUS  F549 - Harp Ensemble

MUS  M643 - Seminar in Harp Literature I

A comprehensive survey of harp literature (solo and orchestral) of all periods and the exploration in depth of the various styles and performance practices of each period.

MUS  M644 - Seminar in Harp Literature II

A comprehensive survey of harp literature (chamber and ensemble) of all periods and the exploration in depth of the various styles and performance practices of each period.

MUS  U404 - Harp Technology

A study of the principles, problems, repair, and general mechanics of the harp action and of all aspects of design from both the historical and practical points of view. The course covers all basic routines of repairs, tuning adjustments, maintenance, and intricate regulation of various instruments.