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Graduate Studies Calendar 2022-2023 Courses of Instruction Course Descriptions M Music MUSI
Music MUSI

For more information about these courses, see the School of Creative and Performing Arts: arts.ucalgary.ca/schools/creative-performing-arts.

Graduate Courses
Music 611       Selected Topics in Theory and Composition
Various topics (master's level).
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-1)
Also known as:
(formerly Music Theory and Composition 673)
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Music 613       Seminar in Theory and Composition
Advanced creative and analytic approaches to the study of selected repertoire with an emphasis upon contemporary music.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Music Theory and Composition 671)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Music 615       Pedagogy of Music Theory
Refining ideas about music theory and its teaching, while developing and strengthening teaching skills.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Notes:
Required course for all PhD (Composition) students.
Also known as:
(formerly Music Theory and Composition 675)
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Music 621       Advanced Performance Practicum I
Applied instruction in instrument or voice.
Course Hours:
3 units; (2-3)
Notes:
A supplementary fee will be assessed to cover additional costs associated with this course.
Also known as:
(formerly Music Performance 691)
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Music 623       Advanced Performance Practicum II
Continuation of Music 621.
Course Hours:
3 units; (2-3)
Prerequisite(s):
Music 621 or Music Performance 691.
Notes:
A supplementary fee will be assessed to cover additional costs associated with this course.
Also known as:
(formerly Music Performance 693)
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Music 625       Topics in Music Performance
Various topics such as applied music literature, applied pedagogy, accompanying, phonetics and others.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Music Performance 671)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Music 629       Studies at the Banff Centre
Advanced music studies.
Course Hours:
3 units; (0-3)
Notes:
Although the Banff Centre does not provide credit course instruction, students with advanced experience in music at the Banff Centre may apply for graduate-level credit from the University of Calgary.
Also known as:
(formerly Music Performance 657)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Music 631       Research Techniques and Bibliography of Music
Exploring the basic reference materials and techniques for musical research at the graduate level.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Notes:
Required course for all MMus and MA (Musicology) students.
Also known as:
(formerly Music History and Literature 651)
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Music 633       Selected Topics in Musicology
Various topics such as history of music theory, analysis, notation, or performance practice may be offered. Consult the timetable for current topic.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Music History and Literature 671)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Music 641       Composition

Course Hours:
3 units; (2-2)
Also known as:
(formerly Music Theory and Composition 695)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Music 645       Composition Seminar

Course Hours:
3 units; (2S-2)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Division Chair, Music.
Also known as:
(formerly Music Theory and Composition 691)
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Music 651       Selected Topics in Electroacoustic Music
Advanced topics in computer music selected from such subjects as: analysis, theory and aesthetics of electroacoustic repertoire, computer programming and software design, interactivity, performance practice and interpretation, sound morphology, sound spatialization, sound synthesis, soundscape studies, tele-media.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Music Theory and Composition 685)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Music 653       Projects in Computer Music
Individual and collaborative creative and research projects in computer music.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Music Theory and Composition 681)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Music 661       Independent Study
Individual study in a selected area of music.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Music History and Literature 655, Music Theory and Composition 655, Music Performance 655)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Music 711       Advanced Topics in Theory and Composition
Various topics (doctoral level).
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Music Theory and Composition 775)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Music 733       Selected Topics in Musicology
Various topics in the field of Musicology (doctoral level).
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Music History and Literature 771)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Music 741       Composition
Individual study in musical composition (doctoral level).
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Music Theory and Composition 795)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Music 751       Advanced Topics in Electroacoustic Music
Advanced topics in computer music selected from such subjects as: interactivity, tele-media, sound morphology, sound spatialization, analysis, theory and aesthetics, performance practice and interpretation, computer programming and software design, sound synthesis, soundscape studies.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Music Theory and Composition 785)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Music 753       Advanced Projects in Computer Music
Individual and collaborative creative and research projects in computer music.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Music Theory and Composition 781)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Music 761       Independent Study
Individual study in a selected area of music (doctoral level).
Course Hours:
3 units; (3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Music Theory and Composition 755)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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