COMPOSITION AND THEORY (MUCT)


MUCT 121, 122, 123  THEORY I 4, 4, 4
Intensive study of traditional harmonic concepts up to and including secondary dominants. Aural skills (sightsinging and ear training) are integrated throughout. Prerequisite: passing of an entrance examination.
 

MUCT 221, 222, 223  THEORY II 4, 4, 4
Study of music theory, emphasizing melodic and harmonic developments of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Aural skills (sightsinging and ear training) are integrated throughout. Prerequisites: MUCT 121, 122, 123; MUHL 134 .
 

MUCT 231  MUSIC NOTATION BY COMPUTER 1-2
Introduction to computer music notation and printing. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
 

MUCT 335  COMPOSITION 1-2; 6
Study of the art of composing in the smaller forms; emphasizes twentieth century techniques. Prerequisites: MUCT 221, 222, 223 and/or the permission of the instructor.
 

MUCT 424  FORM AND ANALYSIS 3
Detailed study of musical structure. Prerequisites: MUCT 221, 222, 223 or permission of instructor.
 

MUCT 425  ORCHESTRATION 3
Practical consideration of the techniques, capabilities, and effective uses of orchestral instruments in various combinations; includes scoring for small and large combinations of instruments. Prerequisite: MUCT 424. Offered odd years only.
 

MUCT 426  COUNTERPOINT 3
Study of the more intricate forms of contrapuntal writing such as motet, canon, and fugue. Prerequisites: MUCT 221, 222, 223 or permission of instructor.
 

MUCT 434  ADVANCED COMPOSITION 1-3; 3
Advanced composition in the larger forms. Prerequisite: MUCT 335 and/or permission of instructor.
 

MUSIC EDUCATION (MUED)


MUED 241  PIANO PEDAGOGY PRACTICUM 0-1; 3
Supervised piano teaching, including discussion of appropriate materials, repertoire, and techniques. May be repeated for additional credit. Prerequisites: completion of MUCT 121 , 122, 123 and concurrent study in MUPF 227 in keyboard.
 

MUED 251, 252, 253  SINGER'S DICTION 1, 1, 1
Study of Italian, German, and French phonetics. Required of all voice majors. May be waived by demonstrated proficiency. Offered even years only.
 

MUED 261, 262  BRASS TECHNIQUES AND METHODS 1, 1
Class instruction in the performance and teaching of brass instruments. Offered on demand.
 

MUED 271, 272  WOODWIND TECHNIQUES AND METHODS 1, 1
Class instruction in the performance and teaching of woodwind instruments. Prerequisite: fundamental ability on at least one woodwind instrument and permission of the instructor. Offered on demand.
 

MUED 281, 282  STRING TECHNIQUES AND METHODS 1, 1
Class instruction in the performance and teaching of string instruments. Prerequisite: fundamental ability on at least one string instrument and permission of the instructor. Offered on demand.
 

MUED 283  STRING PEDAGOGY PRACTICUM 0-1; 3
Supervised string teaching, including discussion of appropriate materials, repertoire and techniques. May be repeated for additional credit. Prerequisites: completion of MUED 281 , 282 or permission of instructor. Offered on demand.
 

MUED 291, 292  PERCUSSION TECHNIQUES AND METHODS 1, 1
Class instruction in the performance and teaching of percussion instruments. Offered on demand.
 

MUED 294  COOPERATIVE EDUCATION 0-2
Individual contract arrangement involving student, faculty and cooperating organization. Student will develop learning objectives with the employer and academic adviser. Weekly summaries of learning experiences will be submitted. Evaluations by the employer and academic adviser are made at the completion of the co-op experience. Attendance at pre-employment seminar and post-employment seminar is required. Prerequisite: 32 quarter hours including either ENGL 121, 122 or ENGL 141, 142.
 

MUED 324  ORGAN PEDAGOGY AND LITERATURE 3
Study in the teaching of organ, including a survey of materials, repertoire, and techniques. Offered odd years only.
 

MUED 334  ADVANCED PIANO PEDAGOGY AND LITERATURE 1
Study of the teaching of piano, including a survey of materials, repertoire, and techniques. Prerequisite: 3 hours of MUED 241 and permission of instructor. Offered on demand.
 

MUED 354  VOCAL TECHNIQUES AND METHODS 3
Study of vocal production and instruction, including a survey of materials. Offered even years only.
 

MUED 394  MUSIC IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 3
An overview of objectives, procedures, and materials in music education for kindergarten through grade eight. For elementary education majors only.
 

MUED 395  ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MUSIC METHODS AND MATERIALS 4
A comprehensive study of objectives, procedures, and materials in music education for kindergarten through grade eight. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
 

MUED 396  SECONDARY MUSIC METHODS 3
Study of objectives, procedures, and materials in music education for grades seven through twelve. By permission of the instructor only. Offered on demand.
 

MUSIC HISTORY AND LITERATURE (MUHL)


MUHL 124  INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC 4
Introduction to music; includes perception of its elements, recognition of its forms, and an awareness of historical perspective. May not apply toward a music major.
 

MUHL 134  WORLD MUSIC 4
An overview of the music in other countries and cultures.
 

MUHL 311, 312  SURVEY OF MUSIC HISTORY 4, 4
Survey of the history and literature of music from antiquity through the twentieth century; includes discussion of the relation between music and society and the implications of aesthetic understanding in each period. Prerequisite: MUHL 124 and permission of instructor. May not apply toward a music major. Offered even years only.
 

MUHL 321, 322, 323  HISTORY OF MUSIC 4, 4, 4
The history and literature of western music from antiquity through the twentieth century. Prerequisites: Completion of MUHL 134; MUCT 221 , 222, 223; and completion or concurrent enrollment in MUCT 424. Required laboratory. Offered odd years only.
 

MUSIC PERFORMANCE (MUPF)



ENSEMBLES

 
Membership in the performance groups listed below is by audition or invitation. These classes may be repeated for additional credit.
 

MUPF 215  COLLEGIATE CHORALE 0-1
A large choir which performs major choral works and sings for church services.
 

MUPF 245  I CANTORI 0-1
A select touring choral group which performs sacred and secular repertoire as well as dramatic musical works from all eras. Participation in Collegiate Chorale, MUPF 215 , required.
 

MUPF 255  CONCERT BAND 0-1
A traditional concert band which performs locally on a quarterly basis and occasionally tours.
 

MUPF 266  ORCHESTRA 0-1
An organization which performs representative orchestral literature from the Baroque era to the present. Graded S or NC.
 

MUPF 275  WALLA WALLA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 0-1
A community symphonic orchestra open to members of the college orchestra. Graded S or NC.
 

MUPF 276  ACCOMPANYING PRACTICUM 0-1; 6
Supervised accompanying activities, including discussion of ensemble and technique as appropriate. May be repeated for additional credit. Prerequisite: MUPF 227.
 

MUPF 285  ENSEMBLE 0-1
Vocal or instrumental duos, trios, quartets, or larger groups under the direction of a music department staff member.
 


CONDUCTING

 

MUPF 361  BASIC CONDUCTING 2
Study of basic techniques and the art of conducting musical ensembles of all kinds. Offered even years only.
 

MUPF 362  INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING TECHNIQUES AND MATERIALS 3
MATERIALS Study of advanced techniques, rehearsal procedures, repertoire, program building, and administration. Prerequisite: MUPF 361 or permission of instructor. Offered even years only.
 

MUPF 363  CHORAL CONDUCTING TECHNIQUES AND MATERIALS 3
Study of advanced techniques, rehearsal procedures, repertoire, program building, and administration. Prerequisite: MUPF 361 or permission of instructor. Offered even years only.
 

MUPF 365  CONDUCTING PRACTICUM 1; 2
Conducting activities and projects as approved by staff member in consultation with music faculty. May be repeated for additional credit. Prerequisites: MUPF 361 and permission of instructor.
 


PERFORMANCE STUDIES (Lessons)

 
One to four hours of performance studies may be earned each quarter. Nine 30-minute lessons per quarter and daily practice totaling five clock hours a week will yield one quarter hour of credit. Nine 60-minute lessons per quarter and daily practice will earn two to four hours of credit. May be repeated for additional credit.
 

MUPF 117  CLASS INSTRUCTION 1
Class instruction in general or special areas of interest.
 

MUPF 127  APPLIED MUSIC 1-2
Introductory study in instrument or voice. Subject to approval of music faculty, up to three hours may be used to satisfy requirements for the primary performance area in a music major or minor.
 

MUPF 217  APPLIED MUSIC 1-2
Study in instrument or voice; satisfies credit requirements for minor performance studies. Prerequisite: approval of music faculty by examination.
 

MUPF 227  APPLIED MUSIC 1-4
Study in instrument or voice; satisfies credit requirement for performance studies in the B.A. and B.Mus.Ed degrees. Prerequisite: approval of music faculty by examination.
 

MUPF 237  APPLIED MUSIC 1-4
Study in instrument or voice; satisfies credit requirement for performance studies in the B.Mus. degree. Prerequisite: approval of music faculty by examination.
 

MUPF 317  APPLIED MUSIC 1-2
Study in instrument or voice; satisfies credit requirement for minor performance studies. Prerequisites: MUPF 217 or 227 and approval of music faculty by examination.
 

MUPF 351, 352, 353  ADVANCED KEYBOARD SKILLS 1, 1, 1
Development of certain practical skills which keyboard persons may be called upon to exhibit in professional life such as transposition, score reading, reading from a figured bass, and simple improvisation. Required of students pursuing a B.Mus. Degree in keyboard performance. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
 

MUPF 427  APPLIED MUSIC 1-4
Advanced study in instrument or voice; satisfies credit requirements for major and minor performance studies in the B.A. degree and in the B.Mus. degree in Music Education. Prerequisites: MUPF 227, completion of piano proficiency requirements, and approval of music faculty through examination.
 

MUPF 437  APPLIED MUSIC 1-4
Study in instrument or voice; satisfies credit requirements for performance studies in the B.Mus. degree in Music Performance. Prerequisites: MUPF 237, completion of piano proficiency requirements, and approval of music faculty by examination.
 

MUPF 479  DIRECTED RESEARCH/PROJECT 1-3
An alternative to MUPF 487, Senior Recital, 0 credits; in Bachelor of Arts, Music.
 

MUPF 487  JUNIOR/SENIOR RECITAL 0
Preparation of materials for recital in consultation with music staff member. Graded S or NC.