Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

MUSC 6519 Choral Literature and History

Prerequisite: Admission to the MMEd program. This course will include an in-depth study into a select number of core works in the choral canon. Furthermore, students will review and create lists of quality works in various difficulty levels that can immediately be taken back to their classrooms. Additionally, the course will include a survey into the history of choral singing from medieval sacred music to contemporary choral repertoire. Students will be able to use this historical knowledge to improve their score preparation, rehearsal planning, and teaching.