Master of Music (M.Mus.) Performance: Early Music (Thesis) (45 credits)

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Offered by: Music     Degree: Master of Music

Program Requirements

Voice, Baroque Flute, Recorder, Baroque Oboe, Baroque Bassoon, Baroque Violin, Baroque Viola, Baroque Cello, Early Music Clarinet, Viola da Gamba, Organ, Harpsichord, Lute, Early Brass, Fortepiano

Applicants to the Performance program are expected to have a background in Music Theory equivalent to the B.Mus. in Performance. Applicants found to be deficient in their background preparation may be required to take certain additional music theory undergraduate courses.

The following program prerequisites may be assigned as additional required courses on the basis of transcript review:

  • MUPD 560 Introduction to Research Methods in Music (1 credit)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Professional Development : Introduction to music research, including print and online tools for finding printed and recorded music and research on music; appropriate citation of sources; writing grant proposals, program/liner notes, and reviews.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Mylène Gioffredo, Robert Morrison, Benjamin Duinker (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: MUHL 286 and one 300-level MUHL or MUPP course

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUHL 570

3 credits from the following:

  • MUHL 377 Baroque Opera (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : History of opera from its origins in the musical, literary, and philosophical models available to the Florentine Camerata to the end of the baroque. The development of opera will be studied from the perspective of artistic style and in the light of historical, political, social, and economic conditions.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • MUHL 380 Medieval Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : The medieval style - an intensive study of one or more selected topics from the repertoire. Possible subjects include liturgical chant, Notre Dame, the medieval motet, secular developments, and instrumental literature.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • MUHL 381 Renaissance Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : Sacred and secular musical genres of the 15th and 16th Centuries. Various phases of imitative practice, cantus firmus and parody techniques. The emergence of homophonic textures in peripheral areas of the repertoire. Selected problems in the fields of theory, bibliography and aesthetics.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Alessandra Ignesti (Winter)

  • MUHL 382 Baroque Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : A detailed examination of several selected areas of Baroque music. Topics will be drawn from different geographical regions (e.g., Italy, France, Germany, etc.) and encompass church, chamber and theatre music, as well as performance practice. Each topic will be related to general musical developments of the period.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • MUHL 383 Classical Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : The period covered will be from approximately 1740-1828, from the schools of the Italian keyboard composers, opera buffa and seria, and composers centred at Mannheim, Paris, London, Berlin and Vienna, through the Viennese Classic period of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, to the death of Schubert.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • MUHL 395 Keyboard Literature before 1750 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : The solo repertoire for organ, harpsichord, and clavichord from 1400 to 1750: intabulation, cantus firmus treatment, indigenous keyboard genres, German organ literature, French harpsichord repertoire.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • MUPP 381 Topics in Performance Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Issues in performance traditions. Topics focus on rhythmic interpretation, vocal and instrumental style, ornamentation, improvisation, performance venues and context. Sources include original notation and modern editions, treatises, iconography, organology, analysis, criticism, and recordings.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Alexis Risler (Winter)

    • 3 hours

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPP 385

  • MUTH 426 Topics in Early Music Analysis (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Music from before 1700 is analyzed using recently developed techniques as well as materials gathered from treatises contemporaneous with the music. The implications of analysis for performance are considered.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Peter N Schubert (Fall)

Fortepiano students:

  • MUHL 366 The Era of the Fortepiano (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : Survey of the repertoire for keyboard 1750-1850: the instruments, Empfindsamkeit, gallant style, London, Paris, Vienna, the Czech school, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, sonatas, variations, character pieces, "high" and "low" salon music, virtuosos and the virtuoso repertoire, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Mendelssohn, early Liszt.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Harpsichord students:

  • MUPG 272D1 Continuo (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : An historically-oriented study of the principles of figured-bass. The student will realize at sight elementary bass patterns. Standard idioms from historical treatises will be introduced.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Rona Miriam Nadler (Fall)

    • 2 hours

    • Prerequisites: MUTH 150 and permission of instructor.

    • Students must register for both MUPG 272D1 and MUPG 272D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUPG 272D1 and MUPG 272D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

    • Enrolment limited to 6.

  • MUPG 272D2 Continuo (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : See MUPG 272D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Rona Miriam Nadler (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUPG 272D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUPG 272D1 and MUPG 272D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

    • 2 hours

    • Enrolment limited to 6.

  • MUPG 372D1 Continuo (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : A study of 17th and 18th Century styles of figured-bass accompaniment as revealed in contemporary sources. The emphasis will be on the realization at the keyboard of representative works using original sources.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Hank Knox (Fall)

    • 1 hour

    • Prerequisites: MUPG 272 AND permission of instructor. Enrolment limited to 4

    • Students must register for both MUPG 372D1 and MUPG 372D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUPG 372D1 and MUPG 372D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • MUPG 372D2 Continuo (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : See MUPG 372D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Hank Knox (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUPG 372D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUPG 372D1 and MUPG 372D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Organ/Lute students:

  • MUPG 272D1 Continuo (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : An historically-oriented study of the principles of figured-bass. The student will realize at sight elementary bass patterns. Standard idioms from historical treatises will be introduced.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Rona Miriam Nadler (Fall)

    • 2 hours

    • Prerequisites: MUTH 150 and permission of instructor.

    • Students must register for both MUPG 272D1 and MUPG 272D2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUPG 272D1 and MUPG 272D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

    • Enrolment limited to 6.

  • MUPG 272D2 Continuo (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : See MUPG 272D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Rona Miriam Nadler (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MUPG 272D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUPG 272D1 and MUPG 272D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

    • 2 hours

    • Enrolment limited to 6.

Voice students:

Thesis Performance (27 credits)

18 credits:

  • MUIN 620 Performance Tutorial 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual instrumental, vocal, conducting, collaborative piano or operatic tutorial. Technical and interpretive development, preparation of thesis performance projects.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Marina Mdivani, Claire Guimond, Sylvain Bergeron, Kyoko Hashimoto, Ilya Poletaev, Carolyn Christie, Stephane Levesque, John Zirbel, Andre J Roy, Ali Yazdanfar, Stephen Algie, Joanne Kolomyjec, Maria Popescu, Pierre Beaudry, Erik Eriksson, Rudolf-Alexius Hauser, Simon Aldrich, Matt Haimovitz, Paul A Merkelo, Michael McMahon, Aline Kutan, Mark Fewer, Jennifer Swartz, Jacqueline Leclair, Elizabeth Dolin, Theodore Baskin, James Box, Timothy Hutchins, Eric Chappell, Yegor Dyachkov, Brian Robinson, Peter Freeman, Axel Strauss, Brian Manker, Helene Plouffe, Susan Napper, Lena Weman Eriksson, Tom Beghin, Alain Cazes, Hank Knox, Patrice Richer, Alexander David Johnson, Stéphane Lemelin, Dominique Labelle, Russell Devuyst, Sara Laimon, Marcelle Mallette, Jean-Francois Normand, Steven Arthur Dann, Richard Stoelzel, Jérôme Ducharme, Andrew Wan, Todd Cope, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Alain Desgagne, Alexander Read, Mark Austin Howle, Denise Lupien, Tracy Smith, John Mac Master, Jocelyne Roy, Nadia Cote, Olivier Brault, Nathaniel Watson, Julia Gavrilova, Violaine Melancon (Fall) Pierre Beaudry, Marina Mdivani, Carolyn Christie, Marie- Leclair, Kyoko Hashimoto, Sylvain Bergeron (Winter)

  • MUIN 621 Performance Tutorial 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Additional individual instrumental, vocal, conducting, collaborative piano or operatic tutorial according to area of performing specialization.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Kyoko Hashimoto, Eric Chappell, Andre J Roy, Axel Strauss, Aline Kutan, Joanne Kolomyjec, Stephane Levesque (Fall) Marina Mdivani, Claire Guimond, Sylvain Bergeron, Kyoko Hashimoto, Ilya Poletaev, Carolyn Christie, Stephane Levesque, John Zirbel, Andre J Roy, Ali Yazdanfar, Stephen Algie, Joanne Kolomyjec, Maria Popescu, Pierre Beaudry, Erik Eriksson, Rudolf-Alexius Hauser, Simon Aldrich, Matt Haimovitz, Paul A Merkelo, Michael McMahon, Aline Kutan, Mark Fewer, Jennifer Swartz, Jacqueline Leclair, Elizabeth Dolin, Theodore Baskin, James Box, Timothy Hutchins, Eric Chappell, Yegor Dyachkov, Brian Robinson, Peter Freeman, Axel Strauss, Brian Manker, Helene Plouffe, Susan Napper, Lena Weman Eriksson, Alain Cazes, Hank Knox, Patrice Richer, Alexander David Johnson, Stéphane Lemelin, Dominique Labelle, Russell Devuyst, Marcelle Mallette, Felicia Moye, Tom Beghin, Jean-Francois Normand, Steven Arthur Dann, Sara Laimon, Richard Stoelzel, Jérôme Ducharme, Andrew Wan, Valerie Kinslow, Todd Cope, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Alain Desgagne, Alexander Read, Mark Austin Howle, Denise Lupien, Tracy Smith, John Mac Master, Jocelyne Roy, Nadia Cote, Olivier Brault, Nathaniel Watson, Violaine Melancon, Julia Gavrilova, Victor Fournelle-Blain, Frédéric Lambert (Winter)

  • MUIN 622 Performance Tutorial 3 (3 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual tutorial according to area of performing specialization. Interpretative preparation of thesis performance projects and development of individual artistic vision.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: James Box, John Zirbel, Claire Guimond, Sylvain Bergeron, Helene Plouffe, Erik Eriksson, Kyoko Hashimoto, Marina Mdivani, Ilya Poletaev, Maria Popescu, Joanne Kolomyjec, Stephen Algie, Stephane Levesque, Simon Aldrich, Carolyn Christie, Mark Fewer, Andre J Roy, Matt Haimovitz, Ali Yazdanfar, Paul A Merkelo, Abe Kestenberg, Timothy Hutchins, Jacqueline Leclair, Brian Robinson, Theodore Baskin, Remi Bolduc, Aline Kutan, Yegor Dyachkov, Jennifer Swartz, Hank Knox, Susan Napper, Tom Beghin, Brian Manker, Axel Strauss, Peter Freeman, Dominique Labelle, Rudolf-Alexius Hauser, Alain Cazes, Elizabeth Dolin, Alexander David Johnson, Patrice Richer, Stéphane Lemelin, Michael McMahon, Winston Purdy, Jean-Francois Normand, Steven Arthur Dann, Russell Devuyst, Jérôme Ducharme, Marcelle Mallette, Richard Stoelzel, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Alexander Read, Todd Cope, Andrew Wan, Violaine Melancon, Olivier Brault, John Mac Master, Fabrice Marandola (Fall) Kyoko Hashimoto, Ilya Poletaev, Rudolf-Alexius Hauser, Andre J Roy, Marina Mdivani, Paul A Merkelo, Remi Bolduc, Eric Chappell, Axel Strauss, Aline Kutan, Joanne Kolomyjec, Hank Knox, Carolyn Christie, Tom Beghin, John Zirbel, Richard Stoelzel, Stephane Levesque, Alexander David Johnson, Dominique Labelle, Stephen Algie, John Mac Master, Todd Cope, Jacqueline Leclair, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Fabrice Marandola, Andrew Wan, Maria Popescu, Elizabeth Dolin, Brian Manker, Erik Eriksson (Winter)

  • MUIN 622D1 Performance Tutorial 3 (1.5 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual tutorial according to area of performing specialization. Interpretative preparation of thesis performance projects and development of individual artistic vision.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Ilya Poletaev, Alexander David Johnson, John Zirbel, Joanne Kolomyjec, Dominique Labelle, Stephen Algie, John Mac Master, Todd Cope, Jacqueline Leclair, Stephane Levesque, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Fabrice Marandola, Andrew Wan, Maria Popescu, Elizabeth Dolin, Brian Manker, Erik Eriksson, Kyoko Hashimoto (Fall)

  • MUIN 622D2 Performance Tutorial 3 (1.5 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual tutorial according to area of performing specialization. Interpretative preparation of thesis performance projects and development of individual artistic vision.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Ilya Poletaev, Alexander David Johnson, John Zirbel, Joanne Kolomyjec, Dominique Labelle, Stephen Algie, John Mac Master, Todd Cope, Jacqueline Leclair, Stephane Levesque, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, Fabrice Marandola, Andrew Wan, Maria Popescu, Elizabeth Dolin, Brian Manker, Erik Eriksson, Kyoko Hashimoto (Winter)

  • MUPG 600 Recital Project 1 (9 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Solo recital, collaborative piano recital, conducting recital or principal Opera Role (by audition) with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Solo recital (60-70 minutes), collaborative piano recital (60-70 minutes), conducting recital (30-40 minutes) or Principal Opera Role as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Lead, Schedule C

* Solo Recital only
** Student may take either MUIN 622 or MUIN 622D1 and MUIN 622D2.

9 credits from:

  • MUPG 601 Recital Project 2 (9 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Solo recital, collaborative piano recital, conducting recital or principal opera role (by audition) with program notes. May include chamber music providing none of the repertoire was prepared in a chamber ensemble taken for credit.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Solo recital (60-70 minutes), collaborative piano recital (60-70 minutes), conducting recital (30-40 minutes) or principal opera role (by audition) as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Lead, Schedule C

  • MUPG 602 Recital Project 3 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Recital, conducting recital or featured opera role (by audition) with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Recital (30-40 minutes), conducting recital (20-30 minutes) or featured opera role (by audition) as defined by the American Guild of Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Featured, Schedule C

  • MUPG 603 Recital Project 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Concerto performance with orchestra (for the concerto competition or other competition in Montreal) or supporting opera role (by audition) with program notes.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Supporting Opera Role as defined by the American Musical Artists' website (http://musicalartists.org), Supporting, Schedule C

  • MUPG 604 Chamber Music Recital (6 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Chamber Music Recital with program notes. Repertoire may not include works performed in MUEN courses. Various instrumentations permitted as long as student performs in all works.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Chamber Music Recital (60-70 minutes). If single ensemble, recital may be taken for credit by all participating students, by approval of department.

  • MUPG 605 Recording Project (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Recording project with liner notes.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Limited enrolment; admissions by proposal only and with approval of the Department; additional fees apply.

  • MUPG 606 Interdisciplinary Project 1 (3 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Research-creation involving collaboration between different disciplines resulting in a new work, interpretation or contribution to knowledge presented in public (i.e., performer-composer commission; performer and actor/dancer collaboration, subject in CIRMMT research study, etc) with program notes as relevant.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Performer-composer composition of 5-10 minutes. By proposal only and with approval of the Department.

  • MUPG 607 Interdisciplinary Project 2 (6 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Research-creation involving collaboration between different disciplines resulting in a new work, interpretation or contribution to knowledge presented in public (i.e., performer-composer commission); performance and actor/dancer collaboration, participant as co-researcher in CIRMMT study including participation in analysis of data, etc.) with program notes as relevant.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Performer-composer commission of 10-20 minutes. By proposal only and approval of the Department.

  • MUPG 614 Quick Study (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Preparation and performance of short program of vocal, operatic, or collaborative piano repertoire in a limited three week time frame.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 20-25 minutes of repertoire

* Voice Only
** Students may take either MUPG 606 or MUGP 607

Required Course

  • MUGS 605 Graduate Performance Colloquium

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Graduate Faculty Music Courses : Participation in three professional development workshops or research colloquium approved by the department on topics such as performance pedagogy, academic teaching, music production, copyright, business, grantsmanship, etc. Students participate in each semester of residency until requirements have been met.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Complementary Seminars (9 credits)

3 credits from the following:

  • MUPG 590 Vocal Styles and Conventions (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Emphasis on vocal performance practices through practical application: text, language, inflection, pronunciation and interpretation considered with individuality of each student's voice and technical development. After examining historical treatises, students will discuss and present musical selections utilizing modern performance standards yet remaining true to stylistic demands of each period.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Anja Strauss (Fall)

    • 3 hours

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 690.

  • MUPP 690 Performance Practice Seminar 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Seminar in performance practice. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Tracy Smith (Fall) Rachelle A M Chiasson (Winter)

    • 3 hours

  • MUPP 691 Performance Practice Seminar 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Seminar in performance practice. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: Rachelle A M Chiasson (Fall) Lena Weman Eriksson (Winter) Lena Weman Eriksson (Summer)

    • 3 hours

  • MUPP 692 Performance Practice Seminar 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Seminar in performance practice. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Adrian Foster (Fall) Brigitte Poulin (Winter)

    • 3 hours

  • MUPP 693 Performance Practice Seminar 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Seminar in performance practice. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Fabrice Marandola, Isabelle Cossette, Marcelo Wanderley (Fall) Guillaume Bourgogne (Winter)

    • 3 hours

  • MUPP 694 Performance Practice Seminar 5 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Seminar in performance practice. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Simon Aldrich (Fall) Fabrice Marandola (Winter)

    • 3 hours

  • MUPP 695 Performance Practice Seminar 6 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance Practice : Seminar in performance practice. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 3 hours

One approved graduate 3-credit seminar with the prefix MUCO, MUGS, MUGT, MUHL, MUMT, MUPP, or MUTH.

3 credits from the following:

  • MUHL 591D1 Paleography (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : The theory and practice of musical transcription for the period 1100 to 1600. Black modal notation, Franconian notation, French and Italian Ars Nova notation, Mannerism, white mensural notation, proportions, and lute and keyboard tablatures will be studied.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • MUHL 591D2 Paleography (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : See MUHL 591D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUHL 591D1

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both MUHL 591D1 and MUHL 591D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • MUPG 575D1 Liturgical Organ Playing (1.5 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : This seminar focuses on the development of skill in the leadership and accompaniment of hymns, the accompaniment of sung psalmody (particularly Anglican and Gregorian), and the conducting of choral music while accompanying at the organ. Additionally, regular instruction in techniques of improvisation will focus in particular upon hymn introductions and free accompaniments.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 1. 1 1/2 hours

    • 2. Students must register for both MUPG 575D1 and MUPG 575D2.

    • 3. No credit will be given for this course unless both MUPG 575D1 and MUPG 575D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.

  • MUPG 575D2 Liturgical Organ Playing (1.5 credits) **

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : This seminar focuses on the development of skill in the leadership and accompaniment of hymns, the accompaniment of sung psalmody (particularly Anglican and Gregorian), and the conducting of choral music while accompanying at the organ. Additionally, regular instruction in techniques of improvisation will focus in particular upon hymn introductions and free accompaniments.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • MUPG 590 Vocal Styles and Conventions (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Performance : Emphasis on vocal performance practices through practical application: text, language, inflection, pronunciation and interpretation considered with individuality of each student's voice and technical development. After examining historical treatises, students will discuss and present musical selections utilizing modern performance standards yet remaining true to stylistic demands of each period.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Anja Strauss (Fall)

    • 3 hours

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUPG 690.

  • MUPG 691 Vocal Ornamentation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Performance : Introduction to the major treatises with emphasis on their practical application to modern performance. Through the study and discussion of both primary and secondary sources, students will observe and compare national styles. Special topics include the conventions of recitative; text-driven embellishment; ornamentation in Handel's dramatic works.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Tracy Smith (Winter)

    • 3 hours

    • Restriction: Open to singers, keyboardists, and conductors or with permission of the instructor

  • MUTH 602 Keyboard Modal Counterpoint (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Music Theory and Analysis : Advanced study of polyphonic techniques of the renaissance period through written exercises, in-depth written case study, and improvised practice at the keyboard.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: MUTH 202 or equivalent

    • Restrictions: Open to graduate keyboardists in early music and organ or permission of the instructor. This course may count only as the additional seminar and not as the approved graduate seminar with the prefix MUCO, MUGS, MUGT, MUHL, MUMT, MUPP, MUTH.

or one graduate 3-credit seminar approved by the Department.

* If not already taken
** May be repeated once

Complementary Performance (9 credits)

Instruments:
3 terms of:

  • MUEN 580 Early Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 4-6 vocalists and instrumentalists which performs music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Alexis Basque, Elizabeth H MacMillan, Sylvain Bergeron, Esteban La Rotta, Lena Weman Eriksson, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Tracy Smith, Laura Andriani (Fall) Elizabeth H MacMillan, Sylvain Bergeron, Laura Andriani, Alexis Basque, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Esteban La Rotta, Tracy Smith (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition. Prerequisite or corequisite for keyboard players: MUPG 272.

6 credits from (may be taken more than once):

  • MUEN 569 Tabla Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Performance and practice of the tabla of North India.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Shawn Eliot Mativetsky (Fall) Shawn Eliot Mativetsky (Winter)

    • Can be taken more than once.

  • MUEN 572 Cappella Antica (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 8 to 12 voices specializing in early music. N.B. This ensemble may substitute as a Basic Ensemble in programs that specify Choral Ensemble, with Departmental approval.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jean-Sébastien Vallée (Fall) Jean-Sébastien Vallée (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 573 Baroque Orchestra (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Open to singers and instrumentalists, this ensemble specializes in chamber music primarily of the Baroque era.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Hank Knox (Fall) Hank Knox (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisites: Audition AND MUEN 480 AND a prerequisite or corequisite of MUPP 381. Additional prerequisite for keyboard players: MUPG 372 with a grade of A-.

OR

Voice:
2 credits of:

  • MUEN 580 Early Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 4-6 vocalists and instrumentalists which performs music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Alexis Basque, Elizabeth H MacMillan, Sylvain Bergeron, Esteban La Rotta, Lena Weman Eriksson, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Tracy Smith, Laura Andriani (Fall) Elizabeth H MacMillan, Sylvain Bergeron, Laura Andriani, Alexis Basque, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Esteban La Rotta, Tracy Smith (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition. Prerequisite or corequisite for keyboard players: MUPG 272.

3 credits:

  • MUIN 610 Vocal Coaching 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Individual coaching sessions on advanced vocal repertoire with emphasis on musical and linguistic nuance.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Michael McMahon, Patrick Hansen, Esther Gonthier, Olivier Godin, Stephen Hargreaves, Hank Knox, Suzie Leblanc (Fall) Michael McMahon, Olivier Godin, Esther Gonthier, Stephen Hargreaves (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUIN 600

  • MUIN 611 Vocal Coaching 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Continuation of Vocal Coaching I with emphasis on musical and linguistic nuance.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Michael McMahon, Esther Gonthier, Stephen Hargreaves (Fall) Michael McMahon, Esther Gonthier, Valerie Kinslow, Olivier Godin, Stephen Hargreaves, Hank Knox, Patrick Hansen, Suzie Leblanc (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUIN 601

  • MUIN 612 Vocal Coaching 3 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Practical Instrument : Coaching sessions on advanced vocal repertoire with emphasis on musical nuance and the expression of an individual artistic voice.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Michael McMahon, Aline Kutan, Patrick Hansen, Esther Gonthier, Olivier Godin, Stephen Hargreaves (Fall) Esther Gonthier, Aline Kutan, Michael McMahon, Valerie Kinslow, Stephen Hargreaves, Marie-Ève Scarfone (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MUIN 602

4 credits from (may be taken more than once):

  • MUEN 569 Tabla Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Performance and practice of the tabla of North India.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Shawn Eliot Mativetsky (Fall) Shawn Eliot Mativetsky (Winter)

    • Can be taken more than once.

  • MUEN 572 Cappella Antica (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 8 to 12 voices specializing in early music. N.B. This ensemble may substitute as a Basic Ensemble in programs that specify Choral Ensemble, with Departmental approval.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jean-Sébastien Vallée (Fall) Jean-Sébastien Vallée (Winter)

    • 4 hours

    • Prerequisite: Audition.

  • MUEN 579 Song Interpretation 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : Study of song repertoire for singers and pianists.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Michael McMahon (Fall) Michael McMahon (Winter)

  • MUEN 580 Early Music Ensemble (1 credit)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Ensemble : An ensemble of 4-6 vocalists and instrumentalists which performs music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Alexis Basque, Elizabeth H MacMillan, Sylvain Bergeron, Esteban La Rotta, Lena Weman Eriksson, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Tracy Smith, Laura Andriani (Fall) Elizabeth H MacMillan, Sylvain Bergeron, Laura Andriani, Alexis Basque, Matthew Dixon Jennejohn, Esteban La Rotta, Tracy Smith (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Audition. Prerequisite or corequisite for keyboard players: MUPG 272.

  • MUEN 696 Opera Theatre (2 credits)

    Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ensemble : Individual coaching in acting, movement and role preparation; possibility for roles in Opera McGill productions (by audition).

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: Stephen Hargreaves, Jonathan David Patterson (Fall) Patrick Hansen (Winter)

    • 3 - 6 hours

    • Prerequisite: open to all Graduate Performance and Artist Diploma students who have completed MUEN 496 or its equivalent.

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