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MUSIC 120DZ: Jazz Improvisation

This class will focus on developing a deeper understanding of, and capacity for, jazz improvisation -- as it relates to individual expression as well as group interaction, communication, and cohesion. In-class soloing and ensemble playing; guided listening; ear training; internalization; personalization; and an awareness of the historical evolution of the jazz improvisational language will all be emphasized. The coursework will be primarily based on actual instrumental performance and practice; with an extensive listening list; and possibly some complementary composition, transcribing, self-evaluation; reading and writing assignments. Limited enrollment: Audition required. Students auditioning for Music 120D may submit the same audition material for consideration for Music 120E and vice-versa, but they are asked to make clear that they are applying for both (or, alternatively, for just one of the two, and if so, which one.) This class will be closed to enrollment, so students wishing more »
This class will focus on developing a deeper understanding of, and capacity for, jazz improvisation -- as it relates to individual expression as well as group interaction, communication, and cohesion. In-class soloing and ensemble playing; guided listening; ear training; internalization; personalization; and an awareness of the historical evolution of the jazz improvisational language will all be emphasized. The coursework will be primarily based on actual instrumental performance and practice; with an extensive listening list; and possibly some complementary composition, transcribing, self-evaluation; reading and writing assignments. Limited enrollment: Audition required. Students auditioning for Music 120D may submit the same audition material for consideration for Music 120E and vice-versa, but they are asked to make clear that they are applying for both (or, alternatively, for just one of the two, and if so, which one.) This class will be closed to enrollment, so students wishing to enroll must join the Axess waiting list. You will then be contacted with audition instructions. Zero unit enrollment option available with instructor permission. See website: ( http://music.stanford.edu) for policy and procedure. By enrolling in this course you are giving consent for the video and audio recording and distribution of your image and performance for use by any entity at Stanford University.
Terms: Spr | Units: 0 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Redman, J. (PI)

MUSIC 120E: Advanced Jazz Improvisation

This class will focus on broadening the participants' fluency with established improvisational languages, encouraging them to trust and develop their own unique improvisational voices, and deepening their capacities for integrating those individual voices into a collaborative musical framework -- working and playing together as a group, forging a collective identity, finding a band sound. In-class soloing and ensemble playing; guided listening; ear training; internalization; personalization; transcription, composition and arranging will all be emphasized. The coursework will be primarily based on actual instrumental performance and practice; with an extensive list of tracks to listen to and tunes to learn. The class will spend ample time focusing on the repertoire from the jazz "canon" (works by jazz masters such Ellington, Monk, Parker, Shorter, Mingus, Coltrane, Coleman, etc, as well as "standards" from the American popular songbook). Participants will be encouraged to submit for con more »
This class will focus on broadening the participants' fluency with established improvisational languages, encouraging them to trust and develop their own unique improvisational voices, and deepening their capacities for integrating those individual voices into a collaborative musical framework -- working and playing together as a group, forging a collective identity, finding a band sound. In-class soloing and ensemble playing; guided listening; ear training; internalization; personalization; transcription, composition and arranging will all be emphasized. The coursework will be primarily based on actual instrumental performance and practice; with an extensive list of tracks to listen to and tunes to learn. The class will spend ample time focusing on the repertoire from the jazz "canon" (works by jazz masters such Ellington, Monk, Parker, Shorter, Mingus, Coltrane, Coleman, etc, as well as "standards" from the American popular songbook). Participants will be encouraged to submit for consideration by the group their own ideas for material, including, but not limited to, their own original compositions or arrangements. Limited enrollment: Audition required. Students auditioning for Music 120E may submit the same audition material for consideration for Music 120D and vice-versa, but they are asked to make clear that they are applying for both (or, alternatively, for just one of the two, and if so, which one.) All who are interested are strongly encouraged to apply, with the understanding that some priority may be given to those who have already completed Music 120D. This class will be closed to enrollment, so students who would like to enroll must join the Axess wait list. You will then be contacted with audition instructions.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-3 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE | Repeatable for credit

MUSIC 122C: Introduction to 20th-Century Composition

Contemporary works, with emphasis on music since 1945. Projects in free composition based on 20th-century models. Prerequisites: MUSIC 23 and MUSIC 24C; passing piano-proficiency examination; or, consent of instructor.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum
Instructors: Ulman, E. (PI)

MUSIC 125: Individual Undergraduate Projects in Composition

May be repeated for credit a total of 14 times. Prerequisites: music major, and one quarter of 123.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable for credit

MUSIC 127C: Band Arranging

Develop skills and techniques related to arranging for marching and concert bands; emphasizes instrumentation, transposition, and voicing.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3

MUSIC 128: Stanford Laptop Orchestra: Composition, Coding, and Performance (CS 170)

Classroom instantiation of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk) which includes public performances. An ensemble of more than 20 humans, laptops, controllers, and special speaker arrays designed to provide each computer-mediated instrument with its sonic identity and presence. Topics and activities include issues of composing for laptop orchestras, instrument design, sound synthesis, programming, and live performance. May be repeated four times for credit. Space is limited; see https://ccrma.stanford.edu/courses/128 for information about the application and enrollment process. May be repeat for credit
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE | Repeatable for credit

MUSIC 129: Advanced Ear-Training/Musicianship

A course in advanced aural analysis and musicianship skills for students who have completed the Music 24 series. Topics of study include analysis by ear of large scale forms, chromatic or extended-tertian harmony, modulations to distantly related keys, chromatic or atonal melodies, modal harmony and melody, as well as alternative forms of aural analysis.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Arul, E. (PI)

MUSIC 132: Music Education: Then, Now, and Then Again (EDUC 132)

Explores the presence and impact of music across a variety of educational settings, with a focus on the historical function of music education, the current role of music education, and potential future models of music education.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3
Instructors: Gavin, R. (PI)

MUSIC 136: Intermediate Conducting: Music Since 1900

The art of reading and conducting scores from the Impressionist, late Romantic, and Modern periods to the present, with emphasis on orchestral and choral works that involve changing meters, advanced harmonic vocabulary, and modern instrumental and vocal practices. Topics include clef reading and transposition, baton technique, and rehearsal procedure. Prerequisite: MUSIC 130A, 130B, or 130C; or instructor's permission.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3
Instructors: Phillips, P. (PI)

MUSIC 146N: Transcultural Perspectives of South-East Asian Music and Arts (COMPLIT 148, COMPLIT 267, FRENCH 260A, MUSIC 246N)

This course will explore the links between aspects of South-East Asian cultures and their influence on modern and contemporary Western art and literature, particularly in France; examples of this influence include Claude Debussy (Gamelan music), Jacques Charpentier (Karnatak music), Auguste Rodin (Khmer art) and Antonin Artaud (Balinese theater). In the course of these interdisciplinary analyses - focalized on music and dance but not limited to it - we will confront key notions in relation to transculturality: orientalism, appropriation, auto-ethnography, nostalgia, exoticism and cosmopolitanism. We will also consider transculturality interior to contemporary creation, through the work of contemporary composers such as Tran Kim Ng¿c, Chinary Ung and Tôn-Thât Tiêt. Viewings of sculptures, marionette theater, ballet, opera and cinema will also play an integral role. To be eligible for WAYS credit, this course must be taken for 3 units and a letter grade; WIM credit in Music at 4 units and a letter grade.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2-4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II
Instructors: Kretz, H. (PI)
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