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MUSC 5217. Brass Literature (2-1-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 2202. Historical and analytical study of literature for brass instruments.

MUSC 5219. Jazz History (2-1-2) Prerequisites: MUSC 2202 and MUSC 2302. The course traces the development of jazz from minstrel show days, ragtime, blues, and big bands through current jazz idioms.

MUSC 5221. Organ Literature 1 (2-1-2) Prerequisites: MUSC 3228 and MUSC 3229. A survey of the origins of organ music from the Dark Ages through the Baroque era. Major composers, organ builders, and organists of each major style period in every major geographic location will be examined and investigated. All major information regarding this literature will be presented and studied.

MUSC 5222. Organ Literature 2 (2-1-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 5221. A survey of organ literature from the Classical era through the end of the 20th Century. Major composers, organ builders, and organists of each major style period will be examined.

MUSC 5223. Guitar Literature 1 (2-1-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 1215. This course will study the history and development of the lute and guitar literature from the Renaissance through the contemporary era.

MUSC 5224. Guitar Literature 2 (2-1-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 5223 with a minimum grade of "C" or better. This course will focus on in-depth study of the history and development of classical guitar literature from the Classical through the Contemporary era.

MUSC 5225. Opera and Oratorio Literature (2-1-2) Prerequisites: MUSC 2202. A survey of opera and oratorio literature from the Baroque era to the present. This will include score study and listening assignments.

MUSC 5226. Flute Literature (2-1-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 2202. A chronological study of important solo literature written for the flute from the 17th century to the present.

MUSC 5228. Piano Literature through Classicism (2-1-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 2202. A survey of the historical, stylistic, formal, and aesthetic features of stringed keyboard literature from Bach through the Classic period.

MUSC 5229. Piano Literature Romantic through Contemporary Eras (2-1-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 2202. A survey of the historical, stylistic, formal, and aesthetic features of piano literature of the Romantic, Impressionistic, and Contemporary periods.

MUSC 5236. String Literature (2-1-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 2202. Historical/analytical study of ensemble literature for string instruments from the classical period to the 20th century.

MUSC 5237. Symphonic Literature (2-1-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 2202. Survey of symphonic literature from the 17th century to the present.

MUSC 5238. Wind Ensemble Literature (2-1-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 2202. Historical and analytical survey of wind literature from the chamber, band, and military repertoires. Focus on major composers and standard wind literature from the 16th century to the present.

MUSC 5239. Woodwind Literature (2-1-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 2202. A chronological study of the literature for woodwind instruments.

MUSC 5246. Percussion Literature (2-1-2) Prerequisite: MUSC 2202. Historical and analytical study of literature for percussion instruments.