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MUSI 491: Musical Communication in Performance

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 3 Attempts


Helps student conceive of musical performance as communication in a variety of contexts, and combines knowledge in Mason Core courses with knowledge and skills specific to the major to serve as a capstone course synthesizing both areas. Students consider various aspects of musical communication to prepare senior recital. Students explore social, historical, analytical, and aesthetic aspects of the music they are to perform by composing essays in the style of a journal or portfolio. Students prepare a substantial paper on recital repertoire and present that paper before a faculty and student panel.

Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in appropriate 3-credit private music instruction course and MUSI 424

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 1

Credits: 1

Prerequisites:

Completion of all other required Mason Core courses for BM performance concentration.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

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