• 5. Music Around World

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour; outside study, 10 hours. Overview of world's musical traditions by selecting one or two case studies from each of nine musical world regions: Pacific, East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and U.S. and Canada. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M6A. Introduction to Musicianship

    Units: 2

    (Same as Music M6A and Music History M6A.) Laboratory, four hours. Preparation: placement examination. Course M6A is enforced requisite to M6B, which is enforced requisite to M6C. Students must receive grade of C- or better to proceed to next course in sequence. Introduction to musicianship through in-depth exploration of basic common musical elements and training in aural recognition, sight singing, dictation, and keyboard skills. Focus on topics such as tonal and modal harmony, rhythm, improvisation, composition, notation, and ear training to prepare students for later theory courses, participation in music ensembles, advanced study in music, and professional careers. Letter grading.

  • M6B. Introduction to Musicianship

    Units: 2

    (Same as Music M6B and Music History M6B.) Laboratory, four hours. Preparation: placement examination. Enforced requisite: course M6A with grade of C- or better. Introduction to musicianship through in-depth exploration of basic common musical elements and training in aural recognition, sight singing, dictation, and keyboard skills. Focus on topics such as tonal and modal harmony, rhythm, improvisation, composition, notation, and ear training to prepare students for later theory courses, participation in music ensembles, advanced study in music, and professional careers. Letter grading.

  • M6C. Introduction to Musicianship

    Units: 2

    (Same as Music M6C and Music History M6C.) Laboratory, four hours. Preparation: placement examination. Enforced requisite: course M6B with grade of C- or better. Introduction to musicianship through in-depth exploration of basic common musical elements and training in aural recognition, sight singing, dictation, and keyboard skills. Focus on topics such as tonal and modal harmony, rhythm, improvisation, composition, notation, and ear training to prepare students for later theory courses, participation in music ensembles, advanced study in music, and professional careers. Letter grading.

  • 10A. World Music Theory and Musicianship

    Units: 5

    Lecture, two hours; discussion, four hours; laboratory, two hours; outside study, seven hours. Course 10A is requisite to 10B, which is requisite to 10C. Limited to Ethnomusicology and World Arts and Cultures majors. Introduction to and participation in musical systems of selected world cultures through aural and written notations, vocal and instrumental skills, melodic and rhythmic dictation, improvisation, and composition. Letter grading.

  • 10B. World Music Theory and Musicianship

    Units: 5

    Lecture, two hours; discussion, four hours; laboratory, two hours; outside study, seven hours. Requisite: course 10A. Limited to Ethnomusicology and World Arts and Cultures majors. Introduction to and participation in musical systems of selected world cultures through aural and written notations, vocal and instrumental skills, melodic and rhythmic dictation, improvisation, and composition. Letter grading.

  • 10C. World Music Theory and Musicianship

    Units: 5

    Lecture, two hours; discussion, four hours; laboratory, two hours; outside study, seven hours. Requisite: course 10B. Limited to Ethnomusicology and World Arts and Cultures majors. Introduction to and participation in musical systems of selected world cultures through aural and written notations, vocal and instrumental skills, melodic and rhythmic dictation, improvisation, and composition. Letter grading.

  • 11A. World Music Systems and Structures

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, four hours; outside study, seven hours. Requisite: course 10C. Course 11A is requisite to 11B, which is requisite to 11C. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Students must receive grade of C or better to proceed to next course. Advanced study and analysis of musical systems and aesthetic concepts from selected world cultures through aural and written notations, vocal and instrumental skills, melodic and rhythmic dictation, improvisation, and composition. Letter grading.

  • 11B. World Music Systems and Structures

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, four hours; outside study, seven hours. Requisite: course 11A with grade of C or better. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Students must receive grade of C or better to proceed to next course. Advanced study and analysis of musical systems and aesthetic concepts from selected world cultures through aural and written notations, vocal and instrumental skills, melodic and rhythmic dictation, improvisation, and composition. Letter grading.

  • 11C. World Music Systems and Structures

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, four hours; outside study, seven hours. Requisite: course 11B with grade of C or better. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced study and analysis of musical systems and aesthetic concepts from selected world cultures through aural and written notations, vocal and instrumental skills, melodic and rhythmic dictation, improvisation, and composition. Letter grading.

  • 15. American Life in Music

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Impact of ethnicity, race, gender, and other social processes on American music in late 20th century; use of and creativity in music to respond to and shape contemporary social processes. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

  • 20A. Musical Cultures of World: Europe and Americas

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour; outside study, 10 hours. Enforced requisite: Music 20C with grade of C or better. Traditional and popular musics from many different countries, with introduction to basic ethnomusicological concepts and development of listening and analytical skills. May be taken independently for credit. Letter grading.

  • 20B. Musical Cultures of World: Africa and Near East

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour; outside study, 10 hours. Enforced requisite: Music 20C with grade of C or better. Traditional and popular musics from many different countries, with introduction to basic ethnomusicological concepts and development of listening and analytical skills. May be taken independently for credit. Letter grading.

  • 20C. Musical Cultures of World: Asia

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour; outside study, 10 hours. Enforced requisite: Music 20C with grade of C or better. Traditional and popular musics from many different countries, with introduction to basic ethnomusicological concepts and development of listening and analytical skills. May be taken independently for credit. Letter grading.

  • 25. Global Pop

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Development of world music or world beat, including its meaning and importance to contemporary culture as well as its history and impact. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 30. Music and Media

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Exploration of ways music is mediated to people by industry, technologies, and corporations. Survey of leading theorists of media and exploration of case studies. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 35. Blues, Society, and American Culture

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Sociocultural history and survey of blues music tradition from its roots in West Africa to its emergence in African American oral culture, with emphasis on philosophical underpinnings and social and political impact of blues and its influence on development of country, jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues, rock, hip-hop music, and other mediums. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 40. Music and Religion

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of nature, role, and power of music in religious rituals around world, covering music and ritual of Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, as well as religious traditions of Native Americans and syncretic religious practices in Americas such as African American gospel music, Brazilian Candomble, Cuban Santería, and Haitian vodoun. Letter grading.

  • 45. Music of Bollywood and Beyond

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour; outside study, 10 hours. History and development of South Asian film scores in their filmic context, especially omnipresent songs that most distinctively characterize this genre. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 50A. Jazz in American Culture: Late 19th Century through 1940s

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Course 50A is not requisite to 50B. Survey of development of jazz in American culture. Discussion of different compositional/performance techniques and approaches that distinguish different sub-styles of jazz from one another, as well as key historical figures that shaped development of jazz from its early years through modern jazz. Important historical social issues (segregation, Depression, World War II, Civil Rights Movement) that intersect with history of U.S. and jazz music. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 50B. Jazz in American Culture: 1940s to Present

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Course 50A is not requisite to 50B. Survey of development of jazz in American culture. Discussion of different compositional/performance techniques and approaches that distinguish different sub-styles of jazz from one another, as well as key historical figures that shaped development of jazz from its early years through modern jazz. Important historical social issues (segregation, Depression, World War II, Civil Rights Movement) that intersect with history of U.S. and jazz music. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 60. J.S. Bach in His World and Ours

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Examination of life and music of J.S. Bach in historical and cultural context of his era through its musical manifestations in present, including changes in performance styles, scholarly studies, reception, and contemporary fan culture. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 68A. World Music Specializations: Music of China -- Ensemble

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 68B. World Music Specializations: Music of China -- Chinese Opera

    Units: 1

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, one hour. Performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 68C. World Music Specializations: Music of China -- Chinese Folk Dance

    Units: 1

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, one hour. Performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 68F. World Music Specializations: Music of India -- Ensemble

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 68G. World Music Specializations: Music of India -- Tabla

    Units: 1

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, one hour. Performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 68M. World Music Specializations: Music of Balkans -- Ensemble

    Units: 1

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, one hour. Performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 68N. World Music Specializations: Music of Balkans -- Choir

    Units: 1

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, one hour. Performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 68O. World Music Specializations: Music of Balkans -- Instrumental Music

    Units: 1

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, one hour. Performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 71AF. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Guitar

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered 71.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71AS. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Guitar

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71AW. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71AW. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Guitar

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71AF. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71BF. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Percussion

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71BS. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Percussion

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71BW. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71BW. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Percussion

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71BF. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71CF. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Piano

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71CS. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Piano

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71CW. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71CW. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Piano

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71CF. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71DF. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Saxophone

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71DS. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Saxophone

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71DW. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71DW. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Saxophone

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71DF. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71EF. Instruction in Jazz Performance: String Bass

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71ES. Instruction in Jazz Performance: String Bass

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71EW. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71EW. Instruction in Jazz Performance: String Bass

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71EF. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71FF. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Trombone

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71FS. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Trombone

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71FW. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71FW. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Trombone

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71FF. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71GF. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Trumpet

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71GS. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Trumpet

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71GW. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71GW. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Trumpet

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71GF. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71IF. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Voice

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71IS. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Voice

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71IW. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 71IW. Instruction in Jazz Performance: Voice

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Requisite: course 71IF. Limited to Ethnomusicology jazz studies majors. Knowledge of jazz repertoire, concepts, and techniques gained through private lessons on specific instruments and voice. Students meet weekly with instructor to demonstrate their performance skills and receive assessment of their progress in learning material. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • M73. Music and Religion in Popular Culture

    Units: 5

    (Same as Music History M73.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of popular music in religious traditions since the 1970s. Growth of music in Jewish denominations, including Orthodox, Reform, and Conservative, and Christian contemporary music, from evangelical to cross-over artists performing in mainstream. Credit for both courses M73 and M173 not allowed. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M87. Special Courses in Music

    Units: 5

    (Same as Music M87 and Music History M87.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, four hours. Limited to undergraduate Ethnomusicology, Music, and Music History majors. Study and analysis of current and/or special topics in ethnomusicology, music, and music history taught by resident and visiting faculty members. May be repeated for credit with topic and instructor change. Letter grading.

  • 89. Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to lower division lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 91A. World Music Performance Organizations: Music and Dance of American Indians

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours. Group performance of traditional vocal and instrumental music of world cultures. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 91B. World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Bali

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours. Group performance of traditional vocal and instrumental music of world cultures. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 91E. World Music Performance Organizations: Music and Dance of Ghana

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours. Group performance of traditional vocal and instrumental music of world cultures. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 91G. World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Japan

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours. Group performance of traditional vocal and instrumental music of world cultures. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 91H. World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Java

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours. Group performance of traditional vocal and instrumental music of world cultures. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 91J. World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Korea

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours. Group performance of traditional vocal and instrumental music of world cultures. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 91K. World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Mexico

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours. Group performance of traditional vocal and instrumental music of world cultures. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 91L. World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Persia

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours. Group performance of traditional vocal and instrumental music of world cultures. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 91N. World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Near East

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours. Group performance of traditional vocal and instrumental music of world cultures. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 91P. World Music Performance Organizations: Music of African Americans

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours. Group performance of traditional vocal and instrumental music of world cultures. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 91T. World Music Performance Organizations: Jazz Orchestra

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours. Preparation: audition. Large group jazz ensemble that performs big band jazz repertoire. Emphasis on improvisational and solo performance skills in traditional big band, Latin jazz, and contemporary jazz genres. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 91Z. World Music Performance Organizations: Open Ensemble

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours. Group performance of traditional vocal and instrumental music of world cultures. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 92. Private Instruction in Music

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Private or semiprivate music instruction with distinguished community-based musician, that must be arranged by students and approved by course instructor. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 98T. Cultural Boundaries and National Borders: Transnational Study of U.S. and Mexican Musical Indigeneity

    Units: 5

    Seminar, three hours. Enforced requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement. Freshmen/sophomores preferred. Scrutinization of boundaries of contemporary indigeneity in U.S. through study of diverse musical interpretations of indigenous performances and identities. Readings from ethnomusicology and indigenous studies paired with ethnographic fieldwork, musical analysis, and media research. Letter grading.

  • 98T. Music and Refugee Crisis (Effective Winter 2018 )

    Units: 5

    Seminar, three hours. Requisite: satisfaction of Entry-Level Writing requirement. Freshmen/sophomores preferred. Discussion of music as cultural resource amid violence and displacement, effects of war on music profession, and role of music in shaping opinions on refugee policy. Use of scholarly sources, firsthand accounts, and media, with diverse historical and contemporary examples. Letter grading.

  • 99. Student Research Program

    Units: 1 to 2

    Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.

  • C100. Audiovisual Archiving in 21st Century

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology majors. Examination of history, present state, and future of audiovisual archives, with specific focus on ethics, copyright, contracts, fieldwork, preservation, and access and issues related to technology, space, budgets, and staffing. Concurrently scheduled with course C200. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 105. Music Business

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for junior/senior Ethnomusicology majors in public ethnomusicology emphasis. How music industry functions and how products are created, marketed, and consumed. Basic information on production of recordings and legal issues faced by musicians, students, and scholars who use music in their work. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 106A. Traditional North American Indian Music

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Native North American traditional music and its role in tribal societies. California, Southwest, Pacific Northwest, Northern and Southern Plains, Great Lakes/Eastern Woodlands, and Southeastern culture areas included. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 106B. Contemporary North American Indian Music

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Contemporary Native North American musical expression, including popular styles (folk, country, rock), intertribal Indian musical genres (powwow), syncretic religious music, and traditional/historic Pan-Indian music. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 107. South American Indian Music

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Native South American traditional music and its role in indigenous societies. Topics include relationship between speech and song, use of music by shamans, musical structures, and use of indigenous music in creating nationalist and popular music styles. Letter grading.

  • M108A. Music of Latin America: Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Isles

    Units: 5

    (Same as Chicana and Chicano Studies M108A.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Course M108A is not requisite to 108B. Survey of traditional and contemporary musical culture. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 108B. Music of Latin America: Latin South America

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Course M108A is not requisite to 108B. Survey of traditional and contemporary musical culture. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M109. Women in Jazz

    Units: 4

    (Same as African American Studies M109 and Gender Studies M109.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Sociocultural history of women in jazz and allied musical traditions from 1880s to present. Survey of women vocalists, instrumentalists, composers/arrangers, and producers and their impact on development of jazz. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M110A. African American Musical Heritage

    Units: 5

    (Same as African American Studies M110A.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Sociocultural history and survey of African American music covering Africa and its impact on Americas; music of 17th through 19th centuries; minstrelsy and its impact on representation of blacks in film, television, and theater; religious music, including hymns, spirituals, and gospel; black music of Caribbean and Central and South America; and music of black Los Angeles. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M110B. African American Musical Heritage

    Units: 5

    (Same as African American Studies M110B.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Sociocultural history and survey of African American music covering blues, pre-1947 jazz styles, rhythm 'n' blues, soul, funk, disco, hip-hop, and symbiotic relationship between recording industry and effects of cultural politics on black popular music productions. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M111. Ellingtonia

    Units: 4

    (Same as African American Studies M111.) Lecture, three hours. Music of Duke Ellington, his life, and far-reaching influence of his efforts. Ellington's music, known as Ellingtonia, is one of largest and perhaps most important bodies of music ever produced in U.S. Covers many contributions of other artists who worked with Ellington, such as composer Billy Strayhorn and musicians Johnny Hodges, Cooties Williams, and Mercer Ellington. P/NP or letter grading.

  • CM112. African American Music in California

    Units: 4

    (Same as African American Studies CM112A.) Lecture, four hours. Historical and analytical examination of African American music in California, including history, migration patterns, and urbanism to determine their impact on development of African American music in California. Concurrently scheduled with course CM212. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 113. Music of Brazil

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. History of ethnic and art music in Brazil, with some reference to Portuguese antecedents. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M115. Musical Aesthetics in Los Angeles

    Units: 4

    (Same as Chicana and Chicano Studies M115.) Lecture, three hours. Confronting aesthetics from classical perspective of art as intuition, examination on cross-cultural basis of diverse musical contexts within vast multicultural metropolis of Los Angeles, with focus on various musical networks and specific experiences of Chicano/Latino, African American, American Indian, Asian, rock culture, Western art music tradition, and commercial music industry. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M116. Chicano/Latino Music in U.S.

    Units: 5

    (Same as Chicana and Chicano Studies M116.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Historical and analytical examination of musical expression of Latino peoples who have inhabited present geographical boundaries of U.S. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 117. American Popular Music

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of history and characteristics of American popular music and its relationship to American culture, with emphasis on 20th-century popular music and its major composers, including comparison between traditional pre-1950 popular music and trends in post-1950 popular music. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 118. Development of Rock

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours. Examination of historical and stylistic development of rock from 1950s to present, with attention to its sociocultural and political impact on American society and beyond. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M119. Cultural History of Rap

    Units: 5

    (Same as African American Studies M107.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to development of rap music and hip-hop culture, with emphasis on musical and verbal qualities, philosophical and political ideologies, gender representation, and influences on cinema and popular culture. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 120A. Development of Jazz

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to jazz; its historical background and its development in U.S. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 120B. Development of Jazz

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Introduction to jazz; its historical background and its development in U.S. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 121. Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Jazz

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Exploration of assimilation and retention of jazz from U.S. in various countries, with particular emphasis on cultural and social features that form basis for new jazz-ethnic music blends. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C122A. Jazz Styles and Analysis: Early Jazz to Swing Era

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology, Music, and Music History majors. In-depth analysis of jazz styles and repertoire intended for students with music backgrounds. Concurrently scheduled with course C222A. Letter grading.

  • C122B. Jazz Styles and Analysis: Bebop to Avant-garde

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology, Music, and Music History majors. In-depth analysis of jazz styles and repertoire intended for students with music backgrounds. Concurrently scheduled with course C222B. Letter grading.

  • C122C. Jazz Styles and Analysis: Jazz since Sixties

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology, Music, and Music History majors. In-depth analysis of jazz styles and repertoire intended for students with music backgrounds. Concurrently scheduled with course C222C. Letter grading.

  • 123. Music of Bebop

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Study of jazz bebop tradition, including analysis of compositions and song forms, styles of improvisation, and developments from 1940 to present. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C124. Electric Music of Miles Davis

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Enforced requisite: course 11C. Careful examination of artistic body of Miles Davis' electric music (1967 to 1991). Influences and impetus that fueled his daring move from acoustic jazz to electric music. Examination of Davis' complex and challenging relationship with music industry as his art moved through periods of multidimensional growth and evolutionary development. Much detail to his use of contemporary jazz, funk, rhythm and blues, rock, southern and west African, Brazilian, European avant-garde, Cuban, Indian, flamenco, and ambient music. Concurrently scheduled with course C224. Letter grading.

  • 125A. Jazz Composition and Arranging: Early Jazz to Swing Era

    Units: 2

    Lecture, two hours; outside study, four hours. Examination of various aspects of jazz composition. Differentiation between improvisation and notated composition, as well as between composition and arranging, and introduction to basic arranging concepts. Letter grading.

  • 125B. Jazz Composition and Arranging: Bebop to Avant-garde

    Units: 2

    Lecture, two hours; outside study, four hours. Examination of various aspects of jazz composition. Differentiation between improvisation and notated composition, as well as between composition and arranging, and introduction to basic arranging concepts. Letter grading.

  • 125C. Jazz Composition and Arranging: Jazz since Sixties

    Units: 2

    Lecture, two hours; outside study, four hours. Examination of various aspects of jazz composition. Differentiation between improvisation and notated composition, as well as between composition and arranging, and introduction to basic arranging concepts. Letter grading.

  • 126A. Introduction to Jazz Arranging and Orchestration

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Requisite: course 129C. Study and practice of skills used in arranging and orchestrating music in jazz idiom. Students create and orchestrate their own arrangements. Study of specific instruments and their unique use and application in jazz (jazz notation and terminology, transposition, woodwind doublings, brass mutes, etc.). Writing for smaller ensembles, culminating with arrangements to be read by one UCLA Jazz Combo. Letter grading.

  • 126B. Jazz Arranging and Orchestration

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Enforced requisites: courses 126A, 129C. Continuation of concepts from course 126A, with focus on full sectional writing and in-depth score analysis. Culminates with arrangements to be read by UCLA Jazz Orchestra I. Letter grading.

  • 126C. Advanced Jazz Arranging and Orchestration

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours. Enforced requisites: courses 126A, 126B, 129C. Continuation of concepts from course 126B, with focus on contributions of noteworthy arrangers/orchestrators. Culminates with arrangements to be read by UCLA Jazz Orchestra I. Letter grading.

  • 127A. Jazz Keyboard Harmony I

    Units: 2

    Laboratory, two hours; outside study, four hours. Course 127A with grade of C or better is enforced requisite to 127B; course 127B with grade of C or better is enforced requisite to 127C. Study of jazz harmony through use of piano keyboard. Letter grading.

  • 127B. Jazz Keyboard Harmony II

    Units: 2

    Laboratory, two hours; outside study, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 127A with grade of C or better. Study of jazz harmony through use of piano keyboard. Letter grading.

  • 127C. Jazz Keyboard Harmony III

    Units: 2

    Laboratory, two hours; outside study, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 127B with grade of C or better. Study of jazz harmony through use of piano keyboard. Letter grading.

  • 128. Exploration in Rhythms

    Units: 2

    Lecture, two hours; outside study, four hours. Preparation: ability to read melodic or rhythmic notation. Investigation and exploration of musical time and rhythm in 20th- and 21st-century classical, jazz, world, and popular music. Concepts explored include meter, pulse, rhythmic cycles, hemiolas, and polyrhythms. P/NP or Letter grading.

  • 129A. Jazz Theory and Improvisation

    Units: 2

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Elements of jazz theory and improvisation. Basic jazz harmonic constructions, as well as melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic concepts, and how to apply those elements to personal efforts in improvisations. Letter grading.

  • 129B. Jazz Theory and Improvisation

    Units: 2

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Requisite: course 129A with grade of C or better. Elements of jazz theory and improvisation. Medium-level jazz harmonic constructions. Letter grading.

  • 129C. Jazz Theory and Improvisation

    Units: 2

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Requisite: course 129B with grade of C or better. Elements of jazz theory and improvisation. Advanced-level jazz harmonic constructions. Letter grading.

  • M130. Culture of Jazz Aesthetics

    Units: 4

    (Same as Anthropology M158.) Lecture, three hours. Recommended requisite: course 20A or 20B or 20C Anthropology 3 or 4. Aesthetics of jazz from point of view of musicians who shaped jazz as art form in 20th century. Listening to and interacting with professional jazz musicians who answer questions and give musical demonstrations. Analytical resources and historical knowledge of musicians and ethnomusicologists combined with those interested in jazz as cultural tradition. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M131. Development of Latin Jazz

    Units: 4

    (Same as Music M131.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Survey of historical and stylistic development of musical style referred to today as Latin jazz. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 133. European Musics: Politics, Identities, Nationalisms

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, 12 hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology, Music, Musicology, Music History, and European Studies majors. European folk, popular, and classical music as practice that shapes ideas about national, ethnic, class, and religious identity and as tool of political domination and resistance. Letter grading.

  • M134. Introduction to Armenian Music

    Units: 4

    (Same as Armenian M134 and Music M134.) Lecture, three hours. Some amount of formal music study and experience as vocalist or instrumentalist desirable but not essential. Introduction to history, tradition, and scope of music of Armenia. Focus on number of different genres and approaches, and interactions between music and culture, society, and history. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 136A. Music of Africa

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour; outside study, 10 hours. Introduction to music of Africa through general discussion of select topics such as continent and its peoples, function, musician, instruments, musical structure and related arts, and contemporary music. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C136B. Music of Africa

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Introduction to music of various African cultures and regions. Through readings, lectures, viewing of films, and analysis of music, students gain greater understanding of diverse musical traditions found on African continent and become more cognizant of contributions that people of Africa have made to world music. Concurrently scheduled with course C236B. Letter grading.

  • C140. Music of Arab World

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to junior/senior Ethnomusicology majors. Investigation of historical and cultural backgrounds, main musical styles, relationship between theory and practice and emphasis on mode and improvisation, and 20th- and 21st-century trends in music of Arabic-speaking Near East. Concurrent participation in Near East performance ensemble (course 91N or 161N) required. Concurrently scheduled with course C240. Letter grading.

  • C141. Music of Turkey and Iran

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to junior/senior Ethnomusicology majors. Comparative study of music of Iran and other related areas, including Turkey, with particular reference to their historical and cultural background, sources on music theory and aesthetics, instruments, style, technique of improvisation, and contemporary practice. Concurrent participation in Near East performance ensemble (course 91N or 161N) required. Concurrently scheduled with course C241. Letter grading.

  • 146. Folk Music of South Asia

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; laboratory, one hour. Illustrated survey of some regional genres, styles, and musical instruments found in India and Pakistan, with special reference to religious, social, economic, and cultural context of their occurrence. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 147. Survey of Classical Music in India

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Examination of melodic, metric, and formal structures of Indian classical music in context of religious, sociocultural, and historical background of country. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C150. Music and Politics in East Asia

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology, Music, Music History, World Arts and Cultures, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and East Asian Studies majors. Political imperatives have long had direct and often explicit impact on music sound and context in East Asia. Examination of interaction of ideology and musical practice in medieval Korea and in contemporary Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and China. Concurrently scheduled with course C250. Letter grading.

  • C155. Intangible Cultural Heritage Worldwide

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology, Music History, and World Arts and Cultures majors. Through critical reading of publications by scholars, officials, and culture-bearers involved in intangible cultural heritage policy and practice, examination of history of heritage conservation; concepts of tangible and intangible heritage; pioneering roles of Japan, South Korea, and UNESCO in making intangible cultural heritage focal point of much cultural policy worldwide; tensions among international ideals, nation-state nationalisms, regionalism, ethnicity, and indigeneity in creating intangible cultural heritage policies in different settings; U.S. equivalents to intangible cultural heritage policies and practices in other countries; roles of private individuals, community initiative, and professional organizations in cultural preservation schemes; and related concept of sustainability. Concurrently scheduled with course C255. Letter grading.

  • C156A. Music in China

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Requisite: course 20C. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Survey of traditional, popular, and Western-influenced musics currently widespread in China, including musical analysis of different genres; examination of contexts in which they exist. Investigation of profound effect of Confucian and Communist ideologies on music. Concurrently scheduled with course C256A. Letter grading.

  • 156B. Music in China

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Requisite: course C156A. Introduction to various notational systems. Analysis of representative styles. Letter grading.

  • 157. History of Chinese Opera

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Survey of dramatic elements in Chinese operas, incorporating singing, dance, and acrobatics. Emphasis on traditional and modern Peking opera and its relation to Cantonese and other genres. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 158. Studies in Chinese Instrumental Music

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Survey of Chinese musical instruments and their musical styles, classifications system, specific musical notation, and use in context of Chinese society. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C159. Music on China's Periphery

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for undergraduate ethnomusicology, music, music history, and world arts and cultures majors. Survey of musics from China's border regions and neighboring countries: technical musical characteristics and important contextual issues related to traditional and modern styles from Mongolia, Uighurs of Xinjiang, Tibet, Tibeto-Burman peoples, Hmong, and indigenous peoples of Taiwan. Concurrently scheduled with course C259. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 160. Survey of Music in Japan

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Survey of main genres of Japanese traditional music, including Gagaku, Buddhist chant, Biwa music, Koto music, Shamisen music, and music used in various theatrical forms. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 161A. Advanced World Music Performance Organizations: Music and Dance of American Indians

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced study of traditional vocal and instrumental world music. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 161B. Advanced World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Bali

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced study of traditional vocal and instrumental world music. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 161E. Advanced World Music Performance Organizations: Music and Dance of Ghana

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced study of traditional vocal and instrumental world music. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 161G. Advanced World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Japan

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced study of traditional vocal and instrumental world music. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 161H. Advanced World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Java

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced study of traditional vocal and instrumental world music. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 161J. Advanced World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Korea

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced study of traditional vocal and instrumental world music. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 161K. Advanced World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Mexico

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced study of traditional vocal and instrumental world music. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 161L. Advanced World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Persia

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced study of traditional vocal and instrumental world music. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 161M. Advanced World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Thailand

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced study of traditional vocal and instrumental world music. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 161N. Advanced World Music Performance Organizations: Music of Near East

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced study of traditional vocal and instrumental world music. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 161P. Advanced World Music Performance Organizations: Music of African Americans

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced study of traditional vocal and instrumental world music. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 161T. Advanced World Music Performance Organizations: Jazz Orchestra

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Preparation: audition. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced rehearsal and performance of jazz big band repertoire in traditional jazz ensemble, Latin jazz ensemble, and contemporary jazz ensemble. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 161Z. Advanced World Music Performance Organizations: Open Ensemble

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced study of traditional vocal and instrumental world music. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 162. Advanced Private Instruction in Music

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour; outside practice, five hours. Preparation: two years of courses 91A through 91Z or 92. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Advanced private or semiprivate music instruction with distinguished community-based musician, that must be arranged by students and approved by course instructor. May be repeated for credit without limitation. Letter grading.

  • 163. Pathways to Composition

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Enforced requisite: course 11C. Fresh new approaches to composing music for both beginning and experienced composers, while looking at pieces from jazz, classical, and film music repertoire for inspiration and study. Group composition exercises, with improvisation as potent composition tool. Exploration of compositions in myriad of styles to see how different composers develop melodic phrases into musical statements. Observation of how composers create sense of dramatic flow, with composition of student pieces based on these concepts. Study of various composers' use of rhythmic phrases and call and response, and element of surprise to keep student compositions fresh and dynamic. Writing of compositions based on programmatic storylines and specific images by interweaving musical ideas with concepts from visual art, drama, and film. Letter grading.

  • 164. World Music Composition

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; laboratory, three hours; outside study, six hours. Requisites: courses 11A, 11B, 11C. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Examination in composition using variety of Western and non-Western musical systems. Final project required. Letter grading.

  • C165. Selected Topics in Composition

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Evaluation of important musical concepts and approaches to enable students to develop greater compositional technique and understanding. Ways composers of jazz, European classical, and other musical genres have successfully approached use of extended compositional forms. Examination of way in which world music traditions have interfaced with jazz and other types of music to create new musical languages. Use of concepts, structural paradigms, and inspiration from literature, visual arts, and other sources to develop student compositions. May be repeated once for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C270. Letter grading.

  • 168A. Advanced World Music Specializations: Music of China -- Ensemble

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Advanced performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 168B. Advanced World Music Specializations: Music of China -- Zheng

    Units: 1

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, one hour. Advanced performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 168C. Advanced World Music Specializations: Music of China -- Qin

    Units: 1

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, one hour. Advanced performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 168F. Advanced World Music Specializations: Music of India -- Ensemble

    Units: 2

    Activity, three hours; outside practice, three hours. Advanced performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 168G. Advanced World Music Specializations: Music of India -- Tabla

    Units: 1

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, one hour. Advanced performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 168M. Advanced World Music Specializations: Music of Balkans -- Ensemble

    Units: 1

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, one hour. Advanced performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 168N. Advanced World Music Specializations: Music of Balkans -- Choir

    Units: 1

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, one hour. Advanced performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 168O. Advanced World Music Specializations: Music of Balkans -- Instrumental Music

    Units: 1

    Activity, two hours; outside practice, one hour. Advanced performance of specializations in traditional vocal music, instrumental music, and dance. May be repeated for credit without limitation. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C169. Music, Science, and Technology

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; laboratory, four hours; outside study, four hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology, Music, and Music History majors. Application of science and technology for both creation and dissemination of music. Introduction to tools and techniques such as CD mastering, digital sampling, recording, and music synthesis, as well as scientific principles underlying such technologies. Concurrently scheduled with course C269. Letter grading.

  • 170. Acoustics

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Interrelationship of acoustical and musical phenomena. Tuning systems, consonance and dissonance, tone quality. Lecture, demonstration, and discussion; tours of instrumental collections and acoustical research facilities. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 171AF. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Guitar

    Units: 2

    (Formerly numbered 171.) Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171AS. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Guitar

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171AW. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171AW. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Guitar

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171AF. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171BF. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Percussion

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171BS. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Percussion

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171BW. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171BW. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Percussion

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171BF. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171CF. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Piano

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171CS. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Piano

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171CW. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171CW. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Piano

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171CF. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171DF. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Saxophone

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171DS. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Saxophone

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171DW. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171DW. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Saxophone

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171DF. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171EF. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: String Bass

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171ES. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: String Bass

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171EW. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171EW. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: String Bass

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171EF. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171FF. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Trombone

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171FS. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Trombone

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171FW. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171FW. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Trombone

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171FF. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171GF. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Trumpet

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171GS. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Trumpet

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171GW. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171GW. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Trumpet

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171GF. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171IF. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Voice

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171IS. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Voice

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171IW. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 171IW. Instruction in Advanced Jazz Performance: Voice

    Units: 2

    Studio, one hour of individual instruction. Preparation: advanced performance ability as demonstrated by audition. Requisite: course 171IF. Study of jazz repertoire and techniques for specific instruments and voice. May be repeated for maximum of 12 units. Letter grading.

  • 172A. Cognitive Psychology of Music

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Designed for nonmajors. Introduction to psychology of music; historical background and broad field of study, including use of music as stimulus, tests and measurements, and related modes of musical behavior. P/NP or letter grading.

  • M173. Selected Topics in Music and Religion in Popular Culture

    Units: 5

    (Same as Music History M173.) Seminar, two hours. Enforced corequisite: attendance, but not enrollment, in course M73 lecture. Exploration of connections of music, religion, and popular culture among American Jews and Christians. Credit for both courses M73 and M173 not allowed. Letter grading.

  • 174. Aesthetics of Music

    Units: 5

    Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Designed for nonmajors. Historical survey of musical aesthetic thought and practice. Selected readings and musical examples. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 175. Sociology of Music

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology, Music History, and Music majors. Introduction to sociology of music, its principles and basic concepts, and its critical significance for sociomusicological inquiry, including study of popular music, ethnomusicology, and cultural politics of music. P/NP or letter grading.

  • C176. Psychology of Film Music

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Exploration of music in film, animation, and dance through lens of cognitive psychology, with focus on interpretation of film music relative to model of musical meaning. Concurrently scheduled with course C276. Letter grading.

  • 177. Jazz Combo

    Units: 2

    Activity, two hours; laboratory, four hours. Small group performance of various styles in ensembles of three to 10 musicians. Minimum of 12 units required for jazz studies concentration students. May be repeated for maximum of 18 units. Letter grading.

  • C178. Aesthetic and Philosophical Foundations in Systematic Musicology

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Comprehensive overview of critical approaches to aesthetics in systematic musicology. Exploration of aesthetics and philosophy of music, sociology of music, critical theory, hermeneutics, and music criticism. Concurrently scheduled with course C204. Letter grading.

  • C179. Empirical Foundations in Systematic Musicology

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Comprehensive overview of empirical approaches in systematic musicology. Exploration of theory and philosophy of science and empiricism, experimental semiotics and aesthetics, acoustics, musical learning theory, psychology of music, psycholinguistics, and related disciplines as applied to musical scholarship based on theory and model building. Concurrently scheduled with course C203. Letter grading.

  • 180. Analysis of Traditional Music

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology, Music History, and Folklore majors. Intensive study of methods and techniques necessary to understand traditional music. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 181. Anthropology of Music

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology, Music History, and Anthropology majors. Cross-cultural examination of music in context of social behavior and how musical patterns reflect patterns exhibited in other cultural systems, including economic, political, religious, and social structure. P/NP or letter grading.

  • CM182. Music Industry

    Units: 4

    (Same as Music CM182, Music History CM186, and Music Industry M182.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour; outside study, seven hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology, Music, and Music History majors. Examination of influence of music industry on way music is created, performed, listened to, evaluated, and used today. Historical approach taken, beginning with music published in 18th century and continuing through development of audio recordings to MTV and popular music today. Concurrently scheduled with course CM288. Letter grading.

  • 183. Study of Ethnomusicology

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Requisites: courses M6A, M6B, M6C, 20A, 20B, 20C. Designed for Ethnomusicology majors. Introduction to history of field, basic fieldwork and analysis methods, and current issues in research. Letter grading.

  • C184. Public Ethnomusicology

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology majors. How music industry functions and how products are created, marketed, and consumed. Techniques of pure research, basic and theoretical in nature, contrasted with those of applied research, practical and policy-oriented in approach. Concurrently scheduled with course C286. Letter grading.

  • 185. Information Literacy and Research Skills

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, one hour. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Designed to assist students with becoming information literate. How to locate, identify, and critically evaluate and use print and electronic information effectively and ethically. P/NP grading.

  • 186. Senior Recital or Project

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, one hour. Limited to seniors. Final project for students who, with approval from their faculty advisers, perform one-hour recital or have their compositions performed in one-hour recital. Organization and arrangement of rehearsal schedule with appropriate accompaniment and preparation of program for performance. Grades are assigned in term recital is performed or composition is completed and performed. P/NP grading.

  • 188. Special Courses in Ethnomusicology

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Selected topics in ethnomusicology. Consult "Schedule of Classes" for topics and instructors. May be repeated for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 188SA. Individual Studies for USIE Facilitators

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Enforced corequisite: Honors Collegium 101E. Limited to junior/senior USIE facilitators. Individual study in regularly scheduled meetings with faculty mentor to discuss selected USIE seminar topic, conduct preparatory research, and begin preparation of syllabus. Individual contract with faculty mentor required. May not be repeated. Letter grading.

  • 188SB. Individual Studies for USIE Facilitators

    Units: 1

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Enforced requisite: course 188SA. Enforced corequisite: Honors Collegium 101E. Limited to junior/senior USIE facilitators. Individual study in regularly scheduled meetings with faculty mentor to finalize course syllabus. Individual contract with faculty mentor required. May not be repeated. Letter grading.

  • 188SC. Individual Studies for USIE Facilitators

    Units: 2

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Enforced requisite: course 188SB. Limited to junior/senior USIE facilitators. Individual study in regularly scheduled meetings with faculty mentor while facilitating USIE 88S course. Individual contract with faculty mentor required. May not be repeated. Letter grading.

  • 189. Advanced Honors Seminars

    Units: 1

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to undergraduate lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 193. Journal Club Seminars: Ethnomusicology

    Units: 2

    Seminar, two hours; outside study, four hours. Limited to undergraduate students. Reading and discussion of writings on subjects in ethnomusicology. May be repeated for credit. P/NP grading.

  • 195A. Community or Corporate Internships in Ethnomusicology

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, six to 12 hours. Limited to juniors/seniors with minimum cumulative 3.0 grade-point average. Internship in supervised setting in community agency or private business. Students meet on regular basis with instructor and provide periodic reports of their experience. May be repeated for maximum of 8 units. Individual contract with supervising faculty member required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 195B. Community or Corporate Internships in Public Ethnomusicology

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, six to 12 hours. Limited to seniors in public ethnomusicology emphasis. Internship in supervised setting in community agency or business. Students meet on regular basis with instructor and provide weekly reports of their experience. May be repeated for maximum of 8 units. Individual contract with supervising faculty member required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 196. World Music Teaching Practicum

    Units: 4

    Seminar, two hours; fieldwork, three hours; outside study, seven hours. Limited to junior/senior Ethnomusicology majors. Integration of academic work and hands-on training. Participation in theoretical discussions of world music education and application of these theories in elementary and secondary music and social studies classrooms. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 197E. Individual Studies in Ethnomusicology

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, one hour; outside study, five to 11 hours. Preparation: 3.0 grade-point average. Limited to seniors. Individual intensive study in ethnomusicology, with scheduled meetings to be arranged between faculty member and student. Tangible evidence of mastery of subject matter resulting in final research project required. May be repeated for maximum of 8 units. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 197S. Individual Studies in Systematic Musicology

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, one hour; outside study, five to 11 hours. Preparation: 3.0 grade-point average. Limited to seniors. Individual intensive study in systematic musicology, with scheduled meetings to be arranged between faculty member and student. Tangible evidence of mastery of subject matter resulting in final research project required. May be repeated for maximum of 8 units. Individual contract required. P/NP or letter grading.

  • 199. Directed Research or Senior Project in Ethnomusicology

    Units: 2 to 4

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Limited to junior/senior Ethnomusicology majors. Supervised individual research or investigation under guidance of faculty mentor. Culminating paper or project required. May be repeated for maximum of 8 units. Individual contract required. Letter grading.

  • C200. Audiovisual Archiving in 21st Century

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology majors. Examination of history, present state, and future of audiovisual archives, with specific focus on ethics, copyright, contracts, fieldwork, preservation, and access and issues related to technology, space, budgets, and staffing. Concurrently scheduled with course C100. S/U or letter grading.

  • 201. History of Ethnomusicology

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Limited to graduate ethnomusicology students. Basic literature and schools of thought in field of ethnomusicology from late 19th century to 1980s. Letter grading.

  • 202. Current Issues in Ethnomusicology

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Limited to graduate ethnomusicology students. Current issues, basic literature, and schools of thought in field of ethnomusicology from 1980s to present. Letter grading.

  • C203. Empirical Foundations in Systematic Musicology

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Comprehensive overview of empirical approaches in systematic musicology. Exploration of theory and philosophy of science and empiricism, experimental semiotics and aesthetics, acoustics, musical learning theory, psychology of music, psycholinguistics, and related disciplines as applied to musical scholarship based on theory and model building. Concurrently scheduled with course C179. Letter grading.

  • C204. Aesthetic and Philosophical Foundations in Systematic Musicology

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Comprehensive overview of critical approaches to aesthetics in systematic musicology. Exploration of aesthetics and philosophy of music, sociology of music, critical theory, hermeneutics, and music criticism. Concurrently scheduled with course C178. Letter grading.

  • 205. Seminar: Information Technology and Research Skills

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to graduate ethnomusicology students. Lecture, demonstration, and practice. Basic skills for research on and about music that is essential to student careers as ethnomusicologists, specifically information technology skills, acoustics, and representational tools for nonlinguistic acoustic phenomena. Basic understanding of acoustics, ability to represent sounds in various graphic forms appropriate to them, and ability to locate and organize information sources related to field of ethnomusicology. Letter grading.

  • 206. Integrating Theory with Ethnography

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Designed to show how theory and primary research cannot exist without each other, and how various authors have integrated theoretical writings and ideas with their ethnographic or historical data. Reading of several recent ethnographies, mostly about music and possibly historical studies, in tandem with theoretical writings that inform arguments of these books. Letter grading.

  • 207. Seminar: North American Indian Music

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 106A or 106B. Survey of representative musical styles of Native North American Indians, including problems of transcription, methods of analysis, symbolic implications of song texts. Emphasis on interrelationship between music and cultural context. Influence of Western music in acculturative contexts. S/U or letter grading.

  • 208. Seminar: Latin American Music

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Review of bibliographic, methodological, and philosophical bases of musical research in Latin America, working from both general and specific perspectives. Exploration of research problems and investigations on specific musical cultures and distinct genres of musical expression. S/U or letter grading.

  • M211. Seminar: African American Music

    Units: 4

    (Same as African American Studies M211.) Seminar, three hours. Requisites: courses M110A, M110B. Designed for graduate students. In-depth examination of intellectual history of African American music scholarship. Intensive investigation of problems, theories, interdisciplinary methods/schools of research, and bibliography related to study of African American music. Letter grading.

  • CM212. African American Music in California

    Units: 4

    (Same as African American Studies CM212A.) Lecture, four hours. Historical and analytical examination of African American music in California, including history, migration patterns, and urbanism to determine their impact on development of African American music in California. Concurrently scheduled with course CM112. S/U or letter grading.

  • 215A. Ethnomusicological Perspectives and Paradigms I: Late 19th Century to 1980s

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Limited to graduate ethnomusicology students. Basic literature and schools of thought in field of ethnomusicology and related social science fields. Letter grading.

  • 215B. Ethnomusicological Perspectives and Paradigms II: 1960s to Present

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Limited to graduate ethnomusicology students. Basic literature and schools of thought in field of ethnomusicology and related social science fields. Letter grading.

  • 216A. Ethnomusicological Methods I

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Limited to graduate ethnomusicology students. Basic research techniques and perspectives on conducting research and writing it up in ethnomusicology. Letter grading.

  • 216B. Ethnomusicological Methods II

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Limited to graduate ethnomusicology students. Introduction to basic ethnographic fieldwork techniques and practices in ethnomusicology. Letter grading.

  • C222A. Jazz Styles and Analysis: Early Jazz to Swing Era

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology, Music, and Musicology majors. In-depth analysis of jazz styles and repertoire intended for students with music backgrounds. Concurrently scheduled with course C122A. Letter grading.

  • C222B. Jazz Styles and Analysis: Bebop to Avant-garde

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology, Music, and Musicology majors. In-depth analysis of jazz styles and repertoire intended for students with music backgrounds. Concurrently scheduled with course C122B. Letter grading.

  • C222C. Jazz Styles and Analysis: Jazz since Sixties

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology, Music, and Musicology majors. In-depth analysis of jazz styles and repertoire intended for students with music backgrounds. Concurrently scheduled with course C122C. Letter grading.

  • C224. Electric Music of Miles Davis

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Limited to graduate students. Careful examination of artistic body of Miles Davis' electric music (1967 to 1991). Influences and impetus that fueled his daring move from acoustic jazz to electric music. Examination of Davis' complex and challenging relationship with music industry as his art moved through periods of multidimensional growth and evolutionary development. Much detail to his use of contemporary jazz, funk, rhythm and blues, rock, southern and west African, Brazilian, European avant-garde, Cuban, Indian, flamenco, and ambient music. Concurrently scheduled with course C124. Letter grading.

  • 228. Seminar: Balkan Music

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Major issues in study of Balkan music, including song text analysis, music instruments, dance music, rituals and customs, minorities, and ideology. S/U or letter grading.

  • 230. European Musics: Politics, Identities, Nationalisms

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Designed for graduate students. European classical, popular, and traditional musics, with particular attention to way in which music mirrors, negotiates, and contests ideas about and practices of national and other forms of identity, ideas developed in other domains of discourse and practice such as philosophy, history, literature, art, and folklore. Examination of way musicians, ordinary people, and politicians have used music to affect political processes involved in contesting and resolving tensions created between and among these identity formations. Historical period coverage primarily from 19th and 20th centuries, with examples from all over European continent. Letter grading.

  • 233A. European Traditional and Popular Music

    Units: 0

    Discussion, one hour. Review of literature on European traditional and popular music, with special attention to modern issues and processes. May be repeated for credit. In Progress grading (credit to be given only on completion of courses 233B and 233C).

  • 233B. European Traditional and Popular Music

    Units: 0

    Discussion, one hour. Review of literature on European traditional and popular music, with special attention to modern issues and processes. May be repeated for credit. In Progress grading (credit to be given only on completion of course 233C).

  • 233C. European Traditional and Popular Music

    Units: 4

    Discussion, one hour. Review of literature on European traditional and popular music, with special attention to modern issues and processes. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.

  • C236B. Music of Africa

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Introduction to music of various African cultures and regions. Through readings, lectures, viewing of films, and analysis of music, students gain greater understanding of diverse musical traditions found on African continent and become more cognizant of contributions that people of Africa have made to world music. Concurrently scheduled with course C136B. Letter grading.

  • 237. Seminar: African Music

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 136A or C136B. Analysis of literature and schools of thought in African music scholarship from late 19th century to present, including some analysis of musical, historical, social, and cultural aspects of indigenous and contemporary art forms. S/U or letter grading.

  • C240. Music of Arab World

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to graduate ethnomusicology students. Investigation of historical and cultural backgrounds, main musical styles, relationship between theory and practice and emphasis on mode and improvisation, and 20th- and 21st-century trends in music of Arabic-speaking Near East. Concurrent participation in Near East performance ensemble (course 91N or 161N) required. Concurrently scheduled with course C140. S/U or letter grading.

  • C241. Music of Turkey and Iran

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Limited to graduate ethnomusicology students. Comparative study of music of Iran and other related areas, including Turkey, with particular reference to their historical and cultural background, sources on music theory and aesthetics, instruments, style, technique of improvisation, and contemporary practice. Concurrent participation in Near East performance ensemble (course 91N or 161N) required. Concurrently scheduled with course C141. S/U or letter grading.

  • 248. Classical Music of India

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Requisite: course 146 or 147. Study of history, theory, and practice of north and south Indian classical music. Emphasis on music history and traditional theory and analysis of present-day forms, styles, techniques, and musical instruments. Concurrent participation in Indian performance group (course 91F) required. S/U or letter grading.

  • C250. Music and Politics in East Asia

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Designed for graduate students. Political imperatives have long had direct and often explicit impact on music sound and context in East Asia. Examination of interaction of ideology and musical practice in medieval Korea and in contemporary Korea, Japan, Taiwan, and China. Concurrently scheduled with course C150. Letter grading.

  • 251. Music of Indonesia

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Requisite: course 20C. Emphasis on music and related performing arts of Java, Bali, and other Indonesian islands. Concurrent participation in one Indonesian performance group (course 91B or 91H) required. S/U or letter grading.

  • 252. Seminar: Music of Mainland Southeast Asia

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 20C. Presentation of materials concerning musical performance traditions of Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, and Burma, both in mainland Southeast Asia and in American context, with perspectives from archaeology, history, performance theory, applied anthropology, and ethnomusicology. S/U or letter grading.

  • C255. Intangible Cultural Heritage Worldwide

    Units: 4

    Lecture, three hours. Designed for ethnomusicology, music history, and world arts and cultures graduate students. Through critical reading of publications by scholars, officials, and culture-bearers involved in intangible cultural heritage policy and practice, examination of history of heritage conservation; concepts of tangible and intangible heritage; pioneering roles of Japan, South Korea, and UNESCO in making intangible cultural heritage focal point of much cultural policy worldwide; tensions among international ideals, nation-state nationalisms, regionalism, ethnicity, and indigeneity in creating intangible cultural heritage policies in different settings; U.S. equivalents to intangible cultural heritage policies and practices in other countries; roles of private individuals, community initiative, and professional organizations in cultural preservation schemes; and related concept of sustainability. Concurrently scheduled with course C155. Letter grading.

  • C256A. Music in China

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours. Requisite: course 20C. Limited to Ethnomusicology majors. Survey of traditional, popular, and Western-influenced musics currently widespread in China, including musical analysis of different genres; examination of contexts in which they exist. Investigation of profound effect of Confucian and Communist ideologies on music. Concurrently scheduled with course C156A. Letter grading.

  • C259. Music on China's Periphery

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for graduate Ethnomusicology, Music, Musicology, and World Arts and Cultures majors. Survey of musics from China's border regions and neighboring countries: technical musical characteristics and important contextual issues related to traditional and modern styles from Mongolia, Uighurs of Xinjiang, Tibet, Tibeto-Burman peoples, Hmong, and indigenous peoples of Taiwan. Concurrently scheduled with course C159. S/U or letter grading.

  • M261. Gender and Music in Cross-Cultural Perspective

    Units: 4

    (Same as Gender Studies M261.) Seminar, three hours. Designed to foster in-depth understanding of gender in study of music as culture. Topics range from ethnography of gender and sexuality, (de)codification of messages of resistance, and gender representation to gendered politics via musical production. S/U or letter grading.

  • 262. Musical Ethnography

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Examination of selected book-length ethnographies, most published in last 10 years, as both literary genre and research procedure. S/U or letter grading.

  • 263. Perspectives in Popular Music Research

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Investigation of theoretical paradigms, issues, and research models of popular music, with emphasis on world music genres, local/global markets, mass mediation, appropriation and aesthetics of style, ethnographic methods, and impact of popular music studies on ethnomusicology. Letter grading.

  • 264. Urbanism and Music

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Theoretical and methodological issues in study of city as cultural entity that affects and is affected by music making. S/U or letter grading.

  • 265. Religion and Music

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Cross-cultural examination of role of musical expression as spiritual medium and as artistic expression in world's religions. S/U or letter grading.

  • 266. Charles Seeger's Life and Thought

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Charles Seeger's (1886 to 1979) major writings and influence on three fields he helped to found (ethnomusicology, systematic musicology, historical musicology), as well as his interest in applied musicology and American composition in 20th century. S/U or letter grading.

  • 267. Music and Ecstasy

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Relationship between music and consciousness in different world cultures and role music plays in ecstatic experiences. Phenomena include trance, spirit possession, shamanism, religious ecstasy, mysticism, and artistic inspiration. S/U or letter grading.

  • 268. Modernity and Musical Experience

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, 10 hours. Limited to graduate students. Examination of possibilities for subject-centered musical ethnography to account for fragmented musical experience in modern world. Consideration of local and world musics in relation to modernity, postmodernity, globality, notions of self and subject, power, and media images. Letter grading.

  • C269. Music, Science, and Technology

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; laboratory, four hours; outside study, four hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology, Music, and Musicology majors. Application of science and technology for both creation and dissemination of music. Introduction to tools and techniques such as CD mastering, digital sampling, recording, and music synthesis, as well as scientific principles underlying such technologies. Concurrently scheduled with course C169. Letter grading.

  • C270. Selected Topics in Composition

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Limited to graduate students. Evaluation of important musical concepts and approaches to enable students to develop greater compositional technique and understanding. Ways composers of jazz, European classical, and other musical genres have successfully approached use of extended compositional forms. Examination of way in which world music traditions have interfaced with jazz and other types of music to create new musical languages. Use of concepts, structural paradigms, and inspiration from literature, visual arts, and other sources to develop student compositions. May be repeated once for credit. Concurrently scheduled with course C165. Letter grading.

  • 271. Seminar: Acoustics of Music

    Units: 6

    Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 170. Selected topics in acoustics, including laboratory methodologies and practical applications. Topics include Western and non-Western instruments, tuning systems, psychoacoustics, and methods of spectral analysis. May be repeated once for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 273. Seminar: Psychology of Music

    Units: 6

    Seminar, three hours. Selected topics in psychology of music, including recent findings in brain research, musical perception, learning, cognition, memory, therapy, affect, meaning, and measurement. May be repeated once for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 275. Seminar: Aesthetics of Music

    Units: 6

    Seminar, three hours. Specific topics in Western and non-Western aesthetic thought, including value, meaning (semiotics), historical development of theoretical perspectives and critical theory, and interpretation. May be repeated once for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • C276. Psychology of Film Music

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Exploration of music in film, animation, and dance through lens of cognitive psychology, with focus on interpretation of film music relative to model of musical meaning. Concurrently scheduled with course C176. Letter grading.

  • 279. Seminar: Systematic Musicology

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 170. Exploration of specific topics in general field of systematic musicology covering disciplines such as anthropology, acoustics, aesthetics, music perception, philosophy, organology, sociology, and experimental approaches. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 280. Teaching World Music and Music Appreciation

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Preparation: two ethnomusicology courses or concurrent enrollment in course 20A, 20B, or 20C. Designed for ethnomusicology and musicology graduate students. Practical overview of current pedagogical philosophies and texts used in teaching introductory music survey courses, specifically music appreciation and general world music. Letter grading.

  • 281A. Seminar: Field and Laboratory Methods in Ethnomusicology

    Units: 6

    Seminar, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Requisites: courses 201, 202. Fieldwork concepts and methods using technical equipment, conducting interviews, dealing with ethical issues, and designing research projects. S/U or letter grading.

  • 281B. Seminar: Field and Laboratory Methods in Ethnomusicology

    Units: 6

    Seminar, three hours; laboratory, two hours. Requisites: courses 201, 202. Fieldwork concepts and methods using technical equipment, conducting interviews, dealing with ethical issues, and designing research projects. S/U or letter grading.

  • 282. Seminar: Analysis

    Units: 6

    Seminar, three hours. Requisite: course 180. Designed for graduate ethnomusicology students. Intensive discussion of techniques used in ethnomusicological analysis, including transcription and notation, with emphasis on analysis of musical performance and music events. S/U or letter grading.

  • 283. Seminar: Study of Musical Instruments (Organology)

    Units: 6

    Seminar, three hours. Requisites: courses 201, 202. Musical instruments studied in terms of their structures, performance contexts, cultural significance, and patterns of change. S/U or letter grading.

  • 284. Seminar: Anthropology of Music

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. Requisites: courses 201, 202. Analysis of current anthropological paradigms and issues that have major impact on ethnomusicology. S/U or letter grading.

  • 285. Seminar: Comparative Music Theory

    Units: 6

    Seminar, three hours. Comparative study of codified music theories of select cultures -- Western and non-Western -- considered in themselves and as expressions of their societies. Theory considered as science of music; its place between cultural values and artistic practice in different civilizations. S/U or letter grading.

  • C286. Public Ethnomusicology

    Units: 4

    Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Designed for Ethnomusicology majors. How music industry functions and how products are created, marketed, and consumed. Techniques of pure research, basic and theoretical in nature, contrasted with those of applied research, practical and policy-oriented in approach. Concurrently scheduled with course C184. Letter grading.

  • 287. Seminar: Folk Music

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours. S/U or letter grading.

  • CM288. Music Industry

    Units: 4

    (Same as Music CM282 and Musicology CM288.) Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour; outside study, eight hours. Limited to Ethnomusicology, Music, and Musicology majors. Examination of influence of music industry on way music is created, performed, listened to, evaluated, and used today. Historical approach taken, beginning with music published in 18th century and continuing through development of audio recordings to MTV and popular music today. Concurrently scheduled with course CM182. Letter grading.

  • 289. Research Design and Grant Writing in Ethnomusicology

    Units: 4

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Design of dissertation research proposal, locating and applying for dissertation fieldwork grants, organizing and presenting advanced academic proposals with sophisticated methods and professional writing skills. S/U or letter grading.

  • 290. Seminar: Ethnomusicology

    Units: 6

    Seminar, three hours. Requisites: courses 20A, 20B, 20C, C200, 201, 202. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.

  • 291. Ethnomusicology Colloquium Series

    Units: 1

    Research group meeting, one hour. Limited to graduate ethnomusicology students. Introduction to new trends and issues in discipline of ethnomusicology in effort to strengthen and stimulate intellectual community within department. Topics vary from term to term and consist of presentations by guest lecturers, faculty members, and students. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 292A. Seminar: Special Topics in Ethnomusicology

    Units: 4

    Seminar, four hours. Designed for graduate students. Utilization of special interests and expertise of regular and visiting faculty; topics of current interest presently offered in ethnomusicology program. S/U or letter grading.

  • 292B. Seminar: Special Topics in Ethnomusicology

    Units: 4

    Seminar, four hours. Designed for graduate students. Utilization of special interests and expertise of regular and visiting faculty; topics of current interest presently offered in ethnomusicology program. S/U or letter grading.

  • 292C. Seminar: Special Topics in Ethnomusicology

    Units: 4

    Seminar, four hours. Designed for graduate students. Utilization of special interests and expertise of regular and visiting faculty; topics of current interest presently offered in ethnomusicology program. S/U or letter grading.

  • 292D. Seminar: Special Topics in Ethnomusicology

    Units: 4

    Seminar, four hours. Designed for graduate students. Utilization of special interests and expertise of regular and visiting faculty; topics of current interest presently offered in ethnomusicology program. S/U or letter grading.

  • 375. Teaching Apprentice Practicum

    Units: 1 to 4

    Seminar, to be arranged. Preparation: apprentice personnel employment as teaching assistant, associate, or fellow. Teaching apprenticeship under active guidance and supervision of regular faculty member responsible for curriculum and instruction at UCLA. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 495A. Teaching Apprentice Practicum

    Units: 2

    Eight weekly two-hour seminar sessions, plus intensive training session during Fall Quarter registration week. Preparation: appointment as teaching apprentice in Ethnomusicology Department. Required of all new teaching apprentices. Special course dealing with problems and practices of teaching ethnomusicology and systematic musicology at college level. May not be applied toward degree requirements. S/U grading.

  • 495B. Teaching with Technology

    Units: 2

    Seminar, three hours; outside study, three hours. Limited to graduate ethnomusicology students. Training in presentation, spreadsheet, web design, and digitization software, and its application in classroom and in preparation of electronic teaching portfolio. S/U grading.

  • 596. Directed Individual Studies

    Units: 2 to 6

    Tutorial, to be arranged. Only 4 units may be applied toward M.A. minimum course requirements. S/U or letter grading.

  • 597. Preparation for Master's Comprehensive Examination or Ph.D. Qualifying Examinations

    Units: 2 or 4

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 598. Guidance of M.A. Thesis

    Units: 4 to 12

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.

  • 599. Guidance of Ph.D. Dissertation

    Units: 4 to 12

    Tutorial, to be arranged. May be repeated for credit. S/U grading.