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Graduate Calendar 2006-2007

Music

St. Patrick's Building 423
Telephone: 520-5770
Fax: 520-3905
Web site: carleton.ca/artandculture/music/

The School

Director: Bryan Gillingham

Music offers courses at the graduate level in musicology and ethnomusicology. These include courses offered in cooperation with the School of Canadian Studies. Full use is made of the resources of the National Library, the Public Archives, and the National Museum of Civilization.

Dr. Elaine Keillor is a lecturer in Canadian music with Dr. Helmut Kallmann (former Chief Music Librarian, National Library) as Adjunct Professor.

Courses in the sociology and aesthetics of music are offered by Dr. John Shepherd and Dr. Geraldine Finn.

Graduate Courses

Not all of the following courses are offered in a given year.

For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for 2006-2007 and to determine the term of offering, consult the Registration Instructions and Class Schedule booklet, published in the summer and available online at carleton.ca/cu/programs/sched_dates/
MUSI 5001 [0.5 credit]
Theories of Music as Culture
A survey of major theories in musicology, ethnomusicology, feminism, semiotics, structuralism, poststructuralism, cultural studies and psychoanalysis as they have been applied to the understanding of the culture-specific character of sound in music.
Prerequisite: permission of the School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music).
MUSI 5005 [0.5 credit]
Feminism and Musicology
Applying specific feminist approaches, this course focuses upon recent developments in psychoanalytic theory, deconstruction and post-colonial criticism to examine the structures and significances of music in contemporary culture and its relationship to politics, ideology, and power.
Prerequisite: permission of the School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music).
MUSI 5100 [1.0 credit]
History of Canadian Music I
Selected aspects of notated Canadian music from 1600 to the present; liturgical music; social and economic conditions of Canadian musical life; regional studies; individual composers and performers.
Prerequisite: permission of the School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music).
MUSI 5101 [0.5 credit]
History of Canadian Music II
Anglo- and Franco-folk music traditions in Canada, past and present.
Prerequisite: permission of the School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music).
MUSI 5102 [0.5 credit]
History of Canadian Music III
The music of various ethnic minorities in Canada with special emphasis on the traditions of the First Peoples.
Prerequisite: permission of the School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music).
MUSI 5105 [0.5 credit]
History of Canadian Music IV
A survey of the history of French-Canadian popular music from the beginnings of Nouvelle France to the present. Special attention is paid to the soci al and political contexts of music making in Quebec.
Prerequisites: permission of the School for Studies in Art and Culture (Music). A good reading ability in French is essential.
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