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(MUSC 466) Vocal Literature

Discovery, analysis, and performance of songs from the three main areas of solo vocal repertoire: classical, musical theatre, and contemporary commercial music.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites None
Offered Fall - odd years
Programs Music (BA)

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Become familiar with songs, styles, and artistic approaches across the broad spectrum of solo vocal music; especially in genres in which you are less familiar.
  • Learn to analyze, prepare, and perform songs from each area.
  • Discover the roots of contemporary genres.
  • In every style/genre, explore: What is most important? What are the industry and audience expecting?