23 courses found which satisfy the condition "Music and Dance".
Basics of Singing
A Brief History of Western Music
Historical survey of music from Antiquity to the Present. A brief introduction to the western music history
A Brief Introduction to Dance
Dance Theory will give students a broad way to see dance from dance` history,dance body language to dance appreciation.
A graded study of the exercises and vocabulary of the classical technique with a strong emphasis on placement, alignment, coordination, and movement quality. Pointe work is optional for women.
Chinese Dance History
A detailed history of Chinese traditional dance
Ear Training and Sight Singing
Practice of harmonic and melodic intervals to the octave. Rhythm performance and dictation in simple and compound meters, with divisions of two through eight to the beat. Reading of treble and bass clefs using fixed Do solfège. One-part melodic dictation and qualities of triads.
History of Chinese Music
Historical survey of Chinese music from Antiquity to the Present. A brief introduction to the Chinese music history
Basic music vocabulary. Elements of tonal music approached through hearing, writing, analytical work, and keyboard. Species counterpoint. Elements of music; properties of tone and rhythm, sight reading from bass and treble clefs; notation of meter and rhythms; construction of scales, triads, and intervals. Ear-training, sight-singing, analysis, and compositional work. More advanced study of tonal harmony and voice leading. Tonal counterpoint. Formal and compositional idioms of the late Baroque. Keyboard harmony, figured bass, and introduction to score reading.
Chorus and Conduction
The Dance Morphology
A detailed kinesthetic exploration of skeletal joint mechanics and the muscles that produce motion of those joints. Students will examine movement strategies to enhance stability, control, and articulation while developing musculo-skeletal problem-solving skills applicable to dance.
Movement experiences in imagery and design develop the dancer’s creative imagination. Students begin to discover how a dance is made through the process of choreographing short dance studies.
In music, harmony is the use of simultaneous pitches (tones, notes), or chords. The study of harmony involves chords and their construction and chord progressions and the principles of connection that govern them.
Survey of music's dynamic interface with culture and society, past and present, including music's relationship to politics, race, religion, and identity.
Music Form and Analysis
Prelude, reductive analysis, fugue, motivic analysis, continuous variation, binary (simple, rounded, continuous rounded, etc.), sonata (articulated binaries), theme groups, rondo, hybrid forms, concerto, concerted forms, Lieder, song forms, detailed phrase analysis, miniatures, ternary forms, associations to twentieth century music.
Music Studies for Dancers
An overview of the fundamentals of music theory and musical architecture, including rhythm, meter, texture, counterpoint, and formal structure. Introduction to musical instruments and diverse repertoire. Development of basic skills in score analysis, musicianship, and sight singing; project-based work in musical creativity in each semester.