2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUSI 270 - Sacred Choral Literature

3 CR
This course is designed to acquaint the student with a brief history of sacred music, as well as the sacred music of today. Emphasis will be placed on literature usable by choirs with a non-traditional balance of parts. This course will also address methods of adapting published arrangements for specific choirs.

Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) Take MUSI 260  with at least a grade of C.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify, and demonstrate listening and aural skill mastery in the basic areas of the musical language.
  2. Demonstrate a working vocabulary of musical terminology.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to identify and review a large body of repertoire for a variety of choral voicings, including Unison, SA, SSA, TB, TTB, SAB, and SATB.
  4. Demonstrate through performance the basic ability to sight-read choral music.
  5. Demonstrate and articulate appropriate practice and performance techniques.