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Introduction to Music Research (440-0-1)


Gregory S MacAyeal

Meeting Info

University Library Video Theat: Tues, Thurs 9:00AM - 9:50AM

Overview of class

As an introduction to the basic tools of resources in music research, the class includes study of general library resources, bibliographies of composers, music, music literature, and music sources. Students will experience a broad view of music reference tools and editions of music. Key projects in the class are providing an appropriate bibliography for a selected research topic, and selecting an appropriate performing edition for practical use based on a variety of sources.

Class Materials (Required)

Turabian, Kate L., et al. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers. 9th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. ISBN-13: 978-0226494425 $35.00

Enrollment Requirements

Enrollment Requirements: Reserved for Master of Music Students