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College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MLMUS 301-2 — Guitar History and Literature

4 credits
Not offered for 2016-2017
Mark Delpriora

Fall semester: The study of the literature of guitar-related instruments of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, including the vihuela, four-course guitar, Baroque guitar, Baroque lute, theorbo, and archlute. Includes the study of French, Italian, and German tablatures. Through transcription and analysis, students gain the necessary insights to assess the merits of editions of music from these stylistic periods as well as become acquainted with the performance practice and playing techniques on the original instruments of the time.
Spring semester: A survey of the solo, chamber, and concerto literature of the 18th to the 21st centuries, including the development of the Baroque guitar to the modern classic guitar, the evolution of guitar notation, facsimile editions, playing techniques, and performance practice. The recorded literature will also be discussed. Required of all undergraduate Guitar majors.