"Methods of Music Research" is a graduate-level research course that will prepare students to identify and explore the wide array of research materials available for in-depth study of topics within the musical discipline. Students will develop a working knowledge of both printed and online resources and will hone their bibliographic writing skills.
Coursework will include required readings and writing assignments, guided online discussions and a series of short-term research projects.
This course is suitable for teachers, performers and any others working in the professional music field. Periodic access to a library with a music reference section is recommended to be completely successful in this course. If you have questions regarding this class, please contact the instructor.
This course can be applied toward:
MU 317 (Music Theory V).
Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Music Research: A Handbook, 3rd Ed.
Sampsel, Laurie J.
- The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Ed. (2010)
University of Chicago Press