Music Materials and Placement Tests
AMUS 100 Placement Test
Music Theory Placement Test
Music Program Requirements for:
Composition, Musicology, or Theory
UAlbany's Alma Mater (sung by the Chamber Singers)
College of the Empire State (music and lyrics to UAlbany's Alma Mater)
UAlbany's Fight Song (sung by the Earth Tones)
Purple and Gold (music and lyrics to UAlbany's Fight Song)
Articles by Professor David Janower:
"Notes on Handel's Messiah"
"Rescued from the Fiery Furnace: George Frederick Bristow's Oratorio of Daniel"
"The Choral Works of William Grant Still"
"Franz Joseph Haydn, Lord Nelson Mass"
"Schubert's Sacred Works in Chronological Order"
"Tutti or Not Tutti? The Use of Concertists in Bach's Mass in B Minor"
"Bruckner's E Minor Mass Editions and Errata"
"Berlioz Requiem: Editions"
Materials for Professor Robert Gluck's courses:
AMUS/AAFS 451/551: Jazz, Identity and the Human Spirit
AMUS/AAFS 451/551 Syllabus
James C. Hall, "Mercy, Mercy Me"
Emmett G. Price, III, "The Development of John Coltrane's Concept of Spirituality and Its Expression in Music"
George E. Lewis, "Experimental Music in Black and White: The AACM in New York, 1970-1985"
Scott McFarland & Mike Walsh, articles about Sun Ra
Salim Washington, "Meditations on Coltrane's Legacies"
Robert Walser, "Louis Armstrong on Music and Politics"
AMUS 426: Music Composition in Electronic Media I
AMUS 426 Syllabus
Freeware & Shareware Audio Applications
Robert Gluck, "The Nature and Practice of Soundscape Composition"
Roy A. Prendergast, "The Aesthetics of Film Music"
Julio d'Escriván, "Sound Art (?) on/in Film"
AMUS 427: Music Composition in Electronic Media II
AMUS 427 Syllabus
AMUS 429: Seminar in Musical Improvisation
AMUS 429 Syllabus
Robert Gluck, "Live electronic music performance: innovations and opportunities"
Alvin Curran, "On Spontaneous Music"
Richard Teitelbaum, "Improvisation, Computers and the Unconscious Mind"
George E. Lewis, "Improvisation and the Orchestra: A Composer Reflects"