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Music Repertoire (MREP) Classes

Please note that not all courses are offered every semester. This listing is not considered authoritative. Please visit Access.SMU for authoritative course offerings including meeting times, professor, and more.

MREP 4114, 4115: Piano Repertoire
A broad survey of piano literature, including lectures and performances by the students enrolled. Performance styles and practices of every historical period are emphasized. 

MREP 5030, 5130: Guitar Repertoire
Student performances of their solo repertoire and individual instruction in a master-class setting.

MREP 5040, 5140: Orchestral Repertoire – Woodwinds
Interpretive study and performance preparation of significant excerpts from selected orchestral repertoire

MREP 5040, 5150: Orchestral Repertoire – Brass
Interpretive study and performance preparation of significant excerpts from selected orchestral repertoire

MREP 5060, 5160: Orchestral Repertoire – Strings
Interpretive study and performance preparation of significant excerpts from selected orchestral repertoire

MREP 5070, 5170: Orchestral Repertoire – Percussion
Interpretive study and performance preparation of significant excerpts from selected orchestral repertoire

MREP 5209: Classical and Romantic Song Literature(spring term of odd-numbered years)
An overview of song literature from the Classical and Romantic periods. Students prepare repertoire for performance in class and make presentations on topics of specialized interest. Lectures focus on specific developmental trends such as the genesis of the song cycle, the evolution of the piano accompaniment in the 19th century, and links between poets and composers. 

MREP 5210: 20th Century Song Literature(spring term of even-numbered years)
A survey of repertoire and performance practices of song literature from the 20th century. Provides a general knowledge of the literature, to acquaint students with performance notational practices, and to develop the musical skills necessary to perform this literature. 

MREP 6114: Advanced Piano Repertoire
A broad survey of piano literature including lectures and performances by students. Performance styles and practices of every historical period are emphasized. Fall term.

MREP 6122, 6222: Chamber Music for Organ or Harpsichord
Intensive research into the chamber literature for organ or harpsichord and from one to four instruments. One or two hours weekly of scheduled rehearsal time with assisting instrumentalists.

MREP 6288: Directed Studies - Advanced Organ Literature
Directed studies in advanced organ repertoire.

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