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, MREP 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, MREP 5130: Guitar Repertoire
Individual instruction in a master-class setting where students perform their solo repertoire.
MREP 5040, MREP 5140: Orchestral Repertoire – Woodwinds
MREP 5040, MREP 5150: Orchestral Repertoire – Brass
MREP 5060, MREP 5160: Orchestral Repertoire – Strings and Harp
MREP 5070, MREP 5170: Orchestral Repertoire – Percussion
MREP 5209: Classical and Romantic Song Literature
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: Contemporary Song Literature
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.
MREP6112, MREP6222: 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.
MREP6114, MREP6115: 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.
MREP6288: Directed Studies in Advanced Organ Repertoir