Jeremy Smith's research specialty is music history of the Renaissance era in England and the continent, with secondary interests in interdisciplinary studies, especially English portraiture and poetry, and progressive rock.
English renaissance music, English portraiture, poetry, and progressive rock
MUEL 1832 - Appreciation of Music
Summer 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Spring 2020
Introduces music, including the fundamental elements of music, the history of the Western tradition and its composers, the development of American popular music and aspects of World Music.
MUSC 3802 - History of Western Music 1
Surveys Western art music with stylistic analysis of representative works from all major periods through the Baroque. See also MUSC 3812.
MUSC 4202 - Special Topic in Musicology: Current and Critical Issues
Spring 2018 / Spring 2020
Examination of a specific topic of current or critical interest within areas of music history, ethnomusicology, critical theoryand practice across the spectrum of Western, Popular and World Music traditions. Designed as a capstone course for music majors who have completed a full complement of musicology courses. Topics vary from term to term. Instructor consent is required for non-music majors.
MUSC 5712 - Renaissance Music
Spring 2018 / Fall 2018
Provides a repertory and analysis of polyphonic music, 1400-1600. Same as MUSC 4712.
MUSC 6822 - Advanced Studies in Musicology
Intensive study of a specialized topic in musicology. Students will be guided in critical reading, historical or ethnographic issues, analysis, oral presentations, and independent research. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.