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Bachelor of Arts in Music. Studies include composition, music history, world music, theory. Performance is available by arrangement with the Yale School of Music.
Bachelor of Arts/Master of Music. A five-year double degree program. Master of Arts. In musicology, ethnomusicology, theory. This may also be an ‘en route’ degree leading to the PhD. Master of Philosophy. Doctor of Philosophy.
A private Ivy League university that can trace its history back to 1701. There are three music divisions, each with a separate entry: • The Department of Music, part of Yale College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. • The School of Music. • The Institute of Sacred Music, an interdisciplinary graduate centre for the study of music, liturgy, literature and the arts. The Department of Music of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences publishes the Journal of Music Theory. The Irving S Gilmore Music Library houses a vast collection of books, scores, photographs and sound recordings as well as the archive of over 160,000 Historical Sound Recordings. It also holds significant manuscripts and archival material of such composers and performers as Kurt Weill, Leroy Anderson, Ralph Kirkpatrick, Benny Goodman, Paul Hindemith, Vladimir Horowitz, Carl Ruggles and Virgil Thomson, the complete manuscript collections of Charles Ives and Horatio Parker and the Lowell Mason Library of Church Music. The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library holds a wonderful collection of medieval and early-modern manuscripts, the Frederick R Koch Collection of individual manuscripts and letter of composers including Berlioz, Brahms, Debussy, Elgar, Handel, Haydn, Mahler, Massenet, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Offenbach, Poulenc, Puccini, Ravel, Respighi, Saint-Saëns, Schubert, Schumann, Sibelius, Richard Strauss, Stravinsky, Verdi, Wagner and William Walton, the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection of a manuscript of Mahler's first symphony, and works by Purcell, Alessandro Scarlatti and Ralph Vaughan Williams. Autograph manuscripts of J S Bach, Chopin, Brahms, Schumann and Liszt are included. Additionally there are documentary oral histories about Aaron Copland, Charles Ives, Paul Hindemith, Virgil Thomson, Duke Ellington and Steinway and Sons. The library also houses the American Musical Theatre collections, including the Cole Porter Collection and the E Y 'Yip' Harburg Collection. The Yale Collection of Musical Instruments includes an extensive collection of early instruments, especially keyboard instruments as well as the Robyna Neilson Ketchum collection of Bells. The university has 15 pipe organs, some on campus, other in churches and auditoria within the city of New Haven. There is a growing collection of Asian, African and South American instruments. The Music and Technology Center was opened in 1998. It functions in collaboration with the School's Digital Media Center for the Arts. Member of the National Association of Schools of Music.