Faculty Profile

David Schwarz

David Schwarz

Title
Professor
Department
Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology
College
College of Music

    

Education

MPS, New York University, 2001.
Major: Interactive Telecommunications
PDD, University of Texas at Austin, 1987.
Major: Music Theory
Certificate, Universitaet Hamburg, Germany, 1981.
Major: Deutsch als Fremsprache
MA, Indiana University, 1980.
Major: Comparative Literature
Degree Specialization: Music + Poetry
Dissertation Title: Music and Poetry: Le Marteau sans maitre by Pierre Boulez
BA, University of Virginia, 1975.
Major: English

Current Scheduled Teaching*

MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Summer 2020 Syllabus
MUGC 6950.711, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 2020
MUTH 5010.001, Graduate Theory Review, Summer 2020 Syllabus
MUAG 4200.501, Video Games: Behind the Screens, Summer 2020 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

MUTH 5360.001, Analytical Techniques II, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUTH 5360.800, Analytical Techniques II, Spring 3W1 2020 Syllabus
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2020
MUTH 5900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2020
MUTH 2500.004, THEORY IV, Spring 2020 Syllabus
MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2019
MUTH 5680.001, Proseminar in Music Theory, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUTH 6680.001, Proseminar in Music Theory, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 5930.704, Research Problem in Lieu of Thesis, Fall 2019
MUTH 5360.001, Analytical Techniques II, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUTH 5010.001, Graduate Theory Review, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUAG 4200.501, Video Games: Behind the Screens, Summer 3W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUTH 5360.001, Analytical Techniques II, Spring 2019 SPOT
MUTH 5360.001, Analytical Techniques II, Spring 3W1 2019
MUTH 5360.451, Analytical Techniques II, Spring 3W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2019
MUTH 4900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2019
MUTH 4900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2019
MUTH 2500.001, THEORY IV, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2018
MUTH 4900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2018
MUTH 4900.702, Special Problems, Fall 2018
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUTH 2500.003, THEORY IV, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUTH 5360.001, Analytical Techniques II, Summer 5W1 2018 SPOT
MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Summer 5W1 2018 SPOT
MUAG 5900.701, SPECIAL PROBLEMS, Summer 3W1 2018 SPOT
MUAG 4200.001, Video Games: Behind the Screens, Summer 3W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUTH 4920.705, Advanced Colloquium in Music Theory, Spring 2018
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2018
MUTH 5900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2018
MUTH 2500.001, THEORY IV, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUTH 2500.003, THEORY IV, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUTH 2500.005, THEORY IV, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2017
MUTH 5360.001, Analytical Techniques II, Summer 5W1 2017 SPOT
MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Summer 5W1 2017 SPOT
MUGC 4980.501, Experimental Course, Summer 3W1 2017 SPOT
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2017
MUGC 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Spring 2017
MUTH 4920.705, Senior Colloquium in Music Theory, Spring 2017
MUTH 2500.004, THEORY IV, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUTH 2500.005, THEORY IV, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2016
MUTH 6900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2016
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUTH 2500.003, THEORY IV, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUTH 5360.001, Analytical Techniques II, Summer 5W1 2016 SPOT
MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Summer 5W1 2016 SPOT
MUGC 5930.701, Research Problem in Lieu of Thesis, Summer 5W2 2016
MUGC 4890.501, Studies in Music, Summer 3W1 2016 Syllabus
MUGC 5890.501, Studies in Music, Summer 3W1 2016
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2016
MUTH 6900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2016
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2015
MUTH 5680.001, Proseminar in Music Theory, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUTH 6680.001, Proseminar in Music Theory, Fall 2015 SPOT
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
MUTH 5360.001, Analytical Techniques II, Summer 5W1 2015 SPOT
MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Summer 5W1 2015 SPOT
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2015
MUGC 5930.702, Research Problem in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2015
MUTH 6900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2015
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUTH 2500.003, THEORY IV, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUTH 2500.005, THEORY IV, Spring 2015 Syllabus
MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Fall 2014
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2014
MUGC 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Fall 2014
MUTH 6900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2014
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUTH 2500.003, THEORY IV, Fall 2014 Syllabus
MUTH 5360.001, Analytical Techniques II, Summer 5W1 2014
MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Summer 5W1 2014
MUGC 6950.702, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2014
MUGC 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
MUTH 5001.001, Music Theory Practicum, Spring 2014
MUTH 6900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2014
MUTH 2500.004, THEORY IV, Spring 2014
MUTH 2500.005, THEORY IV, Spring 2014
MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Fall 2013
MUGC 6950.704, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2013
MUGC 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2013
MUTH 6900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2013
MUTH 6900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2013
MUTH 2500.001, THEORY IV, Fall 2013
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Fall 2013
MUTH 2500.003, THEORY IV, Fall 2013
MUTH 5360.001, Analytical Techniques II, Summer 5W1 2013
MUTH 2410.001, Aural Skills III, Summer 5W1 2013
MUTH 5360.001, Analytical Techniques II, Spring 2013
MUGC 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2013
MUGC 5950.714, Master's Thesis, Spring 2013
MUTH 5900.701, Special Problems, Spring 2013
MUTH 6900.705, Special Problems, Spring 2013
MUTH 2500.001, THEORY IV, Spring 2013
MUTH 2500.003, THEORY IV, Spring 2013
MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Fall 2012
MUGC 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2012
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
MUTH 6900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2012
MUTH 2500.001, THEORY IV, Fall 2012 Syllabus
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Fall 2012 Syllabus
MUTH 2500.003, THEORY IV, Fall 2012 Syllabus
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2012
MUGC 5950.703, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2012
MUGC 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2012
MUGC 5950.703, Master's Thesis, Spring 2012
MUTH 6680.001, Proseminar in Music Theory, Spring 2012
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Spring 2012
MUTH 2500.004, THEORY IV, Spring 2012
MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Fall 2011
MUGC 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2011
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Fall 2011
MUTH 2500.001, THEORY IV, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUTH 2500.003, THEORY IV, Fall 2011 Syllabus
MUGC 6950.703, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W2 2011
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2011
MUTH 2500.001, THEORY IV, Summer 5W2 2011
MUGC 6950.709, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2011
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Spring 2011
MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Fall 2010
MUGC 6950.711, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2010
MUGC 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2010
MUTH 1500.001, Theory II, Fall 2010 Syllabus
MUTH 2500.003, THEORY IV, Fall 2010 Syllabus
MUTH 3510.001, Form Analysis, Summer 5W1 2010
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2010
MUTH 4900.701, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2010
MUTH 4900.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2010
MUTH 1400.001, Theory I, Summer 5W1 2010
MUGC 6950.708, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2010
MUGC 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2010
MUTH 5900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2010
MUTH 1500.001, Theory II, Spring 2010
MUTH 2500.001, THEORY IV, Spring 2010
MUTH 2500.004, THEORY IV, Spring 2010
MUTH 2500.005, THEORY IV, Spring 2010
MUGC 6950.720, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2009
MUTH 3510.001, Form Analysis, Fall 2009
MUGC 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2009
MUGC 5900.701, Special Problems, Fall 2009
MUTH 6910.701, Special Problems, Fall 2009
MUTH 1400.001, Theory I, Fall 2009
MUGC 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2009
MUGC 6950.707, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2009
MUGC 5950.703, Master's Thesis, Spring 2009
MUTH 1500.001, Theory II, Spring 2009
MUGC 6950.712, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2008
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Fall 2008
MUTH 1400.001, Theory I, Fall 2008
MUTH 3410.001, Sixteenth Century Counterpoint, Summer 3W1 2008
MUGC 6950.712, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2008
MUGC 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Spring 2008
MUTH 4920.701, Senior Colloquium in Music Theory, Spring 2008
MUTH 4910.703, Special Problems, Spring 2008
MUTH 5910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2008
MUTH 6900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2008
MUTH 1500.001, Theory II, Spring 2008
MUTH 2500.001, THEORY IV, Spring 2008
MUTH 2500.004, THEORY IV, Spring 2008
MUGC 6950.711, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2007
MUGC 5950.702, Master's Thesis, Fall 2007
MUTH 4910.707, Special Problems, Fall 2007
MUTH 1400.001, Theory I, Fall 2007
MUTH 2500.001, THEORY IV, Fall 2007
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Fall 2007
MUTH 2500.003, THEORY IV, Fall 2007
MUTH 2410.001, Aural Skills III, Summer 5W1 2007
MUTH 1400.001, Theory I, Summer 5W1 2007
MUTH 2400.001, Theory III, Summer 5W1 2007
MUTH 3510.002, Form Analysis, Spring 2007
MUGC 5950.711, Master's Thesis, Spring 2007
MUTH 5910.702, Special Problems, Spring 2007
MUTH 6900.705, Special Problems, Spring 2007
MUTH 1500.001, Theory II, Spring 2007
MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Fall 2006
MUTH 3510.001, Form Analysis, Fall 2006
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Fall 2006
MUTH 4910.702, Special Problems, Fall 2006
MUTH 1400.001, Theory I, Fall 2006
MUGC 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2006
MUTH 6680.001, Proseminar in Music Theory, Summer 5W1 2006
MUTH 2400.001, Theory III, Summer 5W1 2006
MUTH 3510.002, Form Analysis, Spring 2006
MUGC 5950.706, Master's Thesis, Spring 2006
MUTH 4910.703, Special Problems, Spring 2006
MUTH 1400.001, Theory I, Spring 2006
MUTH 5370.001, Analytical Techniques III, Fall 2005
MUGC 6950.711, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2005
MUGC 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2005
MUTH 6680.001, Proseminar in Music Theory, Fall 2005
MUTH 1500.001, Theory II, Fall 2005
MUTH 2410.001, Aural Skills III, Summer 5W1 2005
MUTH 1400.001, Theory I, Summer 5W1 2005
MUTH 2400.001, Theory III, Summer 5W1 2005
MUGC 5950.711, Master's Thesis, Spring 2005
MUTH 4910.703, Special Problems, Spring 2005
MUTH 6900.703, Special Problems, Spring 2005
MUTH 1400.001, Theory I, Spring 2005
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Spring 2005
MUTH 2500.003, THEORY IV, Spring 2005
MUGC 5950.708, Master's Thesis, Fall 2004
MUTH 1500.001, Theory II, Fall 2004
MUTH 2500.001, THEORY IV, Fall 2004
MUTH 2500.002, THEORY IV, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Challenge and
Engagement Index
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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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