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MUSC 236 (CA) Elementary Music Composition I (.5 each)

In this course students write pieces based on models from the Baroque and Classical periods. Concepts of harmony, phrase structure, form and articulation are developed in strict composition exercises. In consultation with the instructor, students also work on individual projects in free composition. A once-a-year concert or reading session is devoted to showcasing student works.

Mode of Inquiry: Creating in the Arts

Prerequisite: MUSC 233 or consent of instructor

  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Peel