In the Mix: Contemporary Composition Approaches in Discussion on Form, Aesthetic, and Style
Offered - Spring
Course number - LHAN-P314
This course draws from a wide variety of classical and contemporary compositionalforms, styles, and concepts. Students examine and explore approaches through the analysis of scores, and through discussions, study, and listening. Students read writings of composers, dealing with creative conception andprocess in modern symphony, opera, chamber, experimental, and popular forms (exploring Bach, Bernstein, Var`ese, Babbitt, Stockhausen, Ellington, Jarrett, Maria Schneider, Monk, Sting, Ani DiFranco, and more). Students explore various music and approaches, and read and write critical papers on their own aesthetic/perspectives. They apply various approaches as they develop their own composition process, style, and techniques.
Course Chair: Arnold Friedman
Prerequisites: CM-212, and CP-210 or CP-211
Required of: None
Electable by: All