World Music Resources in Composition

CM-361
Credits: 
2
Course chair: 
Arnold Friedman
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring
Required of: 
None
Electable by: 
All
Prerequisites: 
AR-111, HR-211, and one of the following: CM-311, ILPH-351, ILPH-357, LHAN-345, LHAN-346, or PSW-351
Department: 
COMP
Location: 
Boston Campus

Approaches to composition using ideas and aesthetic principles from a variety of non-Western musical traditions. Explorations of diverse concepts of rhythm, melody, timbre, and form as heard in the music of Africa, Asia, India, and South America. Assignments will include a substantial composition illustrating these principles.