Techniques of Tonal Writing

CM-221
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
CM-212 or CM-252, and CP-210 or CP-212
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
COMP and FILM majors
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

Specific techniques of traditional tonal composition. Conclusive and nonconclusive phrases; antecedent-consequent phrase relationships; open-ended phrase relationships; sequencing; modulation; large-scale tonal relationships; thematic variation and development. Application of these techniques in writing, using models from the classical period.

Department: 
COMP
Course chair: 
Richard Carrick