Contemporary Techniques in Composition 1

CM-311
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
CM-221 and either COND-211, COND-216, or COND-221
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
COMP majors
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location: 
Boston Campus

Specific techniques of traditional 20th-century composition. Technical devices such as quartal harmony, serial writing, polytonality, and contrapuntal techniques. Assignments are directly related to each of these aspects of composition and are performed in class.

Department: 
COMP
Course chair: 
Richard Carrick