Thematic Development in Improvisation and Composition

PSIJ-346
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
Overall ensemble rating 4
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Fall, Spring
Location: 
Boston Campus
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Students learn to derive improvisatory vocabulary exclusively from a composition's original melody or theme and different methods of thematic development through the analysis of a wide range of jazz improvisations and classical compositions. Through various exercises and assignments, students apply the learned techniques to their instruments.

Department: 
PERF
Course chair: 
Karen Bell
Taught By