Jun 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

MUS 487 - Advanced Studies in Composition (2 credits)


(Restricted to music majors or minors) (Prereq: MUS 387  with a grade of ‘C’ or better, or permission of instructor) This is the study of writing larger forms in the tonal style as well as pieces using 20th-century techniques. Emphasis will be on the development of motivic ideas throughout a piece, the movement of tonal areas, and where appropriate, the language of modern styles, using models and examples from Western Art Music. Students will have opportunity to write pieces in their own chosen style. This course may be repeated for credit an unlimited number of times. F, S.