21M.310 Techniques of 20th-Century Composition

Class Info

Students complete written and analytical exercises based on compositional forms and practices from the first half of the 20th century. Areas covered include compositions based upon artificial scales and modes, as in Debussy, Bartok, and Stravinsky; compositions based on atonal pitch organizations, as with Schoenberg and Webern; compositions based on rhythmic process, timbral exploration, and/or non-Western influences. Basic instrumentation will be taught, and compositions will be performed in class.

This class has 21M.302, and 21M.260 as prerequisites.

21M.310 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by K. Makan.

Lecture occurs 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 24-033F.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

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