21M.355 Musical Improvisation

Class Info

Students study concepts and practice techniques of improvisation in solo and ensemble contexts. Examines relationships between improvisation, composition, and performance based in traditional and experimental approaches. Topics, with occasional guest lectures, may include jazz, non-western music, and western concert music, as well as improvisation with film, spoken word, theater, and dance. Enrollment may be limited; open by audition to instrumental or vocal performers.

This class has no prerequisites.

21M.355 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by E. Ziporyn.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 4-364.

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

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 21M.355 was rated 6.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+21M.355&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 21M.355 Stellar site.

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