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 limited to 15; open by audition to instrumental or vocal performers.

This class has no prerequisites.

21M.355 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by M. Harvey.

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.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Musical Improvisation site or on the 21M.355 Stellar site.

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