Guitar Composition Techniques for Performers/Composers

Course Number
CM-225
Description
Intermediate and advanced approach to guitar composition techniques. The course is designed for performers/composers and provides a comprehensive demonstration of the capabilities of the instrument and the most successful ways to compose for it through analysis, live performances, improvisation, and mostly elementary and advanced compositional techniques. Also covers performance techniques, extended compositional approaches (guitar and other instruments), resources and technologies of basic composition techniques, and mainly guitar music of the 20th century and beyond.
Credits
2
Prerequisites
CM-211 or CM-251
Required Of
None
Electable By
All B.M. and P.D. students
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring
Location
Boston
Department
COMP
Course Chair
Richard Carrick
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