Instrumentation and Score Preparation

Course Number
CM-231
Description

This course provides students with foundational knowledge for professionally orchestrating and notating chamber and orchestral scores. Specific topics include: score and part layout; instrumental ranges and characteristics; specific playing techniques and limitations; phrasing and bowing considerations; use of slurs, articulation marks, dynamics, tempo variation, and other devices for indicating expressive nuance; and creating a professional score and parts.

Credits
2
Prerequisites
CM-212 or CM-252
Required Of
COMP and FILM majors
Electable By
All B.M. and P.D. students
Major Elective for
Contemporary Writing and Production
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location
Boston
Department
COMP
Course Chair
Richard Carrick
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