Contemporary Techniques in Composition 2

Course Number
CM-312
Description

Through a lecture-workshop format, this course focuses on composing music with selected techniques of the second half of the 20th and 21st century composition. Techniques such as minimalism, microtonality, spectralism, new complexity, extended techniques, graphic scores, and others will be discussed through diverse repertoire and sources. Weekly composition projects related to each of these techniques will be assigned and may be read by a chamber music ensemble.

Credits
2
Prerequisites
CM-311 or FS-351, and COND-211 or COND-216
Required Of
COMP majors
Electable By
All B.M. and P.D. students
Major Elective for
Film Scoring
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location
Boston
Department
COMP
Course Chair
Richard Carrick
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