Conducting 2 with Live Keyboard Ensemble

Course Number
COND-217
Description

This course build on basic conducting techniques and covers four areas: first, symphonic conducting with an instrumental soloist (concerto) or chorale; second, symphonic conducting with a vocal soloist; third, symphonic conducting of a major modern work involving frequent meter changes; and finally, symphonic conducting to a motion picture cue. Works used include a romantic instrumental concerto, an operatic aria, a mixed-meter piece such as L’Histoire du soldatThe Right of Spring, and a motion picture score. 

All students perform instrumental parts on keyboards to create a virtual orchestra for the student conductor.

The course is similar to COND-212 with the addition of live keyboard performance and a motion picture cue, and can be taken as a substitute for COND-212.

Credits
1
Prerequisites
COND-211 or COND-216
Required Of
FILM majors and all students not taking COND-212, except MTHE and MUED majors
Electable By
All B.M. and P.D. students
Major Elective for
Composition
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring
Location
Boston
Department
COMP
Course Chair
Richard Carrick
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