The Art of Counterpoint

Course Number
CP-210
Description

This course instructs students in the fundamental principles of free counterpoint (i.e., composition with melodic lines) with an emphasis on two-part writing. Through the utilization of a three-pronged focus on principles, literature, and experiential practice, students complete exercises and projects involving composition and performance within the common-practice period with additional attention to and experience in contemporary tonal practice.

Please note there is currently no online course equivalency for this course. 

Credits
3
Prerequisites
HR-112, ET-112, and CM-211 or CM-251
Electable By
All
Required Of
All
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location
Boston Campus
Valencia (Spain) Campus
Department
COMP
Course Chair
Richard Carrick

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