This course will instruct students in the fundamental principles of free counterpoint—composition with melodic lines—with an emphasis on two-part writing and imitative counterpoint. Through the utilization of a three-pronged focus on principles, literature, and practice, students will complete exercises and projects involving composition and performance within common-practice with additional attention to and experience in contemporary tonal practice.
HR-112, ET-112, and CM-211 or CM-251
All B.M. and P.D. students
Fall, Spring, Summer