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MUS177 PO - Music for Composers and Performers

When Offered: Last offered spring 2017.
Instructor(s): T. Flaherty
Credit: 1

This is a course intended for musicians interested in both the creative and performing aspects of musical life. A wide range of performing and composing experience is expected among enrolled students. Individuals may excel in one area or another, but participating in both can open ears in new and unexpected ways. Weekly work will consist of composing for classmates and performing all music written. Assignments will be designed to accommodate the musical abilities of the class, while expanding the imaginative horizons of all. Investigation of relevant examples from the literature will guide each project. Projects will range from setting a text for voice and instruments in a direct style to writing ensemble pieces using a wide range of techniques from the last century. Prerequisites include an ability to read music and to perform with an instrument or voice.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 6



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