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Fall '00 Graduate Course Guide

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Courses in Music Composition (Division 665)

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Fall Term, 2000 (September 6 December 22)

Open courses in Music Composition

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Music Comp. 421. Creative Composition.

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Instructor(s): Furr

Prerequisites & Distribution: Non-School of Music students must have completed Music Composition 222 or Music Theory 238. (3). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (3).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

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Music Comp. 423. Advanced Composition.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Music Composition 422. (2, 4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2, 4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

For students capable of original creative work. Instead of classwork as in 421-422, individual instruction with course instructor is provided. Participation in a weekly seminar (Music Composition 450) devoted to the examination of a broad range of Twentieth Century literature is required.

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Music Comp. 424. Advanced Composition.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Music Composition 423. (2,4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2,4).

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Music Comp. 425. Advanced Composition.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Comp. 424. (2, 4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2, 4).

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Stresses the shaping and instrumentation problems involved in composing for the mixed consort and examines differing approaches to musical notation. Weekly seminar participation (Music Composition 450) is required.

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Music Comp. 426. Advanced Composition.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Comp. 425. (2,4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2,4).

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Music Comp. 515. Introduction to Electronic Music.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Chambers

Prerequisites & Distribution: (2). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

An elementary study of the scientific and technological basis for the electronic music medium, with emphasis on studio procedures and techniques, including recording and tape manipulation, and "classic" and voltage-controlled synthesis

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Music Comp. 521. Graduate Composition.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Comp. 426; Graduate standing. (2-4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Addresses the problems of composing for large instrumental forces, including orchestra. Special attention is given to craft, instrumentation techniques, and personal statement. Stresses score preparation and performance material extraction, manuscript reproduction methods, and presentation. Participation in a seminar concerned with the detailed study of recent compositions, techniques, and aesthetics is required.

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Music Comp. 522. Graduate Composition.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Graduate standing. (2-4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Addresses the problems of composing for large instrumental forces, including orchestra. Special attention is given to craft, instrumentation techniques, and personal statement. Stresses score preparation and performance material extraction, manuscript reproduction methods, and presentation. Participation in a seminar concerned with the detailed study of recent compositions, techniques, and aesthetics is required.

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Music Comp. 526. Advanced Studies in Electronic Music.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Chambers

Prerequisites & Distribution: Comp. 516. (2-4).May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2-4).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Includes the study of digital synthesis techniques. Special attention is given to the relationship between technology, the creative process, and individual statement.

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Music Comp. 539. Graduate Studies in Composition.

Section.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Composition 440 and 550 concurrently. (4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

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Music Comp. 540. Graduate Studies in Composition.

Section.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Composition 539 and 550 concurrently. Graduate standing. (4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (4).

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Music Comp. 550. Seminar in Composition.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Requires concurrent election of Composition 539, 540 or 521, 522. Graduate standing. (2). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

Study of music and examination of issues with particular interest to composers; 20th-century art music is a primary focus. Each term's overall topic is determined by the instructor of record. In addition to lectures by the instructor, extensive student participation with assigned oral presentations is expected.

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Music Comp. 601. Independent Studies.

Section.

Prerequisites & Distribution: (2-4). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2-4).

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Music Comp. 850. Advanced Seminar in Composition.

Section 001.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Requires concurrent election of Composition 891, 892 or 990. Graduate standing. (2).May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (2).

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Music Comp. 891. Doctoral Studies in Composition.

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Prerequisites & Distribution: Composition 540. Requires concurrent election of Composition 850. Graduate standing. (4-6). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of twelve credits.

Credits: (4-6).

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Music Comp. 892. Doctoral Studies in Composition.

Section.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Composition 891.Composition 891. Requires concurrent election of Composition 850. (2-6). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of twelve credits.

Credits: (2-6).

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Music Comp. 900. Preliminary Examinations.

Section.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Graduate standing. For use by students not otherwise enrolled. (1). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated.

Credits: (1).

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Music Comp. 995. Dissertation/Candidate.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate. Graduate standing. (8). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for credit.

Credits: (8; 4 in the half-term).

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Graduate School authorization for admission as a doctoral Candidate. N.B. The defense of the dissertation (the final oral examination) must be held under a full term Candidacy enrollment period.

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