Music Composition (MUS_COMP)

MUS_COMP 111-0 Class Composition (1 Unit)   Class instruction in techniques of composition. Open to non-music majors.

MUS_COMP 112-0 Applied Composition for Music Majors (1 Unit)   Original composition; individual instruction.

MUS_COMP 212-0 Applied Composition for Music Majors (1 Unit)   Original composition; individual instruction.

MUS_COMP 311-0 Class Composition (1 Unit)   Class instruction in techniques of composition. Open to non-music majors. Prerequisite: at least one quarter of MUS_COMP 111-0 or consent of instructor.

MUS_COMP 312-0 Applied Composition for Music Majors (1 Unit)   Original composition; individual instruction.

MUS_COMP 314-1 Instrumentation (1 Unit)   Instruments of the orchestra; scoring techniques; analysis of instrumental combinations. Prerequisite: MUSIC 211-3 or consent of instructor.

MUS_COMP 335-0 Selected Topics (1 Unit)   Topics vary; announced before registration. Writing projects; analysis of scores; contemporary stylistic techniques, performers, composers, and materials; in-class performances of original work. May be repeated for credit.

MUS_COMP 336-0 Contemporary Repertoire (1 Unit)  

MUS_COMP 337-0 Topics in Contemporary Repertoire (1 Unit)   Topics vary by quarter. Close study of specific recent compositional styles, which may include minimalism, complexity, music of the last decade, experimental music. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

MUS_COMP 338-0 Composer Portraits (1 Unit)   Composers vary by quarter. Portrait studies of the work of a major composer or composers, e.g., Ferneyhough; Lutoslawski; Cage; Birtwistle and Maxwell Davies. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

MUS_COMP 339-0 Compositional Concepts and Techniques (1 Unit)   Topics vary by quarter. Content, musical spaces, extended techniques, and spectralism. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

MUS_COMP 340-0 Composition Workshop (1 Unit)   Topics vary by quarter. Examples include Composer/Performer, Composing for Percussion, Composing for Dance, Composing for Solo Instrument. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

MUS_COMP 370-0 Junior Recital (0 Unit)  

MUS_COMP 380-0 Senior Recital (0 Unit)  

MUS_COMP 390-0 Composition Colloquium (0 Unit)   Discussion of contemporary compositional techniques.

MUS_COMP 399-0 Independent Study (0.5-1 Unit)