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MUSC 414 Counterpoint

Analysis and comosition of pieces that rely on the control and development of imitative, polyphonic textures. Models to be taken from one or more European historical repertoires.

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Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: MUSC 201.

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MUSC 414 001Lecture1 Tue Thu9:3011:00

Topic: Eighteenth-century Counterpoint. Beginning with the composition of short, highly controlled exercises, the course will proceed through canon, chorale preludes, trio sonatas, and inventions to the study of fugue. Models will be analyzed as a basis for creative work by students. Music 200 and 220 are prerequisite to this course. With 533J.