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MUSC 532P 001 (Seminar)

Advanced Studies in Music History and Musicology - IMPROV/VARIATION

Research seminar on a core or emerging topic in music history or musicology. May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credits if different topics are covered.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 2 (Sep 03, 2019 to Nov 29, 2019)

Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : September 17, 2019
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
October 11, 2019

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1 Thu9:3012:00Music400C
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-  Improvisations and Variations: Bach, Beethoven, Chopin and many of our heroes improvised frequently, and created variations on a theme. A hands-on course for all instruments, no improvisation background required. At the completion of this course you will be able to create original melody lines over existing harmonic grids of all genres, employing motivic development, rhythmic and textural variation, and call and response techniques. Respect the underlying harmony without being a slave to it! Prerequisite: MUSC 200, or special permission of instructor (email John Stetch: and 8 years of playing experience on any instrument. With MUSC 403B.

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