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MUSC 532P 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

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
FullMUSC 532P 001Seminar1 Thu9:3012:00

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.

MUSC 532P 1W1Seminar1 Thu9:3012:00

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