NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Mar 23, 2023  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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MUSC 1070 - Composition

This course focuses on the development of an individual creative musical language through the exploration of traditional and contemporary techniques of music composition. For music majors planning to peruse composition as a specialty, additional instruction is provided in the form of a weekly private lesson.

Credits: 2

Instructional Method Lecture

MUSC 1010 Foundations of Music or MUSC 1030 Written Theory I, or instructor consent

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of MUSC 1070 Composition, the student will:

  1. demonstrate understanding of the theoretical concepts of music composition.
  2. apply compositional techniques appropriate for the student’s level of study.
  3. explain content of musical works with regard to style, technical aspects and aesthetics.
  4. demonstrate creative competency via the composition of original works in a variety of genres and styles.

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