MUSIC 720 - Advanced Orchestration

Overview

Course Title

Advanced Orchestration

Description

Permission of the instructor. Late nineteenth- and twentieth-century orchestral techniques are studied through the works of Brahms and Wagner, Mahler and Strauss to Britten, Stravinsky, Boulez, and Lutoslawski. Students examine notation innovations, orchestrate twentieth-century piano music, and occasionally hear their exercises read by the School of Music orchestra.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule