The Art of Counterpoint

MUSC X 403.51
This course is designed for all those who wish to develop a foundation in the craft of composition regardless of stylistic differences through the study of counterpoint.
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Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Study the principles of voice leading, the treatment of dissonances, and more as foundations of counterpoint
  • Examine intervallic and harmonic organization, and melodic structures
  • Develop musicianship as you gain this important skill
  • Further the growth of your aural perception through this study

About this course:

The study of counterpoint has been the foundation of training for performing musicians and composers for centuries. This course is designed for all those who wish to develop a foundation in the craft of composition regardless of stylistic concerns. By studying the principles of voice leading, the treatment of dissonances, intervallic and harmonic organization, and melodic structures--all in a polyphonic texture--the aspiring composer and performer not only gains an important skill, but also develops musicianship, as the exercises in writing counterpoint provide an excellent vehicle for furthering the development of aural perception.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for The Art of Counterpoint.

Ability to read music.

Summer 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens 29 Apr 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Saturday 1:30PM - 4:30PM
Instructor: Steve Rothstein
367842
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 12, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Required course reader available at Lu Valle Commons bookstore.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Jun 29, 2019
1:30PM - 4:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Sat Jul 6, 2019
1:30PM - 4:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Sat Jul 13, 2019
1:30PM - 4:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Sat Jul 20, 2019
1:30PM - 4:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Sat Jul 27, 2019
1:30PM - 4:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Sat Aug 3, 2019
1:30PM - 4:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Sat Aug 10, 2019
1:30PM - 4:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Sat Aug 17, 2019
1:30PM - 4:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Sat Aug 24, 2019
1:30PM - 4:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Sat Aug 31, 2019
1:30PM - 4:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217
Lecture
Sat Sep 7, 2019
1:30PM - 4:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 217

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