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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Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $699.00
As few as 12 weeks
4.0

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.
Prerequisites
Ability to read music.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
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Saturday 1:30PM PDT - 4:30PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Steve Rothstein
373879
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

No meeting July 4, 2020.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 17, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Required course reader available at https://ucla.redshelf.com/book/1575928
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Jun 27, 2020
1:30PM PDT - 4:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 11, 2020
1:30PM PDT - 4:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 18, 2020
1:30PM PDT - 4:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Jul 25, 2020
1:30PM PDT - 4:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 1, 2020
1:30PM PDT - 4:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 8, 2020
1:30PM PDT - 4:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 15, 2020
1:30PM PDT - 4:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 22, 2020
1:30PM PDT - 4:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 29, 2020
1:30PM PDT - 4:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Sep 5, 2020
1:30PM PDT - 4:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Sep 12, 2020
1:30PM PDT - 4:30PM PDT
Online

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