MUSI W 4525x Instrumentation
Analysis of instrumentation, with directional emphasis on usage, ranges,
playing techniques, tone colors, characteristics, interactions and
tendencies, all derived from the classic orchestral repertoire. Topics will
include theoretical writings on the classical repertory as well as 20th
century instrumentation and its advancement. Additional sessions with live
orchestral demonstrations are included as part of the course. - J.
Prerequisites: extensive musical background.
3 points Open to both graduate and advanced music major undergraduate students.