Course Number: 399*/3.0 3L (Course Code Explanation)
Open To: B.Mus. and B.Mus./B.Ed. students, non-B.Mus. students
Area(s): Theory and Composition
Instructor(s): Dr. Stephanie Lind
Day(s) and Time(s): M: 10.00-11.30, W: 8.30-10.00
Room: HLH 213
Study, through composition, of the contrapuntal procedures of the 18th century, with an emphasis on J.S. Bach’s two-part inventions and fugues.
The course is designed to acquaint students with conceptual, historical and practical approaches to counterpoint and composition in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Genres studied will include Baroque dance forms, variation, canon, invention, and fugue. Course evaluation will be based strongly on composition-style assignments, with class participation and critique as an essential component.
Enrolment limited to 24.