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Area of Study
Increase students' understanding of functional form and harmony in jazz composition through analysis of classic and modern jazz literature. To gain a deeper realization of these principles through application of these conventions in composing new works. To begin to develop an individual and original voice through composition in jazz. Prerequisites: Competence in the traditional language of music is required. Theory of Music I or Arranging and Orchestration are recommended. Intermediate performing and sight-reading ability and participation in an ensemble (ensemble experience not required for Piano, Organ, Harpsichord, Guitar, Harp, Percussion, or Composition). Audition required. Note: Student may not register for private lessons at other ACTC colleges. Credits: Credits: Two credits for nonmajors (12 half-hour lessons). Upon declaration of major, four-credit lessons are recommended (12 one-hour lessons). Performance Studies Fee: $50.00 per credit. Music majors are exempt.
Harris, Zachary, "MUS3730-01.Composition--Jazz.F13.Harris,Zachary" (2013). Syllabi. 2096.