The New School for
Jazz and Contemporary Music

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An intensive seminar in musical analysis and composition in which masterworks of the classical repertoire are discussed in the context of techniques and problems of contemporary composition, including jazz and more commercial forms. Specific topics vary from semester to semester. Students have the opportunity to compose and perform as well as analyze. This course is designed for serious, self-motivated students. Prerequisite: second semester of Theory II or equivalent. 1 credit

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