20th Century Performance Practice
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: Mannes College The New School for Music
Department: Performance
Course Number: CAPR 5010
Course Format: Group Lessons
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Topics:
  • Music History, Theory & Criticism
  • Performance
Description:
Tired of grappling with that seven over two? This class addresses all aspects of new music performance practice. We will delve into the performance problems of new music from the latter part of the 20th century up to the present. We will study problems of complex rhythms, metric modulations, extended techniques, playing with electronics (live and fixed media), and unusual notations by looking at musical examples from over 30 composers of all genres. Informal in-class performances. Open to all instruments.
Course Open to: Majors Only
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Open to Mannes College students.