Advanced Ear Training
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Department: Composition/Theory
Course Number: JCTH 4358
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Topics:
  • Musical Analysis
  • Musical Notation
Description:
The focus will be on the harmonic and melodic vocabulary and the Jazz repertoire of the ‘60s and later, including Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea. Topics may include: advanced transcriptions of John Coltrane, Clifford Brown and Bill Evans; composition and dictation of harmonic progressions using Arnold Schoenberg’s Theory of Harmony; atonal sight-singing using Lars Edlund’s Modus Novus; analysis and dictation of the chord voicings of Scriabin, Debussy, Ravel and Bartok.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
ET 2B with grade of B+ or better or instructor's permission.
Restrictions:

College

Open to Lang/Jazz BA/BFA students.

Open to Jazz students.

Level

Open to Undergraduate students.