Sound in Time
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Division: The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Course Number: JPER 4612
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Sound in Time is the most fundamental definition of music. Beginning with an understanding of the harmonic series and its numeric implications we can begin to explore and create a seemingly endless but organized approach towards tuning systems, intervals, harmony, and temporal organization including polyrhythm and groove. Each student will create a personal lexicon that includes extended techniques, metaphors, and extra-musical inspiration. Through sharing these lexicons each student will create “tailor-made” improvisational scores for members of the class. There will be a final performance of these compositions.
Course Open to: Majors Only