64/67:440 Baroque Counterpoint [Godin]

A theoretical and practical overview of Baroque composition techniques, through weekly compositions and analyses, students will learn to manipulate features of Baroque musical style including continuous rhythms, imitative techniques, and fundamental bass. Short composition assignments will cover genres such as the canon, passacaglia, trio sonata, invention, and the class will culminate in the composition of an entire fugue.

Instructor: Jon-Tomas Godin