The study of arranging techniques for instrumental and vocal ensembles, including the ranges and capabilities of instruments and voices and scoring procedures.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 102 Theory IV.
(Normally offered each fall semester.)
Ninth chords and altered chords; modulation to distant keys; 20th century harmonic and melodic styles; introduction of new scale patterns; introduction to serial techniques of composition; and writing and singing applicable to later developments of harmony and melody.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 101 Theory III or permission of the instructor.