MUSIC 4620 Counterpoint II
This course will continue the study of 18th-century counterpoint in a 3-voice texture and will extend to various styles from the 20th century. Students who have taken Counterpoint I will build on their knowledge of 2-voice texture of 16th- and 18th- century counterpoint. They will be expected to write a 3-voice invention in 18th-century style, and will experiment writing counterpoint in 20th-century style, such as that of Hindemith.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 4610 Counterpoint.
Two-part counterpoint based on styles developed in the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries, beginning with the five species, followed by canon and invention. Invertible counterpoint.
Prerequisite(s): MUSIC 2630 Music Theory IV or permission of the instructor.