MUSC 308 Centuries of Counterpoint

Spring, Fall

Counterpoint, “punctus contra punctum,” is the technique of writing independent melodic lines that work together to create effective music. This course will include analysis, composition, and performance of contrapuntal models, focusing on the 16th, 18th and 20th centuries.

Prerequisite: MUSC 204, satisfactory score on the music placement test, or permission of instructor.