Courses: Symphonic Technique and Tradition (MUSCH265A01)
In this course, we will be familiarizing ourselves with significant orchestral repertory of the past three centuries, learning to read the orchestral score, studying the capabilities of various orchestral instruments and how they are used together, and tracing the evolution of orchestral writing and orchestral forms from the Classical period to the present. Short exercises in scoring for orchestra; final project is a presentation on a major orchestral work of your choice.
Prerequisites: Music 203.
Fulfills: HU III
Haverford, Union 114