Songwriting and Song Analysis
0.5 Credit - Fall/Winter

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 1.5

A composition course combining the theoretical analysis of existing songs with the creation and performance of original songs. Various songs from the 11th century to the present day will be studied relative to melody, harmony, rhythm and form. Each student will be required to present a formal analysis of one song of their choice, and also create and perform at least two new songs of their own. Ability to read and write basic music notation and lead sheet notation is required.

Additional Course Information
One of: MU242, MU265, MU266.