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2016-2017 University Catalog 
2016-2017 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

MUCP 201 Orchestration/MIDI Orchestration

College of Performing Arts School of Music

2 credits undefined hours
200 level undergraduate course

This course examines instrumentation and orchestration techniques for ensembles of various sizes, instrumental combinations, and musical genres. Ranges, transpositions, characteristics, and idiosyncrasies of the instruments are presented along with examples from the orchestral, chamber, and contemporary music repertoires. At the same time, students learn to apply this knowledge using MIDI, virtual instrument libraries, and mixing procedures to emulate live ensembles. Assignments include orchestrating for acoustic and digital ensembles of various instrumental combinations and musical idioms.

Prerequisites MUSC*102, MUSC*112, and MBET*116

Priority enrollment to majors in the School of Music.
This course is not repeatable for credit.