MUCP810
Film-scoring for Music MajorsCrosslisted with MUCP 410

Prerequisites: Major in Music

Description: Fundamentals of music composition for visual media will be addressed, including technical and creative aspects for the preparation of distribution-ready music for use in motion pictures. Students will collaborate with producers of original films with no pre-existing music.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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MUCP860
Computer Programming in Electronic MusicCrosslisted with MUCP 460

Description: Exploration of powerful synthesis, interface, and control capabilities of various software programs with a focus on generating and manipulating audio. This is a hands-on, practical and technical overview of practices relating to the creative use of working with digital audio useful for software-based step-sequencers, synth bass/pads, musical interfaces, and many other tools for digital media.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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MUCP885
OrchestrationCrosslisted with MUCP 485

Prerequisites: MUSC 848 or proficiency

Description: Exploration of instrumental color and orchestral style, covering idiomatic writing for individual and groups of instruments, traditional and contemporary notational practices, and modern digital applications for score production.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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MUCP886
Jazz Arranging I: Small EnsemblesCrosslisted with MUCP 486

Prerequisites: MUSC 266

Description: Development of basic professional competency in the areas of scoring and music preparation for small jazz ensembles of varying instrumentations.

This course is a prerequisite for: MUCP 487, MUCP 887

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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MUCP887
Jazz Arranging II: Large EnsemblesCrosslisted with MUCP 487

Prerequisites: MUCP 486/886, or by permission of instructor

Description: Development of basic professional competency in the areas of scoring and music preparation for large jazz ensembles of varying instrumentations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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MUCP983
Seminar in Music Composition
Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-24

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