What is the relationship between sound and place? How do we experience the everyday sounds of our acoustic environment? What stories can sound tell? This course invites students to engage with Princeton's soundscape.
A performance and creative course focusing on the rich and multifaceted relationships between song, melody and text. We will learn and study a diverse range of songs from around the world and in many genres.
To lay the foundations for a thorough understanding of the principles of linear structure and voice-leading through the study of species counterpoint. Twice weekly exercises will lead to a complete 4-5 voice Mass Movement as a final project.
MUS105: Music Theory through Performance and Composition
Music 105 is a comprehensive introduction to music theory. Our emphasis is on the theoretical principles of four-part harmony as exemplified in Western art music; areas of inquiry include rhythmic materials, melodic patterning, and formal design.
Music 103 is an introduction to Western Art Music (works from 1100 to the present). The course defines the basic elements of music - pitch, rhythm, melody, harmony, and form - and the historically significant styles and genres of composition.
DAN304: Special Topics in Contemporary Practice: Music and Dance: Choreographing Collaboration
Join choreographer Susan Marshall and composer/percussionist Jason Treuting in creating and performing music and dance works with your classmates. Explore approaches to playful cross-disciplinary collaboration. How can one medium enhance another?