Composition : An introductory study of the instruments of string, woodwind and brass families, elementary acoustics of the instruments. Techniques of playing including embouchure, fingering, bowing, hand-stopping, transposing instruments. Evolution of the instruments, their technique and their music from the 18th century to the present.
Terms: Fall 2012
Instructors: Melissa Hui (Fall)
Restriction: Not open to students in the Major Composition
Priority will be given to students in the Minor Composition and Special Students in the prerequisite package for Sound Recording. Other students may be admitted with permission of the instructor.