MUCO 260 Instruments of the Orchestra (3 credits)

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Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)


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: Winter 2024

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2023-2024 academic year.

  • 3 hours

  • Prerequisite: MUTH 150 or MUTH 111 or MUJZ 160

  • 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.

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