Oct 23, 2021  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

THMUS E541 — The Art of Tonal Counterpoint

3 credits
Kendall Briggs

Prerequisite: THMUS 511  .This course will explore the art of counterpoint as practiced by composers from the Baroque through the end of the 19th century focusing on the relationship between harmonic and contrapuntal practice often separated in theory. Students will learn how Bach and those who followed him created their intricate counterpoints as well as learn easily to create their own works, including canons, inventions, suites, passacaglias, and chaconnes. The course will focus on both analysis and composition.