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MUSIC 112: Film Scoring

Through analysis and technical exercises that involve click tracks, spotting, scoring under dialogue and picture, and the creative use of overlap cues, among others, students will learn how to develop and synchronize an engaging music score that supports visual events. Prerequisite: The students will be expected to: Know how to read and write music; Know how to create scores using a music editor such as Finale, Sibelius, among others; Be familiar with MIDI sequencing; and, Be familiar with DAW such as Logic Pro X, Pro Tools, among others.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE

MUSIC 120D: Jazz Improvisation

This class will focus on developing a deeper understanding of, and capacity for, jazz improvisation -- as it relates to individual expression as well as group interaction, communication, and cohesion. In-class soloing and ensemble playing; guided listening; ear training; internalization; personalization; and an awareness of the historical evolution of the jazz improvisational language will all be emphasized. The coursework will be primarily based on actual instrumental performance and practice; with an extensive listening list; and possibly some complementary composition, transcribing, self-evaluation; reading and writing assignments.nLimited enrollment: Audition required. Students auditioning for Music 120D may submit the same audition material for consideration for Music 120E and vice-versa, but they are asked to make clear that they are applying for both (or, alternatively, for just one of the two, and if so, which one.) This class will be closed to enrollment, so students wishing to enroll must join the Axess waiting list. You will then be contacted with audition instructions.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-3 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE
Instructors: Redman, J. (PI)

MUSIC 123A: Undergraduate Seminar in Composition: Rhythmic Design

Students compose weekly exercises to develop creative fluency and personal style. The course focuses on listening to examples, analysis and emulation of diverse compositional techniques involving rhythm.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1-2 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE
Instructors: Rose, F. (PI)

MUSIC 123B: Undergraduate Seminar in Composition: Pitch Design

Students compose weekly exercises to develop creative fluency and personal style. The course focuses on listening to examples, analysis and emulation of diverse compositional techniques involving pitch.
Terms: Win | Units: 1-2 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE
Instructors: Rose, F. (PI)

MUSIC 123C: Undergraduate Seminar in Composition: World Music

The course, which covers composition techniques currently used in film scoring as well as form basis for experimental composition, focuses on creative exploration of compositional techniques in traditional music from: Bali, Brazil, Central African Republic, India, and Japan. Prerequisite: Music 19A or Instructor¿s permission
Last offered: Spring 2019 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE

MUSIC 124A: Songwriters Workshop

Laboratory for composers of any kind of vernacular music: singer-songwriters; folk singers; laptop dance music composers; rock and pop bands; rappers; writers of instrumentals or music with lyrics; solo artists and collaborators; etc. Compositional strategies for songwriting, overview of exemplars, discussion of aesthetic issues, and development of artistic personae. Weekly critique session for students and faculty to share work and offer feedback. Music theory and literacy not required. Aimed, however, at those with at least some experience as writers, whether casual or extensive. For bands at least half of members must be enrolled.
Last offered: Winter 2019 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE | Repeatable for credit

MUSIC 127A: Instrumentation and Orchestration

Individual instruments, instrumental groups within the orchestra, and combinations of groups. Arrangements from piano to orchestral music. Score analysis with respect to orchestration. Practical exercises using chamber ensembles and school orchestra. Prerequisite: 23.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-CE

MUSIC 127B: Advanced Orchestration

Through analysis and writing exercises, students develop proficiency in advanced orchestration practices. The course covers techniques currently used in film scoring as well as form basis for new experimental orchestral composition.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE
Instructors: Rose, F. (PI)

MUSIC 128: Stanford Laptop Orchestra: Composition, Coding, and Performance (CS 170)

Classroom instantiation of the Stanford Laptop Orchestra (SLOrk) which includes public performances. An ensemble of more than 20 humans, laptops, controllers, and special speaker arrays designed to provide each computer-mediated instrument with its sonic identity and presence. Topics and activities include issues of composing for laptop orchestras, instrument design, sound synthesis, programming, and live performance. May be repeated four times for credit. Space is limited; see https://ccrma.stanford.edu/courses/128 for information about the application and enrollment process. May be repeat for credit
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-5 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Wang, G. (PI)

MUSIC 130A: Introduction to Conducting

Baton techniques and rehearsal procedures. The development of coordination of the members of the body involved in conducting; fluency in beat patterns and meters; dynamics, tempi, cueing, and use of the left hand in conducting. Prerequisites: 122B and diagnostic musicianship exam given first day of class.
Last offered: Autumn 2018 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE
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