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Summer 2021
Sep 24,2021
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MUS 103 - Songwriting Techniques and Analysis 1
Explores the art and craft of songwriting. Students will analyze popular songs from a variety of sources including British Invasion, Rock, Country, Reggae, Rap, and Blues. Analysis will include keys, harmonies, song forms, melodic construction, phrasing, settings of lyrics. Recordings and scores will be used as reference materials for all analysis projects. Using the techniques and concepts gleaned through this analysis, the students will then create their own songs or develop more refined song analysis techniques.
3.000 Credit hours
30.000 TO 36.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture

Arts & Humanities Division
Performing Arts Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Arts and Letters, Cultural Literacy

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
May not be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College Now

Credit level MUS 101 Minimum Grade of P

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