Music 124A: Composition for Large Ensemble
Topic for Spring 1999: Chorus and Orchestra
Students: scores will be available in the bookstore by Tuesday, April 13. In the
meantime I will provide xerox copies of excerpts.
The course will concentrate on developing compositional techniques for the combined forces of chorus
and orchestra. Below are the important deadines and the various subdivisions of topics:
Topics to be covered (not necessarily in this order):
The project itself could be an extended work from which excerpts will be read, or a
series of excerpts. Probably, the total time which could be learned by the groups would not exceed 10-15
minutes. If soloists are used, students will be responsible for contacting and rehearsing them.
Updated: April 3, 1999.