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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2022-23

MUS 32 Improvisation

“Improvisation” describes a wide variety of musical practices around the world through which musicians at least partially extemporize a musical performance.  This course aims to develop skills in improvisatory music-making both through practical experimentation and exercises, and by analyzing approaches to improvisation in selected musical styles, traditions, and works, with a focus on pieces by contemporary composers and avant-garde free improvisation.  For a final project, students will prepare and present a concert of improvised works.




MUS 1 or exemption from MUS 1.

Degree Requirement Attributes

Dist:ART; WCult:W

The Timetable of Class Meetings contains the most up-to-date information about a course. It includes not only the meeting time and instructor, but also its official distributive and/or world culture designation. This information supersedes any information you may see elsewhere, to include what may appear in this ORC/Catalog or on a department/program website. Note that course attributes may change term to term therefore those in effect are those (only) during the term in which you enroll in the course.


  • Winter