Jan 26, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

MUS 323 - Orchestration

4 credits (Fall or Spring)
This course will focus on practical exercises in arranging pre-existing music for orchestral instruments. Students will learn about the techniques and capabilities of modern orchestral instruments through the study of representative scores, demonstrations of musical instruments by Grinnell students and faculty, and orchestration exercises in a variety of compositional styles from the classical period to the present. Students will learn to use music notation software for producing professional quality scores and parts.

Prerequisite: MUS 112 .
Note: Not offered every year.
Instructor: E. McIntyre