The Advanced Orchestration class explores orchestrational techniques under the light of our current knowledge of acoustics and sound analysis. It will focus on the late romantic era and on the 20th and 21st centuries. The most recent techniques (micro-tonality, extended instrumental techniques, electronics) will also be studied.
W4525 (Instrumentation) and Orchestration and recommendation of Orchestration instructor for undergraduates. Graduate students (other than composition graduate students) must obtain the instructor's permission.