JAZZ 331 Music Theory VI: Studies in Counterpoint




This course develops aural and theoretical awareness of counterpoint and its basic importance in many types of music, including jazz, and to develop an understanding of how to combine two melodies while maintaining vertical control and creating a desired harmonic effect. Detailed study of 18th century tonal counterpoint and practical composition exercises are emphasized.


JAZZ 231 with a grade of C or higher

Course Notes

This course is equivalent to JAZZ 241. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and JAZZ 241.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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