CPT 101–102; 2 s.h./term
Introduces the art of two-part counterpoint through hearing and writing your own examples. Includes the study of melody, voice leading, the cantus firmus, and species counterpoint – a gradual training of the ear to gain a deep understanding of the interactions of two or more voices. Covers First through Fifth species in two parts, with an introduction of three-part counterpoint.
CPT 201–202; 1 s.h./term
The study of three-part species counterpoint, two-part Baroque counterpoint, and an introduction to combined species in three voices.
CPT 301–302; 1 s.h./term
Further study of combined species, double (i.e. invertible) counterpoint, and fugue.
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