Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

MUSC 376 - Principles for Songwriting I

Principles of song writing, including elements of writing melody; melodic structure; lyric form-understanding verse/chorus /bridge structures; melodic style; lyric style – gospel to classical, southern gospel to praise and worship and country to rock ‘n roll; and co-writing lyrics with other musicians.  Students are required to participate in the Songwriter’s Showcase presented by the Center for Worship each semester. (Formerly WMUS 332)

Admission to program and permission of instructor; MUSC 371 with a grade of “B” or higher; MUSC 330 and 334, or equivalent

Credits: 2

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