|Music Composition Assignments — You choose.||William Wieland|
|For most assignments, save your music as an mp3 file so that we can listen to it online.|
(We are a large class and cannot listen to everyone’s music during class every week.)
Either record acoustic instruments or export your music from a computer program.
|I would like to listen to a composition or 2 in class each day. In that case, please write for||
|Note: Short pieces are about 1 minute long. (Many assignments ask for 3 short pieces.)|
Bad Music Assignment
Constraints Assignment (Do early.)
Extended Techniques Assignment
Musique Concrète Assignment
Non-tertian Chords Assignment
Program Music Assignment
Rhythm Assignment (Do early.)
Other Ideas (untried) — Please offer more ideas.
Microtones Assignment (incomplete)
Pastiche Assignment (incomplete)
Utilitarian Assignment (incomplete)
Fight Song — Something short to be played to excite the crowds at a sporting event. It would have upbeat energy and possibly instructions for spectators to do mass movement or shouting together.