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Most Popular Schools by Degree Program » Visual and performing arts » Music Theory and Composition

Most Popular Schools for Music Theory and Composition Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on the study of the principles of sound manipulation as applied to the creation of music, and the techniques of creating and arranging music. Includes instruction in aural theory, melody, counterpoint, complex harmony, modulation, chromatics, improvisation, progressions, musical writing, instrumentation, orchestration, electronic and computer applications, studies of specific musical styles, and development of original creative ability.


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This list indicates the number of students that completed the Music Theory and Composition program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
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