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Screen Scoring (SCOR)
- music.usc.edu/departments/scoring/ D class assignments available in TMC200; phone (213) 740-4721. Students accepted into a graduate program must take entrance examinations prior to their first registration. Any deficiencies revealed must be removed prior to completion of two semesters of course work. Transferring undergraduate students registering for the first time who have previous course work must take the appropriate examination for placement. Contact the Thornton School Office of Student Affairs for information. INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION - 1 unit has a $350 fee, and includes 7.5 hours of total instruction. 2 units has a $700 fee, and includes 15 hours of total instruction. Contact school for course level guide.
Practical composition course covering the unique art, craft, and technology involved in writing and integrating music for animated and live-action visual media.
- Prerequisite: MUCO 133B
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Practical composition course covering the unique art, craft, and technology involved in composing and integrating video-game music.
- Prerequisite: MUCO 133B
|42303D||001||Lecture||10:00-11:50am||Thursday||19 of 20||Garry Schyman||TMCG150|
Individual research and readings. Not available for graduate credit.
- Restriction: Registration open to the following class level(s): Junior, Senior
|42310D||001||Lecture||TBA||TBA||0 of 10||Jeanine Cowen||TMC118|
Secondary instruction for graduate music majors or instruction for graduate non-music majors.
- Note: Final Deadline to request D-clearance: Friday of the first week of classes. Submit an individual instruction d-clearance request online here: music.usc.edu/students/individual-instruction-d-clearance-request-forms/. Thornton does not allow this course to be audited.
|42320D||001||Lecture||TBA||TBA||1 of 10||Jeanine Cowen||TMC118|
Individual instruction and review of students work. Selected composers, orchestrators, filmmakers, and other important industry collaborators offer their insights on scoring and career building.
- Note: Must register for lecture and lab.
|42323D||001||Lecture||TBA||TBA||19 of 20||Jon Burlingame,Jeanine Cowen||TMC118|
|42324D||001||Lab||2:20-3:50pm||Wednesday||19 of 20||Jon Burlingame,Jeanine Cowen||TMCG102B|
Scoring principles involved in designing, timing, and composing scores for video projects, including documentaries, animated, and live-action projects. Will also include composing for live recording sessions.
- Prerequisite: SCOR 503A
- Note: Meets off-campus at studio
|42329D||001||Lecture||7:30-9:20pm||Tuesday||19 of 20||Robert Young||TMC118|
Explores the sounds of and notations for the major orchestral instruments; provides instruction on implementation of those instruments in scoring and orchestrating for the screen.
- Prerequisite: SCOR 504A
|42335D||001||Lecture||10:00-11:50am||Monday||19 of 20||Pete Anthony||TMCG102B|
Explores more sophisticated principles and techniques involved in the unique aspects of composing and integrating music for video games.
- Prerequisite: SCOR 505A
|42341D||001||Lecture||12:30-2:20pm||Thursday||19 of 20||Garry Schyman||TMCG150|
Examines the evolution of movie music from 1920s to present. Includes recorded interviews with the most significant film composers and film clips of their work.
- Prerequisite: SCOR 511A
|42354D||001||Lecture||12:00-1:50pm||Wednesday||19 of 20||Jon Burlingame||TMCG150|
Research leading to the Master's Degree. Maximum units which may be applied to the degree to be determined by the department. Graded CR/NC.
|42385D||001||Lecture||TBA||TBA||0 of 30||Jeanine Cowen||TMC118|
Selected topics of current interest.
|Concepts and Techniques for Score Delivery: Editing, Implementation, and Supervision|
|42390D||001||2.0||Lecture||10:00-11:50am||Thursday||19 of 20||Jeanine Cowen,Allegra De souza||TMCG102B|
Research leading to the doctorate. Maximum units which may be applied to the degree to be determined by the department.
|42397D||001||Lecture||TBA||TBA||0 of 30||Jeanine Cowen||TMC118|