Bad Music Assignment Music Composition Assignments   William Wieland
We want to compose good music. Perhaps we can write better music if we identify the traits of bad music.
Viewing Component

Scott Rickard: The beautiful math behind the world's ugliest music (9:44) — Is ugly music necessarily bad music?
Listening Component

Choose 3 examples of bad music. Play recordings for the class and explain why they are bad.
Composition Component

Intentionally compose 3 short bad pieces of music which we can listen to in class. Once again, explain why they are bad.