THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2008/2009
Style Studies 2 (VS1) (U02822)
This course embraces both creative work and the learning of technical skills. Inventiveness will be encouraged, while students will also be asked to carry out analyses and compositional exercises in various styles, using the works of past composers as sources and models.
? Keywords : Music Composition Harmony Counterpoint Style Studies
? This course is only available to visiting students.
? Pre-requisites : Style Studies 1 or equivalent standard.
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : 2nd year
? Contact Teaching Time : 2 hour(s) per week for 8 weeks
? Other Required Attendance : 10 hour(s) 30 minutes per week for 2 weeks
All of the following classes
? Additional Class Information : Seminar and additional tutorials in Weeks 2-5 and 7-10. Projects in Weeks 1 and 6 - Monday (Week 6 only), Tuesday, Thurday and Friday 10.00 - 1.00.
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Students who complete this course satisfactorily will be expected to have:
- the ability to engage with a variety of musical styles through creative and technical projects and exercises;
- the technical skills necessary to reproduce a number of past musical styles, particularly those of Palestrina, J.S. Bach, Schubert, Schumann, Mendelssohn and Brahms.
Attendance and coursework (10%), portfolio (90%).
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Miss Lindsay Hunter
Dr Mike Turnbull
Course Website : http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/
School Website : http://www.ace.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/