THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2008/2009
Composition 3 (VS2) (U03678)
An introduction to creative compositional practice including: form, rhythm, harmony, instrumentation and cultural context. The student's own creative work will be developed in individual tutorials. Students are encouraged to make a rigorous exploration of the horizons of their musical experience and interest.
? Keywords : music, composition
? This course is only available to visiting students.
? Pre-requisites : Composition 2
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : 3rd year
? Contact Teaching Time : 1 hour(s) 30 minutes per week for 11 weeks
All of the following classes
? Additional Class Information : Seminars in Weeks 1,3,5,7,9,11 and additional tutorials in Weeks 2,4,6,8,10.
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of the essentials of creative compositional practice and their context.
- They will demonstrate the development of individual creative skills and musical issues arising from them.
Two original and contrasting compositions, to be submitted by end of Semester 2 (80%).
Creative diary and class exercises (20%).
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Miss Lindsay Hunter
Prof Peter Nelson
Course Website : http://www.music.ed.ac.uk
School Website : http://www.ace.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/