THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2008/2009
Music 1D: Introduction to Compositional Techniques (U04167)
This course will offer students experience in inventing, in creative approaches to composition and in imitating a number of historical styles of composition. Students taking this course will attend weekly hour-long seminars and tutorials in both semesters. The seminars will be run jointly with those in Inventing 1 and Style Studies 1.
? Keywords : music creative inventing composition harmony counterpoint
? Pre-requisites : A Higher or A-level in Music or equivalent, or Music 1C.
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : 1st year
? Contact Teaching Time : 2 hour(s) per week for 16 weeks
? Other Required Attendance : 4 hour(s) per week for 2 weeks
First Class Information
All of the following classes
Additional Class Information : S1: Tuesday 14-1450 in weeks 2-5&7-10.
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
On completion of the course students will have learned the basic skills of composition. They will have been encouraged to compose both creatively and in the style of historical composers such as Bach and Haydn. They will have acquired the music literacy necessary to express their creative and stylistic ideas.
A mark for attendance and coursework (10%), a portfolio (40%), a take-away examination (25%) and a 2-hour degree examination (25%).
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Miss Lindsay Hunter
Dr Noel O'Regan
Course Website : http://www.music.ed.ac.uk
School Website : http://www.ace.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/