Undergraduate Course: Music 2C: Intermediate Training in Compositional Techniques (MUSI08050)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||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. Teaching will be run jointly with Style Studies 2 and Composition 2.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least one semester in Music Theory and one semester in Composition. We will only consider University/College level courses.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 40,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||A mark for participation, coursework and composition diary (10%).
A portfolio of three pieces of work (40%) including at least one piece of work representing the more advanced work of the class in Semester 1 and at least one piece of creative work done in Semester 2.
A take away exam (25%) and a 2-hour degree exam (25%) sat in the December examination diet.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||Music 2C: Intermediate Training in Compositional Techniques (MUSI08050)||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||Music 2C: Intermediate Training in Compositional Techniques (MUSI08050)||2:00|
| On completion of the course students will have learned the ability to engage with a variety of musical styles through creative and technical projects and exercises.
They will have the technical skills necessary to reproduce a number of past musical styles, particularly those of Palestrina, J.S. Bach, Schubert, Schumann and Mendelssohn.
They will have the ability to conceive musical ideas, and to manipulate them in an inventive and individual way.
They will have the ability to develop musical materials into well-formed and coherent musical structures.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||S1: Project Week in week 6 - 10am-1pm Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri.
Tutorials in Weeks 1-5 and 7-11.
S2: Project Week in week 6 - 10am-1pm Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri.
Seminars and tutorials in weeks 3,5,7,10 with one-to-one tuition in Week 9.
|Keywords||composition style studies counterpoint harmony
|Course organiser||Dr Noel O'Regan
Tel: (0131 6)50 2429
|Course secretary||Mrs Noureen Ehsan
Tel: (0131 6)50 9179
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