Undergraduate Course: Counterpoint 3 (MUSI10001)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course is designed to develop further the contrapuntal skills acquired in previous years, and to foster a deeper understanding of the processes in reconciling the horizontal (counterpoint) and the vertical (harmony).
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least three Music courses at grade B or above in Music Theory (or be predicted to obtain this). 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 12,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Two coursework exercises (35% each) and one 3-hour examination in the May examination diet (30%).
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||Counterpoint 3 (MUSI10001)||3:00|
| - To learn how to write vocal counterpoint in 16th-century styles, mainly those of Palestrina and Byrd, either by completing the lower voices of an extract (top voice given) or by completing a given opening.
- To study 18th-century fugal styles, especially those of J.S. Bach, and to write fugues in related styles.
- To study fugal techniques found in trios, three-part inventions and other repertoire from Corelli to Mozart.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Taught in individual tutorial groups in Weeks 1,3,5,7,9,11. Students assigned to groups in Freshers Week.
|Course organiser||Dr Noel O'Regan
Tel: (0131 6)50 2429
|Course secretary||Miss Annabelle Evans
Tel: (0131 6)50 2422
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