Undergraduate Course: Edition (MUSI10015)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Students will prepare an edition of part or all of one or more musical manuscripts or prints, or a musical document. The musical source should present some challenge, whether because of the complexity of the notation, the state of the manuscript or a complicated relationship between more than one source. The edition will be presented in a scholarly fashion and accompanied by all necessary critical apparatus and by an introduction of at least 1,000 words describing the source(s), their inter-relationship, the composer and the significance of the music being edited.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed
Research Methods in Music (MUSI10066)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 4,
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 5,
Formative Assessment Hours 4,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||The submission of an edition of part or all of one or more musical manuscripts or prints, or a musical document, to be accompanied by an introduction of at least 1,000 words (100%).
||Formative feedback will be available to students, both verbally and in written form, throughout the course.
Students will submit drafts of transcriptions, editorial commentary and introduction and will obtain feedback on these during regular supervision sessions throughout the course.
Formative written feedback is provided within 15 working days of the submission date.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- On successful completion of this course, students will have learned how to transcribe an extended body of music and to deal with challenges of notational complexity, the relationship between sources, difficulties in the text etc.
- Students will have learned to make informed scholarly decisions in cases where sources are in error or in conflict with each other
- Students will have learned how to present a scholarly edition, with a full critical apparatus, making clear all editorial decisions and additions.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||1 hour(s) per week for 2 week(s). Each semester begins with 2 hour-long classes. 5 hours are then allocated across the year for individual tutorials which provide preparation advice, guidance and quality control.
|Course organiser||Dr Noel O'Regan
Tel: (0131 6)50 2429
|Course secretary||Miss Carrie Lyall
Tel: (0131 6)50 2422
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