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Undergraduate Course: Edition (MUSI10015)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummaryStudents 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.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed Research Methods in Music (MUSI10066)
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( 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 379 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
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%).
Feedback 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
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. 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.
  2. Students will have learned to make informed scholarly decisions in cases where sources are in error or in conflict with each other
  3. Students will have learned how to present a scholarly edition, with a full critical apparatus, making clear all editorial decisions and additions.
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Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
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.
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Course organiserDr Noel O'Regan
Tel: (0131 6)50 2429
Email: N.O'
Course secretaryMiss Carrie Lyall
Tel: (0131 6)50 2422
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