Undergraduate Course: Portfolio of Orchestrations (MUSI10030)
|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 undertake a supervised programme of orchestrations, building on the technical experience learned in the Orchestration course. They will be encouraged to range widely in terms of style of music orchestrated and forces used.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Orchestration 3 (MUSI10004)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| - Students will have had experience of using a variety of orchestral techniques at an advanced level.
- They will have examined the orchestral works of major 19th and 20th century composers and learned to use these as models.
- They will also have moved beyond these models to use orchestration creatively.
|Black, D. & Tom Gerou. Essential Dictionary of Orchestration. Los Angeles: Alfred Publishing, 1998.|
Del Mar, N. Anatomy of the Orchestra. London: Faber, 1981.
Lawson, C. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to the Orchestra. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003
Mathews, Paul (ed.). 2006. Orchestration: an anthology of writings. London; New York: Routledge.
Rimsky-Korsakov, N., M. Steinberg (ed.), trans. E. Agate. The Principles of Orchestration. Toronto: Dover Publications, 1964.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Semester 1: 2-hour seminars in weeks 1, 5, 9 and 30-minute Tutorials in weeks 3, 7, 11.
Semester 2: 30-minute tutorials in weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11
|Course organiser||Prof Peter Nelson
Tel: (0131 6)50 2428
|Course secretary||Miss Carrie Lyall
Tel: (0131 6)50 2422