Undergraduate Course: Composition 2 (MUSI08030)
|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||Continuing the creative studies undertaken by students in Composition 1, this course involves both individual and group work, directed by staff within a project and tutorials.
Through lectures, set works, demonstrations, tutorials, individual and group work, this course helps students to develop as composers.
Students are able to create music across all genres, whilst encouraged to be innovative and original within the context of the genre in which they work.
The course encourages students to find new ways to create, structure and orchestrate their music, and to express themselves musically and engagingly.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| It is RECOMMENDED that students have passed
Composition 1 (MUSI08067)
||Other requirements|| None
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.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 7,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 12,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Coursework 1: Composition Diary (10%)
Coursework 2: A portfolio of original compositions (90%) relating to the ideas discussed during lectures.
||Students receive formative verbal feedback throughout the semester in group tutorials. Summative written feedback is provided on coursework submissions.
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:
- conceive musical ideas, and to manipulate them in an inventive and individual way
- develop musical materials into well-formed and coherent musical structures
- effectively orchestrate musical ideas, utilising appropriate forces
- present musical ideas coherently and clearly
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Introductory Seminar in Week 1.
Tutorials in Weeks 3,5,7,9,11.
Week 1- Composing for solo instrument
Week 2- Composing for percussion ensemble
Week 4- Composing for mixed ensemble
Week 8- Composing for open score
Week 10- Score Surgery
|Course organiser||Dr Gareth Williams
Tel: (0131 6)50 2429
|Course secretary||Miss Carrie Lyall
Tel: (0131 6)50 2422