Composition Folio (minor) - MUS00013H

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  • Department: Music
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. John Stringer
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2019-20 to Summer Term 2019-20

Module aims

The module allows students to explore issues in contemporary compositional practice, and to demonstrate their engagement with and control of compositional techniques through completion of an independent folio of substantial pieces of music.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of the project the students should:

  • demonstrate assurance with, an individual approach to, and a sophisticated control of, techniques of composition appropriate to realisation of their chosen outputs;
  • demonstrate understanding of compositional techniques employed by 20th and 21st-century composers;
  • have developed their presentation skills to a professional level;
  • have acquired an focussed awareness of the fundamental issues of composition such as clarity of expression, coherence, unity and diversity within the overall formal structure;
  • by applying these principles and techniques in their compositions, have begun to discover and develop the potential of their own creative voice.

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
University - project
Composition
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
University - project
Composition
N/A 100

Module feedback

Report form, with marks to student no later than 4 weeks from submission of assessment.

Indicative reading

These will vary according to the project.



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