Comp Techniques: Tonality and Process (CMPN2614)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study looks at techniques and processes in tonal and minimalist composition which emerged during the later part of the twentieth century. The focus is on key works of this period by composers such as Andriessen, Reich, Adams and others. The material covered will enable the student to strengthen their own repertoire of compositional technique and allow them to understand their work in a clear historical context.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

2 hour seminar/week

Assessment

Two analytical essays of set work combined with short compositional tasks: 3,000 words each (2x50%).

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

CMPN2613 or CMPN2011

Prohibitions

CMPN2012

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