Composition Principal Study

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Composition Principal Study

CMPN1601 Composition 1

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope Session: Semester 1 Classes: 2 hour seminar plus individual tutorials. Corequisites: CMPN1611 Assessment: Portfolio of creative work as directed by the coordinator (90%), attendance, participation and 3 concert reviews (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The development of compositional techniques is integral to the ability to best express musical ideas and material. The focus of this unit is the creative work of students which is developed through the study of a range of compositional topics. Aspects of pitch, rhythm, counterpoint, notation, instrumentation and structure are considered both in the abstract and in relation to a variety of music.
CMPN1602 Composition 2

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Damian Barbeler Session: Semester 2 Classes: 2 hour seminar plus individual tutorials. Prerequisites: CMPN1601 Corequisites: CMPN1612 Assessment: Portfolio of creative work as directed by the coordinator (90%), attendance, participation and 3 concert reviews (10%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
The development of compositional technique is integral to the ability to best express musical ideas and material. The focus of this unit is the creative work of students which is developed through the study of a range of compositional topics. Building on foundations established in Composition 1, Composition 2 further extends creative strategies via the investigation of more experimental music techniques.
CMPN2603 Composition 3

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Damien Ricketson Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Individual lessons with seminar/group classes Prerequisites: CMPN1602 Assessment: Submission of a portfolio of compositions, preferably with accompanying recordings, of a suggested duration between 6-12 minutes (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Principal Study Composition supports the sustained development of compositional craft and creative voice through the preparation of composition(s) to be submitted at the end of each semester. Via one to one lessons, attendance at weekly seminars and participation in special projects, students are expected to progressively advance through Composition 3 to 8. By the conclusion of the program they will have demonstrated a very high level of compositional ability, research capacity and notation/production skills.
CMPN2604 Composition 4

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Damien Ricketson Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Individual lessons with seminar/group classes Prerequisites: CMPN2603 Assessment: Submission of a portfolio of compositions, preferably with accompanying recordings, of a suggested duration between 6-12 minutes. (100%). Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Principal Study Composition supports the sustained development of compositional craft and creative voice through the preparation of composition(s) to be submitted at the end of each semester. Via one to one lessons, attendance at weekly seminars and participation in special projects, students are expected to progressively advance through Composition 3 to 8. By the conclusion of the program they will have demonstrated a very high level of compositional ability, research capacity and notation/production skills
CMPN3605 Composition 5

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Damien Ricketson Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Individual 45 minute and seminar/group classes Prerequisites: CMPN2604 Assessment: Submission of a portfolio of compositions, preferably with accompanying recordings, of a suggested duration between 6-12 minutes (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Principal Study Composition supports the sustained development of compositional craft and creative voice through the preparation of composition(s) to be submitted at the end of each semester. Via one to one lessons, attendance at weekly seminars and participation in special projects, students are expected to progressively advance through Composition 3 to 8. By the conclusion of the program they will have demonstrated a very high level of compositional ability, research capacity and notation/production skills
CMPN3606 Composition 6

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Damien Ricketson Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Individual 45 minute lesson and seminar/group classes Prerequisites: CMPN3605 Assessment: Submission of a portfolio of compositions, preferably with accompanying recordings, of a suggested duration between 6-12 minutes (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Principal Study Composition supports the sustained development of compositional craft and creative voice through the preparation of composition(s) to be submitted at the end of each semester. Via one to one lessons, attendance at weekly seminars and participation in special projects, students are expected to progressively advance through Composition 3 to 8. By the conclusion of the program they will have demonstrated a very high level of compositional ability, research capacity and notation/production skills
CMPN4607 Composition 7

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Damien Ricketson Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Individual 45 minute lesson and seminar/group classes Prerequisites: CMPN3606 Assessment: Submission of a portfolio of compositions, preferably with accompanying recordings, of a suggested duration between 6-12 minutes (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Principal Study Composition supports the sustained development of compositional craft and creative voice through the preparation of composition(s) to be submitted at the end of each semester. Via one to one lessons, attendance at weekly seminars and participation in special projects, students are expected to progressively advance through Composition 3 to 8. By the conclusion of the program they will have demonstrated a very high level of compositional ability, research capacity and notation/production skills.
CMPN4608 Composition 8

Credit points: 6 Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Damien Ricketson Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: Individual 45 minute lesson and seminar/group classes Prerequisites: CMPN4607 Assessment: Submission of a portfolio of compositions, preferably with accompanying recordings, of a suggested duration between 6-12 minutes (100%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Principal Study Composition supports the sustained development of compositional craft and creative voice through the preparation of composition(s) to be submitted at the end of each semester. Via one to one lessons, attendance at weekly seminars and participation in special projects, students are expected to progressively advance through Composition 3 to 8. By the conclusion of the program they will have demonstrated a very high level of compositional ability, research capacity and notation/production skills.