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Vocal Composition Workshop - CMPN1010

Year - 2018

Music for the voice is found across a range of styles from the ancient sounds of plainsong through to the music of Icelandic pop star, Bjork. Creative Vocal Ensemble provides the opportunity to workshop new compositions for groups of voices. Students analyse compositions from an eclectic range of styles that are covered in lecture/seminars in order to inform the creation of new works. Students taking this course will comprise a 'resident ensemble' in which the studied works may lead to the creation of new musical languages in student compositions.

Classes
1 x 2 hr seminar per week; Workshop of composition ideas in Special Projects Week; Extra rehearsal time outside class in preparation for performance of student works; composition time (2 hours per week); score study and listening (1 hour per week).

Assessment
Composition for vocal ensemble (40%); Performance and rehearsal, professional participation (30%); Two short compositions (30%)

Assumed knowledge
Sight singing; basic choral skills required; familiarity with music notation and music notation software.

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Composition and Music Technology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope
HECS Band: 1
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