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Comp Techniques: Tonality and Process - CMPN2614

Year - 2018

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.

Classes
2 hour seminar/week

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

Additional information
Strong music theory and notation skills are essential in this unit of study

Pre-requisites

CMPN2613 or CMPN2011

Prohibitions

CMPN2012

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: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Michael Smetanin
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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