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Comp Techniques: Tonality and Process - CMPN2614

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.

2 hour seminar/week

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


CMPN2613 or CMPN2011


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Composition and Music Technology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Michael Smetanin
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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