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Graduate Vocal Composition Workshop - CMPN5114

Year - 2019

Vocal ensembles and choirs have become an important part of Australian musical fabric, from community-based groups through to professional a cappella ensembles. This seminar aims to provide necessary skills and experiences in composing for groups of voices in an experiential learning environment. Students workshop their compositions in class, gain experience in text-setting, experiment in extended techniques. Classes focus on the literary nature of the form and analyse relevant historical examples and techniques from a diverse range of styles. Students will be able to take these skills developed in this course into future professional situations as both composers and performers.

Classes
1 x 2hr lecture/seminar per fortnight, 1 x 8hr workshop in special projects week only

Assessment
1 x major composition work to the equivalent of 2500wds (40%), 2 x minor composition works to the equivalent of 1250wds (20%), overall class contributions (15%), 1 x 1500wd essay (25%)

Prohibitions

CMPN1010

Details

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: Fifth Year
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: Dr Paul Stanhope
HECS Band: 1
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