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Composition Practice 1 - CMPN5121

Year - 2019

In this unit of study, composers aim to develop technical, musical, textual, stylistic and interpretive ability to a professional level. Students are expected to develop independence in technical practice and score preparation, and to integrate different compositional style and methods into culturally coherent musical works. Expert listening, analysis and constructive critique of one's own and others' compositions is an explicit aim. Composers work with student performers as part of this unit of study on a weekly basis.

Classes
1 x 2hr class per week - Composer Performer Workshop; 1 x 1.5hr seminar per week - Composition Practice Class; 1 x 60 minute one to one lesson per week for 12 weeks per semester; classes in conducting to support Composer Performer Workshop to be organised in semester time.

Assessment
Completed Portfolio incorporating composition(s) (40%); Workshopped Composition and conducting assessment (35%); Technical tasks(25%)

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Composition and Music Technology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Sydney
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: Postgraduate
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Sydney
Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Composition and Music Technology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Sydney
Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Composition and Music Technology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Paul Stanhope
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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