In this unit of study, students will acquire research-based performance, songwriting and recording skills based around a combination of repertoire areas relating to diverse genres of contemporary music. Students will work collaboratively in order to gain a greater level of understanding of performance and songwriting skills relating to diverse content areas, and will commence exploration of creative and technical facilities
1hr lecture; 2hrs tut/wk
Participation and preparation 20%; Essay 20%; Chart and presentation 20%; Demo 40%.
Byrne, David. How Music Works. Edinburgh: Cannongate Books, 2012.