The development of compositional technique is integral to the ability to best express musical ideas and material. The focus of this unit is the creative work of students which is developed through the study of a range of compositional topics. Building on foundations established in Composition 1, Composition 2 further extends creative strategies via the investigation of more experimental music techniques.
2 hour seminar plus individual tutorials.
Portfolio of creative work as directed by the coordinator (90%), attendance and participation (10%)
Gould, Elaine "Behind Bars" Faber Music.
Students should own a professional music notation program (e.g. Sibelius, Finale, Dorico).