Composition, Arranging, and Sound Design 2 focuses on the skill of counterpoint and its use in the creation of musical texture. This topic will be examined through a combination of analysis and independent supervised composition. Students will develop a portfolio of short compositions in a variety of genres and styles using Logic Pro X software.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Compose original polyphonic and homophonic music which reflects the students individual musical interests and goals.
- Compose and present polyphonic and homophonic works of a highly proficient standard using both correct notation and Logic Pro X software.
- Describe relevant polyphonic and homophonic compositional issues in aesthetic and technical terms.
- Communicate and articulate their creative decisions in the composition of polyphonic and homophonic compositions.
- Tutorial participation (10%) Learning Outcomes 1-4 (10) [LO null]
- Creative Assignments (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-3 (80) [LO null]
- Exegesis (10%) Learning Outcomes 3-4 (10) [LO null]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures and 12 hours of workshop and workshop-like activities.
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Assumed KnowledgeBasic reading of treble and bass clef
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8105||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||In Person||N/A|