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Writing Music for the Moving Image - CMPN3635

Year - 2020

The unit provides a practical introduction into the creation of, and aesthetics for music and moving image. Topics for discussion will include, but are not be limited to: relationships between image and sound, diegetic and non-diegetic sound, thematic development, partnerships between composers, directors and other such collaborations within the creative sector, sound design, music for games and animation, and non-commercial applications of music for image (audiovisual art, cymatics etc). The unit seeks to enable students the ability to develop a skillset within their own studio spaces for the creation and dissemination of their projects; both at a sector ready, as well as a technically proficient level. Importantly, students will be presented with a variety of possible projects and collaborations with industry partners across differing creative sectors.

6 x 1 hour lectures for the first six weeks; 6 x 2 hour tutorials thereafter

Written paper (20%), Presentation (30%), Final Music (50%)


MUED1002 or CMPN1013 or MUSC2653 or MUED4002


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Composition and Music Technology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Daniel Blinkhorn
HECS Band: 1
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