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CMPN1003: Composition Through Improvisation 2

This unit continues to develop through performance and investigation into experimental modes of presentation, to help students develop vital aural and improvisational skills which will significantly enhance their compositional process. As the student gains experience improvising, skills are developed for making informed 'split-second' decisions based on intuition and musical responsiveness. The ‘Sounds of Surprise’ performance provides a thrilling close to this essentially two semester experience of spontaneous music creation.

Code CMPN1003
Academic unit Composition and Music Technology
Credit points 3

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. understand and apply the basic principals that are fundamental to the presentation of excellence in composition and performance
  • LO2. demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the underlying principals of excellent and professional musicianship
  • LO3. collaborate musically in group creativity
  • LO4. compose by engaging with improvisational strategies
  • LO5. contribute to analytical discussion of the work.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.