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CMPN1332: Composition for Creative Industries 2

2024 unit information

The rationale behind this unit of study is to build upon Composition for Creative Industries 1 where fundamental concepts of music are explored via the medium of a portfolio of compositions. the practice of musical composition. Musical compositions may be completed via various means: musical notation, improvisation, recorded audio and their combinations. It also allows for students to curate an individual creative project and be supported via a scaffolded process.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Study level Undergraduate
Academic unit Composition and Music Technology
Credit points 6
CMPN1331 or PERF2600
Assumed knowledge:

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

  • LO1. organise a number of different musical elements
  • LO2. explore vertical and horizontal pitch relationships
  • LO3. analyse and demonstrate the relationship between pitch and form
  • LO4. outline, critique and demonstrate the organisation of musical elements for dramatic effect
  • LO5. analyse and combine compositional techniques across a range of musical styles
  • LO6. utilise, compare and critique a range of resources on commercial music production
  • LO7. compose short pieces with Digital Audio Workstations
  • LO8. understand how to use a range of software synthesisers for commercial music production
  • LO9. evaluate and deploy a range of creative collaborative strategies

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