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CMPN1332: Composition for Creative Industries 2

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.

Code CMPN1332
Academic unit Composition and Music Technology
Credit points 6
CMPN1331 or PERF2600

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. experience the relationship between pitch and form
  • LO4. explore the potential of organising musical compositions with small motifs
  • LO5. compose short pieces with musical notation
  • LO6. understand how and why music works from a technical standpoint and experience an enhanced knowledge of music theory and put this theory into musical practice
  • LO7. experience composing music in various styles pertinent to music in commercial and art music genres
  • LO8. devise, develop and perfect new artistic ideas in a collaborative practical context
  • LO9. understand and deploy a range of creative collaborative strategies
  • LO10. scope artistic ideas in standard ‘real life’ professional practical forms including project proposals budgets and technical documentation.

Unit outlines

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