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This course aims to further develop students' skills in creating and notating contemporary art music for live performance (vocal and instrumental), knowledge of compositional techniques and procedures, and verbal articulation skills regarding compositional goals and methods.
Students will attend lectures and composition workshops, and small-group tutorials.
Students who pass this course will have* further developed knowledge and understanding of composition procedures in notated exercises and works;* developed analysis and commentary skills relating to contemporary practice;* further developed skills in the articulation of personal composition goals, and writing programme notes for their own work;* developed composition style and procedure knowledge derived from analysis of works from contemporary notated composition repertoire;* refined self-reflective skills regarding the creative process and the development of each work.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
MUSA121 and either MUSA100 or equivalent preparation approved by the Head of School.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Christopher Cree Brown
Domestic fee $834.00
International fee $3,600.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
Humanities and Creative Arts.