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This course will assist students to further develop skills in instrumentation and scoring for combinations of instruments, writing arrangements for small ensembles, using virtual instruments, scoring for film, and using the computer to arrange and remix existing work.
Students will attend lectures and tutorials/laboratories.
Students who pass this course will have developed:* detailed understanding of instruments, their ranges and capabilities;* more advanced skills in orchestrating from piano score to small ensembles and combos;* further development of skills in using virtual instruments;* more sophisticated skills in remixing, managing timbre and texture;* transcription and arrangements for small- to medium-sized ensembles;* more advanced skills in some uses of DAWs including software instruments and sample libraries, and remixing.
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.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Use of TechnologyThis course assumes that you have sufficient information and technology skills to confidently use a computer to access material for your course. Your written work will be handwritten and submitted in class time.You will be required to access our learning management system – LEARN – and to become familiar with its tools. LEARN provides easily-accessible information about the course and assessments, topics and deadlines, and supports the learning you will gain from attending all lectures and tutorials. For help using LEARN, refer to: http://learn.canterbury.ac.nz/course/view.php?id=2157
The following shows how to translate grades to numerical scores:A+ 90–100; A 85–89; A- 80–84; B+ 75–79; B 70–74; B- 65–69; C+ 60–64; C 55–59; C- 50–54; D 40–49; E 0–39In a course at 100- or 200-level examiners may grant restricted credit (R) which will be equivalent to a pass for all purposes except as a prerequisite.
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.