This unit provides a comprehensive survey of the processes and structures used in developing contemporary song and popular music. Examples of stylistic and idiomatic devices used in a variety of song genres will be contextualized in relation to formally established songwriting forms and traditional means of expression and communication. Attention will be given to both music and lyric components.
|Unit name||Popular Music Composition & Songwriting|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts and Law
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Dr Glen Hodges
Mr Dean Stevenson
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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1 x 2 hour lecture/seminar
In-class tasks and participation in class discussions: 20%2 x written assignments 60%
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