Courses & Units

Composition 1A FCM114

Hobart

Note:

Note: Available to BMA students by audition/ interview

Introduction

Composition 1A introduces students to study of the technical and expressive skills for music composition. Over the course of study, you are assigned a sequence of projects designed to establish writing skills and compositional craft, and to develop your 'voice' through the handling of instrumentation, pitch, rhythm, harmonic language and formal concepts.

Summary

Unit name Composition 1A
Unit code FCM114
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Dr Maria Grenfell

Teaching staff

Profile and Casual Staff

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2018: $805.00 2018: $2,284.00 100101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Audition

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Delivery may include, as appropriate, one or a combination of the following teaching modes: tutorial, master class, lecture, small class, rehearsal and online instruction. Standard contact hours will range from 1 - 2 hours per week depending on the mix of delivery modes.

Assessment

1) Assessment of the student's weekly preparation and participation in all unit activities, classes and rehearsals (40%).

2) An end of semester folio submission. The material presented will reflect the work undertaken in the classes (60%).

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Flexible Study Options

Textbooks

Required

Recommended

Adler, The Study of Orchestration, 3e, New York: Norton, 2002, ISBN 0-393-97572-X

Text book recommended (not required)

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