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Theory, Composition & Arranging 1A

Enrolment code: FPM101

Offered: Launceston: semester 1,

Unit description:

Investigates the foundations of contemporary (jazz & rock) music theory, composition and arranging techniques, and develops notation skills. Students will be introduced to basic elements exhibited in modern chord progressions and composition, and develop writing skills for the jazz and rock rhythm section. The course will begin with chord structures and appropriate nomenclature, and topics such as form, instrument range and transposition, chord/scale relationships, and basic chord substitution will be discussed. Compositions will be written utilising the theory studied, and an arrangement for one horn and rhythm section will be produced. All compositions and arrangements will be performed.

Staff Mr JM Lade For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 3 hours weekly (13 wks); lectures & practical sessions Timetable
Assessment mode 100-bar arrangement for one horn & rhythm section (30%), arranging assignments (10%), composition/theory assignments (20%), invigilated final exam (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Discipline (School) Music (Launceston)  
Courses Bachelor of Contemporary Arts  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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