Available in 2022
Course code

MUSI2561

Units

10 units

Level

2000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course extends the fundamentals of music writing by examining music produced for given contexts, such as still or moving image, games, mobile apps and sound installations. Students will consider common forms of music composition/song writing in addition to more experimental processes in composition and production, invoking creativity and experimentation.


Availability

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Semester 1 - 2022

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Identify music written for specific contexts

2. Create a piece of music or sound design for a given context

3. Complete an experimental music or sound recording

4. Evaluate the creative aspects of their own composition


Content

  • Composing and producing music for specific contexts
  • Influences on music composition and production
  • Experimental composers and works
  • Using production to develop new sounds
  • Experimental recording techniques
  • Creating music for visual media

Assumed knowledge

MUSI1562


Assessment items

Proposal / Plan: Project Proposal 20%

Portfolio: Sound Recording Project 40%

Project: Project Creative Work 40%


Contact hours

Newcastle City Precinct

Lectorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 6 Weeks starting in week 1

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 6 Weeks starting in week 1

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 6 Weeks starting in week 7

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