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MU4082: YEAR 4 COMPOSER OPTION (2017-2018)

Last modified: 31 Jul 2017 16:19


Course Overview

This ten week course will focus on the work ONE selected composer in the Western art music tradition. It is intended to provide a space in the curriculum where students can have time to consider the work of the selected composer in significant depth and breadth. The selected composer will vary from year to year depending on expertise of the staff member teaching the course. Key musical works will be explored and the approach taken will vary in relation to the repertoire that is studied. Courses will mix aspects of music history, theory, analysis and aesthetics.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Edward Campbell

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Programme Level 4
  • Music (MU) (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This ten week course will focus on the work ONE selected composer in the Western art music tradition. It is intended to provide a space in the curriculum where students can have time to consider the work of the selected composer in significant depth and breadth. The selected composer will vary from year to year depending on the staff member teaching the course. Key musical works will be explored and the approach taken will vary in relation to the repertoire that is studied.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

20 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt:

3,000 word Essay (60%).

Presentation (10 minutes) (40%)

Resit:
 
Students resubmit the failed component.

Formative Assessment

Completion of set reading, listening and other related tasks

Preparation and delivery of class presentations

Feedback

Oral feedback on reading and presentations during lectures and tutorials. Written feedback on scripts. Students can obtain face to face feedback on ideas and topics from course-coordinator during office hours.

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