FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPOSITION
2017/2018, Semester 2
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music (Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Of Music)
Modular Credits: 4
This module looks at recent approaches to form, melody, harmony, rhythm, and texture. It is appropriate for students who are interested in exploring music composition in more depth but are not majoring in music composition. It encourages individual creative writing while exploring contemporary techniques of music from 1920 to present. Class meetings will include a combination of lectures, private composition lessons and group tutorials. The first half of the semester focuses on solo writing while the second half focuses on chamber writing. Students will look into some models for composition in preparation for their two projects.
Completion of Core Curriculum in Analysis and Composition (MUT1121 + 3 core electives) For students on older curriculum: MUT 1121, MUT 1122, MUT 2117, MUT 2118