Composition Technique Fundamentals 5
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Learning outcomes of the course unit
Exercises with the aim to expand, improve and develop composition skills in working with music.
Mode of study
Students are gradually introduced to the fundamentals of composition technique related to the issues in "Fundamentals of Composition Technique 3 and 4 (108ZST3 and 108ZST4). For each presented and explained problem, the instructor assigns the creation of a small exercise - etude. Gradually developed will be the practice of assignements: tone material organization in a dodecaphonic exercise, horizontal and vertical tone organization, contemporary modality exercises, meter-rhythmic exercises, creating a tectonic structure and finally one's own small composition, resolving individual discussed issues.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
A written composition etude according to instructor assignment and a well developed semester paper.
Exercises in composition techniques for non-composers. General tectonic exercises, basic instrumentation exercises, tone material organization in dodecaphonics, horizontal and veritical tone organization, exercises in new era modalities, meter-rhythmic exercises, creation of tectonic structures from assignement and individual level of student maturity
Recommended or required reading
See study material for "Basic Composition Technique 1 (108ZST1) and Basic Composition Technique 2 (108ZST2).
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit is awarded based on student activity and results from the completed etude assignment.
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
Učebna 4033 (HAMU-Tržiště 18)
(Tržiště 18, Praha 1)
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared