Composition Technique Fundamentals 6
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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 fundamental composing techniques related to discussed issues in „Fundamentals of Composition Technique 5“ (108ZST5). The instructor assigns the creation of a short etude exercise for each presented and explained issue. Gradually, practice in assignment will be developed: organization of tone material in a dodecaphonic exercise, horizontal and vertical organization, modern modality exercises, meter-rhythmic exercises, creation of tectonic structure and finally one's own small composition resolving individual 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 the results of the developed etude assigned by the instructor.
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
Učebna 4033 (HAMU-Tržiště 18)
(Tržiště 18, Praha 1)