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2010/1 Module Catalogue
 Module Code: TON2003 Module Title: COMPOSITION (2B)
Module Provider: Music and Sound Recording Short Name: MU2.COMP(B)
Level: HE2 Module Co-ordinator: GOSS SM Dr (Music Record)
Number of credits: 10 Number of ECTS credits: 5
Module Availability

Run once, throughout the year

Assessment Pattern
Components of Assessment
Percentage weighting
Either Piece 1 or Piece 2 (see above) - 50% of total assessment
Piece 3 (Joyce Dixey) on a smaller scale - 50% of total assessment.
The final weighted mark may at the discretion of the examiners be raised or lowered (maximum 2% either way) in recognition of aspects of presentation (including manuscript techniques).
Module Overview
Pass in Level HE1 Composition
Module Aims

To foster the development of your compositional style, within the context of practical opportunities offered by the Department.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this module you should be able to:
  • demonstrate an enhanced individual style
  • compose for a range of occasions and situations
  • interact with confidence with performers of your music
    present your scores in a clear and professional manner
Module Content
Manuscript techniques. Composition for unaccompanied melody instrument (coursework 1), with some study of models from which to learn. Guidance towards several opportunities for coursework 2, towards a piece for the Joyœ Dixey concert (examination), and towards presentation of the complete folio.
Methods of Teaching/Learning

Occasional lectures, and individual tutorials as required.

Selected Texts/Journals


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