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Screen Music 2 (10347.2)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Arts and Communications

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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, TQG-CO (190817) - View
  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (190816) - View

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Syllabus

This unit introduces the student to the orchestra, in particular, orchestral instrumentation and orchestral scoring conventions used in screen composition. It focuses on the analytical study and practical implementation of key exponents and standard conventions in orchestration for differing film genres. It aims to promote an experimental approach within the confines of strict stylistic genres. The student uses industry standard technologies to score original compositions. They orchestrate original music in a variety of ways to complement differing, contemporary film genres.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Employ notation software to score music for orchestra;

2. Identify, notate for and recognise orchestral instruments and related articulations; and

3. Orchestrate a range of pieces suited to a variety of film genres.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

5 hours per week.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Equivalent Units

9736 Contemporary Musicianship: Arranging and Orchestration.



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