This unit aims to develop the student's competence in utilising a "home" (computer based) studio along with concepts and techniques associated with producing music using digital audio technology.
- Software for composition
- Writing with/from grooves
- Aspects of rhythm: polyrhythms, contemporary patterns, swing factors
- Electronic music textures
- Analysis of contemporary production processes and techniques
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate the operation of hardware and software commonly used in composing and arranging from a home studio||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||demonstrate an awareness of the rhythmic, textural and timbral techniques associated with this process||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||write and arrange music using techniques and concepts presented.||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Workshop on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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