Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module focuses on composing and performing original and inventive songs and instrumental music. It will encourage students to experiment, drawing on theoretical frameworks and cultural contexts, as well as familiarising themselves with a range of appropriate technical equipment and compositional strategies to realise their work within an effective and well managed operation.
This module will introduce a range of approaches to enable students to analyse existing written songs and their own original compositions. Its aim is to empower students both to recognise a range of styles and to incorporate them into their own compositional practice and performance.
This module will also explore the song in context - historically and culturally and its impact and reflection of society. Students will use a range of audio equipment including mics, PAs electric keyboards, guitar amps and other audio equipment to realise their projects.
A student passing this module should be able to:
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