2MUCA

Level 2 Composing Music - Creative Sounds - Semester A

Although 2021 timetables are yet to be finalised, course selection is now finished. Any changes to student courses will now take place in January 2020.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Bullot


Aim To develop composition skills and to create two pieces of music.

In this course you will learn the skills and knowledge required to compose music in varying styles and to arrange existing music. Through this you can develop your own individual compositional style. You will also develop skills in using different modes of technology to write and record your musical ideas. You can create music either individually or in groups with other students within the class.  You will  learn to critique through modeling others compositions and peer evaluation of your own compositions. It is expected that students will develop skills in all areas but will complete between 6 and 14 credits for assessment. Not all skills taught will be assessed



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Software fees $5
Headphones
Students will have the opportunity to attend one concert during this course. This will offer students a chance to experience music from genres outside their normal listening parameters and through this extend their knowledge in composition. It is optional, transport and ticket costs to be advised.

Recommended Prior Learning

Have achieved six level 1 music credits or by interview with the HOF. Students would benefit from having completed AS91092 "Composing two pieces of music"at Level 1.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 27658 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of electronic music production and music notation application(s)
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91271 v2
NZQA Info
Making Music 2.4 - Compose two substantial pieces of music
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91273 v2
NZQA Info
Music Studies 2.8 - Devise an instrumentation for an ensemble
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 14
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.

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