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MGLU5220 - Composition

About

New from the academic year 2021/2022

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Composition adapted for students 25/100
Transcript / analysis of an existing piece of music. 25/100
Music composition 25/100
Design of a teaching program where elementary school students compose music or dance. 25/100

Course content

30 hours of teaching The course is based on a broad understanding of the concept of composition that embraces creative work with music and dance. The term embraces process and product, improvisation and arrangement. The course focuses on the students' artistic and didactic work on composing and arranging music, including dance. This involves, among other things, physical and technological working methods. Through the course, the student develops skills to compose and arrange music and dance in different ways and thought for different purposes and in different contexts, as well as develop knowledge and skills to do didactic work where elementary school students compose and arrange music and dance. The course will include training on some composition and arrangement techniques, instrument knowledge and various forms of notation, as well as the use of digital compositing / arranging tools.

Learning outcome

Knowledge

The student

  • has specialized knowledge for self-chosen approach to composing
  • has advanced knowledge of a variety of instrument groups as well as level-adjusted arrangements for these
  • can use relevant subject knowledge to facilitate creative processes in composing music and dance
  • has in-depth knowledge of the use of relevant digital technology to facilitate compulsory school pupils' composition ·

Skills

The student

  • can use compositional and arranging techniques independently for composing in a self-selected work can use relevant digital tools in composing processes
  • can reflect on the relationship between recorded music, sounding music and dance, as well as their own creative process related to composition
  • can transcribe and analyze music from any selected genres or music cultures
  • be able to analyze and critically evaluate their own and others' musical products
  • can facilitate student work on the composition of music and dance through the use of relevant methods and tools ·

General competence

The student

  • can provide independent works in the form of musical products
  • be able to communicate about creative processes related to composing
  • can discuss issues related to intellectual property, copyright and plagiarism

Learning methods and activities

Student active working methods with group work and individual assignments under supervision. The course's activities are seen in the context of the topic "Production" (7.5 credits Autumn 5th year), so that the course's work requirements are used in productions.

Compulsory assignments

  • Preparation for musical composition for performance
  • Preparation for composition with music or dance adapted for students
  • Preparation for transcript / analysis of an existing piece of music.
  • Preparation for design of a teaching program where elementary school students compose music or dance
  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory education (80%)
  • Approved participation in improvisation workshop where music is improvised with instruments.

Further on evaluation

Compulsory work requirements:

  • Preparation for one musical composition for performance
  • Preparatipn for one composition with music or dance adapted for students.
  • Preparation for one transcript / analysis of an existing piece of music.
  • Preparation for design of a teaching program where elementary school students compose music or dance
  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory education (80%)
  • Approved participation in improvisation workshop where music is improvised with instruments

Partial assessments can be taken up or improved individually.

It is possible to appeal a grade given on parts of the assessment  (not practical/oral examination)

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 1-7 (MGLU1-7)
Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education for Years 5-10 (MGLU5-10)

Required previous knowledge

The course is compulsory for students with in primary school education, a master's degree in music.

More on the course

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Theory
  • Teacher Education
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Teacher Education

Examination

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Design of a teaching program where elementary school students compose music or dance. 25/100

Release
2021-11-22

Submission
2021-11-29


09:00


15:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Music composition 25/100

Release
2021-11-22

Submission
2021-11-29


09:00


15:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Composition adapted for students 25/100

Release
2021-11-22

Submission
2021-11-29


09:00


15:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Transcript / analysis of an existing piece of music. 25/100

Release
2021-11-22

Submission
2021-11-29


09:00


15:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Design of a teaching program where elementary school students compose music or dance. 25/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Music composition 25/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Composition adapted for students 25/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Transcript / analysis of an existing piece of music. 25/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
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