MUSP4328 - Composition Jazz B


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignments
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignments 100/100

Course content

The course is based on the individual student's music-generating aptitudes through aural-based composition and collective ensemble processes. The compositions are developed through analysis and use of compositional tools. Introduction to different aspects in Music Technology, such as basic creative use of musical software, basic knowledge of microfones, sound editing and studio recording.

Learning outcome


The candidate:

  • has basic knowledge of composing for given ensembles
  • knows how music software can be used as a tool in arranging/composing and sound recording-/editing.


The candidate:

  • has basic skills in arranging, composing and notation
  • can use music software to arrange/compose music.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures in style and musical analysis. Performances of the student's own production form the basis for individual tutoring.

Compulsory assignments

  • Satisfactory participation in compulsory lessons

Further on evaluation

A sufficient number of approved exercises. All compulsory activities must be approved in order for the student to be assessed in the course. Students are assessed on the basis of exercises and compositions.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Music Performance Studies - Jazz (BMUSK)

Required previous knowledge

Passed MUSP4318 Composition jazz A or equivalent.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Term no.: 2
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2024

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Music Technology
  • Music Performance Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


Examination arrangement: Assignments

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Assignments 100/100
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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