University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MUSPOP 1001 - Song Writing A

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to BMus, BCtveArts, DipMus students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assumed Knowledge: Basic music literacy, including basic competency on an instrument and/or music technology to enable the completion of creative work
Incompatible: MUSPMACT 1201
Assessment: Online journal (20%), Exam (20%), Creative portfolio (60%)
Syllabus:

This course is a practical introduction to song writing, incorporating the creative, technical and professional skills used by song writers, composers and music producers in the contemporary music industry. It covers ways to begin and develop a sustained reflective compositional practice, through the creation and presentation of new original music. Seminars introduce composition and song writing techniques, approaches to creativity, musical materials comprising rhythm, pitch, melody, chord progressions and song structures, and approaches to lyric writing. Contemporary music styles, and idioms are contextualized in relation to established artists and song-writing forms. Workshops introduce technologies to assist in the realisation of student’s creative work, and centre on the creation of small-scale works and practical application of the seminar content.

Course Fees

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Student Status

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

Study Level

Undergraduate
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Program of Study

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
15230 LE01 30 14 28 Feb - 28 Feb Monday 10am - 12pm Hartley, 112, Concert Room
14 Mar - 4 Apr Monday 10am - 12pm Hartley, 112, Concert Room
25 Apr - 6 Jun Monday 10am - 12pm Hartley, 112, Concert Room
20207 LEC0 5 4 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
15231 WR01 30 14 2 Mar - 9 Mar Wednesday 10am - 11am Schulz, 406, Keyboard Suite
23 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 10am - 11am Schulz, 406, Keyboard Suite
27 Apr - 25 May Wednesday 10am - 11am Schulz, 406, Keyboard Suite
20208 WRK0 30 29 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.