The orchestral season ADED11313
- Academic Session: 2019-20
- School: Short Courses
- Credits: 0
- Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
- Typically Offered: Repeated in Semesters 1 and 2
- Available to Visiting Students: No
- Available to Erasmus Students: No
This course introduces students to music that will be played during the first part of the orchestral season. We shall examine a wide range of repertoire in detail, and will also explore relevant artistic and organisational issues that concern orchestras today.
2 hours per week for 5 weeks
Block 1 and Block 2, weeks 1-5
Requirements of Entry
Are reassessment opportunities available for all summative assessments? No$reassessOppTxt
This course aims to:
■ Analyse a selection of music from a wide range of currently available repertoire.
■ Examine the relevant artistic and organisational issues that underpin the functioning of orchestras.
■ Develop students' understanding of orchestral music in performance.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ Critically evaluate and discuss a selection of musical works.
■ Understand internal structuring compositional techniques.
■ Locate musical works within the history and development of the musical canon.
■ Understand how an orchestra that is capable of performing sophisticated musical pieces is maintained.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits