Week 2

Lecture/seminar

Discussions

  • Creating music in the twenty-first century:
    •  Why create music?
    • economics (what do you want to do?)
    • technology
    • automation
    • algorithms and control, ‘translation’
  • Music and its place in the context of other arts in the twenty-first century: what has the Turner Prize to do with you?  What about this year’s nominations?
  • Arranging using MIDI: pros and cons
  • Selected presentations of what you think of as ‘good’ in terms of composition and creativity and why…

Student Managed Learning

  • Continue preparations of your piece for workshop 1
  • Ensure you bring along material for tutorials next week.
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