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Syllabus 2018-19 - 76613006 - Creation and Experimentation in Music (Creación y experimentación musical)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Máster Univ. en Investigación y educación estética: artes, música y diseño
FACULTY: Centre for Postgraduate Studies of the University of Jaen

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Creation and Experimentation in Music
CODE: 76613006 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 1
ECTS CREDITS: 4.0 YEAR: 1 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: CASTILLO FERREIRA, MERCEDES
DEPARTMENT: U109 - DIDACTICA EXPR. MUSICAL PLASTICA y CORP.
FIELD OF STUDY: 189 - DIDÁCTICA DE LA EXPRESIÓN MUSICAL
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 148 E-MAIL: mcasti@ujaen.es P: 953213574
WEBSITE: http://www4.ujaen.es/~mcasti/
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 1
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

  1. ITC and the musical creativity. Its use and implementation in the classroom. Multimedia and interactivity. Music Technology and theories on learning: hardware, collaboration and individualized learning. Pros and contras of the ITC in the classroom. NET MUSIC 01 Project: the use of the new musical technologies in the classroom in the European countries.
  2. Introduction to fundamental concepts for the creation of digital music (Sample, virtual instrument, loop). Composing skills for Sound Art through means and digital programs like Acid, Sound forge, Bataca Zoo, the blues machine, looper 3000, Garage Band, Audacity.

    Using the iPad: keyboards midi and other devices, earphones and loudspeakers, connections line-in (guitar, under), sampling with the iPad, to record acoustic instruments.

  3. Production and artistic practice by the use of supports, materials and didactic multimedia resources: Criteria of selection and application for the education of the Musical Language. Apps for 1) the reading and musical writing. 2) the musi cal theory. 3) Identification of pitch and sight reading. 4) Scales and chords.
  4. Methodology of the improvisation of the musical language. Technical and aesthetic possibilities of the voice in the musical contemporary creation. The “ electrical voice ”: the possibilities of the recording. The voice and the electronic music, loops and vocal cuts. Artistic practices of the contemporary voice: The voice as a machine and the synthesized voice. Applications 1) to sing and vocal training. 2) choir 3) infantile songs. 4) Karaoke. 5) Opera and lyric singing. 6) Warm ups and exercises of singing 7) melodic improvisations, variations and accompaniments.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

There are no formal examinations. Taught course units - all of which must be satisfactorily completed - are assessed by compositions or other coursework tasks. Assessments may involve the premiere of new compositions, oral presentations of repertoire, musical analysis or essay topics in the field. The portfolio is created over the entire duration of study and is submitted at the end of the course. 

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

Composition Project requires the completion of an electroacoustic work in response to specific criteria within a limited period of time. The criteria may be collaborative in nature and/or may involve electroacoustic-based musical ideas and concepts relating to, or combining with, other art forms (visual, literary or dramatic), media (for example, film) and creative industries (for example, games). 

2) Creative project involving the conception, development and creative use of an interactive musical work or system involving new media technologies and gestural interfaces. Projects may involve the use of interactive audio-visual tools. 

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Music Learning Today: Digital Pedagogy for Creating, Performing, and Responding to Music. Edition: -. Author: Bauer, W.I.. Publisher: Oxford University Press  (Library)
  • Theory and Practice of Technology-Based Music Instruction. Edition: -. Author: Dorfman, J.. Publisher: Oxford University Press  (Library)
  • Music Education for Changing Times [Recurso electrónico] : Guiding Visions for Practice. Edition: -. Author: Regelski, Thomas A. Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2010  (Library)
  • European perspectives on music education : new media in the classroom . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Innsbruck : Helbling Academics, 2012  (Library)
  • Music apps for musicians and music teachers. Edition: -. Author: Axford, Elizabeth C.. Publisher: Lanham (Maryland) : Rowman & Littlefield, 2015  (Library)
  • Musical iPad : performing, creating and learning music on your iPad . Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Milwaukee (WI) : Hal Leonard Books, 2014  (Library)
  • GarageBand on the iPad : the essential classroom guide to music production, performance, and educati. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: New York : Alfred Publising, 2015  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • Make music with your iPad . Edition: -. Author: Harvell, Ben. Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : John Wiley & Sons &#59; c2012  (Library)