Music composition for the theatre and cinema

Course Information
TitleΣύνθεση μουσικής για το θέατρο και τον κινηματογράφο / Music composition for the theatre and cinema
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKonstantinos Tsougkras
Course ID600014932

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mousikṓn Spoudṓn (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 18
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses535
Music CompositionElective Courses535

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Background on harmony, composition and music notation/production software
Learning Outcomes
• Familiarisation with the basic principles of composition that serves the picture • Achieve a deeper understanding of harmony in practice • Understanding features of different styles • Understanding basic ways of music production
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The purpose of the course is to provide students with the necessary skills for composing music that serves the picture. Stylistic rules of broader tonality will be applied and ways of developing basic primitive ideas will be explored in practice. Also, technical issues such as notation, synchronization and production of music will be discussed. The course is aimed at students of musicology and composition.
composition, theatre music, soundtrack
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Use of computer both in teaching and in the processing of the course's assignments
Course Organization
Reading Assigment150.5
Artistic Workshop301
Artistic creation391.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative, Summative)
  • Portfolio with the completed works of each student, Final short composition project accompanied with video
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