Orchestration I

Course Information
TitleΕνορχήστρωση Ι / Orchestration I
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600013944

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

Registered students: 28
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses535
Music CompositionCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)535

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction)
General Prerequisites
The knowledge of Instrumentation is necessary.
Learning Outcomes
With the successful completion of the course students are in the position of (a) orchestrating piano works and (b) transcribing orchestral works for piano - in the style of the classical period.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course includes the study of (a) basic (common practice) techniques of orchestration (orchestration of chords, doublings, techniques of orchestrating piano works e.t.c.) (b) the orchestration practice of the classical period (Haydn, Mozart, early Beethoven).
orchestra, orchestration, instruments, instrumentation
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
Course Organization
Reading Assigment200.7
Artistic Workshop130.4
Written assigments301
Artistic creation130.4
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις του διδάσκοντα. Τα βιβλία Ενορχήστρωσης του K.W.Kennan και S. Adler.
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