Music ensembles: Experimental and improvised music I

Course Information
TitleΜουσικά σύνολα: Πειραματική και αυτοσχεδιαζόμενη μουσική Ι / Music ensembles: Experimental and improvised music I
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600013986

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

Registered students: 12
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective CoursesWinter-2
Music CompositionElective CoursesWinter-2

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
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, Examination)
Required Courses
  • ΙΠ1003 History of music (20th century -present day)
General Prerequisites
Course is an accompaniment to modules ΙΠ1003, ΙΠ2013 and/or ΘΑ2004. Students wishing to participate should ideally have taken one or more of the above courses prior to registering for this course. Alternatively, they are advised to take one of the above courses in tandem with their participation in the ensembles.
Learning Outcomes
-Create variable music ensembles & solo projects -Apply historical & analytical knowledge on musical performance -Acquire skills for coordinating, organizing & promoting experimental initiatives & events -Be in a position to construct original scores for improvisation & intermedia composition
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Preparation & concert presentation of solo & ensemble improvisations & experimental compositions (historic and contemporary), alongside student works.
experimental music, group improvisation, verbal scores, graphic scores
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Video lectures
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Use of e-learning and audiovisual media (video-scores).
Course Organization
Artistic Workshop260.9
Artistic creation341.1
Student Assessment
The course is not marked, but evaluated on a pass/fail basis. The following criteria should be met for successfully completing the course: a) attendance of at least 70% of the meetings b) active participation in weekly group activities c) participation in all concert presentations during the semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Διανέμονται παρτιτούρες & συμπληρωματικό υλικό σε κάθε συνάντηση, & αναρτώνται αντίστοιχα στο e-learning.
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