Composition IV

Course Information
TitleΣύνθεση IV / Composition IV
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600013940

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

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses636
Music CompositionCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)636

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΛΑΠΙΔΑΚΗΣMichail Lapidakis
2. ΠΑΠΑΓΕΩΡΓΙΟΥDimitrios Papageorgiou
3. ΣΑΜΑΡΑΣChristos Samaras
Type of the Course
  • Skills Development
Course Category
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)
  • German (Instruction)
Learning Outcomes
With the successful completion of the course the students are in the position of composing works for relatively large instrumental ensembles.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • 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 teaching of the main compositional tendencies of the 20th and 21st centuries and the study of works by composers like Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Webern, Berg, Bartok, Varese, Boulez, Stockhausen, Xenakis, Ligeti,Berio, Cage, Scelsi, Grisey, Lachenmann, Murail, Sciarrino anomg others.
Composition, contemporary music
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • 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 Assigment381.3
Artistic Workshop130.4
Written assigments301
Artistic creation702.3
Student Assessment
The student's assessment is based on the following themes: 1. composition of musical works during the term, 2. performance of the work at concerts.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σημειώσεις διδάσκοντος, προτεινόμενη εργογραφία και αρθρογραφία
Additional bibliography for study
Instructors handouts, selective work list and papers
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