Song Writing

Unit code: 10345

Description: The unit focuses on the analytical study and practical implementation of contemporary music genres, key artists and their songs. The unit promotes an impartial approach to musical styles, focusing instead on the analysis of the musical elements that define them. It aims to develop an understanding of the contextual nature of contemporary song writing and composition and identify key historical, cultural and technological reference points that define contemporary music. Finally, the unit incorporates basic applications in music production and music technologies and so provides the foundation for further study in composition.