Profile, extension and depth: Theory Classes
Number of course weeks
One 60-minute lesson per week
Total contact hours
Form / content / level
Theory Jazz & Pop 1 has been completed successfully.
Developing arranging skills.
Relation to other modules
Related to the other theory modules.
The subject here is arrangements and compositions for large orchestrations (i.e.: frequently big bands). The arranging and composition styles of various writers are compared. These range from Basie and Ellington to Bates and Zappa.
Mode(s) of instruction
Material & Tools
Examination and assessment
Mode(s) of assessment
Assessment by the instructor at the end of each semester.
Students should have mastered the elements described under Contents.
The student has completed this module if he is awarded a minimum grade of 5.5 at the end of the second semester.
Students are assessed at the end of both semesters. Assessment at the end of the autumn semester is formative and expressed in terms of satisfactory/unsatisfactory. It indicates a student's progress in this module. No ECs are awarded and there is no resit. Modules can only be absolved, and ECs awarded, after the end of the spring semester. The end-of-semester assessments comprise evaluations of students' performance during the lessons.
The subject here is arrangements and compositions for large orchestrations (i.e.: frequently big bands).