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SYLLABUS – MUSIC LAB HAND-OUT


TO ACCOMPANY THE: THE CRAFT LABS ASSIGNMENT

MUSIC LAB SYLLABUS

Welcome to the Music Lab! The online lab covers six major topics to assist composers in preparing a score for production. Each unit in the lab consists of short videos on various topics, a short quiz, and three or four assignments to apply the concepts. The assignments are structured to be completed in a back-and-forth manner with the instructor.

To complete the Music Lab for the purposes of the ANMT Core Curriculum, please do the following:

- View all the videos.

- Read all the handouts.

- Take all the tests.

- Read all the exercises; though executing them is voluntary.

- Complete and SUBMIT all of the required Music Lab assignments (outlined below).

You will receive feedback on your submitted assignments from the Music Lab Evaluator.

NOVEMBER 1 DEADLINE:

Unit One: Introduction

Assignments:

1. Introduction

2. Songwriting

3. Recordings

4. Score Selection

Unit Two: Voice Types

Assignments:

1. Female Vocal Chart

2. Male Vocal Chart

3. Exploring the NMI Glossary

December 1, Deadline:

Unit Three: Writing for the Voice

Assignments:

1. Meter in Lyrics

2. Lyric Analysis

3. Setting Lyrics: A Sections

4. Setting Lyrics: Subsequent Sections

January 1, Deadline:

Unit Four: Writing for Piano

Assignments:

1. Musical Modelling
2. Simple Setting
3. Creative Setting
4. Complex Setting

February 1, Deadline

Unit Five: Underscoring

Assignments:

1. Underscoring Modelling

2. Underscoring a Dramatic Scene

3. Underscoring a Comedic Scene

March 1, Deadline

Unit Six: Formatting

Assignments:

1. Musical Score Opening Pages

2. Formatting Songs & Underscoring

3. Integrated Script & Score

NOTE: March 15th is the absolute last date you can turn in assignments; the Music Lab must be completed no later than March 15th in order for you to be considered as a composer for the 15 Minute Musicals.