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Musical Theatre Songwriting

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 5
Module lead
Annabel Barlow

Module overview

This practical module teaches techniques of songwriting, including creation of original melodic, lyrical, harmonic and accompaniment material. Its focus will be primarily on twentieth and twenty-first century Musical Theatre Songs, supported by

occasional examples from outside this area where appropriate. Subjects include form, melody, text setting, metre, scansion, lyric writing, book writing, harmony, and accompaniment.

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