For this project, you will compose a 1:00-2:00 piece using techniques from the Musique Concrète tradition that tells a story through sound. The composition should take the listener through an activity, scene, emotion, or environment without the aid of spoken word. It should also have a coherent formal structure, with a clear beginning and ending.
|Audio Samples||Poor quality, homogenous, uninteresting, and/or pulled from prohibited sources.||Sufficient quality, moderate variety, and/or sourced appropriately.||High quality, exceptionally varied and interesting, covers a wide timbral/tonal range. Use of original recordings.|
|Editing and Automation Techniques||Little and/or incorrect use of editing techniques.||Moderate and mostly correct use of editing techniques.||Extensive, correct, and creative use of editing techniques.|
|Form and Structure||No obvious coherent form. Unclear narrative content.||Coherent beginning and ending. Mostly clear narrative.||Clever and coherent form. Creative establishment of an evocative narrative.|
|General Technical Merit||Several errors made in mixing, bouncing, and/or submitting.||One or two errors made in mixing, bouncing, and/or submitting.||No errors made in mixing, bouncing, and/or submitting.|