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Examination in Musical Composition for the M.Phil. Degree

(Statutes and Ordinances, p. 477)

With effect from 1 October 2001

Regulation 1.

By replacing sub-paragraph (c) by the following:

(c) two compositions as follows:
(i) a work incorporating fugal principles, requiring not less than five and not more than ten minutes to perform, for one of the following combinations: five-part chorus; five vocal soloists; at least three melody instruments with piano; at least three melody instruments with harp.
(ii) a work, requiring not less than twelve minutes and not more than fifteen minutes to perform, for orchestra or large chamber ensemble, with or without soloists and/or chorus. A drama in music (scena, ballet, etc.) is also acceptable, provided it observes the time limit.

Both works may be in any idiom of the candidate's choice. They may include electronic or electro-acoustic elements.


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Cambridge University Reporter, 14 February 2001
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