Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour rehearsal each week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Not available to BMus students|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
|Subject Overview:||The Gamelan Ensemble (Indonesian orchestra) rehearses on a magnificent bronze slendro-pelog gamelan from central Java, Indonesia. Students learn to play all the instruments of the gamelan—gongs, drums, metal xylophones and tuned pots. Pieces learned include traditional and newly composed works for gamelan. Students work to a performance including a short excerpt from a shadow puppet play.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject students should be able to: |
Attendance and participation (50%); a 10-minute practical examination at the end of the semester (25%); 3 web-based multiple choice tests, based on assigned reading, relevant to the experience of music performance, in week 4, 8 and 12 (25%).
|Prescribed Texts:||A reading pack will be available for purchase from the Bookroom at the start of semester.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject students should be able to: |
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