|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Summer Term, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||For non-BMus students, permission of the Dean.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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.|
|Subject Overview:|| |
Students will be expected to have attained a sound understanding of chord function and harmonic principles within the Western musical tradition, and be able to recognise, write and part-sing fluent four-voice harmonic textures, demonstrating their understanding of chord function. Candidates will commence the subject by consolidating principles of writing in four part vocal style within a basic underlying I-V-I tonal plan, and progress onto the use of seventh chords, approach chords, applied dominants, the cadential 6/4, chords of prolongation, sequential progressions and tonicisations. Chords will be grouped for discussion according to their function and the course will unfold in an accumulative manner.
On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
|Assessment:||Weekly music notation assignments (50%); two-hour end-of-semester examination (40%); aural tests held mid and end of semester (10%).Note: A pass must be obtained in each section of the assessment.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Harmony and Voice Leading (E Aldwell and C Schachter), Belmont: Thomson Schirmer, 2003|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Students who have studied this subject should develop and enhance:
Bachelor of Arts |
Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Creative Arts and Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Music
Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Commerce
Graduate Diploma in Music (Practical Music)
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