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This subject is not offered in 2009.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour rehearsal each week, plus attendance at 3 public concerts during semester |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| Students should have some skills on Chinese or Western instruments. |
Enrolment may be subject to the requirements of the ensemble.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|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.|
|Subject Overview:||Students will rehearse repertoire that includes traditional, folk, and contemporary Chinese music, as well as a new element, improvisation. The group will mainly be based on the silk-bamboo ensemble in China, with the following instruments: dizi, sheng, yangqin, erhu, zhonghu, zhongruan, daruan, and some Chinese percussion instruments.|
|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%); attendance and submission of a report of three public professional concerts or masterclasses of 500 words each, due end of semester (25%).
Less than 80% attendance will result in a fail.
|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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