Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:On campus
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 one-hour lectures and 1 one-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Offered as breadth with prerequisites: Faculty Musicianship Test, or permission of the coordinator|
|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.|
An introduction to the elements and processes of voice leading during the period of triadic tonality through the study of species counterpoint and diatonic harmonic processes. Students are expected to attain a sound understanding of the elements and processes of voice leading and diatonic harmonic function within the Western musical tradition, and be able to write and sing fluent three-part contrapuntal textures, and four-part diatonic harmonic textures demonstrating their understanding of voice leading and harmonic processes through regular assignments. Students should also develop an awareness of counterpoint and harmony in composition through a close study of the thematic material of set works from the Western canon.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Weekly music notation assignments including an analysis assignment (50%): two-hour end-of-semester examination (40%); aural recognition tests held end of semester (10%).
Students must complete all assessment requirements to pass the subject.
|Prescribed Texts:||Edward Aldwell and Carl Schachter. Harmony and Voice Leading. Belmont: Thomson Schirmer, 2003.|
|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:||Students who have studied this subject should develop and enhance: |
Bachelor of Music |
Graduate Diploma in Music (Practical Music)
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