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:Year Long, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 one-hour lecture and 1 one-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||BMus students only|
|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.|
CoordinatorMr Peter Daniel Hurley
A program of lectures, tutorials and assessments to develop the musical literacies necessary to the professional musician. In addition to a graded program of exercises to develop the student’s own musicianship, the lectures will present aspects of the various aural methodologies in use today.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students should: |
* be able to read and sing diatonic melodies, countermelodies, and bass lines
* be able to read and perform rhythms, including compound meters and subdivisions
* be able to transcribe diatonic melodies, countermelodies, bass lines, rhythms and chord progressions
* have developed the capacity for aural analysis of works at an intermediate level
* have developed a critical awareness of the various aural methodologies in common usage today.
|Assessment:||Viva voce—prepared solfege and rhythm examples tested throughout semester (20%); end-of-semester viva voce—prepared solfege and rhythm examples, tested during the exam period (20%); written tests during semester—transcription and identification tasks (20%); end-of-semester examination—transcription and identification tasks (30%); attendance and participation in tutorials (10%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||A reading pack will be available for purchase from the Melbourne University Bookshop before the commencement of the semester.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject, students should have developed: |
• aural skills to an appropriate level for the theoretical and performance requirements of the Bachelor of Music.
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