Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
On campus delivery only. Please note this subject is not offered externally or via distance education.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm on each day of classes, plus 1:00 - 4:00pm on Assessment Day. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|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 course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
VCA and Music Student Centre
234 St Kilda Rd, Southbank
Tel: +61 3 9685 9322
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
This subject covers topics such as: baton grammar; score preparation; rehearsal technique; and principles of orchestral conducting. Comparisons will be made of various recorded performances, and performance practice of all periods will be researched. An ensemble will be available for students to conduct, to ensure that the practical application of the study is understood.
This subject can be taken as a single subject via the Community Access Program, or for credit towards the Master of Music Studies degree. Application forms are available via the School of Music website: http://www.music.unimelb.edu.au/future/forms/index.html
This subject is taught by Professor John Hopkins.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students should be able to: |
|Assessment:||Attendance and participation in all aspects of the class, and a folio of work associated with performance practice including a summary of the main features considered when preparing the works required (40%); a practical test, rehearsing and performing three orchestral excerpts (60%).|
|Prescribed Texts:||A reading pack with relevant musical examples will be distributed prior to the first class.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, students should have developed:
Master of Music Studies |
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