Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A two-hour seminar per week for one semester. |
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.|
CoordinatorProf Ian Holtham
VCA and Music Student Centre
234 St Kilda Rd, Southbank
Tel: +61 3 9685 9322
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
A survey of the aesthetics of interpretation and performance practices from the Renaissance to the present, concentrating specifically on the student's instrument and repertoire specialisations. The development of compositional techniques and of the historical evolution of instruments musical relevant to the student's specialisations.
A detailed study and appraisal of primary and secondary source materials concerning aesthetics of interpretation and performance practices relevant to the student's instrument and family of instruments.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject students should be able to demonstrate verbally and in writing an understanding of historical approaches to musical interpretation and performance practice, concentrating specifically on the student's instrument and repertoire specialisations, and apply research skills to accessing the primary and secondary source literature on performance and interpretation relating to the student's specialisations.|
A 40-minute class paper (30%); an essay of 5000 words (30%); a performance of two contrasting works or selected movements of at least 25 minutes duration in total (40%).
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Doctor of Musical Arts |
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