Music for Dance

Subject DNCE60024 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:

Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 1 hour per week (Semester 1)
Total Time Commitment: Not available

Content and Methodology A or Classical Ballet Pedagogy 1A and 1B


Recommended Background Knowledge:

Non Allowed Subjects:

Core Participation Requirements:


Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
Subject Overview: Inventive experience in, and the use of music elements through group and individual studies. Integration and application of theoretical, aural and practical music concepts in dance training. Students will be presented with an overview of musical styles and forms. The subject will provide students with a basis for selecting and editing appropriate music and for working with musicians.

Assessment: Participation in tutorials (20%); Completion of classroom tasks using musical components (20%); two written papers totalling a minimum of 2,000 words (60%).
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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 acquired the following skills:
  • The ability to apply theory to practice

  • The capacity to interpret and analyse

  • The ability to evaluate and synthesise data and other information

  • The ability to communicate

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Notes: Not offered in 2009
Related Course(s): Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Dance Teaching

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