Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:March, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 x 90 minute tutorials per semester and a miminum of 42 hours self-directed study per semester |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:|| Languages of Music 1.1 and 1.2 |
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
This subject examines music and its relationship to changing social and cultural developments and historical context. The material discussed will be taken from a wide variety of music genres and styles. The subject will examine a variety of approaches to tonality, with special reference to music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Cultural and social contexts and their impact on musical development will also be a focus.
|Objectives:||Upon completion of this subject students should be able to: |
• Understand through examination of selected current repertoire, the essential elements of a variety of musical styles;
• Apply their knowledge of the internal workings of selected, relevant repertoire to their performances
• Connect the understanding of the internal workings of music to the aural comprehension of it.
Continuous: Preparation and commitment as demonstrated by performance tasks and/or a regularly updated journal of activities embracing all areas studied (50%)
Formal: One written examination of two hours duration on subject material presented in lectures (50%).
|Recommended Texts:|| |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Upon completion of this subject students should be able to:
Bachelor of Music Performance |
Bachelor of Music Performance (Guitar) (VCA)
Bachelor of Music Performance (Improvisation) (VCA)
Bachelor of Music Performance (Keyboard) (VCA)
Bachelor of Music Performance - Practical Composition-(VCA)
Bachelor of Music Performance(Orchestral Instruments) (VCA)
Download PDF version.