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.
Semester 2, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 hours per semester |
Total Time Commitment: 12 hours contact & 12 hours study per semester
|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. |
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ContactFaculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 9685 9419
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
This subject deals with the materials and structures crucial to the contemporary composer. They include a comprehensive and practical knowledge of instruments (including voice types) and instrumentation and an awareness of compositional devices which allow the composer to develop ideas beyond the embyonic stage of concepts/ideas. The subject will then embrace a detailed study of relevant works as well as trialing new works in order to ensure that a solid base is achieved so that the creative ideas can be applied practically.
On completion of this subject students should have acquired
Continuous: Preparation and commitment as demonstrated by performance tasks and/or a regularly updated journal of activities embracing all areas studied (50%) - Hurdle requirement 80% attendance.
Formal: A notated composition of approximately 10 minutes duration which relates to material studied in the subject (50%).
|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:
• Exhibit extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of their discipline including relevant professional knowledge, skills, discipline and ethics as they relate to the practising musician
Bachelor of Music Performance |
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