Ensemble 4.1

Subject MUSI40041 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 6.25
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
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

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 10 hours
Total Time Commitment: 10 hours
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
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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Subject Overview:

  • Development of advanced performing skills in small group performances.

  • Research and performance of a diverse body of works, with specific emphasis place on Australian compositions.

  • The choice of activities will be based upon areas of particular interest or relevance for each student's professional aspirations, subject to the approval of the Honours Committee.


On completion of this subject, students should have gained

  • a sound knowledge of solo instrumental and ensemble repertoire;
  • co-operative and interactive musical skill through ensemble work.

Continuous: Preparation, participation and commitment (50%).

Formal: One performance or equivalent (for composers) (50%).

Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:


Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Upon completing this subject students should be able to:

  • The ability to communicate with colleagues, both musically and socially;
  • The ability to be alert simultaneously to one’s own playing and the playing of others;
  • The ability to think critically and analytically both before, during and after performance;
  • The ability to communicate with an audience both musically and orally.
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Music Performance (Degree with Honours)

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