Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2012.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour rehearsal each week, one concert report writing workshop at the beginning of the semester, attendance at 3 public concerts during semester |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Not available to BMus students|
|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 subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
T: 13 MELB (6352)
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
VCA and Music Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||Students will receive tuition in the traditional Japanese pedagogical style for shakuhachi (bamboo flute). Classes will cover the history and construction of the shakuhachi; breathing, blowing and fingering techniques and the different notation systems. The repertoire studied includes folk songs, traditional ensemble and Zen meditation pieces (Hogaku). Students will be required to purchase their own flute.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject students should be able to: |
Attendance and participation (50%); a 10-minute practical examination at the end of the semester (25%); attendance and submission of a concert report of three appropriate concerts (500 words each, due weeks 4, 8 and 12) (25%).
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject pack will be available for purchase from the Melbourne University Bookshop before the start of semester. Students will be required to purchase their own flute.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject students should be able to: |
|Links to further information:||http://www.music.unimelb.edu.au/about/breadth/index.html|
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