Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2012.
|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 explores the foundations of harmonic and contrapuntal language of western music. The content is not genre-specific but deals with material and concepts which form the basis of western tonal music.
|Objectives:||Upon completion of this subject students should have: |
• A knowledge of the fundamental principles underpinning Western tonal harmony
• A fundamental knowledge of common contrapuntal devices
• The ability to connect these fundamental principles to selected musical styles and idioms
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: One written examination of 1.5 hours duration (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:
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(Orchestral Instruments) (VCA)
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