Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 48hrs (24hrs LOM/18hrs Devices/6hrs Piano or Music Technology tute) |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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 may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Faculty of the VCA and Music Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bldg 860)
234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, 3006
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject embraces a theoretical and practical study of the harmonic, melodic, rhythmic and formal structures and processes of Contemporary Music. Components include the Languages of Music, Musicianship, keyboard skills for Contemporary Music Performance students and audio/studio techniques for Interactive Composition students.
Upon completing this subject students should be able to:
• Understand through examination of selected current repertoire how western tonal music is constructed;
Attendance, preparation and overall commitment as demonstrated by tasks and activities embracing all areas studied.
Languages of Music Outcomes: one written examination of two hours duration on subject material presented in lectures (50%).
Harmonic and Rhythmic Devices: viva voce exam of material studied during the semester (Harmonic 20%, Rythmic 20%).
Piano Tutorial outcomes (CMP): performance on piano of various assigned tasks developed during the semester.
Music Technlogy outcomes (IC): exam or project damonstrating skill acquisition of the various audio and electronic sound manipulation techniques explored during the semester. (10%).
LANGUAGES OF MUSIC
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completing this subject students will:
• Exhibit extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of their discipline including relevant professional knowledge, skills, discipline and ethics as they relate to the practising musician and composer;
|Links to further information:||http://www.vcam.unimelb.edu.au/|
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Contemporary Music) |
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