Advanced Performance Analysis

Subject MUSI90086 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A two-hour seminar per week (one semester).
Total Time Commitment: Not available




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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 course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.


Contact Centre
T: 13 MELB (6352)

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
VCA and Music Student Centre


Subject Overview:

A survey of the principal methods of musical analysis used in Western music with their historical development. Critical evaluation of these analytical procedures and techniques through practical application.


On completion of this subject students should be able to communicate knowledge of the principal methods of musical analysis used in Western music, and apply linear analysis to the preparation and performance of advanced scores relevant to the student's instrument and repertoire specialisations.


Regular exercises in advanced analysis (40%); a 20-minute demonstration session on set scores (40%); written evaluation of analytical techniques (20%). Assessment is on a Pass/Fail basis.

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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