Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A total of 24 hours (4 days x 6 hours per day). |
Total Time Commitment:
120 hours (including non-contact time)
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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.
Students will gain a hands-on experience rehearsing on the magnificent bronze seven-tone ensemble from Bali, Indonesia in the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Students will learn to play the instruments of the gamelan leading to a short dramatic performance related to the ritual life of this famous tourist island; learn aspects of the cultural context of gamelan music; and how to teach short forms of gamelan music (such as (baris and bapang) that can be recreated in the classroom.
On completion of this subject students should be able to
A performance assessment at the end of Day 4 (50%); a short answer assignment of 2,000 words, due 4 weeks after the final teaching date (30%); and an essay of 1500 words due six weeks after the end of the subject (20%). All components of the assessment must be passed in order to pass the subject.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Gold, Lisa. 2005. Music in Bali. Oxford: OUP. A reading pack will be distributed before the commencement of the subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Links to further information:||http://conservatorium.unimelb.edu.au/mmusstud_int|
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