Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2015.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 9:00am - 4:00pm on each day of classes. |
Total Time Commitment:
48 hours (including non-contact time).
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
This subject covers the theory and practice of teaching and learning improvisation in cross-cultural perspective. Examples will be drawn from the world’s major improvised music traditions — Jazz, North Indian classical music, Persian and Arabic classical music and West African and Brazilian percussion ensembles. The subject is geared towards music educators, musicians with an interest in world music, and music students with an interest in theory and method in ethnomusicology.
On completion of this subject, students should have gained:
Research paper of 3500 words, relating to improvisation pedagogy, due six weeks after the final class (75%); 30 minute presentation on research paper topic, in the final class (25%).
Musical Improvisation: Art, Education, Society, ed. Gabriel Solis and Bruno Nettl. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009
A reading pack, including articles on Jazz education, North Indian music education and Brazilian music, will be distributed prior to the first class.
|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 will have enhanced the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://conservatorium.unimelb.edu.au/mmusstud_int|
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