Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 two-hour workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Music Language 1 OR by permission of the co-ordinator.
First year students interested in the Composition Specialisation are encouraged to take this subject and should contact the subject co-ordinator during Orientation Week.
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 2
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Ability to read and write musical notation and general understanding of music theory terminology is assumed.
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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 subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.
CoordinatorDr Katy Abbott
This subject introduces students without previous composition tuition to strategies for thinking about and constructing original music. Students will write chamber music based on instruments available within the class. The subject will be divided into three 4-week modules, each beginning with a process of sketching and culminating in a short completed project to be performed in class.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Assessment will be not only on the basis of the completed projects, but also on the process of work.
Project 1: solo – due Week 4 (25% = sketches (5%) + project (20%))
Students are required to attempt each component in order to pass the subject.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should have developed:
Graduate Diploma and Certificate Elective subjects |
Performance/ Composition/ Musicology/ Ethnomusicology Specialisation (B-MUS Version 5 only)
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Studies in music composition and music language |
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