Keyboard Accompaniment 1

Subject MUSI90030 (2016)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2016.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A 1-hour class and a 3-hour ensemble rehearsal per week.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Satisfactory audition.

Recommended Background Knowledge:

Non Allowed Subjects:

Core Participation Requirements:


Subject Overview: Students will develop their techniques as an accompanist and study selected repertoire, drawing from a range of the vocal and instrumental ensemble literature from the 18th century to the present day.
Learning Outcomes:

Assessment: Satisfactory attendance and participation, rehearsal journal (20%), a 30-minute performance of approved repertoire in an end-of-semester test (80%).
Prescribed Texts:

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills: On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  • prepare and perform an accompanied program with technical confidence and musical capability;
  • exhibit a wider knowledge and expertise of the conventional accompanist's role with the development of transposition and repetiteur skills;
  • demonstrate rehearsal and communication skills in the preparation of straightforward and diverse repertoire with fellow performers in the fields of both vocal and instrumental accompaniment.

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