SPECIAL NOTE: required unit for BMus (Classical stream and Composition) students
semester 2 offering is for Overture students only
Key Semester Dates
Final WW Date*
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Introduces musicianship skills to students in the areas of pitch and rhythm, and the development of keyboard skills. The basics of sight singing and sight reading are emphasised in order to develop fluency in instrumental and vocal sight reading. Dictation forms an integral part of the unit in the areas of melody, rhythm and harmony. Students will develop understanding of style, form and genre through singing music from the period approximately 1680--1825. A weekly keyboard skills class focuses on the development of keyboard technique, sight reading and keyboard harmony with an emphasis on the support of the student`s work through specific assignments and the preparation of score reading and assigned pieces.
ASSESSMENT: assignments and exercises as determined by the lecturers: aural component (65%), keyboard component (35%)
TEACHING PATTERN: 2 x 1-hr (aural classes), 1 x 1-hr (keyboard class) (13 wks)
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.