2007 FCC120 Foundation Core Studies (Classical)

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: required unit for BMus (Classical stream and Composition) students
semester 2 offering is for Overture students only


Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
FCC120 H Distance(I)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 26-FEB-2007 23-MAR-2007 16-APR-2007 01-JUN-2007
Sem 2 I Distance 16-JUL-2007 10-AUG-2007 03-SEP-2007 19-OCT-2007

* 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).

Offered in Courses: [F2K] [F2Q] [F3K] [F3M] [F3S] [G3C] [L3J] [R2B] [R3A] [R3N]
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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.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

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)

M.Excl FCL100, FCL200

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STAFF: Dr M Grenfell (Coordinator), Ms S Deng, Ms K Smithies

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