* 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).
Music Skills A introduces students to the study of the fundamental materials of tonal music and music literacy through the study of notation and reading skills. Students will develop fluency in reading music notation, through written and performance-based exercises. They will also develop elementary skills in hand-written music notation, in order to demonstrate understanding of the principles of pitch organisation of tonal music, and principles of metric organisation. They will establish fundamental knowledge of the relationship of notation to of musical sound, the study of which will be supported by appropriate aural development through performance and reading exercises.
ASSESSMENT: Written assignments/worksheets 30%
Notation/dictation tests 20%
Performance of reading exercises 30%
Final written examination 20%
TEACHING PATTERN: 3 x 1hr workshops
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
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