Materials and Structures of Music 1 - MUSC1602

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of the Arts and Media

Course Outline: School of the Arts and Media

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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Subject Area: Music

This core course provides you with the foundational knowledge on the materials, structures and processes of tonal music. It focuses on the application of harmonic and melodic practices in composition and the function of diatonic harmony in various styles, including classical, popular music and jazz. Exercises in compositional craft provide you with the opportunity to demonstrate initiative and creativity. The course develops core skills in musicianship and the ability to apply these in other areas of musical practice and research. Aural classes and aural choir enable students to develop their perception and execution of rhythm, pitch and tonal structures, and sight-singing.


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