Materials and Structures of Music 2 - MUSC1603

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 extends your foundational knowledge of the materials, structures and processes of tonal music and of the application of harmonic and melodic practices in post-1800 composition and other styles including popular music and jazz. You will develop technical knowledge and skill in the analysis and application of melodic and harmonic elaboration, voice-leading, and musical form. Exercises in compositional craft provide the 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. Rhythm workshops will enable you to further develop your aural skills through the perception and execution of rhythmically complex music.


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