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Riffs: Guitar Cultures & Practice 2 (MUSI20196)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeMUSI20196
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject is a further exploration of a range of popular guitar styles that have had widespread impact over the past century, including blues, rock and global folk styles. As well as examining relevant literature and recordings, students will develop and enhance their ability to perform examples of these styles.

Guitars will be provided at tutorials. Students will need access to an instrument for practice outside of class.

Intended learning outcomes

Students will gain further understanding of different types of guitar music and on completion of this subject should be able to recognize and critically discuss various approaches to the instrument. Students should learn a variety of guitar playing techniques in relation to the styles studied

Generic skills

On completion of this subject students should further develop:

  • analytical and problem-solving skills
  • a metacognitive approach to preparation and practice of repertoire

Last updated: 11 October 2019