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Advanced Harmonic and Rhythmic Studies (MUSI30238)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5On Campus (Southbank)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeMUSI30238
Semester 1
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject is designed to introduce students to advanced Aural awareness concepts, including strategies for enhancing perception in highly chromatic tonal environments and atonal environments, techniques for practicing advanced rhythmic and harmonic concepts and transcription technique. All concepts embraced by this course will be explored through practical exercises, listening sessions and transcription.

Intended learning outcomes

On completing this subject students will:

  • Transcribe, identify and perform selected melodies , rhythms and harmonic structures
  • Identify intervals in atonal environments
  • Sing atonal melodies
  • Perform selected polyrhythms
  • Reproduce selected material on the student's instrument

Generic skills

On completing this subject students will:

  • be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning
  • be adept at learning in a range of ways, including through information and communication technologies
  • expand their analytical and cognitive skills through learning experiences in diverse subjects
  • have the capacity to participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems

Last updated: 7 August 2019