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  • Latin American Music and CultureMUSI40090

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores the musical traditions of Spanish-speaking Latin America, focusing on the intersections of music, culture and language. A number of selected musical traditions will be examined including expressions from the Caribbean, Andean and River Plate regions such as Cuban son, Argent...

  • Teaching Popular MusicMUSI90048

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This is a practical module that examines the challenges of introducing popular music into classrooms, both from a musical and educational perspective. Students will consider how popular music performance, improvisation and composition skills can be readily handled in formal education settings and...

  • Opera Performance Practicum 4MUSI90172

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This practicum is the final of a suite of four subjects that focus on different productions, in different languages, which take place in a range of contexts. While the assessments are necessarily very similar across all 4 practicums, each will vary according to the demands of the practical work u...

  • Performance PedagogyMUSI90135

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will study the practice of performing and teaching instrumental and vocal music from an evidence-based perspective. A wide range of psychological issues that are of interest to musicians and music educators will be examined, with the aim of challenging participants to consider new ways o...

  • Italian Language for Opera 2MUSI90168

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will continue their study of Italian phonetics, pronunciation, basic grammar (including the conjugation of verbs in the present, present perfect and past tenses), dictionary usage for literal translation of texts being prepared for operatic performances, and language coaching in the Ital...

  • Latin American Music and CultureMUSI20155

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores the musical traditions of Spanish-speaking Latin America, focusing on the intersections of music, culture and language. A number of selected musical traditions will be examined including expressions from the Caribbean, Andean and River Plate regions such as Cuban son, Argent...

  • Music and PoliticsMUSI20204

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the complex relationship between music and politics from a number of different perspectives, through a series of case studies and key moments in history, demonstrating that music never completely transcends politics but is deeply implicated in many forms of social action and...

  • Music Cultures of AsiaMUSI30024

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores selected styles of music from the Asian region, including but not limited to Japan, China, Indonesia and India. Students will engage in detail with a variety of types of music from the region, including vocal and instrumental music, art music, folk traditions and contemporar...

  • High Baroque Music of the German WorldMUSI40049

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A contextual study of representative works by composers employed in a variety of situations throughout the German-speaking lands, 1700–1750.    

  • Opera Performance Practicum 3MUSI90171

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This practicum is the third of a suite of four subjects that focus on different productions, in different languages, which take place in a range of contexts. While the assessments are necessarily very similar across all 4 practicums, each will vary according to the demands of the practical work u...

  • Piano Duo and Duet 2MUSI10077

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will develop their techniques as duo and duet pianists and study selected repertoire, drawing from a range of the duet and duo literature from the 18th century to the present day.

  • Professional Project (Performance)MUSI40066

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject prepares performance-focused students for entry into the music performance profession. Students will identify individual career motivators, and construct artistic and financial pathways towards reaching their medium and long term goals. Intensive work with industry professionals will...

  • Major Role PreparationMUSI90237

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students in this subject will undertake focused study of a large-scale operatic role suitable for their voice-type and stage of development. Students will receive weekly group coaching on a timetabled basis, consisting of lyric diction, style, interpretation and staging as if preparing for an aud...

  • French Music Louis XIV to the RevolutionMUSI40100

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject surveys and critiques the practice of music in France from the beginning of the reign of Louis XIV (1643) to the Revolution (1789). We will study leading composers, performers, and musical developments in ancien régime France, with case studies including operas, ballets, chamber musi...

  • The Pianist as Associate ArtistMUSI90189

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject will explore the different roles of the keyboard player as instrumental accompanist, choir accompanist, vocal coach, concerto accompanist, and associate artist within the chamber music context. Strategies for developing skills in each of these areas will be discussed and students will...

  • French Language for Opera 2MUSI90178

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will continue their study of French phonetics, pronunciation, basic grammar (including the conjugation of verbs in the present, present perfect and past tenses), dictionary usage for literal translation of texts being prepared for operatic performances, and language coaching in the Frenc...

  • Music in the Culture of the RenaissanceMUSI30011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Through individual studies of selected musical centres and repertories, students will explore the nature, the role, and the functions of music in European society during the Renaissance. Using diverse materials, students will engage in a directed exploration of selected repertory, manuscript and ...