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  • Opera Performance Practicum 2MUSI90169


    This practicum is the second 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 ...

  • Capstone Music Project Part 1MUSI40107

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is conceived as a capstone experience for the Tailored stream in the BMus Honours and Graduate Diploma in Music. Students will design, plan and execute an original music-related project that will bring together skills and knowledge acquired through their studies and personal and prof...

  • Research Project (IC)MUSI70016

    Offered:Time-based ResearchYear:2019

    Candidates must prepare a folio made up of 60 minutes of music and sound-based creative work with other media. The music and sound based creative work may take the form of commercially led music and sound interacting with other media such as film, animation, visual art and installation, text, des...

  • Guitar Ensemble 5MUSI30181

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Repertoire will cover a wide range of styles and will consist of large ensemble pieces as well as duets, trios and quartets. To join the guitar ensemble, reasonable sight reading skills are required and the preferred instrument is nylon string guitar.

  • Studio Teaching 1MUSI90192

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Studio Teaching 1 is a subject focused on instrumental and vocal teaching in the private and commercial studio settings, which builds upon students’ current musical skills and knowledge. Students will be involved in formal observations of best studio practice, with up to two established teachers...

  • Second Instrument / Vocal Study 1MUSI90155

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject, students will learn (a) posture, basic playing, maintenance and tuning techniques on one new instrument from the string, woodwind, brass, voice or rhythm section families and (b) the fundamentals of group teaching techniques in string, woodwind, brass, voice or rhythm section. In...

  • Applied Instrumental and Vocal TeachingMUSI90149

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the principles and practice of instrumental and vocal teaching covering beginners to advanced students. It includes study and application of the methodologies appropriate to a variety of music performance teaching situations including individual, group, and ensemble settings...

  • Music as Noise: Making Sound ArtMUSI40094

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The notion of noise as potential music has been an enduring preoccupation in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Various contexts for noise-based music include performance works, recordings, installation artworks/sound sculpture, radiophonic works and online. This subject looks at noise art...

  • Ensemble Studies 1MUSI10181

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines the skills individual performers require in the development of ensemble performance. Ensemble studies are led by experienced practitioners in the field of contemporary music performance and delivered in practical sessions. Throughout the course students will be required to e...

  • Brass Ensemble 1MUSI30167

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The Brass Ensemble offers brass players the opportunity to rehearse and perform in a large brass ensemble setting. The ensemble includes all brass instruments and a wide variety of repertoire and diverse musical styles is performed, including both transcriptions and original compositions for brass.

  • Topics in EthnomusicologyMUSI20217

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to one major research topic in the field of ethnomusicology. Considering a broad range of case studies from around the world, students learn how music researchers have approached, evaluated, and answered questions related to this topic across different cultural co...

  • Music and HealthMUSI20150

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will provide an overview of the ways that music can be used to promote physical health and healthy behaviours for a range of people. Topics covered will include music for expression, relaxation, anxiety reduction and communication. Students will be involved in experiential activities...

  • String Ensemble 2MUSI10069

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The String Ensemble is a specialist ensemble for the development of ensemble skills through learning and performing key works from the string repertory.

  • R&B, Soul & Gospel ChoirMUSI20192

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides participants with an opportunity for an in-depth practical study of contemporary a cappella singing techniques. Classes focus on developing a personal sound and an understanding of the placement of the voice in an ensemble context, as well as the development of improvisation...

  • Chinese Music Ensemble 1MUSI20135

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject introduces students to traditional Chinese instrumental music. Through weekly lessons culminating in an end-of-semester performance, students learn to play a Chinese instrument, read traditional notation, and perform in a large silk-and-bamboo ensemble. Through attendance at two conc...

  • Music History 2: C19th Music and IdeasMUSI20198

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1Year:2019

    An overview of musical works and ideas from the 19th century. Representative works of the period are introduced in their social and cultural contexts. The subject also looks at music and its audiences, and the role of music institutions in shaping music history. The focus will mainly be Western E...

  • Music History 3:Impressionism to PresentMUSI30249

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject, we explore representative styles of Western art music from 1900 to the present. The music will be examined from a number of perspectives including nationalist and internationalist currents, modernist tendencies and the quest for order and disorder, and with reference to wider soc...

  • Musics of the WorldMUSI10227

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject provides an introduction to understanding the relationship between music-making and social organisation in cross-cultural perspective. It presents case studies of traditional and contemporary music-making from different geographic areas, including Indigenous Australia, Africa, the Mid...

  • Music Language 2: Chromaticism & BeyondMUSI20061

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 2Year:2019

    Building on the knowledge acquired in Music Language 1, Music Language 2 continues with a survey of chromatic harmony, select thematic and contrapuntal devices, and form, up to the beginnings of the dissolution of functional harmony in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Students will be expe...

  • Sound in PerformanceMUSI10223

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Sound is capable of communicating ideas in different ways to visual elements in a design for performance. This subject explores the way sound is used as artistic mediums in the development of a performance. Applications of sound and music are integral to performance environments. Through a series...