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  • Introduction to Music ResearchMUSI90116

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    An introduction to the skills and techniques of musicological research, including such issues as music bibliography, editorial practices, archival practices, as well as the mechanics of dissertation writing.

  • Voice SkillsMUSI90159

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will provide participants with the practical application of voice skills for individual development.

  • 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...

  • Indie Music: Exploring Alternative PopMUSI10216

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores the various manifestations of indie music, from its roots in punk music to more contemporary musical forms such as indie pop, indie rock, folk, and hip hop. The focus will be on examples of international and Australian bands and artists. The subject will also examine how rec...

  • ChoirMUSI30066

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is seen as fundamental in the development of aural comprehension in music. It will embrace tonal and atonal musics, western and non-western concepts, unacompanied and accompanied repertoire.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Creative CollaborationMUSI20154

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students work in a creative development format with professional artists-in-residence. Students will participate in short term intensive workshop periods with limited performance outcome (e.g. in-house moved reading) that may range from new musical theatre works, to physical theatre, to avant-gar...

  • The Performer in the 21st CenturyMUSI60014

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

       

  • 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.

  • Alexander Technique for PerformanceMUSI20194

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to improve postural support, movement and breathing in daily life and more specifically in functionality as artists in their professional practice as singers, musicians, dancers and actors. Whilst the core of the work will centre on continued ...

  • 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...

  • Musicianship 1.1MUSI10128

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    An introduction to the theory and practice of the tools of music making – melody, harmony, rhythm, form, etc and their application in the art of improvisation.

  • Research PaperMUSI90119

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Candidates will pursue an independent, research-based study. The proposed topic must have the prior approval of the Head of School. Candidates are to submit a written report of 8,000-10,000 words for assessment. MUSI90119 is undertaken full-time over 2 semesters. Students wishing to complete thei...

  • Composition for FilmMUSI30068

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on a study of the musical product of this country, its musical languages, identity, influences and composers with particular attention to the special requirements for the medium of film and television. The subject requires collaborations with students/professionals in film an...

  • English Diction for OperaMUSI90167

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will study the pronunciation, articulation, and enunciation of the English language in order to fully convey the emotional expression of operatic singing to ensure a clearer understanding by the audience. This subject teaches students to correctly use tools specific to the articulators, ...

  • Arranging for Classical GuitarMUSI20162

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject considers the musical, acoustic and practical factors that combine to make a successful classical guitar arrangement. Through the theoretical examination of existing scores, practical exploration and performance, students will gain a thorough understanding of arranging for classical ...

  • Harmonic and Contrapuntal DevicesMUSI30076

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores the foundations of harmonic and contrapuntal language of western music. The content is not genre-specific but deals with material and concepts which form the basis of western tonal music.