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  • Principal Study 3.2MUSI30086

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Repertoire/Improvisation Stream: This subject examines a study of repertoire and technical studies. Regular performances in workshop and other selected performance forums. Composition Stream: Appropriate use of compositional materials Performances of compositions in Principal Study Worksho...

  • Creating New WorkMUSI20153

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject, students will be required to create and perform a new short work. The style and content of these works will be dictated by the particular skills and interests of the student but must involve at least two of the ‘triple threat’ areas of singing, dancing and acting. Initial introdu...

  • 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...

  • Piano Duo and Duet 1MUSI90028

    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.

  • History and Aesthetics of Jazz 1.1MUSI10134

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject investigates the development of jazz music and its musical offshoots from the beginning of the 20th Century through to the present day. Music will be listened to, discussed from an aesthetic viewpoint and sometimes analysed. The main focus of the subject will be on jazz as improvised...

  • Voice Studies 1MUSI10108

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Voice Studies is designed to explore the world of voice production and its application specific to the Music Theatre genre. Particular focus will be on the physiological understanding of the human voice as an infinitely variable, expressive instrument and the relevance and practice of this within...

  • Gamelan 1MUSI10062

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The Gamelan (Indonesian orchestra) rehearses on the magnificent bronze slendro-pelog gamelan from central Java, Indonesia in the School of Music. Students learn to play all the instruments of the gamelan—gongs, drums, metal xylophones and tuned pots. Pieces learned include traditional and newly c...

  • Advanced Performance Seminar 1.1MUSI60021

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject provides students with a forum in which to present performances of works-in-progress. Matters of direct relevance to the performance experience such as memorisation, the nature of the learning process, deliberate practice, performance anxiety, and awareness will be explored through d...

  • Advanced Performance Seminar 1.2MUSI60022

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Continuation of Semester I. This subject provides students with a forum in which to present performances of works-in-progress. Matters of direct relevance to the performance experience such as memorisation, the nature of the learning process, deliberate practice, performance anxiety, and awarenes...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Recorder Ensemble 1MUSI20101

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This ensemble is for a small group of advanced recorder players, normally principal study students, playing renaissance instruments from the School of Music collection.

  • 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 ...