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  • Music Language 1: the Diatonic WorldMUSI10023

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 2

    An introduction to the elements and processes of voice leading during the period of triadic tonality through the study of species counterpoint and diatonic harmonic processes. Students are expected to attain a sound understanding of the elements and processes of voice leading and diatonic harmoni...

    • Summer Term
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursSummer Term: 36 hours, comprising four hours of lectures and two hours of tutorials per week. Semester: 36 hours, comprising two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week.
      Teaching period 3 January 2017 to 17 February 2017
      Last self-enrol date12 January 2017
      Census date13 January 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail10 February 2017
      Assessment period ends25 February 2017
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursSummer Term: 36 hours, comprising four hours of lectures and two hours of tutorials per week. Semester: 36 hours, comprising two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial per week.
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • String Ensemble 1MUSI10068

    Offered:Semester 1

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

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 2-hour rehearsal each week during semester.
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • String Ensemble 2MUSI10069

    Offered:Semester 2

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

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 2-hour rehearsal each week during semester.
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Orchestral Ensembles 1MUSI10060

    Offered:Semester 1

    The Orchestral Ensembles (including large instrumental bands and orchestras) play an important role in the educational and performance activities of the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Students participating in Orchestral Ensembles gain invaluable experience through rehearsing and performing a...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursBetween one and three 2-hour rehearsals weekly during semester and intensive rehearsal periods prior to concerts.
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • Baroque Ensemble 1MUSI10041

    Offered:Semester 1

    A small chamber ensemble for instrumentalists specialising in baroque performance practice. The ensemble performs using period instruments at pitch A415Hz. Repertoire is tailored to the composition of the ensemble.

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOne 2-hour rehearsal per week during the semester and participation in rehearsals and performances as directed
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • Choir 1MUSI10159

    Offered:Semester 1

    Choir is a large group that performs works of larger scale, often with orchestra. Members are assisted to reach a high level of vocal ability during the course of the semester as well as learning works for performance.

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOne 2-hour rehearsal each week, dress rehearsals and a concert
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • Choir 2MUSI10162

    Offered:Semester 2

    Choir is a large group that performs works of larger scale, often with orchestra. Members are assisted to reach a high level of vocal ability during the course of the semester as well as learning works for performance.

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOne 2-hour rehearsal each week, dress rehearsals and a concert
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Minor Music Performance 2MUSI20026

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    Students should have progressed at a level appropriate to their ability in the techniques and recital repertoire of the second instrument concerned.  

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOne 30-minute individual lesson per week; attendance at instrument class and/or concert practice class unless exemption is granted by the Director
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOne 30-minute individual lesson per week; attendance at instrument class and/or concert practice class unless exemption is granted by the Director
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Medieval and Renaissance Ensemble 2MUSI10206

    Offered:Semester 2

    This is a mixed instrumental and vocal ensemble of 12–20 members that performs music of the Renaissance. Instruments for the players will be made available from the University’s instrument collection.

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 2-hour rehearsal each week during semester.
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Rock Music: From Roots to RetroMUSI10219

    Offered:Semester 2

    This subject explores a range of rock music, from its roots in American music styles of the mid-twentieth century to the emergence of rock and proliferation of hybrid genres in the 1960s and 1970s. It will also examine subsequent developments like punk, heavy metal and grunge, and more recent rec...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 1-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Ensemble Studies 1MUSI10181

    Offered:Semester 1

    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...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours62 hours (20hrs Small ensemble/20hrs Ensemble Workshop/6hrs Composition for Small Ensemble/16hrs Large ensemble)
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • Ensemble Studies 2MUSI10192

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    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...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours62 hours (20hrs Small ensemble/20hrs Ensemble Workshop/6hrs Composition for Small Ensemble/16hrs Large ensemble)
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours62 hours (20hrs Small ensemble/20hrs Ensemble Workshop/6hrs Composition for Small Ensemble/16hrs Large ensemble)
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Jazz: The Improvisatory SpiritMUSI10202

    Offered:Semester 1

    Jazz: The Improvisatory Spirit examines improvisation as it has manifested itself in Jazz and other African American Music. It is focused on the spirit of improvisation and its essential nature taking into account the concepts of imagination, freedom and individual expression.

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising 2-hours per week
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • Big Band 2MUSI20072

    Offered:Semester 2

    The Big Band comprises 5 saxophones, 5 trumpets, 4 trombones, piano, bass, guitar and drums. Occasionally other instruments are employed for special projects, and for some concerts singers are also used. All positions are auditioned at the start of each year, and the timetable works so that stude...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOne 2-hour rehearsal per week; up to 3 public performances per semester
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Guitar Group 2MUSI10174

    Offered:Semester 2

    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 Group, reasonable sight reading skills are required and the preferred instrument is nylon string guitar. The ensemble presents one or two concerts a seme...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 2-hour rehearsal each week
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • Music TechnologyMUSI20008

    Offered:Semester 1

    Students will develop skills in the applications of computers for composition and music production, using technologies such as MIDI, sampling (digital audio), software synthesis and QuickTime. The subject includes a broad study of historical developments in the technology and practice of electron...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours12 hours, comprising one 1-hour seminar per week
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • Creating Music For AdvertisingMUSI20167

    Offered:Semester 1

    This subject introduces the basics of making music for advertising including, the jingle, sound as persuasion, working to a brief and in a collective, the function of music in advertising and creating music for mass media and multimedia. Creating music for advertising is delivered in two parts: l...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours24 hours
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • Music PsychologyMUSI20149

    Offered:Semester 1

    This subject will encompass an initial exploration of music psychology research. Selected researchers within the field, including music therapists, behavioural neuroscientists, neuropsychologists, and experimental psychologists will outline recent and current practical research involving music ac...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 2-hour lecture per week
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • Samba BandMUSI20163

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Quotas apply

    This subject gives participants the opportunity for an in-depth practical study of drumming techniques in a large ensemble setting. This percussion based Samba Band will explore diverse rhythms and instruments that form part of Afro-Brazil musical culture as well as percussive material from other...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours24 hours
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Southbank
      Contact hours24 hours
      Teaching period24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
      Last self-enrol date 4 August 2017
      Census date31 August 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
      Assessment period ends17 November 2017
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  • String Ensemble 1MUSI20091

    Offered:Semester 1

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

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 2-hour rehearsal each week during semester
      Teaching period27 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date10 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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