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  • Pop Song Writing 1MUSI10184

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    This subject introduces the basics of song writing for the commercial music industry. Aspects of song form including the chorus and the hook, lyric writing and industry requirements will be examined. Pop Song Writing is delivered as a lecture and workshop in a large group format and will illumina...

    • 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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  • Research EssayMUSI90185

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    Candidates will plan a research topic related to their performance practice and produce a 5000 word research essay excluding bibliography, footnotes and appendices.

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursFortnightly supervision meetings of 45-60 minutes as arranged in consultation with the supervisor over one 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
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursFortnightly supervision meetings of 45-60 minutes as arranged in consultation with the supervisor over one 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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  • Clinical Training in Music Therapy 4MUSI90187

    Offered:Semester 2

    This subject provides students with independent placements in music therapy as part of their capstone experience. Placements will be initiated by the student in most cases, and students will have the opportunity to establish novel music therapy programs informed by the latest theories and researc...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours2 hour weekly tutorials, 20 days work placement
      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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  • Instrumental PedagogyMUSI90194

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    This subject will examine the teaching of instrumental and vocal music from a number of perspectives. Areas of study and discussion will include the shared interests and experience of teachers within the group. The subject will also draw upon literature relating to a variety of pedagogical tradit...

    • 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
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 2-hour lecture 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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  • Historical Performance PracticeMUSI30116

    Offered:Semester 2

    Advanced academic study of the resources, instruments, techniques and stylistic conventions relevant to the performance of music of the 18th and 19th centuries. Sometimes referred to as performance practice, period performance, or "authentic" performance, "historically informed performance" (HIP)...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 2-hour seminar 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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  • Big Band 4MUSI30166

    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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  • Early Voices 1MUSI30172

    Offered:Semester 1

    This is a small chamber choir of 12–20 members that performs music of the middle ages, renaissance and baroque. The ensemble performs both a cappella and also in conjunction with other early music ensembles.  

    • 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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  • Studies in Ethnomusicology 2MUSI90026

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    Studies in Ethnomusicology is co-taught with honours level elective subjects. For subject options, please visit: https://handbook.unimelb.edu.au/view/2017/!BH-MUS-SPC%2B1003

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours2 hours per week over one 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
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours2 hours per week over one 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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  • Music Therapy Skills 3MUSI90034

    Offered:Semester 1

    This subject will develop skills in facilitating group music therapy. Lectures will focus on developing an understanding of group dynamics in the therapeutic context using practical experiences of group improvisation. Skills in the analysis of the musical material of groups will be taught using t...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOn Campus Delivery - One 3-hour practical class per week. Blended learning delivery - 36 hours as part of intensive teaching in 4 day blocks, the first approximately at or before the beginning of semester, and the second approximately mid semester.
      Teaching period20 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
      Last self-enrol date 3 March 2017
      Census date31 March 2017
      Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
      Assessment period ends23 June 2017
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  • Clinical Training in Music Therapy 2MUSI90039

    Offered:Semester 2

    This subject provides students with clinical experience of music therapy. Placements will be in special education and nursing home settings under the guidance of a registered music therapist. The placement will include a graded introduction to the assessment of client needs, the development of pr...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOn Campus Delivery - One 2-hour tutorial per week at the University, plus up to 2 days per week in a facility approved by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music throughout the semester and over the semester break. A minimum of 20 days is required. Blended learning delivery - approximately 2 days per week in a facility approved by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music throughout semester. 27 hours as part of intensive teaching in 4 day blocks, the first approximately at or before the beginning of semester, and the second approximately mid semester. One-hour tutorial with clinical supervisor each week as part of clinical placement.
      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 AMUSI90093

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    Students who play orchestral instruments are expected to participate in MCM ensembles and you should talk to the head of your instrument area to determine which MCM ensemble you will participate in. You may also be required to participate in other activities in your instrument area, check with yo...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursUp to four hours of rehersal per week over one 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
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursUp to four hours of rehersal per week over one 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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  • Recital 1MUSI90100

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    Recital 1 is undertaken over two semesters of candidature. Recitals must include a minimum of 60 minutes of Music and the entire performance (including 10 minute interval) must not exceed 90 minutes in total. Recitals must include major works from the relevant vocal or instrumental recital reper...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours13 ninety-minute individual lessons spread over the duration of two semesters.
      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 hours13 ninety-minute individual lessons spread over the duration of two semesters.
      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 AnalysisMUSI40055

    Offered:Semester 1

    On completion of this subject, students will be able to analyse short pieces using various methods of analysis, including linear analysis, and will have formed a critical perspective of the variety of analytical techniques available.

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 1-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial 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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  • Honours Composition 2MUSI40068

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    This subject is further directed towards continuing composition majors with demonstrated experience and capabilities commensurate with an honours standard. Students create a folio of original music across the semester (scores and recordings) including composition projects, covering areas of compo...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours32 hours, comprising eight 1-hour individual lessons per semester and one 2-hour composition seminar or group lesson 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
    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours32 hours, comprising eight 1-hour individual lessons per semester and one 2-hour composition seminar or group lesson 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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  • Professional Project (Ethnomusicology)MUSI40070

    Offered:Semester 1

    This subject introduces students to the methodologies and current issues in applied ethnography of music through the construction, implementation and presentation both orally and in writing of a small scale field research or other investigative project as directed and appropriate to their area of...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursIndividual supervision as arranged.
      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 and HealthMUSI40074

    Offered:Semester 2

    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...

    • Semester 2
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours24 hours, comprising one 2-hour lecture 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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  • Professional Project (Musicology)MUSI40071

    Offered:Semester 1

    This subject introduces students to the methodologies needed in applied musicology through the implementation and presentation both orally and in writing of a number of small-scale research projects (such as programme notes, talks, research assistance, material for the web) as directed and approp...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours6 hours, comprising one 1-hour seminar per fortnight (alternating with Dissertation seminar).
      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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  • Advanced Harmonic and Rhythmic StudiesMUSI30238

    Offered:Semester 1

    This subject is designed to introduce students to advanced Aural awareness concepts, including strategies for enhancing perception in highly chromatic tonal environments and atonal environments, techniques for practicing advanced rhythmic and harmonic concepts and transcription technique. All con...

    • 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 History 3:Impressionism to PresentMUSI30249

    Offered:Semester 1

    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...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hours36 hours, comprising two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour tutorial 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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  • Practical Music 5MUSI30250

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2

    Students will receive tuition in their area of practical study. Vocal and instrumental students will develop their technique and awareness of the stylistic and interpretative characteristics of the repertory studied with an individually designed program of technically-based repertoire in preparat...

    • Semester 1
      Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
      Contact hoursOne 45-minute individual lesson per week; instrumental/vocal class; participation in ensemble/approved activity as assigned by the head of your instrument area.
      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 45-minute individual lesson per week; instrumental/vocal class; participation in ensemble/approved activity as assigned by the head of your instrument area.
      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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