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Accompanying - Repetiteuring (MUSI30057)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 6.25Not available in 2019

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeMUSI30057
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This subject accommodates pianists who see their professional careers heading towards accompanying/repetiteuring rather than solo performance. This subject embraces both the art of accompanying and repetiteuring and the art of ensemble playing. Development of skills at the piano and sessions on the art of sight-reading and repertoire are included.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students should have acquired

  • competent sight-reading ability;
  • knowledge of standard repertoire (instrument and vocal) including opera;
  • the ability to research new repertoire.

Generic skills

Upon completion of this subject students should be able to:

• Exhibit extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of their discipline including relevant professional knowledge, skills, discipline and ethics as they relate to the practising musician
• Demonstrate an open and independent attitude towards contemporary cultural developments
• Demonstrate a flexible and innovative approach to the challenges for the professional musician in the 21st century
• Critically and creatively engage with topics of cultural significance across the broader community
• Work at various levels, both individually and as a team member, in a wide variety of musical environments
• Understand and appreciate how the arts connect with the broader society and culture
• Be prepared to undertake postgraduate study.

Eligibility and requirements





Non-allowed subjects


Core participation requirements

The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.

Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home



Continuous: Preparation and commitment as demonstrated by performance tasks and/or a regularly updated journal of activities embracing all areas studied (50%) - Hurdle requirement 80% attendance.

Formal: One practical test of approximately 10 minutes duration (50%)

Dates & times

Not available in 2019

Time commitment details

12 hours contact & 12 hours study per semester

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  • Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students

    This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.

Last updated: 9 November 2018