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MUS2120

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Thomas Reiner

Synopsis

The unit covers a chromatic harmony, voice leading and musical structure. Students learn to analyse music at different structural levels and examine advanced compositional techniques.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this unit students will have

  1. broadened their knowledge of music theory,
  2. analysis and
  3. composition. Students will be able to understand
  4. advanced compositional techniques and
  5. aspects of musical structure, and
  6. conduct analyses of Western art music and popular musics.

Assessment

Analysis group assessment (Two pages of notated music (equivalent to 1250 words)) : 25%
Harmony exercise group assessment (Two pages of notated music (equivalent to 1250 words)) : 25%
Final exam (Two hours (equivalent to 2000 words)) : 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Graeme Smith

Contact hours

Two hours of lectures per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Music

Prerequisites

MUS2110