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APG5844

Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitSir Zelman Cowen School of Music
OfferedClayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr David Griffiths (Classical); Mr Robert Burke (Jazz)

Notes

Previously coded MUM5990

Synopsis

Students perform, conduct or compose a unified program of works at a professional level and complete a critical essay that examines issues of performance practice, compositional approach, analysis and/or history of the chosen repertoire. The unit is taught through a combination of individual lessons and tutorials. It is a hurdle requirement that composition students organise a public performance of at least one submitted folio work.

Outcomes

By the end of the semester, students undertaking this unit should have gained experience in the performance, composition or conducting of repertoire from a wide range of periods or styles at a professional standard, incorporating music from the solo, chamber or orchestral repertoire and establishing artistic links between pieces. Students will have demonstrated an advanced ability to create artistic strategies that establish innovative performance outcomes.

Assessment

Essay on repertoire (2000 words): 15%
60-minute performance or folio of compositions (20-minutes of music): 85%

Students who fail the unit will need permission from their instrumental coordinator in order to repeat the unit. These students will be offered a maximum of 6 individual lessons.

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

One 1-hour individual lesson per week
One 1-hour tutorial per week

Prerequisites

This unit is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Music degree.
Admission by audition.

Prohibitions

Students who fail the unit will need permission from their instrumental coordinator in order to repeat the unit. These students will be offered a maximum of six individual lessons.