6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2018 (On-campus)
- Second semester 2018 (On-campus)
This unit is only available to students enrolled in a Bachelor of Music single or double degree - Music performance or Ethnomusicology and musicology specialisations.
- The unit has a domestic field tripdomestic field trip (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/currentstudents/field-trips/) component and may incur an additional cost.
- The unit has a compulsory ensemble componentensemble component (http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/music/category/performance-studies/student-ensembles/). Some ensembles are subject to audition. Normally, auditions take place in Week 1 of the semester. Please see the unit guide for further information.
- Students who fail this unit will need permission from the unit coordinator in order to repeat the unit.
This unit develops fundamental music technical skills by studying technically-focused repertoire drawn from the literature of the student's principal instrument or voice. The choice of repertoire presented should prepare students to present music performance repertoire inPerformance 2.
Upon successful completion of the unit, students will be able to:
- identify fundamental conventions of instrumental/vocal technique;
- perform technical work, demonstrating control of rhythm, articulation, timbre and intonation (if applicable);
- prepare technical work, etudes and instrumental/vocal literature;
- demonstrate musicianship through the phrasing, dynamic control and general expression in the relevant repertoire;
- perform competently in a chosen/approved music ensemble;
- demonstrate music listening skills through verbal critiques.
Within semester assessment: 40% + Exam: 60%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
See also Unit timetable information