Subject to enrolment quota
Introduces the fundamentals of music theory. Recognition of notes in four clefs, key signatures, intervals, chords and tonal harmony, simple and compound rhythmic concepts as well as an introduction to simple diatonic voice-leading are the fundamentals covered in this unit. It introduces students to elements of theory that will allow for further advanced study of the development of tonal and non-tonal theory in Western music.
|Unit name||Foundation Theory|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts and Law
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Dr Maria Grenfell
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Intensive Session Feb B||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Intensive Session Feb B||6/2/2017||9/2/2017||12/2/2017||18/2/2017|
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $2,207.00||100101|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
8 x 2 hr workshops
Exercises on material covered in lectures: 40%, Final exam: 60%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Benward and Saker, Music in Theory and Practice, vol. 1. McGraw-Hill.
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