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||Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Dr Maria Grenfell
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Semester||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Intensive Session Feb A||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Intensive Session Feb A||2/2/2015||5/2/2015||11/2/2015||20/2/2015|
* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2015: $769.00||2015: $2,102.00||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 units:
- FCT110 Tonal theory
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 (8th ed.), vol. 1. McGraw-Hill. ISBN 978-0-07-310187-3.
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