Music Materials A introduces students to the basic materials of tonal music through the study of notation, reading skills, aural skills and diatonic harmony. Students will develop fluency in notation and principles of pitch and rhythmic organisation, through reading and written exercises. Aural and sight-reading skills will be developed based on the written materials studied, to emphasise the immediate correlation between written notation and aural awareness. Students will participate in an aural choir project during the semester.
|Unit name||Music Materials A|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Dr Heather Monkhouse
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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.
Weekly Lectures: 2 x 1 hr
Weekly Tutorials: 2 x 1hr
Theory - assignments and tests 25%, final examination 25%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
|Required||Benward and Saker, Music in Theory and Practice (8th ed.), vol. 1. McGraw-Hill. ISBN 978-0-07-310187-3|
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