Courses & Units

Music Materials 2 FCP102



Music Materials B continues study of the materials of tonal music through analysis, aural skills and voice-leading exercises. Students will further their fluency in music reading and notation through reading and written work using terminology appropriate to varying musical styles. Aural and sight-reading skills will be developed based on the written materials studied, including dictation skills in rhythm, melody and harmony, identification of intervals and chords, individual and group sightsinging and rhythm reading.


Unit name Music Materials 2
Unit code FCP102
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music

Dr Maria Grenfell

Teaching staff

Profile and casual staff.

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* 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.

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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.





Teaching Pattern

Weekly Lecture/workshops: 2 x 90 min


Theory - assignments and tests: 25%, final examination: 25%

Aural - class and individual assessments: 30%, final assessment: 20%

Students must pass both theory and aural components to pass the unit

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Benward and Saker, Music in Theory and Practice, vol. 1. McGraw-Hill.  

Robert Starer, Rhythmic Training. Hal Leonard.

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