Post-Tonal Techniques introduces the music from approximately 1900 through study of the various 'schools' of musical composition during the twentieth century and beyond. Students will examine elements of pitch, rhythm, form, harmony and texture from twentieth-century repertoire and develop written skills with specific stylistic features such as atonality, serialism, post-serialism, minimialism, new Romanticism and others through a series of analytical and writing projects. Alongside the theoretical content, aural skills will reinforce reading and dictation skills related to post-tonal music and contemporary rhythmic organisation.
|Unit name||Post-Tonal Techniques|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Dr Carolyn Philpott
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Semester||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|
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- PREREQ: FCP202 Harmony and Analysis B or FCT220
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following units:
- FCT230 Post-tonal Theory
Weekly Lecture/tutorials: 2 x1 hr (Theory)
Weekly Tutorials: 1x1hr (Aural)
Theory - written projects 40%, final examination 25%Aural - in-class assessments, final examination and viva voce 35%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Benward & Saker, Music in Theory and Practice (8th ed.), vol. 2 McGraw-Hill.
Burkhart, Anthology for Musical Analysis, 6th ed.; Auralia 4 Ear Training Student Cloud Licence
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