Courses & Units

Music Arranging FCP305

Hobart

Introduction

This unit explores the skills required for the modern practice of group arranging for contemporary jazz ensembles. The unit provides students with an extended understanding of instrument ranges and timbres associated with particular instrument blending. Implementation of correct nomenclature for chart and score writing is essential to the conveyance of the arranger's concept. Analysis of melody in relation to chord and appropriate choice of harmonization, analysis of form and variations that are associated with various styles will be a vital facet in relation to completing major projects. This unit utilises and develops musicianship and aural skills necessary for successful arranging for small contemporary ensemble.

Summary

Unit name Music Arranging
Unit code FCP305
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Dr Glen Hodges

Teaching staff

Mr Jordan Murray

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit?

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015

* 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.

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Fees

Domestic

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.

Requisites

  • PREREQ: FCP204 Contemporary Techniques C

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

5 X 6 hour intensive lecture/seminars (dates and times to be notified by UTAS email)

Assessment

Two Arranging Projects/Tasks: 70% (mid semester @ 30% (folio of tasks), end semester @ 40% arrangement piece)

Score Analysis: 30% (end of semester project, to be submitted with end of semester arranging project)

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Textbooks

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