Courses & Units

Ensemble and Context 2 (Classical) FCA227


This unit is one of four units in which students engage in guided development of ensemble performance skills, contextualised through the study of complementary areas such as historical knowledge, stylistic analysis and ancillary performance or compositional techniques.

This unit contextualises music of the past and present through the lens of Romanticism, Expressionism and Neo-romanticism.


Unit name Ensemble and Context 2 (Classical)
Unit code FCA227
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music
Teaching staff

Dr Arabella Teniswood-Harvey (unit coordinator and lecturer). Teaching staff will include instrumental/vocal area coordinators and sessional staff as appropriate. 

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


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Band Field of Education

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Any two of FCA126 AND FCA128 AND FCA129

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:



Teaching Pattern

1 hour weekly face-to-face contextual lecture, supported by 1-hour online study modules;
2 hrs weekly guided ensemble rehearsals/coaching/composition workshop;
4 x 1.5 hour performance-based workshops per semester.


Ensemble performance and/or composition component (55%);

Online quizzes (20%); 
Written assignment/s (25%);
You must pass each of the two major components (practical and written) in order to pass the unit.
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