Music Skills B continues study of the fundamental materials of tonal music and music literacy through the study of notation and reading skills. Students will demonstrate fluency in music notation and reading, through written and performance-based exercises. Students will demonstrate further understanding of the principles of pitch organisation of tonal music, and principles of metric organisation. Through the establishment of a working understanding of the characteristics of music undertaken in Music Skills A, students will continue to advance their theoretical skills in reading and writing, and further develop the relationship of notation to musical sound, the study of which will be supported by appropriate aural development through performance and reading exercises.
|Unit name||Music Skills B|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Dr Maria Grenfell
Profile and casual staff
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||5 Week Session Feb A||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hobart||5 Week Session Sep||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|5 Week Session Feb A||28/1/2019||3/2/2019||12/2/2019||24/2/2019|
|5 Week Session Sep||26/8/2019||2/9/2019||12/9/2019||29/9/2019|
* 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 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2018: $805.00||2018: $2,284.00||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.
FCG101 or by approval of the coordinator
Online delivery over 5 weeks
2 Musition short quizzes 25%
1 creative assignment 10%
Musition final test 20%
2 Auralia short quizzes 25%
Auralia final test 20%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Flexible Study Options
Auralia and Musition bundle, purchased from www.risingsoftware.com
Benward and Saker, Music in Theory and Practice 8th ed.
Co-op Bookshop links
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