Students are required to pass an entrance test to enrol in this unit.
Music Materials 1 introduces students to the materials of tonal music through the study of diatonic harmony, reading skills and aural skills. Students will develop fluency in notation and principles of pitch and rhythmic organisation through reading and written exercises. The study of musical forms will be introduced through analysis of works in the literature. Students will develop an understanding of the correlation between written notation and aural awareness, through exercises in sight‐reading, dictation and identification of musical elements.
|Unit name||Music Materials 1|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Creative Arts
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|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.
2 x 1hr weekly theory class;
Formative and summative assessment in music theory (50%) and aural skills (50%) through a minimum of 4 in-class tasks, 2 practical aural assessments and a written examination.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Flexible Study Options
Benward and Saker, Music in Theory and Practice, vol. 1. McGraw-Hill. Robert Starer, Rhythmic Training. Hal Leonard.
Auralia 5 and Musition 5 software program
Co-op Bookshop links
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