Courses & Units

Music Materials 4 FCP202




Music Materials 4 continues study of the materials of music through the study of music of the 20th and 21st centuries, through reading skills, contextual analysis of works in the literature, and aural skills. Students will advance their 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 4
Unit code FCP202
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Music

Dr C Philpott

Teaching staff

Dr C. Philpott, Ms Shan Deng

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


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


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 15/7/2019 9/8/2019 2/9/2019 20/10/2019

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2019: $820.00 2019: $2,363.00 100101

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Teaching Pattern

1 x 90 min lecture
2 x 60 min workshops


Formative and summative assessment in music theory (40%) and aural skills (40%) through a minimum of 4 in-class tasks, 2 practical aural assessments and a written examination. Contextual written assignment/s (20%)

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Flexible Study Options



Benward and Saker, Music in Theory and Practice, vol. 2.  McGraw-Hill.

Robert Starer, Rhythmic Training.  Hal Leonard.


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