This is the first of three units designed to establish key practical and theoretical skills relating to the practice of music required for today’s creative musician. You will establish essential literacies through integrated music theory and musicianship training using relevant software and technology as appropriate. You will also learn principles of sound capture and/or reinforcement and their application relative to your specific musical context
|Unit name||Tools, Techniques and Sound|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Coordinator||Ms Shan Deng|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|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|
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- Identify harmonic, melodic and/or rhythmic materials
- Explain and express harmonic, melodic and/or rhythmic material
- Explain and apply use of audio techniques and equipment
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:FCP101, FCA104, FCA102
On Campus (Hobart)
Weekly classes including lectures, workshops and tutorials (up to 4 hrs weekly)
Plus self-directed learning 2-3 hrs per week
|Assessment||Task 2: Audio Assessment (20%)|Task 3: Aural Assessment (20%)|Task 4: Theory Assignment (20%)|Task 1: Homework and Formative Assessments (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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