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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Provides students with advanced skills in aural recognition of music, the notation and performance of melodic, rhythmic and chordal patterns, and transcription of musical ideas; delivered through practical music activities such as listening, singing, performing and score reading.

Unit content

  • Rhythms
  • Intervals
  • Melodies
  • Scales
  • Chord progressions
  • Timbres
  • Textual elements
  • Musical structures
  • Transcriptions

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 perform, recognise and dictate advanced rhythmic patterns
2 sing, recognise and dictate diatonic and chromatic intervals up to a 13th
3 sight sing, recognise and dictate melodies based on major and minor scales and modes
4 sing arpeggios, recognise and dictate chord progressions based on advanced harmonic vocabulary
5 transcribe songs from contemporary repertoire into professional music charts
6 recognise popular instrumental and vocal timbres and effects
7 apply advanced aural skills in rhythmic, melodic and harmonic perception to the understanding, interpretation and performance of contemporary music repertoire and practice.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. perform, recognise and dictate advanced rhythmic patterns
    • GA2:
  2. sing, recognise and dictate diatonic and chromatic intervals up to a 13th
    • GA2:
  3. sight sing, recognise and dictate melodies based on major and minor scales and modes
    • GA2:
  4. sing arpeggios, recognise and dictate chord progressions based on advanced harmonic vocabulary
    • GA2:
  5. transcribe songs from contemporary repertoire into professional music charts
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  6. recognise popular instrumental and vocal timbres and effects
    • GA4:
  7. apply advanced aural skills in rhythmic, melodic and harmonic perception to the understanding, interpretation and performance of contemporary music repertoire and practice.
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.