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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Provides the opportunity for students to gain knowledge and skills in Western Art Music, specifically the socio-cultural and historical contexts. This unit also provides students with musicological skills relevant to Western Art Music genres, through composition and analysis of repertoire.

Unit content

  • Instruments of Orchestra Medieval & Renaissance Vocal Music
     
  • Baroque Concerto Grosso & Fugue
     
  • Classical Period - Symphony, Sonata & String Quartet
     
  • Romantic Period – Opera, Lied, Concerto, Chamber piano pieces
     
  • Impressionism, Primitivism
     
  • Expressionism, Australian Art Music
 

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 demonstrate foundation knowledge and understanding of Western art music
2 demonstrate repertoire analysis appropriate to Western art music
3 demonstrate aural skills appropriate to recognising & understanding repertoire
4 present work in the form of composition and musicological scholarship.

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

  1. demonstrate foundation knowledge and understanding of Western art music
  2. demonstrate repertoire analysis appropriate to Western art music
  3. demonstrate aural skills appropriate to recognising & understanding repertoire
  4. present work in the form of composition and musicological scholarship.

Prescribed texts

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