MUSA101-18S2 (C) Semester Two 2018

Musicianship, Harmony and Analysis 1

15 points, 0.1250 EFTS
16 Jul 2018 - 18 Nov 2018

Description

This course develops competence in rhythmic, melodic and simple harmonic procedures, fundamental music analysis techniques, sight-singing and sight-readings skills and simple harmonizations using keyboard or guitar.

Students will attend lectures, harmony laboratories, and "Musicianship Singing" classes.

Learning Outcomes

Students who pass this course will be able to:
*  Write, perform and sight-sing uncomplicated key-based and modal melodies (up to 7 sharps/flats), sight-read and perform 1- and 2-part rhythms with some degree of syncopation, and sing the lower line of a simple two-part diatonic phrase while the upper part is played by the tutor;
*  Recognise and identify key-based melodic structures and elements (up to 7 sharps/flats) and intervals (up to P12th), and understand and label harmonic progressions that commonly occur within a key;
*  Form, perform and notate diatonic harmonisations of short melodies on keyboard or guitar;
*  Aurally recognise and notate rhythms and melodies in major and minor keys and modes, and notate simple harmonic sequences and short two-part phrases;
*  Perform straightforward analyses of short musical works from score, including transposing instruments and C clef notation.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Pre-requisites

MUSA100 or equivalent preparation approved by the Head of School

Restrictions

MUSI112, MUSI171

Timetable 2018

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 11:00 - 12:00 A7 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 11:00 - 12:00 A7 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 12:00 - 13:00 Music 108 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
02 Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 Music 108 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 11:00 A7 16 Jul - 26 Aug
10 Sep - 21 Oct

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Glenda Keam

Lecturer

Francis Yapp

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Practical Harmony Task 1 10% Will be assessed no later than the end of your normal allocated laboratory session in week 6.
Practical Harmony Task 2 10% Will be assessed no later than the end of tyour normal allocated laboratory session in week 12.
Analysis Assignment 1 10%
Analysis Assignment 2 10%
Individual Rhythm Assessment 10% Will take place during class time
Individual Sight-Singing Assessment 10% Will take place during class time.
In-class Test 1 20%
Individual Test 2 20%

Notes

Use of Technology

This course assumes that you have sufficient information and technology skills to confidently use a computer to access material for your course.  Your written work will be handwritten and submitted in class time.

You will be required to access our learning management system – LEARN – and to become familiar with its tools.  LEARN provides easily-accessible information about the course and assessments, topics and deadlines, and supports the learning you will gain from attending all lectures and tutorials.  For help using LEARN, refer to: http://learn.canterbury.ac.nz/course/view.php?id=2157

Additional Course Outline Information

Assessment and grading system

The following shows how to translate grades to numerical scores:

A+  90–100;    A   85–89;    A-  80–84;    B+   75–79;    B 70–74;    B-   65–69;     C+  60–64;     C  55–59;     C- 50–54;     D  40–49;   E  0–39
In a course at 100- or 200-level examiners may grant restricted credit (R) which will be equivalent to a pass for all purposes except as a prerequisite.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $834.00

International fee $3,600.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts.

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