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This course will enable students to develop aural and notation skills in complex rhythmic, melodic and harmonic processes and skills in music analysis techniques including the analysis of orchestral scores. Students will also learn to conduct from a four-part score and/or perform a simple keyboard reduction from an orchestral score.
Students who pass this course will:* Have acquired an appropriate analytical lexicon;* Be able to conduct from a four-part vocal score and a chamber music score (up to four parts) and/or perform a simple reduction on keyboard from a straightforward orchestral score;* Write harmonizations of tonal, modal and chromatic melodies;* Be able to analyse tonal and post-tonal works from score, including transposing instruments and C clef notation, identifying significant musical elements and structural devices;* Be able to aurally recognise and notate two- and three-part syncopated rhythms, aurally recognise and notate short tonal, modal and post-tonal melodies, and aurally recognise and notate harmonic sequences (including some extended tonal harmonies) and uncomplicated melodic counterpoint (up to four parts);and further develop the following transferable skills:* Skills in self-organisation, time management, the meeting of deadlines and - through the individual tests - performance under pressure;* Skills in transferring information from one dimension to another (eg, from sight to sound and from sound to sight);* Skills in understanding how symbol systems (eg, music notation) can be used to build large comprehensive structures (eg, complete musical works).
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.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Use of TechnologyThis 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
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 0–39In 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.
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.