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ECA310 - Discovering Music A

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:D Joseph
Campus contact:

D Joseph (Burwood (Melbourne))

F Phillips (Waurn Ponds (Geelong))

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours: 3 hours of seminars per week
Note:

It is an expectation that students undertake at least 2hours of self directed instrument practice per week.

The unit will only be offered if unit numbers meet the required university requirement.

Content

This unit is designed to introduce students to practical music making and music literacy skills. Students will develop and increase their knowledge and understanding of music theory and notation, aural perception skills as well as melodic and harmonic writing. Dependent on availability of staff, students will undertake a semester of practical skills in either keyboard or guitar. Students will also study percussion performance using both tuned and un-tuned instruments. Students will undertake a study of the elements of music and their organisation through a repertoire of non-Western music. Students at Burwood (Melbourne) will undertake a study of African music and culture, and those at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) will study Aboriginal music and culture.

Assessment

20% Theory

30% Practical

50% Project/assignment

Unit Fee Information

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