Twentieth Century Art Music

Course code MUSI2190
Not available in 2015

Description

This course introduces students to the techniques required for the performance and creation of twentieth century art music. Students will be involved in workshops and performance situations where they can learn stylistic and technical aspects of 20th century art music genres including, but not limited to: impressionism, neoclassicism, serialism, indeterminism, experimentalism, minimalism, the avant garde, and electroacoustic music.

Availability

Not currently available.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2014.

Learning Outcomes

1. Recognise stylistic qualities of various works from the 20th century repertoire

2. Develop an understanding of the breadth and diversity of 20th century repertoire

3. Demonstrate an understanding of tone production, articulation, texture and rhythmic accuracy in the performance of 20th century music

4. Analyse scores and recordings from the twentieth century repertoire

5. Communicate their understanding of 20th century art music

Content

Classes will involve lectures, discussions, performances, analysis, listening and score based exercises.

Assumed Knowledge

Students undertaking this course should be proficient in reading music notation.

Assessment Items

In Term Test: Listening Test - Mid-semester

Formal Examination: Listening Test - End of Semester

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Note: course may be offered in a compressed delivery format

Studio

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term