Twentieth Century Art Music

Course code MUSI2190Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

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.

Not available in 2015

Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesAt the successful completion of this course students will be able to:
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
ContentClasses will involve lectures, discussions, performances, analysis, listening and score based exercises.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeStudents undertaking this course should be proficient in reading music notation.
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsEnd of semester
Other: (please specify)Listening Test. Approx mid-semester
Other: (please specify)Listening Test. End of semester
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Studio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentLimited to the programs listed