Encounters in Music
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- 26 Jun 2023
- 23 Oct 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- analyse and apply an understanding of basic stylistic features in various Western and non-Western music genres;
- recognise broad formal design features and rudimentary structures in major musical pieces;
- demonstrate an understanding of the rudimentary symbols and systems of notation in Western music; and
- analyse the style, genre and context of musical works across historical periods.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
No eligibility requirements
- Equipment requirements - • Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lecture and other media provided in units, a USB style headset has proven to provide superior audio quality to the jack style headset when used for online teaching software) • Headset, including microphone (highly recommended for participation in virtual classrooms) • Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations)
- Software requirements - Please refer students to link for requirements: http://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component.
Do you want to increase your understanding about the music you listen to? Music is alluring, compelling, moving and significant in everyday life. This is an opportunity for you to learn the basics of melody, harmony and rhythm, and apply this musical knowledge through listening and discussion. This subject is for beginners, those with little or no knowledge of music and no prior formal music training. When studying this subject you will be introduced to the fundamentals of musical styles, genres and the theoretical skills required for notating and reading music, and enhancing listening skills. You will also explore broader topics in past and present music, including its role and context in society.
Online Quizzes: 300 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4 Discussion Posts: 750 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 Notation Assessment 1: 1000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4 Notation Assessment 2: 1000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 3, 4 Essay: 1500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4
- Notation Assessment 1 (25%)
- Notation Assessment 2 (25%)
- Assessment 3 - Essay (30%)
- Online Quizzes (10%)
- Online Discussion Posts (10%)
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