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Improvised Music 1 - IMPR1041

Year - 2020

This unit will enable students to learn improvisation techniques that will enhance their performance practice irrespective of their primary discipline. There is a rich history of improvisation in many musical genres, much of it has fallen out of favour in contemporary practice. The study of improvising using fundamental rhythmic, melodic and harmonic concepts across various genres and styles of music will provide the students with new knowledge, and/or expand on existing knowledge.

Skills and Fundamentals classes 2 hrs/week, Theory and Practice 2 classes hrs/fortnight

Skills & Fundamentals 2 x in-class repertoire and technical exam (80%), Theory & Practice : Written critical theory article reviews (20%)


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Jazz
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Kevin Hunt
HECS Band: 1
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