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Improvised Music 3 - IMPR2043

Year - 2020

This unit continues to examine specific rhythmic and harmonic applications that launch the student improviser into a world of precise and responsive creativity. Students will be required to apply, explore and review these techniques daily to embody the techniques into their individual improvised musical language. Theoretical studies focus on media studies representation and simulation; authorship in improvisation; cross-cultural collaborations and nationalism; Glocalization and the improvisational diaspora.

1 x 2hr lecture/week, 1 x 2hr tutorial/fortnight

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


JAZZ1042 or IMPR1042


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: Intermediate
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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