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Aural Perception 1 - MCGY1000

Year - 2020

Students work on dictation and sightsinging exercises using diatonic pitch materials in all major and minor keys, and simple and compound metres, including rhythms using triplets and duplets. Sight singing exercises use both moveable-'do' sol-fa and letter-names systems. Dictation exercises emphasise the aural identification of tonic, pitch collection and metre.

One 1hr Lab and one 1hr Solfege tut/wk

Weekly Lab assignment (15%); Non-Western Music Transcription assignment (15%); Solfege class work assessment (15%); 1hr written examination (30%): 10 min Solfege examination (25%).

Gary S. Karpinski and Richard Kram: Anthology for Sight Singing, New York; Norton. 2nd edition (2017). Gary S. Karpinski: Manual for Ear Training and Sight Singing, New York, Norton. 2nd edition (2017)

Additional information
Completion of a Music Skills Test is essential prior to commencement. Conservatorium of Music students who did not do the test during the audition period and non-Conservatorium of Music Students should contact the unit of study coordinator before the start of semester.


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Musicology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Daniel Rojas
HECS Band: 1
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