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Contemporary Music Practice 1 - MUSC1401

Year - 2020

In this unit of study, students will acquire research-based performance, songwriting and recording skills based around a combination of repertoire areas relating to diverse genres of contemporary music. Students will work collaboratively in order to gain a greater level of understanding of performance and songwriting skills relating to diverse content areas, and will commence exploration of creative and technical facilities

1hr lecture; 2hrs tut/wk

Participation and preparation 20%; Essay 20%; Chart and presentation 20%; Demo 40%.

Byrne, David. How Music Works. Edinburgh: Cannongate Books, 2012.


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Arts Music
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: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Jade O'Regan
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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