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Classical Singer's Repertoire Book - VSAO1300

Year - 2020

This course provides an overview of major types of Western Classical solo vocal repertoire, from approximately 1600 to the present. It traces the evolution of important formal and stylistic commonalities and differences between individual composers' and national characteristics. The course allows students at a foundational level to recognise and culturally contextualise the forms they are choosing, performing and listening to.

1 x 2hr lecture/week

1 x individual written assignment (40%), 1 x group presentation (30%), 1 x 45min listening exam (30%)




Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Vocal and Opera Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 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 Rowena Cowley
HECS Band: 1
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