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CMPN4666: Advanced Analysis

2024 unit information

This unit is designed to equip students with a working knowledge of current music theory and analysis practice, impart analytical skills that can be applied across a broad spectrum of activities and different musical genres and types, and develop an understanding of related concepts such as what analysis actually is, different types of analysis (functional, descriptive, surface, aural/perceptual vs. score based) and an understanding of working at different levels of abstraction.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Composition and Music Technology

Code CMPN4666
Academic unit Composition and Music Technology
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. investigate the ways a number of significant composers, mainly but not exclusively, from Western art music of the 19th and 20th centuries, have created new modes of musical expression via the development of innovative compositional skills and techniques.
  • LO2. demonstrate an enhanced understanding of the genre of Western art music and the ways in which it continues to be composed today.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Sydney

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