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DRUM1302: Drum Set Ensemble 2

2024 unit information

This subject will follow a trajectory beginning with Charles Wilcoxin's snare drum compositions, progressing through to complex contemporary rhythmic works for drum set. The ensemble will perform both through-composed and semi-composed materials, allowing for improvisational theory and action. Works included in the drumming ensemble repertoire will explore a variety of stylistic and rhythmic areas, thus offering a broad overview of contemporary and traditional drumming practices, rhythmic frameworks, and improvisational prompts.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Jazz

Code DRUM1302
Academic unit Jazz
Credit points 3
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
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Students enrolling must have fundamentals of drum set performance and some performance experience in place. In addition, participants must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Performance degree, with a principal study in Drum Set

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

  • LO1. manipulate a range of rhythmic practices, stylistic areas, sticking vocabularies, and improvisational frameworks/procedures
  • LO2. manipulate developmental processes that allow for the creation of personal rhythmic vocabulary
  • LO3. communicate effectively in ways that allow for multi-disciplinary collaborative action.

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Semester 1 2024
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Semester 1 2020
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Semester 1 2021
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Semester 1 2022
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Semester 1 2023
Normal day Remote
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Semester 1 2023
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