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VSAO1300: Classical Singer's Repertoire Book

2024 unit information

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 encourages students at a foundational level to recognise, analyse and culturally contextualise the forms they are performing and listening to.

Unit details and rules

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Code VSAO1300
Academic unit
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. recognise and contextualise major types of western classical solo vocal literature
  • LO2. understand commonalities and differences of style between major forms of this literature
  • LO3. understand the evolution of style and form found in these types of works
  • LO4. recognise, critically assess and discuss these forms in own and others’ performances
  • LO5. apply enhanced awareness of form, style and cultural context to performance and listening

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Semester 2 2024
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Semester 2 2021
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Semester 2 2022
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Semester 2 2023
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