• Offered by School of Music
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Music
  • Areas of interest Music
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Thomas Laue
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2015
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The Creative Musicianship courses are a series of four courses integrating a broad suite of skills that underpins the study of the various languages of music - classical, jazz, contemporary and cross-cultural. Creative Musicianship 1 is compulsory for all BMus students.  It introduces students to fundamental skills and concepts in composition, theory, analysis, aural, improvisation, and music technology that they will require to complete the BMus and be musically literate musicians. 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Hear, notate, transcribe, describe and create fundamental elements of musical structure: pitch, melody, harmony, rhythm, form and timbre.
  2. Create original small-scale musical works as a composer or improviser
  3. Use basic applications and software for the notation, capture, manipulation and dissemination of sound and music.

Indicative Assessment

  1. A portfolio of six exercises which may be aural, theoretical and/or compositional and may include in-class listening exercises (40%) [learning outcome 1]
  2. Completion of three music technology assignments in class and completed in the students’ own time (30%) [learning outcome 3]
  3. A portfolio of two compositions OR two assessed improvisations (30%) [learning outcome 1-3]

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:

a) 48 hours of contact:

  1. 24 hours of core workshops
  2. 12 hours of extension workshops
  3. 12 hours of technology workshops

b) 82 hours of independent student work

Prescribed Texts

Nil

Majors

Minors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $2604
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2658 16 Feb 2015 06 Mar 2015 31 Mar 2015 29 May 2015 In Person N/A

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