• 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 Stephen Loy
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second 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 Practice 4 is intended for students particularly interested in composition, improvisation, and the creative use of musical language, or for other students who wish to refine their skills in composition, improvisation, theory and aural.  It develops advanced skills and concepts in these areas through a mixture of creative and analytic work.  Creative Practice 4 is a prerequisite for students wishing to go on to Advanced Composition and Advanced Improvisation courses.

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, describe and create advanced elements of musical structure: pitch, melody, harmony, rhythm, counterpoint, form and timbre.
  2. Demonstrate a grasp of sophisticated musical language and form as composer, improviser, or analyst.
  3. Use professional level standards in the presentation of musical works or ideas
  4. Write about music using sophisticated theoretical concepts and language.

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 Outcomes 1, 3, 4]
2. A major portfolio of 2-3 compositions (or one large-scale work) with 750-word exegesis OR 3-4 assessed improvisations with 750-word exegesis OR a 3000-word analytic project (60%) [Learning Outcomes 1-4]

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:

a) 48 hours of contact:

  1. 24 hours of core workshops
  2. 24 hours of extension workshops

b) 82 hours of independent student work

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must have completed MUSI2203.

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, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
2657 20 Jul 2015 07 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2015 30 Oct 2015 In Person N/A

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