The Creative Musicianship courses are a series of six 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 5 builds on the fundamental skills students develop during Creative Musicianship 1-4, and is intended for students interested in developing their understanding of, and skills in, composition, improvisation, and the creative use of musical language. It develops advanced skills and concepts in these areas through a mixture of creative and analytical work. Creative Musicianship 5 is a prerequisite for students wishing to progress to Creative Musicianship 6.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Apply, in a sophisticated manner, the different elements of musical structure and composition (pitch, melody, harmony, rhythm, counterpoint, form and timbre) relevant to one or more styles of music (classical, jazz, contemporary etc.).
- Demonstrate a sound understanding of sophisticated musical language and form, applied to relevant compositional, analytical and improvisational tasks.
- Employ the core principles of professional musical notation and presentation, relevant to the chosen musical application.
- Make convincing and substantiated creative decisions central to relevant compositional, arrangement or improvisational activities
- A portfolio of original work (80%) [learning outcomes 1-3]
- A written exegesis (c. 1000 words) describing the rationale for the creative decisions made (20%) [learning outcomes 3-4]
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WorkloadA combination of 2 hours of seminars/workshops, and 1 hour of specialised tutorials, plus seven hours of independent study per week (total of 130 hours over the semester).
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- 6 units
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3000||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|