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Unit description

Strengthens intermediate level skills and knowledge in relation to collaborative music making practices, arrangement, music performance and recording. Students rehearse and record with a small ensemble and participate in practical sessions focused on arranging for strings, horns and electronic sound sources.

Unit content

  • Intermediate level ensemble rehearsal, performance and recording practices
     
  • Recording studio preproduction, etiquette and protocols
     
  • Writing and arrangement techniques for strings and horns
     
  • Writing and arrangement techniques for synthesisers, samples and effects

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate intermediate performance and recording techniques in an ensemble setting on an instrument or singing
2apply intermediate-level arrangement techniques for strings, horns, and electronic sound sources
3apply intermediate-level music theory principles to ensemble practice, recording and performance.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate intermediate performance and recording techniques in an ensemble setting on an instrument or singing
  2. apply intermediate-level arrangement techniques for strings, horns, and electronic sound sources
  3. apply intermediate-level music theory principles to ensemble practice, recording and performance.

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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