MUI1000 Making Music 2: Creating Melody and Harmony
|Semester 2, 2019 Online|
|Short Description:||Making Music 2 Creating Melody|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Creative Arts|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|ASCED code :||100101 - Music|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
Examiner: Helen Russell
Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.
This course provides the student with important music skills that supplement practical music courses. Essential elements in the development of a musician are aural awareness and both a working knowledge of, and practical skills in the techniques of music analysis, writing and performance.
This course provides practical instruction in the use of the vocabulary and language of music to create musical artefacts. It further develops fundamental knowledge, understanding and aural acuity of pitch, melody and rhythm. Succeeding Making Music courses further develop these skills.
On successful completion of this course students should be able to:
- demonstrate basic level knowledge and understanding of melody and harmony
- apply skills and techniques related to melody and harmony construction
- apply aural skills, including the ability to observe and analyse melody and harmony in a variety of contexts
- work both independently and/or collaboratively to apply knowledge of melody and harmony to the creation of musical artefacts.
|1.||MODULE A - Melodic construction and melodic cadence, two-part harmony writing, improvisation and performance||30.00|
|2.||MODULE B - Harmonization in contemporary music, three and four part harmony writing, drop voicings||30.00|
|3.||MODULE C – Traditional harmony in four parts including analysis of Bach chorales.||40.00|
Text and materials required to be purchased or accessed
ALL textbooks and materials available to be purchased can be sourced from USQ's Online Bookshop (unless otherwise stated). (https://omnia.usq.edu.au/textbooks/?year=2019&sem=02&subject1=MUI1000)
Please contact us for alternative purchase options from USQ Bookshop. (https://omnia.usq.edu.au/info/contact/)
Student workload expectations
|Description||Marks out of||Wtg (%)||Due Date||Notes|
|MODULE A - TASK 1||100||25||12 Aug 2019|
|MODULE B - TASK 2||100||35||09 Sep 2019|
|MODULE C - TASK 3||100||40||28 Oct 2019|
Important assessment information
Students must attend and complete the requirements of the Workplace Health and Safety training program for this course where required.
External and Online:
There are no attendance requirements for this course. However, it is the students’ responsibility to study all material provided to them or required to be accessed by them to maximise their chance of meeting the objectives of the course and to be informed of course-related activities and administration.
It is the students’ responsibility to attend and participate appropriately in all activities (such as lectures, tutorials, laboratories and practical work) scheduled for them, and to study all material provided to them or required to be accessed by them to maximise their chance of meeting the objectives of the course and to be informed of course-related activities and administration.
Requirements for students to complete each assessment item satisfactorily:
To satisfactorily complete an individual assessment item a student must achieve at least 50% of the marks.
Penalties for late submission of required work:
Students should refer to the Assessment Procedure http://policy.usq.edu.au/documents.php?id=14749PL (point 4.2.4)
Requirements for student to be awarded a passing grade in the course:
To be assured of receiving a passing grade, a student must achieve at least 50% of the total weighted marks available for the course.
Method used to combine assessment results to attain final grade:
The final grades for students will be assigned on the basis of the aggregate of the weighted marks obtained for each of the summative assessment items in the course.
There is no examination for this course.
Examination period when Deferred/Supplementary examinations will be held:
There is no examination in this course, there will be no deferred or supplementary examinations.
University Student Policies:
Students should read the USQ policies: Definitions, Assessment and Student Academic Misconduct to avoid actions which might contravene University policies and practices. These policies can be found at http://policy.usq.edu.au.
Students can expect that questions in assessment items in this course may draw upon knowledge and skills that they can reasonably be expected to have acquired before enrolling in the course. This includes knowledge contained in pre-requisite courses and appropriate communication, information literacy, analytical, critical thinking, problem solving or numeracy skills. Students who do not possess such knowledge and skills should not expect to achieve the same grades as those students who do possess them.