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MUI2002 Aural skills and song-writing

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Version produced : 21 July 2014


Pre-requisite: MUI1004

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course. A CD player and headphones are mandatory for the Module B examination


Song-writing and Musicianship is designed for second year music students who have already studied MUI1000 and MUI1004 who have advanced knowledge of harmony and two semesters experience of intensive aural work; (Modules A and B)

The material of this course is divided into two Modules.
Module A provides practical instruction in the art of popular song-writing. Elements of song-writing that will be explored include the writing of lyrics, creative word-setting, establishing suitable harmonic frameworks, and melodic invention within the popular idiom.
B. Module B represents third-stage aural work for second year music theory major students. This module provides further development of aural acuity relating to pitch, melody, rhythm, harmony and form.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2013 External
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba