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Undergraduate Course: Listening and Musicianship 2 (MUSI08052)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate) Credits10
Home subject areaMusic Other subject areaNone
Course website http://www.music.ed.ac.uk Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThe main aim of this course is to expand the students' musical awareness by developing a perceptive and analytical approach to listening.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Listening and Musicianship 1 (MUSI08051)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements Only available to students on a Music degree programme.
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesVisiting students should have at least one semester of aural skills training. We will only consider University/College level courses.
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?Yes
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2011/12 Semester 1, Available to all students (SV1) WebCT enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Location Activity Description Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
CentralTutorialStudents are assigned to groups in week one.2-5, 7-10 14:00 - 14:50
or 12:10 - 13:00
First Class Week 2, Friday, 12:10 - 13:00, Zone: Central. Lecture Room B, Alison House (students are assigned to either the 12-1pm or 2-3pm groups)
Additional information Taught in 2 tutorial groups in Weeks 2-5 and 7-10. Students will be assigned to tutorial groups at the beginning of the academic session.
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours:Minutes
Main Exam Diet S1 (December)Listening and Musicianship 21:00
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)1:00
Resit Exam Diet (August)1:00
Delivery period: 2011/12 Semester 1, Part-year visiting students only (VV1) WebCT enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Location Activity Description Weeks Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
CentralTutorialStudents are assigned to a class in week one.2-5, 7-10 14:00 - 14:50
or 12:10 - 13:00
First Class Week 2, Friday, 12:10 - 13:00, Zone: Central. Lecture Room B, Alison House (students are assigned to either the 12-1pm or 2-3pm groups)
Additional information Taught in 2 tutorial groups in Weeks 2-5 and 7-10. Students will be assigned to tutorial groups at the beginning of the academic session.
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
Students will develop their listening skills through the aural analysis of a wide range of musical pieces.
Students will acquire a broad knowledge of various elements of musical expression, such as pitch, rhythm, timbre, texture and structure.
Students will be able to aurally recognise various more complex harmonic progressions.
Students will be capable of accurately transcribing more complex melodic and four-part harmonic dictations.
Assessment Information
One class examination (50%) and one degree examination (50%).
Visiting Student Variant Assessment: One class examination (100%).
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list There is no compulsory text book for this course. However, published text books and audio resources do exist for ear training, and students are encouraged to discover and to use these for themselves, alongside the course!
For example, items held in the University library include:
Mayfield, Connie. (2003). Theory essentials: an integrated approach to harmony, ear training, and keyboard skills. California & London: Thomson Schirmer.
Phillips, Joel. (2005). The musician&ęs guide to aural skills. New York & London: W.W. Norton.
Pratt, George. (1990). Aural awareness: principles and practice. Milton Keynes & Philadelphia: Open University Press.
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
Keywordsmusic aural skills listening musicianship
Contacts
Course organiserDr Nikki Moran
Tel: (0131 6)50 2423
Email: n.moran@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr Brad Herbert
Tel: (0131 6)50 2422
Email: brad.herbert@ed.ac.uk
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