Undergraduate Course: Listening and Musicianship 1 (MUSI08051)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||The main aim of this course is to provide a set of practical aural skills relevant to the students' musical needs.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Only available to students on a Music degree programme.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Equivalent of a Higher or A Level in Music at Grade A.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One class examination (50%) and one degree examination (50%).
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||1:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||1:00|
| - Students will understand the importance of listening skills for good musicianship.
- Students will understand the need for integration of their aural skills with analytical and theoretical knowledge, and develop the awareness required for effective self-directed learning.
- Students will be able to recognise aurally various chords and scales.
- Students will be capable of accurately transcribing various rhythmic and melodic dictations.
- Students will be capable of recognising simple four-part harmonic progressions.
|There is no compulsory text book for this course. However, 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's guide to aural skills. New York & London: W.W. Norton.
Pratt, George. (1990). Aural awareness: principles and practice. Milton Keynes & Philadelphia: Open University Press.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||Taught in 2 tutorial groups in Weeks 1-5 and 7-11. Students are assigned to a group at the beginning of the academic session.
|Keywords||music aural skills listening musicianship
|Course organiser||Dr Thomas Wagner
Tel: (0131 6)50 2423
|Course secretary||Mrs Noureen Ehsan
Tel: (0131 6)50 9179
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