Statement of Attainment issued on completion
MUSICAL ANALYSIS (advanced course)
Articulate Ideas about Music and Analyse Functional Harmony builds on foundational music theory skills* and in this short course, students learn how to delve deep into written scores and understand the craft of musical composition. Harmonic components are detailed and deconstructed including: uncommon scale tone triads and chords, major and minor harmony, Roman numeral analysis, diatonic and parallel chord relationships, inversion and slash notation, cadences, modulation and much more. Melodic components are detailed and deconstructed including: range (interval and scientific pitch notation), melodic contour or shape (ascending,
descending, stepwise, skip-wise, intervallic and static), melodic phrases and motives, exact and modified repetition, melodic permutations (retrograde, rotation, inversion etc.) and much more.
*Foundational music theory skills includes the following general elements: major and minor scales in a range of keys, the circle of fifths, treble and bass clefs, diatonic harmony, chord structure, scale-tone triads and seventh chords, simple and compound diatonic and chromatic intervals and basic rhythms from whole notes to sixteenth notes including ties, slurs, repeats etc.
UNITS OF COMPETENCY:
CUAMLT402 Articulate Ideas About Music
CUAMLT403 Develop Skills in the Analysis of Functional Harmony
2 study terms
You have a maximum of 2 study terms to complete a short course, however you can finish the course as quickly as you like.
All students that complete the short course satisfactorily receive a Statement of Attainment that is Nationally Recognised.
MODE OF DELIVERY
Online (distance education)
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