Discipline of Music

Introduction to Music Fundamentals A

(MUSC105)

Aim: Introduction to Music Fundamentals A equips students with the core theoretical and practical basics of the staff notation system.

Content: Musical pulse; durations of sound and silence; conventions of note and rest grouping; musical pitch; musical alphabet; frequency and pitch; differentiating pitches in notation; calculating distances between notes; hearing and notating intervals; tonal centres and key; conventions of notating scales (major scales).  

Assessment

Two tests (50%), one final examination (50%)

DP Requirements

Attendance at 80% of contact lectures as per register