Early Keyboard Class 1 (EMUS1661)
UNIT OF STUDY
In this Unit of Study students will develop musical ideas and basic technical skills to play harpsichord repertoire in a chosen program of study. Historical and stylistic awareness through research, discussion, and application will be a strong and on-going focus and students will also develop strategies in practice to be self-correcting. Students will also study and gain experience of basso-continuo techniques, figured-bass realisation, improvisation and tuning.
Further unit of study information
13 one-hour group classes
One 10-minute exam at end of semester - performance of three short works, realisation of a figured bass sequence and tuning and a-1000 word written assignment on a topic related to the repertoire (100%).
Faculty/department permission required?
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.