Graduate Aural Perception (PERF5023)


This unit of study aims to promote aural understanding of the elements of music and the ways in which these elements function in musical structures. It aims to develop already acquired skills of aural perception to the level requisite of a music professional through exercises in aural analysis and aural imagination. A range of musical styles will provide the focus for study with emphasis on melodic, harmonic and rhythmic features, as well as tonal design.

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2 hr/wk.


Class tests (60%), assignments (40%).

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

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.

Cross-institutional study

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.