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Continuo 1 - EMUS1671

Year - 2018

In this Unit of Study students will acquire essential foundations for successful and artistic basso continuo realisation. The Unit is aimed at harpsichordists, lutenists, baroque cellists, viola da gambists and harpists, but will also be of great benefit to melody-line instrumentalists and singers. The Unit will include intensive study and application of figured bass principles, improvisation, ornamentation, score reading, harmonic hierarchy and its implications, and general principles of bass-line playing in relevant chamber and orchestral repertoire. Historical and stylistic awareness through research of relevant pedagogical texts, discussion and application will be a strong and on-going focus.

Classes
1 hr class/week

Assessment
1 class presentation or performance and 1 written assignment 2000 words (100%)

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Historical Performance
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Historical Performance
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Daniel Yeadon
HECS Band: 1
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