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Jazz History 1 - JAZZ1021

Year - 2018

Jazz History 1 provides the student with a practical understanding of the roots of jazz and the music developed, played and composed from the late 1800s - early 1930s and the historical context in which it was created. The classes will be structured around the use of sound recordings and by practical application. Students will be expected to be able to recognise, write about and discuss the major musical contributors of this period and their music, the cultural and socio-economic influences upon and of this music. Aural examinations will be of the 'Blindfold Test' variety. Students will transcribe notable performances from recordings and will direct ensemble performances of these. A recommended listening list, reading list and audio examples will be provided.

Classes
2hr lecture per week

Assessment
In-class Presentation (30%); Transcription/Performance (30%); Listening Exam (40%)

Additional information
Jazz degree students need to seek departmental permission in order to enrol.

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Jazz
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Sydney
Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Jazz
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Andrew Dickeson
HECS Band: 1
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