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Jazz Music Skills 2 - JAZZ1622

Year - 2018

Harmony and Arranging Module: In semester two, the voicing techniques for two to four horns stressing the most effective registers, harmonisation of passing tones, clusters and other techniques will be introduced. Students may be organised into ensemble-like groups and may be expected to bring their instruments to perform the works presented. Aural Module: Consolidates and expands upon concepts and skills introduced in Jazz Music Skills 1, and introduces compound intervals, open voicings, the addition of upper extensions to all chord types, and increasingly complex harmonic structures. N.B Both the Harmony and Aural Modules must be passed in order for the student to proceed to Jazz Music Skills 3.

Classes
2 x 2 hr tuts/week

Assessment
Written harmony test (30%), Classwork (15%) , End of Semester large arrangement (25%), 3 x smaller arrangements at 10% each (30%). Aural Module: Two class tests at 20% each, and end of semester exam at 60%.

Textbooks
Lindsay, Gary (2005) "Jazz Arranging Techniques from Quartet to Big Band"

Pre-requisites

JAZZ1621

Co-requisites

JAZZ1632 or JAZZ1602

Details

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: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Craig Scott
HECS Band: 1
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