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German Essentials for Singers - VSAO1212

Year - 2018

This unit of study provides the specialist language needs of the vocal performer, with the objective of students achieving basic German language and lyric diction skills. The students will be introduced to German grammar including music and voice-specific vocabulary and the phonetics of Modern German through familiarisation with the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). There will be an emphasis on the student's ability to introduce themselves and their music programs to an audience, talk to fellow students about singing, the practice of IPA transcriptions, and the performance of German Songs commensurate with the vocal skill level of each student.

Classes
1 x 3hr lecture/week

Assessment
1 x individual written assignment (40%), 1 x group presentation (30%), 1 x 45min listening exam (30%)

Co-requisites

VSAO1611 or VSAO1612

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Vocal and Opera Studies
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
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: Vocal and Opera Studies
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: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Anke Hoeppner-Ryan
HECS Band: 1
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