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Continuo 4 - EMUS2674

In this Unit of Study students will gain mastery of basso continuo realisation through 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%)

Additional information
It is strongly advised that all bass continuo instrumentalists (harpsichordists, organists, fortepianists, lutenists, harpists and so on) take this Unit of Study with Principal Study 6.

Pre-requisites

EMUS2673

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Historical Performance
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
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

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Historical Performance
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
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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