This unit develops technical, interpretive and self-evaluation skills in music practice. Students are assisted in evaluating their technical, interpretative and improvisation skills. Students are instructed in a range of underpinning theoretical knowledge in general musicianship. Students are assisted in investigating and understanding musicological concepts relating to musical repertoire and performance. Students are guided in setting goals, strategies, exercises and practice routines. The primary focus of the unit is the creation and preparation of a program of musical works to present intermediate technical, improvisational and interpretive challenges.

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ACO1012 - Practical Music 1B

Students must be enrolled in ABMC or ABMU Bachelor of Music.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Plan and produce a program of musical works;  
  2. Collaborate effectively within group contexts;  
  3. Develop and maintain a written practice journal;  
  4. Exhibit intermediate theoretical, interpretative skills and overall musicianship; and  
  5. Articulate relevant musicological concepts in relation to music production activities.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Exercise Applied theory and aural exercises 25%
Report Evaluation of musicological issues using a range of media 25%
Exercise Demonstrate professional standards in studio practice 25%
Performance Group and solo musical performance 25%

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