Basic Music Techniques

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Basic Music Techniques

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Music (BA)

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    An introduction to fundamental written skills in music and to basic forms used in Western music, including introduction to the keyboard and practice in aural perception. 70% internal assessment, 30% examination. Course coordinator: Geoffrey Coker. Email: geoffrey.coker@nzsm.ac.nz. Trimester 3: Withdrawal with refund by 16/01/2015; withdrawal without Associate Dean (Students) approval by 5/02/2015.

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