NCEA Level 1 Music Studies 101

MSS101
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Cameron

Music 101
This course covers the aspects of performance as a soloist and as part of a group, composition, aural transcription, score analysis and musical knowledge. This course is suited to students who not only wish to perform and compose, but also study the rudiments of theory, and music in its historical context.


Pathway

NCEA Level 2 Music Performance Technology 201, NCEA Level 2 Music Studies 201

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$11 to cover specialist classroom equipment. There are no days out of school but itinerant music lessons will be scheduled on a rotating timetable basis for those opting for these.


Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Music or HOD's discretion. Performance and theory ability at a Grade 3 level is recommended.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91090 v3 Music 1.1 - Perform two pieces of music as a featured soloist
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I
6
A.S. 91091 v3 Music 1.2 - Demonstrate ensemble skills through performing a piece of music as a member of a group
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1
I
4
A.S. 91092 v3 Music 1.3 - Compose two original pieces of music
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1
I
6
A.S. 91093 v3 Music 1.4 - Demonstrate aural and theoretical skills through transcription
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1
E
4
A.S. 91094 v3 Music 1.5 - Demonstrate knowledge of conventions used in music scores
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E
4
Y
A.S. 91095 v3 Music 1.6 - Demonstrate knowledge of two music works from contrasting contexts
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I
6
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.