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CODE DGP0741

 
TITLE Jazz - Improvisation

 
LEVEL 00 - Mod Pre-Tert, Foundation, Proficiency & DegreePlus

 
ECTS CREDITS Not Applicable

 
DEPARTMENT Degree Plus Programme

 
DESCRIPTION In this study-unit, students will discuss diatonic modes, harmonic progressions within a key area, the secondary dominant principle, various song forms such as blues and rhythm changes, and gives the students some ideas to re-harmonize a particular section of a standard tune. Students are recommended to have at least a good knowledge of key signatures and grasp on major and minor scales.

Unit Material:

Appropriate unit material will be provided by the tutor during the sessions.

Assessment:

In keeping with the spirit of Degree Plus, there is no formal assessment associated with the unit. A certificate of attendance and of satisfactory completion of the unit will be provided at the end of the semester.

 
ADDITIONAL NOTES This unit may not be offered if there are an insufficient number of applicants.

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Practical

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Attendance No 100%

 
LECTURER/S Joseph Noel Grima (Co-ord.)

 
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It should be noted that all the information in the study-unit description above applies to the academic year 2017/8, if study-unit is available during this academic year, and may be subject to change in subsequent years.
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