Analyse functional harmony

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Assessment Template
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Evidence Guide
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Competency Mapping Template
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Observation Checklist
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Self Assessment Survey
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Moodle Outcomes
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Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUSMLT403A, 'Analyse functional harmony'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Clarify analysis requirements

1. Discuss with appropriate personnel the purpose and scope of the harmonic analysis

2. Agree on own role in or contribution to the harmonic analysis

3. Identify appropriate methodologies for analysing harmony in the context of the required task

4. Identify the musical styles, genres or pieces to be analysed

5. Clarify factors that may impact on the analysis, and plan accordingly

Identify theoretical elements of music

6. Identify key signatures, accidentals and other harmonic indicators

7. Identify chords and chord progressions

8. Assess music pieces, recordings, compositions, written examples and/or performances to identify elements of functional harmony

9. Identify a sufficient range of relevant harmonic and melodic elements to ensure that the analysis is comprehensive and to the required standard

Analyse how functional harmony contributes to performance and compositional outcomes

10. With assistance as required, identify the way in which the harmony functions within musical examples

11. Investigate musical examples for the way harmonic elements are combined, manipulated and interpreted for aesthetic, technical and/or expressive outcomes

12. Discuss aspects of work in progress with appropriate personnel and incorporate different angles or ideas into the analysis as required

Complete analysis

13. Apply knowledge of harmony and related theoretical vocabulary to the analysis in an appropriate way

14. Ensure that all aspects of musical examples are analysed or described to the required standard of analysis

15. Assist with the compilation of conclusions based on the harmonic analysis as required

16. Seek feedback on own contribution to the analysis from appropriate personnel and note areas for future improvement

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUSMLT403A appears in the following qualifications: