Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two hours per week during semester. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Permission of the subject co-ordinator .
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability will impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorProf Catherine Falk
VCA and Music Student Centre
234 St Kilda Rd, Southbank
Tel: +61 3 9685 9322
Fax: +61 3 9685 9358
Students will acquire critical interpretative and analytical skills in musical ethnography. Issues examined include: the nature of intercultural communication, orality and literacy in music; case studies of ethnographic representations of music; the role and techniques of transcription and analysis in ethnomusicology; and organological classification systems in ethnomusicology .
On completion of this subject, students should:
A transcription exercise of 3 minutes of music (20%); A journal, recording summaries of assigned readings and tasks (30%); A 20-minute seminar presentation of a written paper (2,500 words) (20%); A 2,000-word essay (30%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Myers, Helen ed. Ethnomusicology: an introduction. New York, London: Norton, 1992.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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