Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 one-hour lectures and 1 one-hour tutorial per week |
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Offered as breadth with prerequisites: AMEB Grade 4 or equivalent, or permission of the coordinator.
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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 subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.
CoordinatorProf Kerry Murphy
An overview of Western musical works and ideas from the 19th to the 21st century. Representative works will be introduced in their social and cultural contexts. The course looks also at music and its audiences, and the role of music institutions in shaping music history. Students should develop a range of approaches to understanding music history, research methods basic to the scholarly study of music of this period and an awareness of the latest research in the area.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
Three tutorial assignments, due throughout the semester (30%); mid-semester essay of 2000 words (50%); end-of-semester one-hour listening-based examination (20%)
Burkholder, P and C. Palisca, eds. Norton Anthology of Western Music. 5th ed. New York: Norton, 2006. Vol. II. II.
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Burkholder, P, Donald Jay Grout, and Claude V. Palisca. A History of Western Music, 7th ed. New York: Norton, 2005.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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On completion of this subject students should have developed:
Composition Specialisation |
Graduate Diploma and Certificate Elective subjects
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Studies in western music |
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