Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 one-hour lectures and 1 one-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Musical literacy, to a standard equivalent to AMEB grade 4 or higher.
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
|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 subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit.
An overview of music, culture and society in Western Europe from the 17th to the late 18th centuries. Students will explore the development of musical styles during the period in their cultural, social and political contexts. Through an examination of works by Monteverdi, Schütz, Lully, Vivaldi, Handel, J. S. Bach, W. A. Mozart and J. Haydn, among others, this subject will discuss current scholarship on authenticity and performance practice, music and politics, gender and sexuality, and music and meaning.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
Three tutorial assignments equivalent to 400 words each, due in week 4, 6 and 8, respectively (30% - 10% for each assignment); essay of 2000 words, due in week 10 (50%); one-hour listening-based examination, held during the examination period (20%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A reader and a music anthology will be available from the University bookstore at the beginning of semester.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students will have developed:
Bachelor of Music |
Academic Electives |
Graduate Diploma and Certificate Elective subjects
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Studies in western music |
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