Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2014.
|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. We 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, we will examine current scholarship on authenticity and performance practice, music and politics, gender and sexuality, and music and meaning.
Students will engage in an individual performance- and research-based project on a work relevant to them; through the tutorial exercises, presentation and essay, they will be encouraged to explore this work from various perspectives, including historically, analytically and performative.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A reader and a music anthology will be available from the University bookstore at the beginning of semester.
|Breadth Options:|| |
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.
|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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