Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|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.
CoordinatorProf Kerry Murphy
An overview of musical works and ideas from the 19th century. Representative works of the period are introduced in their social and cultural contexts. The subject looks also at music and its audiences, and the role of music institutions in shaping music history. The focus will mainly be Western Europe with a segment on music in Australia.
On completion of this subject students should have developed:
Three tutorial assignments of 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%).
The Norton Anthology of Western Music, 6th ed., ed. J. Peter Burkholder, Claude V. Palisca (New York: Palisca (New York: Norton, 2009).
A reader will be available to purchase from the University Bookshop
|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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