Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 1.5 hour lecture and one 1 hour tutorial per week during semester |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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.
T: 13 MELB (6352)
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
VCA and MCM Student Centre
E: [firstname.lastname@example.org] [email@example.com]
This subject provides an introduction to major traditional and contemporary musical traditions that are indigenous to Australia. From Central Australian Song-lines, to Kimberley Corroborees and Country and Western, to Wangga and Djanba in the Daly region, and Manikay and rock bands of the far northeast Arnhem Land, lectures and tutorials explore the compositional processes, performance practices, and foundational principles that underpin a diverse range of Aboriginal song and dance from across Australia. Particular focus is placed on song lyrics and other musical elements, dance, creative innovation and the continuity and revitalisation of tradition through contemporary practices.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
A ten minute class presentation during tutorials (20%); weekly tutorial participation and attendance (10%); a written assignment of 750 words due in Week 5 (20%); a 2000 word essay in the examination period (50%)
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Readings will be available on the LMS prior to the commencement of the semester
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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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students will have acquired skills in:
Academic Electives |
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