Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2015.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 2-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||740-130 Medieval and Early Modern Music|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||N/A|
|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.|
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Through studies of selected medieval manuscript sources, students will develop their own understanding of the nature, the role, and the functions of music in selected areas of European society in the 12th to 14th centuries. Students will engage in a directed exploration of the processes of gathering materials and manuscript compilation, the relevant notation and scribal practices, illumination and decoration. Students will also make critical studies of the repertoire contained in each manuscript and its sociocultural context, performance issues, relevant theoretical writings, and contemporary scholarship.
On completion of this subject, students should have developed:
Two project reports due in weeks 4 and 8 respectively (60%); an essay of 2500–3000 words due at the end of the semester (40%).
|Prescribed Texts:||Materials will be provided at the beginning of the semester in hard copy and on the LMS|
|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.
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On completion of this subject students should have developed:
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