Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, 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:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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 may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Melanie Plesch
An overview of music, culture and society in Western Europe from the 17 th to the late 18 th centuries. Through an examination of works by Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Handel, J. S. Bach, W. A. Mozart, and J. Haydn, among others, students will explore the development of musical styles during this period in their cultural, social and political contexts.
In-class discussions, quizzes, and exercises will support students as they explore current scholarship on authenticity and performance practice, music and politics, gender and sexuality, and music and meaning.
Students will engage in an individual project on a work relevant to them, which they will explore from performative, historical and analytical perspectives. The three tutorial assignments will support them through the research process culminating in their essay.
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|
Composition Stream (B-MUS version 4 only) |
Graduate Diploma and Certificate Elective subjects
Musicology/Ethnomusicology Stream (B-MUS version 4 only)
Performance Stream (B-MUS Version 4 only)
Performance/ Composition/ Musicology/ Ethnomusicology Specialisation (B-MUS Version 5 only)
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Studies in western music |
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