Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 90 minute lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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.
CoordinatorDr Graeme Counsel
The subject provides an introduction to understanding and learning about music in the non western world. It introduces some specific music cultures - for example, from North and Southeast Asia, India, Eastern Europe, West Africa and Indigenous Australia – in their traditional and contemporary contexts. The effects on music of globalisation including diaspora, cultural tourism, cyberspace and westernisation are incorporated into the case studies.
On completion of this subject, students should have developed:
Participation and contribution to tutorials (10%); two Concert Reports of 500 words each, due in weeks 6 and 12 (20% - 10% each); two tutorial assignments of 750 words each, due in weeks 4 and 8 (30% - 15% each); a 1750 word essay due during the examination period (40%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
All reading and listening for this subject is available through 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.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should have developed:
Composition Stream (B-MUS version 4 only) |
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):||
Music outside the western tradition |
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