- Code MUSI2228
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Music
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Music
- Areas of interest Australian Studies, Cultural Studies, History, Musicology, Music
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Scott Davie
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2023
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This course gives an overview of the major recent 'turning points' in music since 1900, and in the way we study that history, that can help explain the particular character of music and musical culture in contemporary society. The course will introduce students to core skills that are required to research music and to communicate findings and ideas effectively to others.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- recognise and critique key historical narratives of Western music history in the period 1900-present;
- discuss musical works and their historical, theoretical, and cultural dimensions;
- demonstrate research, analytical and writing skills appropriate to the advancement of scholarly argument; and
- present musicological arguments informed by a range of methodologies and frameworks.
- Essay Plan (700 words) (20) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Final Essay (2500 words) (40) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Mid-semester Listening test (20) [LO 1,2]
- Final Listening test (20) [LO 1,2]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures and tutorials; and
b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Readings to be assigned.
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