This unit surveys role of music in popular culture through a consideration of musical style and cultural function, covering genres of popular music from the mid nineteenth century to mid-twentieth century. Musical genres will be studied where possible from the perspective of the audience..
|Unit name||Popular Music & Culture|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Dr Anne-Marie Forbes
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2015: $769.00||2015: $2,102.00||100101|
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1 x 2 hour lecture, weekly1 x 1 hr tutorial, weekly, starting from week 2
Week 5 library assignment: 15%
Week 8: mid-semester test: 15%
Essay (1200 words): 20%
End of Semester exam: 50% (listening 20% & written 30%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Kelly, Music Then and Now (WW Norton)
Marien and Fleming, Fleming's Arts and Ideas vol 2, 10th ed. Burkholder History of Western Music, Turabian Manual 8th ed