Courses & Units

Music From 1700 to 1850 FCH201



Musicology majors: all students in the musicology major will be assigned to a Conservatorium ensemble and are required to attend all rehearsals and participate in concert performances.


This unit considers of the notion of classicism and romanticism, and the political, social and philosophical background of the period. Topics will focus on major composers and the evolution of musical styles as well as the reasons why the music was so shaped.


Unit name Music From 1700 to 1850
Unit code FCH201
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music

Dr Anne-Marie Forbes

Teaching staff

Dr A. Teniswood-Harvey

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


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Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2016 23/3/2016 11/4/2016 27/5/2016

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2016: $782.00 2016: $2,154.00 100101

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  • PREREQ: Level 100 FCH unit or equivalent in another degree


Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, weekly

1 x 1 hr tutorial, weekly


Research assignment: 15%

Essay (1500 words): 25%

End of Semester exams: listening 20% & written 40%

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Burkholder History of Western Music 9e 

Norton Anthology of Western Music vol. 2


Blanning, The Triumph of Music (Penguin)

Rice Music in the C18th (Norton)

Turabian Manual 8th ed 978-0-226-81638-8

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