Courses & Units

Early Music Studies FCH301

Hobart

Note:

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.

Introduction

This unit allows students to undertake a detailed investigation of selected topics associated with manuscript materials, notational and performance practices of music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods.

Summary

Unit name Early Music Studies
Unit code FCH301
Credit points 25
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Dr Anne-Marie Forbes

Teaching staff

Dr Anne-Marie Forbes

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

Availability

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

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017

* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2016: $1,564.00 2016: $4,308.00 100101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

12.5 points in intermediate level FCH units

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, weekly

1 x 1 hr tutorial, weekly

Assessment

Class assignments 40%, essays (4000wds) 30%, final examination 30%

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Textbooks

Required

Turabian Manual 8th ed 978-0-226-81638-8, Burkholder History of Western Music 9e

Recommended

Norton Anthology of Western Music vol 1
Freedman Music in the Renaissance (Norton)
Fassler Music in the Medieval West (Norton)

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