Courses & Units

Music Since 1950 FCP301



Consideration of the aesthetic principles and creative philosophies that have shaped music since World War II to the present day, focussing on influential composers, works and techniques.


Unit name Music Since 1950
Unit code FCP301
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Arts
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music

Dr Anne-Marie Forbes

Teaching staff

Dr Anne-Marie Forbes

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


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2016 10/8/2016 29/8/2016 14/10/2016

* 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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FCH100 or 200 level units


Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, weekly

1 x 1 hr tutorial, weekly


Class assignments 30% Essay (1500wds) 30% Examination 40%

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

Burkholder History of Western Music 9e


Norton Anthology of Western Music Vol.3, 

Auner Music in the 20th and 21st Centuries (Norton)

Taruskin Music in the late C20th (OUP)

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