Courses & Units

Rock Revolution FCB116


Subject to enrolment quota


Provides a survey of the development of major styles and contributions of major figures to popular music from the 1950s to the present day, focusing on the social context of musical styles and the relationship between the music and its selecting audience.  Students gain familiarity with significant repertoire and enhanced aural awareness in the appreciation of formal and stylistic characteristics.


Unit name Rock Revolution
Unit code FCB116
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music

Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes

Teaching staff

Teaching staff TBC

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


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Teaching Pattern

2 hrs lecture, 1 hr workshop weekly


Research assignment: 10%

1,500-word essay: 30%

Listening test: 20%

End of semester examination: 40%

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