Courses & Units

Popular Music & Culture FCH101

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Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Popular Music & Culture
Unit code FCH101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music
Coordinator

Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes

Teaching staff

Dr H. Monkhouse

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

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 100101

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Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, weekly1 x 1 hr tutorial, weekly, starting from week 2

Assessment

Week 5 library assignment: 15%

Week 8: mid-semester test: 15%

Essay (1200 words): 20%

End of Semester exam: 50% (listening 20% & written 30%)

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Flexible Study Options

Textbooks

Required

Kelly, Music Then and Now (WW Norton)

Recommended

Turabian Manual 8th ed

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