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.
|Unit name||Popular Music & Culture|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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1 x 2 hour lecture, weekly1 x 1 hr tutorial, weekly, starting from week 2
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
Kelly, Music Then and Now (WW Norton)
Turabian Manual 8th ed
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