This unit focuses on music and its relationship with culture, power and religion in Europe from the fifteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century. The unit also aims to provide students with opportunities to increase their knowledge of major composers and significant works of music from the western canon, improve important written communication skills, developing research skills, especially the distinction between formal and informal writing, and the processes of critical awareness and listening analysis.
|Unit name||Music & History|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
A/Prof Heather Monkhouse
A/Prof Heather Monkhouse
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,445.00||100101|
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Fully online Student workload expectation: 8-10 hours weekly
2 short quizzes (weeks 3,7) 30%
1 written report (800 words) (week 9) 25%
1 repertoire listening quiz (week 13) 20%
5 slide powerpoint presentation (end of semester) 25%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Flexible Study Options
Kelly, Music Then and Now (WW Norton) (etext version recommended)
Turabian Manual 8th ed 978-0-226-81638-8
Co-op Bookshop links
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