Courses & Units

Music & History FCH102


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 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
Unit code FCH102
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts and Law
Tasmanian College of the Arts
Discipline Music

Dr Heather Monkhouse

Teaching staff

Dr Heather Monkhouse

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


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Band Field of Education
1 100101

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Teaching Pattern

Fully online

Student workload expectation: 8-10 hours weekly

3 short quizzes (weeks 3, 7, 12): 30%

Discussion forum participation (ongoing, with final submission due end of semester): 10%

1 written report (800 words) (week 8): 20%

1 Repertoire listening quiz (week, 13): 20%

Powerpoint presentation and short written summary (end of semester): 20%

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Kelly, Music Then and Now (WW Norton)


Marien and Fleming Fleming's Arts ad Ideas vol 2, 10th ed.

Burkholder History of Western Music 9e

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

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