Courses & Units

Music Since 1950 FCP301


Consideration of the aesthetic principles and creative philosophies that have shaped music since World War II to the present day, focussing on influential composers, works and techniques.


Unit name Music Since 1950
Unit code FCP301
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music

Dr Anne-Marie Forbes

Teaching staff

Dr Anne-Marie Forbes

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


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  •  PREREQ: FCH100 or 200 level units


Teaching Pattern

1 x 2 hour lecture, weekly

1 x 1 hr tutorial, weekly


Class assignments 30% Essay (1500wds) 30% Examination 40%

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Flexible Study Options



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

Burkholder History of Western Music 9e


Norton Anthology of Western Music Vol.3,

Auner Music in the 20th and 21st Centuries (Norton)

Taruskin Music in the late C20th (OUP)

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