Courses & Units

Music Before 1700 FCP302


This unit provides a study of the major styles and genres of music from the beginning of the Christian era to the Baroque in the context of the influential composers and sociopolitical forces that shaped stylistic change.


Unit name Music Before 1700
Unit code FCP302
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Music

Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes

Teaching staff

Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes

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


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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



Burkholder History of Western Music 9e

Turabian Manual 8th ed


Norton Anthology of Western Music Vol.1

Freedman Music in the Renaissance (Norton)

Fassler Music in the Medieval West (Norton)

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