This unit introduces you to the ways in which music and music-making can be shaped by environment. It encourages you to reflect upon the impact of place on musical practices around the world. You will have the opportunity to explore the distinctiveness of music and music-making in Tasmania, Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, investigate a diverse range of musical works, contemporary and historical, and develop an exciting project to explore the concept of music and place.
|Unit name||Music and Place|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Coordinator||Mr Damien Goundrie|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|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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- Describe, evaluate and compare diverse musical works that engage with the notion of place
- Reflect upon and communicate musical (and/or technological) and contextual ideas
- Realise an independent or collaborative project, through creation, performance, research, recording, or distribution that explores the relationship between music and place
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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On Campus (Hobart)
Fortnightly online content (1.5 hrs)
Fortnightly on-campus tutorial (1.5 hrs)
Weekly on-campus workshop (1.5 hrs)
|Assessment||Assessment Task 1. Class assignments (25%)|Assessment Task 4: Project (40%)|Assessment Task 3: Journal (10%)|Assessment Task 2: Written task (25%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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