Music festivals, films and genres such as stadium rock and contemporary circus exemplify how music and the visual combine for spectacular effect. In this unit, through the exploration of a diverse range of contemporary and historical musical works, concepts and processes associated with the notion of spectacle, you will apply new understandings of the relationship between the musical and the visual. You will participate in activities that integrate music-making ideas, reading, writing and discussion, develop skills in contextual enquiry and framing, and develop an exciting project to explore the concept of music and spectacle.
|Unit name||Music and Spectacle|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Coordinator||Mr Heath Brown|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Describe, evaluate and compare the relationship between music and spectacle drawing from a diverse range of musical works, productions and performances.
- Reflect upon and communicate musical, visual and/or technological ideas
- Realise an independent or collaborative project, through creation, performance, research, recording, or distribution that explores the connection between music and spectacle
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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||Task 1: Class assignments (25%)|Task 4: Music and Spectacle project (40%)|Task 3: Project Journal (10%)|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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