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 aims to provide students with opportunities to increase their knowledge of major composers and significant works of music from the western canon, 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, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Music

A/Prof Heather Monkhouse

Teaching staff

A/Prof Heather Monkhouse

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


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1 100101

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Teaching Pattern

Fully online Student workload expectation: 8-10 hours weekly


2 short quizzes (weeks 3,7) 30%

1 written report (800 words) (week 9) 25%

1 repertoire listening quiz (week 13) 20%

5 slide powerpoint presentation (end of semester) 25%

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Flexible Study Options




Kelly, Music Then and Now (WW Norton) (etext version recommended)

Turabian Manual for Writers 9th ed ISBN 978-0-226-43057-7

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