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History of Jazz & Rock B

Enrolment code: FFA211/311

Offered: Launceston: semester 2

Unit description:

Surveys major trends and artists within contemporary (Jazz & Rock) music from 1950 to the present day. Lectures will include important jazz periods such as Cool, Free, and Jazz/Rock Fusion, and the evolution of rock will be discussed with specific reference to blues and folk music. Important periods in this idiom will include Rhythm & Blues, Progressive Rock, Punk, Rap, and Techno. Lectures will also discuss various social and cultural influences which have influenced the development of contemporary music.

Staff Mr JM Lade For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 2-hrs lectures, 1-hr tutorial (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites FFA102 and FFA103 for BCA students  
Assessment mode 1,500-word assignment (60%), final invigilated exam (40%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Discipline (School) Theatre, School of Visual and Performing Arts (Launceston)  
Courses Bachelor of Contemporary Arts  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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