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World Music

Enrolment code: FFA213/313

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Examines the development of World Music starting from its current influences within the genre of contemporary music. It will explore the phenomena of fusion between current popular, contemporary and folk music, including a wide variety of indigenous music, which has led the development of this increasingly important music expression. Music from non-western cultures such as India, Indonesia, Thailand, and various indigenous musical expressions in Africa and South America will be discussed with reference to recent contemporary (jazz & rock) music composition and performance practice.

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Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern 3 hours weekly; (13 wks), lectures, tutorials and practical sessions Timetable
Prerequisites completion of Year 1 for BCA students  
Assessment mode listening journal (50%); tutorial participation (10%); take-home 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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