Advanced Analysis (CMPN4666)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit is designed to equip students with a working knowledge of current music theory and analysis practice, impart analytical skills that can be applied across a broad spectrum of activities and different musical genres and types, and develop an understanding of related concepts such as what analysis actually is, different types of analysis (functional, descriptive, surface, aural/perceptual vs. score based) and an understanding of working at different levels of abstraction.

Further unit of study information

Classes

1 x 2 hr seminar/lecture per week

Assessment

Class presentation (1000 words) (15%), Composition analysis (20%), Weekly readings reports (15%), Research Project (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

MCGY4601 or with permission of the Coordinator

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.