Musicology 1 (MCGY1601)


Musicology 1 introduces the study of musicology at the undergraduate level. It aims to establish fundamental knowledge and skills required for musicological study and research, particularly emphasizing finding, surveying and reporting on musicological information. In this semester the musical topics for study are drawn in part from the recent period covered by MCGY2614 Musical Worlds of Today.

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One 2 hr seminar, plus attendance at Musicology Workshop


Short assignments (60%); 2000w essay and presentation (40%)

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