Popular Music Studies (MUED4006)


This unit examines approaches to the teaching of popular music. This includes: a study of relevant literature, considerations of the place of popular music in music education, analysis methods suitable for popular music, composition and performance of popular music, and emerging technologies in relation to popular music studies.

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2hr workshop/wk


Presentation (30%), reports (25%), assignment (45%).

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