Musical Australia and Asia (MUSC3606)

UNIT OF STUDY

An examination of Australian Music reflecting an engagement with the traditional music of Asia. Both the specific tradition as well as its musical influence will be studied with special emphasis upon China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia and India. Wherever possible workshops upon a specific tradition (such as gamelan performance) will be included.

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Classes

2hr lecture and 1 hr tut/week

Assessment

One 3,000 word essay, or individual creative project (such as composition) (60%) accompanied by a short reflective essay; a listening test (20%); contribution to online discussion (20%).

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

18 junior credit points, Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: An ability to read music at a basic level and an understanding of fundamental musical terminology would be an advantage but not essential.

Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: An ability to read music at a basic level and an understanding of fundamental musical terminology would be an advantage but not essential.

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