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New Music, New Thinking - CMPN1612

Year - 2018

New Music, New Thinking is designed to challenge the way in which students' understand the music of our time. Through in-depth analyses of music of the past 100 years, students will be exposed to a variety of compositional techniques, concepts and aesthetics. The content and assessment of this subject will enable students to further develop critical thinking and judgments with regards to the composition of new classical music and relate this knowledge to other contemporary cultural practices. Students will be expected to undertake weekly readings and listenings, participate in discussion and conduct independent research.

1 x 2hr seminar/week

Three assessment items: (1) essay (50%); weekly engagement in discussion and creative exercises (25%) and; (3) portfolio of three small creative works (25%).


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Composition and Music Technology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Damien Ricketson
HECS Band: 1
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