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African-American Music Inquiry - MCGY3631

Year - 2018

This unit aims to provide students with a framework for analysing African-American musical products. An historical survey of research into African-American performance is followed by a discussion of current critical debates and scholarship. Students will apply existing theoretical models to the analysis of jazz, funk and hip-hop works. In turn, they will develop original research methodologies for the analysis of an African-American expressive work of their choice.

Classes
One 2 hr seminar/week

Assessment
Essay 3000 words (50%), Tut presentation 2000 wds (30%), Tutorial participation and demonstrated knowledge of required reading (20%)

Pre-requisites

At least 12 cps of the following (MCGY2611 or MCGY2612 or MCGY2613 or MCGY2614)

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Musicology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Christopher Coady
HECS Band: 1
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