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Survey of Film Music - MUSC2663

Year - 2018

This unit is an introductory survey of the history and aesthetics of film music from the late 1890s to the present day. Topics for discussion will include the dramatic function of music as an element of cinematic narrative, the codification of musical iconography in cinematic genres, the symbolic use of pre-existing music, and the evolving musical styles of film composers.

Classes
2 hour lecture and 1 hour tut/week

Assessment
Review assignments 2,000 words (30%), final paper 2,500 words (50%), participation (20%)

Pre-requisites

18 junior credit points

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Arts Music
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 James Wierzbicki
HECS Band: 1
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