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Music and Politics - MUSC2691

Year - 2018

This unit of study offers students a comprehensive understanding of interrelations and convergences between music and politics from a variety of musical genres and political circumstances. Students will be introduced to theoretical models for examining the social agency of musical expression, they will analyse the politics of convention and innovation within musical traditions, and examine musical dialogues that have reflected and influenced momentous social and political movements. No formal musical training necessary.

Classes
1 x 2 hr lecture; 1 x 1 hr tutorial per week

Assessment
Participation in discussions (20%); Written summaries of weekly readings (30%); Final essay of ca. 2,500 words (50%)

Assumed knowledge
English literacy

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
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr James Wierzbicki
HECS Band: 1
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