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Unit of study_

Music and Everyday Life - MUSC3629

Year - 2018

What can we learn from non-textual approaches to understanding music? The primary goal of this unit of study is to study music not as a composer, producer, performer, listener or audience member, but as an ethnographer. That is, analysing music through an observational, experiential and intellectual understanding of how people make and take meaning from music.

Classes
1 x 2hr lecture/week

Assessment
1 x 3000wd fieldwork project paper (40%), 1 x 1000wd ethnographic description of a musical event (20%), 2 x 1000wd critical response papers (30%), overall class participation (10%)

Additional information
This unit is a requirement for Honours in the BA.

Pre-requisites

12 credit points of (any MUSC1XXX units or JAZZ1021 or JAZZ1022 or MCGY1031 or MCGY1030)

Prohibitions

MUSC2903

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Arts Music
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 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: A/Prof Charles Fairchild
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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