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Global Sound: Drum and Bass, Rhythm and Soul - MUSC2666

Year - 2019

How did the music of enslaved and marginalised people eventually become a dominant force in contemporary popular culture? This unit will examine the local reinvention of a wide variety of African American music in communities around the world. From soul and funk in West Africa to ska and reggae in the Caribbean, we will examine how music moves around the world and within local communities to make new forms of meaning.

Classes
1 hr lecture, 1 hr tut/week

Assessment
Critical Interpretation of 1500 words (25%), Musical analysis of 1500 words (25%), Final Project of 3000 words (40%), Participation (10%).

Pre-requisites

18 junior credit points.

Prohibitions

SSCP1002

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Arts Music
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
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 Charles Fairchild
HECS Band: 1
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