Introduction to Cross-Cultural Music Concepts and Analysis
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- 25 Oct 2021
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge of basic musical techniques and structures of diverse repertoires from around the world using appropriate terminology and concepts;
- present a coherent and independent exposition of musical knowledge of musical techniques and structures of diverse repertoires of music from around the world within a framework of musicological discourse;
- critically evaluate the styles of diverse musical repertoires from around the world and apply this knowledge to social, cultural and historical contexts;
- demonstrate a broad knowledge of musical technologies, musical instruments, performance practices and means of production, relevant to diverse musical repertoires from around the world; and
- exercise critical thinking and judgement though collaborative and individual research tasks, problem solving, cultural sensitivity and the ethical study of music.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
Candidature in the Diploma in Arts.
- EquipmentDetails - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- SoftwareDetails - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
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A rudimentary knowledge of music notation is required.
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
This subject introduces students to cross-cultural concepts and the analysis of diverse musical practices from across Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia, Europe and Oceania. On their global journey of musical discovery, students will gain knowledge of the fundamental building blocks of music and music’s place in various social, cultural and historical contexts. Through active listening and aural analysis they will learn to classify and describe different musical practices and musical instruments using culturally appropriate and scholarly terms. By completing this subject, students will gain foundational skills and knowledge in musicology, music theory and music analysis.
Assessment 1 Online Test: 500 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1,3-4 Assessment 2 Online Test: 500 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1,3-4 Assessment 3 Analysis Task: 1000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3,5 Assessment 4 Organology Task: 1000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 4-5 Assessment 5 Essay: 1500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3,5
- Online Test (10%)
- Online Test (10%)
- Analysis Task (20%)
- Essay (40%)
- Organology Task (20%)
Current study term: 24 Oct 21 to 04 Feb 22
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