Critical Practice in Music - MUSC4102

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of the Arts and Media

Course Outline: School of the Arts and Media

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: MUSC4101, and enrolment in a Music single or dual program. Or Level 1, 2 and 3 core Music courses and enrolment in Music/Education program. Or 48 UOC overall including MUSC1602 or MUSC1604, and MUSC2116 and enrolment in a Music major

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Subject Area: Music

The course enables you to extend your mastery of discipline-specific knowledge and practice through critical studies in music. You will study methods of critical practice to help you find ways to improve the ethical and aesthetical outcomes in your chosen area of practice whether it is musicology, pedagogy, performance or composition. The course provides a forum for you to investigate aspects of your area of musical study in the light of current debates within the discipline. Investigations are informed by evidence based on live music making, videos, audio recordings, scores and published research. You will also gain in-depth familiarity with a variety of approaches to critical practice in music through the individual or collaborative exploration of a chosen project concept that will culminate in a summative presentation/performance.

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