Western Music: a Panorama - MUSC1604

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

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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Subject Area: Music

This course provides an overview of the history, genres, and key artistic and intellectual themes in Western classical music from the Renaissance through to the present day. Through discussion of significant compositions from different historical periods, students will develop an overview of the development of musical styles and genres. These developments will be related to key ideologies and placed in historical and social contexts. By the end of this course, students will be equipped to undertake detailed study in specific areas of critical enquiry.


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