EDF4211 - Introduction to European arts
6 points, SCA Band 0 (NATIONAL PRIORITY), 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Education
Leader(s): Dr G J Hurworth
An intensive introductory program in European music and arts including lectures, concerts, opera and museum visits on location in Central Europe [The itinerary may include visits to several of these countries : Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Germany]. The summer school will last approximately four weeks.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the history of German music in the context of the places visited in the tour; demonstrate an appreciation of the relationship between music and the other arts (eg architecture, visual arts) as observed during the tour; appreciate the relationship between musical or performance style and the buildings, purposes and instruments for which music was designed.
Essay [2400 words] : 60%
reflective journal [1600 words]: 40%
equivalent of 3 hrs per week