Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitSir Zelman Cowen School of Music
OfferedClayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Joel Crotty


Topics include the critical study of Australian music history writing, selected composers and their works, and how music is placed within multiculturalism.


On successful completion of this unit, students should have acquired a general knowledge of the place of music in Australian culture, past and present and an understanding of historical and cultural theories with which critically to evaluate music within various contexts.


Written work(4,500 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

1 x two-hour lecture-seminar per week

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