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APG5838

Faculty of Arts

Postgraduate - Unit

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12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitEthnomusicology
OfferedNot offered in 2014
Coordinator(s)Dr Carol Williams

Notes

Previously coded MUM5040

Synopsis

A survey of European music from medieval times to c.1600. Themes include the impact of the theorist, text and music, sacred versus secular, theory and notation, and written versus oral traditions.

Outcomes

On successful completion of the unit, students should have acquired a general knowledge of the ordering of music developments within the period of investigation and an understanding of historical theories with which critically to evaluate them in a variety of types of historical writing.

Assessment

Written (9000 words): 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

2 hours (2 x 1 hour seminars) per week