units

ATS3332

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedPrato Summer semester A 2014 (Flexible)
Coordinator(s)Dr Kenji Fujimura

Notes

This is an international study program that requires an application to be enrolled - see the Arts Prato page for further information http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/prato/

Synopsis

This unit introduces students to the study of music in different cultural contexts. Culturally-specific approaches to performance, research and composition will be investigated in their environments. The focus of the unit will be a reflective approach to the integration of diverse traditions of music into individual creative and research activity.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the students:

  1. Will understand key elements of the relevant music culture including unique approaches to performance, research and composition;
  2. Will have the ability to reflect upon their own musical practices and develop these in the context of newly acquired music cultural knowledge;
  3. Will apply concepts they have learned within a performance / composition / musicological context.

Assessment

Assignment (2000 words): 40%
Folio of Compositions/Performances/Written Work (2000 equiv. words): 40%
Class participation (900 equiv. words): 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Three week course of Four 3-hour sessions per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

Non-Bachelor of Music students will be required to audition, submit a folio of compositions or sample of written work according to course requirements prior to enrolment.

Prohibitions