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MUI1006 Musical Contexts: Popular Music

Short Description: Musical Contexts: Pop Music
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 2
ASCED code : 100101 - Music
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 19 September 2021

Requisites

Enrolment is not permitted in MUI1006 if MUI2006 has been previously completed.

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

With a focus on key musical works and trends from throughout the twentieth century, this course will provide an overview of the musical development, principal styles, and the social and cultural contexts of contemporary Western popular music including Australian popular music and Indigenous popular music. Students will explore, through discussion and research, the societal, technological and musicological aspects of popular music in order to better know the context of the music that they will play and listen to throughout their musical careers.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 19 September 2021