ATS3829 - East Asia and its music: Silk road histories and popular contexts - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Arts

Organisational Unit

Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Adrian McNeil

Coordinator(s)

Dr Adrian McNeil

Not offered in 2019

Prerequisites

Twelve credit points of second-year Arts units.

Synopsis

The unit examines musical, aesthetic, social and ritual concepts and practices as expressed in the musical life of the Chinese, Japanese and Korean cultures, with particular reference to selected performances of music and dance and the relationships between music and the related arts.

Outcomes

Upon completion of the unit, students are able to:

  1. Demonstrate select knowledge of the history and styles of the music cultures of China, Korea, and Japan;
  2. Critically evaluate and analyse music theory, terminology and performance techniques in the three aforementioned cultures and how they reflect local socio/cultural patterns and values.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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