Faculty of Arts
This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.
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Through the study of selected representative musical works from the Western art music canon, this unit explores the historical conditions under which music was produced and the purposes it served for composers, performers, patrons and the public. Musical works are studied in terms of their historical, structural and stylistic characteristics.
Upon completion of the unit, students will be able to:
Within semester assessment: 100%
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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