Provides students with a range of historical, cross-cultural and indigenous perspectives relating to the development of global music cultures. It examines the roles of music within different societies, and promotes an understanding of the dynamics of global musical cultures through the development of research frameworks for cross-cultural musical comparisons.
- Introduction to world music
- African music traditions
- Middle Eastern Music
- The influence of European Music - Ireland, Scotland, gypsy
- Music of South America and the Caribbean
- Music of Asia
- Indigenous music of Australia and North American traditions
- Music of the Pacific
- Production, distribution and consumption of Music in the digital age.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify and discuss prominent stylistic features of a variety of musical examples from different musical cultures||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|2||analyse a range of historical and cross-cultural perspectives relating to the international circulation of music in the 20th and 21st century||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|3||analyse contemporary issues relating to the global music 'industry'||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|4||research and reflect on aspects of global music.||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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