SPECIAL NOTE: subject to enrolement quota
available as an elective
Key Semester Dates
Final WW Date*
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Provides a survey of the development of major styles and contributions of major figures to popular music from the 1950s to the present day, focusing on the social context of musical styles and the relationship between the music and its selecting audience. Students gain familiarity with significant repertoire and enhanced aural awareness in the appreciation of formal and stylistic characteristics.
ASSESSMENT: 500-word research assignment (10%), 1,500-word essay (30%), listening test (10% in wk 13), end-of-sem 2-hr exam (50%)
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Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.