Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Western Art Music HistoryWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102546.1

Discipline: MUSIC

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Jacob Leonard


Equivalent Units
101740 - Music History 1, 102427 - Western Art Music 1

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Autumn  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit explores a range of musical works, styles, genres and composers from the Middle Ages to the twenty-first century. It shows how music evolved through the centuries, suggesting that stylistic changes are linked to innovative musical thinking on the one hand and conformity to established practices on the other. The unit asks how and why different genres and styles in different periods in western art music history come to the foreground while others recede into the background. Within a socio-historical context, the unit investigates the practices that produce musical innovation and considers how the various historical epochs have shaped our understanding of music. The unit includes some rudimentary music analysis and key terminologies and music vocabularies.


Courses
1651.7Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
1651.8Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CURRENT
1652.5Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
1652.6Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
1652.7Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
1652.8Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT
1655.7Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.8Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CONTINUING
1655.9Bachelor of Arts (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1659.2Bachelor of MusicCONTINUING
1659.4Bachelor of MusicCURRENT
1696.4Bachelor of CommunicationCURRENT
1706.3Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
1706.4Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
1708.3Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CONTINUING
1708.5Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)CURRENT
1736.2Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1738.2Bachelor of Music (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1808.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1808.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social ScienceCURRENT
1818.2Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCONTINUING
1818.3Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of BusinessCURRENT
1822.1Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1822.2Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1822.3Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's ScholarsCURRENT
1823.1Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1823.2Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) Dean's ScholarsCONTINUING
1823.4Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) Dean's ScholarsCURRENT
1841.1Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1842.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
3654.3Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6005.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCONTINUING
6005.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of ArtsCURRENT
6017.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12)CURRENT
6019.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CONTINUING
6019.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)CURRENT
6021.1Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
6021.2Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CONTINUING
6021.3Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT


Specialisations

M1114.1MusicologyCURRENT
M1130.1Music for Secondary TeachingCURRENT
SM1065.1MusicologyCURRENT
SM1083.1Music for Secondary TeachingCONTINUING




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