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Music outside the western tradition

Breadth TrackYear: 2019

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Overview

This breadth track explores music of non-Western cultures and societies and the people and social processes involved in music-making.

Subject Options

Practical/ensemble subjects:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MUSI10148 African Music and Dance Ensemble
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20143 World Music Choir 1
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI20138 Indonesian Gamelan Ensemble
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI30139 Shakuhachi Ensemble 1
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5

Academic subjects:

Code Name Study period Credit Points
MUSI10227 Musics of the World
Semester 2
12.5
MUSI30053 The Ethnography of Music
Semester 1
12.5

Notes

These subjects are not approved as breadth for Bachelor of Music students.

What is a Breadth Track?

A breadth track is a sequence of three or more subjects (taken as part of a Melbourne Bachelor degree) that progressively develops knowledge and skills relevant to a coherent domain, theme, topic or issue. It is a suggested set of subjects, rather than a requirement.

Last updated: 23 July 2019