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Paris! Berlioz to the Ballets Russes (MUSI20120)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2018
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeMUSI20120
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 1
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Walter Benjamin called Paris the capital of the 19th century. This subject examines some of the ways in which Paris was a centre for musical activity in the 19th century. It looks at the importance of music criticism, music societies, theatres/companies and exhibitions. Repertoire is examined from within social and cultural contexts.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students should have developed:


• a capacity for independent critical thought
• high level cognitive skills
• an openness to new ideas
• knowledge, skills and practices, which provide a basis for independent critical inquiry and research-based writing.

Generic skills

On completion of this subject students should have developed:

  • a capacity for independent critical thought

  • high-level cognitive skills

  • an openness to new ideas

  • knowledge, skills and practices which provide a basis for independent critical inquiry and research-based writing

Last updated: 04 November 2017