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Music History 2: C19th Music and Ideas (MUSI20198)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville) and On Campus (Southbank)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeMUSI20198
Southbank, Parkville
Southbank, Parkville
Summer Term - On Campus
Semester 1 - On Campus
Semester 1 - On Campus
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

An overview of musical works and ideas from the 19th century. Representative works of the period are introduced in their social and cultural contexts. The subject also looks at music and its audiences, and the role of music institutions in shaping music history. The focus will mainly be Western Europe with a segment on music in Australia.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject, students should have developed:

  • appraise and contextualise music from the 19th Century;
  • apply a range of approaches to music history;
  • critically analyse music of the 19th Century;
  • apply research methods basic to the scholarly study of music of this period and have an awareness of the latest research in the area.

Last updated: 10 April 2019