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Studies In Opera (MUSI30045)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2018
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeMUSI30045
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

The subject is not an introduction to opera but aims to stimulate those who are already interested in the genre. It examines issues that relate to the interdisciplinary nature of opera (such as the importance of the text and staging) alongside a study of selected works from the operatic genre with particular emphasis on their social and historical significance. The course encourages you to think about the future of the genre and also its role in Australia at the present time.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students should:

  • be aware of the important issues in opera studies
  • have a broad overview of the history and future of the genre

Generic skills

On completion of this subject students should have developed:

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

Last updated: 23 October 2017