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Music Language 3: Modern Directions (MUSI30046)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2017
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeMUSI30046
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Summer Term
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject provides an overview of the principal compositional styles and techniques found in twentieth-century Western music.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • demonstrate a working knowledge of the principal 20th-century techniques
  • understand and articulate the historical context in which they emerged
  • compose short pieces using these techniques
  • appreciate the skills and challenges of the compositional process

Generic skills

On completion of this subject, students should have the ability to:

  • absorb and analyse models and replicate them
  • connect modes of communication with contexts in which they arise

Last updated: 16 August 2017