MUSI10148 African Music and Dance
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
Not available to BMus students
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Summer: 36 hours, comprising one 2-hour lectures and two 2-hour tutorials per week. Semester: One 1-hour lecture and one 2-hour rehearsal each week during semester and an end of semester performance |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Graeme Counsel
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject is designed to impart skills and knowledge central to music making processes in various West African cultures. Integrating practical and academic study the subject will focus on understanding the musical complexities of West African music and dance both in its sociocultural context and through hands-on participation at weekly rehearsals and supporting lectures, culminating in an end of semester performance. It will investigate structural components and procedures common to many African music forms and explore their application to particular pieces. It will provide simple and practical methodologies for mastering the rhythmic complexities in West African music.
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On completion of this subject, students should have gained:
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Readings will be available online through the LMS before the commencement of the semester.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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|Generic Skills:|| |
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
|Non-western music performance |
Music outside the western tradition