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Perception of Music Performance - MCGY2601

Year - 2020

Listening to music performance is an everyday occurrence, yet expert listeners possess tacit knowledge about performers' sound and little is known about how they process sensory information from a performer to conceptualise, recognise and verbalise the sound they hear. This unit of study will focus on recent empirical research studies and examine the ways in which we listen to music performers by sound and sight, how we assess music performance, and how we describe the sounds we hear.

2hr Seminar per week

Class participation in performances and discussions (10%); Poster presentation (30%); Development of a pilot study topic (20%); Written report (40%)


48 credit points of units


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Musicology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Helen Mitchell
HECS Band: 1
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