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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islands Music - MUED1007

Year - 2020

This unit comprises an introduction to the music and dance expressions of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in their various geographical, historical, social and cultural settings, with an emphasis on contemporary, mass mediated expressions. The Unit provides students with a broad understanding of Australian indigenous societies, past and present, and introduces them to issues of ethical responsibility involved in the study of Australian indigenous music and dance. It addresses a range of practical issues related to the incorporation of Australian indigenous music within school music education programs.

2 hr lecture/workshop per week

Teaching / music arrangement workshop task (55%), Song performance task (45%),


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Music Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Michael Webb
HECS Band: 1
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