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Introduction to the Philosophy of Music - MUSC2644

Year - 2020

This unit of study introduces students to philosophical questions about music and to thinking about music with philosophical methodology. The course visits some of the questions which have perplexed musicians and philosophers alike: How are beauty and music related? What does music tell us about time? What is a musical work? How do we listen? Is music related to language? This course enables all students of music and the liberal arts to understand music as a philosophically distinctive phenomenon.

1 x 2hr lecture per week; 1 x 1hr tutorial per week

Essay (60%); Examination (40%)


Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Arts Music
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 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: Goetz Richter
HECS Band: 1
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