Analysis, History and Culture Studies

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Analysis, History and Culture Studies

AHCS requirements apply to students undertaking the following degrees. Specific requirements are listed in the relevant enrolment pattern.
(a) BMusic
(b) BMusic (Composition)
(c) BMusic (Music Education)
(d) BMusic (Performance)
(e) BMusic/BAdvanced Studies (Composition)
(f) BMusic/BAdvanced Studies (Performance)
(g) Diploma of Music

Foundation units

JAZZ1021
Jazz History 1
3    A Students enrolling in this unit are expected to have strong overall music skills including notation, reading, aural skills, music research and analysis and jazz performance (excluding non-jazz students)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Non-Jazz degree students will be considered for a place in the class based on enrolment numbers prior to the commencement of the semester.
Semester 2
JAZZ1022
Jazz History 2
3    P JAZZ1021


Non-Jazz degree students will be considered for a place in the class based on enrolment numbers prior to the commencement of the semester.
Semester 1
JAZZ2018
Jazz History 3
3    P JAZZ1022


Non-Jazz degree students will be considered for a place in the class based on enrolment numbers prior to the commencement of the semester.
Semester 2
MCGY1030
This is Music
6   

This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, History and Culture studies.
Semester 1
MCGY1031
Australian Musical Worlds
6      Semester 2
MCGY2611
Music from the Middle Ages to Baroque
6    A Ability to read musical notation
Semester 2
MCGY2612
Music in the Classical and Romantic Eras
6    A The ability to read musical notation and basic knowledge of music theory


This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, History and Culture studies.
Semester 1
MCGY2613
Music in Modern Times
6    A Ability to read musical notation


This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, history and culture studies.
Semester 1
MUSC1506
Music in Western Culture
6    A The ability to follow a musical score while listening to the music and knowledge of elementary music theory
Semester 2
MUSC2638
Jazz Riots and Revolutions

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 2

Electives

CMPN1612
New Music, New Thinking
6      Semester 2
CMPN4666
Advanced Analysis
6      Semester 1
EMUS2500
Historically Informed Style Workshop

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 1
JAZZ3618
Jazz Musicology and Analysis
6    P JAZZ2017 or JAZZ2624


This is a Foundation unit in Analysis, History and Culture studies.
Semester 1
MCGY1019
Musicology Workshop 1
3      Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY1020
Musicology Workshop 2
3    P MCGY1019
Semester 1
Semester 2
MCGY2601
Perception of Music Performance
6      Semester 2
MCGY2615
The Ultimate Art: 400 Years of Opera

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P MCGY2611 or MCGY2612 or MCGY2613 or MUSC1506
Semester 2
MCGY2621
Exploring Ethnomusicology
6    P MCGY1030


This is a compulsory unit for the minor in ethnomusicology. If prerequisite not met, you may apply for special permission.
Semester 2
MCGY3061
Advanced Harmony
6    P MCGY2011
Semester 1
MCGY3602
Understanding East Asian Music
6      Semester 2
MCGY3604
J.S. Bach and his World
6      Semester 1
MCGY3629
Romanticism and the Fantastic

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    A It is expected that students will have some knowledge of harmonic and formal practices up to 1850.
Semester 1
MCGY3630
New Germans: Wagner and Liszt 1848-76
6    A It is expected that students will have some knowledge of harmonic and formal practices up to 1850
P MCGY2612
Semester 1
MCGY3636
Mozart's World: Music in the Age of Reason

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    A It is strongly recommended that students have completed MCGY2612, or have a sound knowledge of the Viennese Classical repertoire.


Dr Alan Maddox
Semester 1
MCGY3638
Harmony as Counterpoint
6      Semester 1
MCGY3639
Modernism in Austria and Germany 1889-1914

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P MCGY2612
Semester 2
MUSC1507
Sounds, Screens, Speakers: Music and Media
6      Semester 1
MUSC2616
Noise/Sound/Music: Engaging Sonic Worlds

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 1
MUSC2644
Introduction to the Philosophy of Music
6      Semester 2
MUSC2645
Psychology of Music
6      Semester 1
MUSC2648
Words and Music : Song Across Cultures
6    P 18 credit points of 1000-level units
Semester 1
MUSC2654
Popular Music
6      Semester 2
MUSC2663
Survey of Film Music
6      Semester 2
MUSC2664
Popular Music and the Moving Image

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P 18 junior credit points
Semester 1
MUSC2666
Global Sound: Drum and Bass, Rhythm and Soul
6      Semester 1
MUSC2672
Australian Popular Music
6      Semester 2
MUSC2675
History of the Musical
6      Semester 2
MUSC3609
Musicology
6   

This unit is a requirement for Honours in the Arts Music unit.
Semester 2
MUSC3610
Musical Traditions and Globalization
6      Semester 2
MUSC3629
Music and Everyday Life
6   

This unit is a requirement for Honours in the BA.
Semester 2
MUSC3631
Music in Public: Performance and Power
6      Semester 2
MUSC3641
Music, Environment and Climate Change

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6      Semester 1
MUSC3699
Understanding Music: Modes of Hearing
6   

A good working knowledge of musical terminology and vocabulary is required.
Semester 2
MUSC4214
Musicology Workshop Advanced
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
VSAO1300
Classical Singer's Repertoire Book
6      Semester 2