Music and Sound Concepts 2

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Music and Sound Concepts 2

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Music (BA)

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This is the second of two units exploring and engaging with key concepts in music and sound. The unit extends the critical and analytical skills developed in Music and Sounds Concepts 1 as well as developing a broader understanding of strategies for creative practice and experimentation by critically listening to a wide spectrum of contemporary and historical music and sound examples.
    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit you should be able to:
    1. Critically reflect on an extended range of major concepts central to music and sound.
    2. Analyse and explain the divergent cultural, political, technological and economic contexts of music and sound.
    3. Critically analyse academic texts which are pertinent to music and sound.
    4. Research issues and concepts that are pertinent to interdisciplinarity in music and sound.

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