Music and Sound Concepts 1

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Music and Sound Concepts 1

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Music (BA)

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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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 first of two units exploring and engaging with key concepts in music and sound. The unit encompasses both criticism and analysis as well as creative practice and experimentation and draws on 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 foundational concepts of music and sound.
    2. Recognise and discuss the basic cultural, political, technological and economic contexts of music and sound.
    3. Review and explore concepts raised through lecture content and how these ideas inform varying approaches to the study of music and sound.
    4. Apply written communication skills for Music and Sound taking into account academic writing conventions.

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