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Studies in Music History
This course provides students with an overview of different approaches and methodologies in the study of music history and musicology, and affords students an opportunity to put some of these approaches into practice in an individual research project.TOPICS COVERED IN THIS COURSE:• The discipline of musicology: origins and scope• Using source materials: scores, iconography, archives, journals and diaries• Building and questioning canons• New approaches: The 'New musicology'• Historical ethnomusicology• Recreating the past: Musicology and historically-informed performance• Into the future: Digital musicology
Students who pass this course will: Be able to evaluate and use various types of primary sources relevant to the study of music history;Be proficient in the use of library resources relevant to the study of music history;Be able to recognise, discuss, and evaluate key scholarly approaches to the study of music;Be able to conduct research in music history with academic supervision;Be able to present research findings in appropriate academic language.
Subject to approval of the Head of School.
Domestic fee $2,044.00
International Postgraduate fees
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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Humanities and Creative Arts.