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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Graeme Smith


Previously coded MUS3330


The unit deals with music, aesthetic, social and ritual concepts and practices as expressed in the musical life of North and South India with particular reference to selected performances of music and dance, the relationships between music and the related arts.


Upon completion of this unit, students undertaking this unit should have:

  1. A basic knowledge of the history and styles of the music cultures of North and South India.
  2. A knowledge of music theory, terminology, and performance techniques in North and South India and how they reflect local socio/cultural patterns and values.


Written (2500 words): 70%
Exam (2 hours): 30%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour lecture) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Asian studies