Experiencing and Exploring Music in Hong Kong

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDAR1046 MUS (3,3,0)
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What is the course about?

GDAR1046 is designed to give student an opportunity to experience first-hand and explore music in relationship to its role in our society. In each of the 3 weeks devoted to one type of music in Hong Kong (traditional, popular, classical, theatrical), students are expected to:

  1. acquire knowledge in such type of music, including its brief history and its general musical characteristics,
  2. take part in an activity such as a performance/ workshop pertinent to the theme of the segment of the class,
  3. reflect on the musical and aesthetical issues pertinent to the participated activity,
  4. relate the themed activity with current issues in Hong Kong’s cultural scene.


Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.