GDAR1056
Music of Our Lives: Understanding and Enjoying the Musical Arts

GDAR1056
Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GDAR1056 MUS (3,3,0)
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What is the course about?

This purpose of GDAR1056 is three-fold.

First, there is a fundamental focus on students becoming educated and active music listeners of Western and Asian music representative of a wide range of music literature primarily from 1850 to the present.

Second, the course will emphasize the development of an understanding of musical characteristics and artistic elements reflective of music of Hong Kong, China, Europe, and Americas.

Third, students will gain insights into the place and role of music in not only diverse cultural and historical contexts, but also examine how the students themselves use music in their lives.

What do the students say about this course?

導師黃泉鋒博士對音樂與身份認同有不少認識,從課堂中可見他對此方面做了不少功夫,亦有到訪不同國家親身了解他國音樂。在堂上完全感受到他的熱情。

Translation
Year 4 student from BBA

Remarks:

Notes for all GE courses

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