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Music Tripos, 2005: Notice

The Faculty Board of Music give notice that they have prescribed the following papers and subjects for the Music Tripos in 2005 (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 348):

Part IA

Paper 3. Historical subjects I

Nineteenth-century Music

Paper 4. Historical subjects II and ethnomusicology

A. Constructing the Renaissance Canon

B. Dialogues in World Music

Part IB

Papers 6-11 Additional papers

(A) Historical topics

6. Notation
7. Monteverdi in Venice: Madrigals and Works for the Stage
8. Degeneration and Regeneration
9. Jazz
11. Ethnomusicology: Aspects of Middle Eastern Music

(B) Other topics

10. Introduction to Music and Science

Part II

Papers 8-17. Additional papers

8. Notation: Parisian Polyphony
9. Music and Drama in the Middle Ages
10. Music and Politics in the English Reformation, c. 1540-1625
11. Sight of Sound
12. Orientalism and the Western Canon
13. Richard Strauss's 'Indian Summer'
14. Film Music
15. Perception and Performance
16. Ethnomusicology and the Past
17. Choral Studies

All papers are examined by a three-hour written examination with the exception of the following:

Part IB, Paper 11, Ethnomusicology: Aspects of Middle Eastern Music

The examination will consist of a written paper of two hours' duration, together with submission of a transcription of recorded music and an essay of not more than 1,500 words.

Part II, Paper 17, Choral Studies

The examination will consist of a written paper of two hours' duration, marked as two-thirds of the whole paper, and either a practical examination or submitted work, marked as one third of the paper.


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Cambridge University Reporter 6 May 2004
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