Discipline of Music

Public Sector Ethnomusicology & Comm Dev

Prerequisite Requirement: African Music Outreach: Community Development; Arts Administration

Aim: To understand policy issues and debates related to indigenous music, and to gain practical experience in the provision of technical assistance to arts organisations.

Content: Civic role of arts and culture in Africa; arts-and-culture policy debates; community arts project design, development and implementation; international and national copyright protection of indigenous music and folklore; protection and liabilities of contractual arrangements related to depositing, licensing and distribution of musical sound and audio-visual recordings.

Practicals: Providing technical assistance to arts organisations.

DP Requirement: 75% attendance; 50% sub-minimum for the service-learning component.