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The Great Fall: Berlin’s ‘Freedom’ concert

The Great Fall: Berlin’s ‘Freedom’ concert Creative commons image Credit: Allan Warren under CC BY-SA 3.0) license
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Nov 2014
How did the Berlin 'Freedom' concert come about after the Fall of the Berlin Wall, and what significance has music played in Germany's past?  

Entrainment

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Entrainment Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Oct 2008
Open University ethnomusicologist Martin Clayton describes how his study of music and its performance in different cultural settings has allowed...

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Music in Code

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Music in Code Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 40 mins Updated 08 Mar 2010
Today, listening to music is easy - we have CDs, MP3s, radio, television and the internet. But around a hundred years ago life was very different -...

Sounds harmonious

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Sounds harmonious Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2009
Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 26 Jul 2009
Math can be applied to pretty much everything in existence, and music is of no exception. Across this album, The Open University's Alan Graham...

Introduction to Working with Young People

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Introduction to Working with Young People Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University 2008
Introductory level Duration 1 hour 45 mins Updated 24 Apr 2009
How does music help to engage disaffected or disadvantaged young people? How can taking to the streets help build rapport with the youth community?...

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Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities

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Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities Copyrighted image Credit: Dreamstime Updated content
Duration 1200 hours Updated 28 Nov 2014
Why study the arts? Apart from sheer enjoyment, these subjects give you an enormous breadth of cultural literacy while training you to think and...

Diploma of Higher Education in Humanities

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Duration 2400 hours Updated 28 Nov 2014
The Diploma of Higher Education in Humanities will help you refine your skills of debate and analysis while developing your cultural literacy. It...

Inside music

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Inside music Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Intermediate level Duration 600 hours Updated 28 Nov 2014 Register by 10 Sep 2015
This module is an introduction to the principles of music where you'll examine the fundamentals of Western music and develop a more detailed...

The music dissertation

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The music dissertation Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Masters level Duration 600 hours Updated 28 Nov 2014 Register by 05 Dec 2014
Complete your MA in Music with a dissertation of 16,000-18,000 words, on a subject of your choice, with the guidance of your  tutor.

MA Music part 1

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MA Music part 1 Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Masters level Duration 600 hours Updated 28 Nov 2014 Register by 10 Sep 2015
This module introduces a range of music research skills and you will consider written documents about music, musical criticism and performances in...

The arts past and present

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The arts past and present Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Introductory level Duration 600 hours Updated 28 Nov 2014 Register by 08 Jan 2015
Study a broad range of arts subject areas (from history to philosophy, music to English) across multiple cultures and historical periods in this...