Free course

Reception of music in cross-cultural perspective

Free statement of participation on completion

Music is created to be performed, in most cases for an audience, whether in a concert hall, at a street fair or through a radio. But how those listeners receive a piece or style of music influences future music production. This free course, Reception of music in cross-cultural perspective, explores how audience reception, changing social situations and technology impact musical performance.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand how to study music reception
  • demonstrate an awareness of how changing social situations and the availability of new technology impact on musical performance.