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Learn Music, Film & Television the smart way with Music, Film & Television courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

A History of World Cinema Course with David Stratton

Film. Focus on cinema. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. David Stratton David Stratton was the director of the Sydney Film Festival from 1966-1983. He contributes film reviews to The Australian, and is the author of two books on Australian cinema: The Last New Wave and The Avocado Plantation. From 1981-2004 he presented films on SBS Television and was, with Margaret Pomeranz, co-host of The Movie Show from 1986-2004.... [More]
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$325 Limited inc GST
A History of World Cinema Course with David Stratton

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This unique program on cinema history continues with a close look at the post-war period as reflected by cinema around the world. This course covers the period 1960-1961.

Movies Now Course: Your Movie Club

Film. Focus on cinema. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. This unique and popular movie appreciation course is like having your own private movie club. In its 11th year, Movies Now offers participants ‘private movie premieres’ prior to their commercial release with each featured movie specially selected by the presenter and popular film critic, Andrew L Urban. The featured movies and their titles remain a secret until... [More]
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$244 Limited inc GST
Movies Now Course: Your Movie Club

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$244 Limited inc GST
Movies Now Course: Your Movie Club

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Film”}</p><p>This unique and popular movie appreciation course is like having your own private movie club. In its 11th year, Movies Now offers participants ‘private

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Music Appreciation Course: A Brief History of Music

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. How do the great composers fit into history? How are they influenced by their times, and how do they influence those who come afterwards? This music appreciation course explores the history of Western music, from medieval times to the 21st century, by linking musical examples to the arts and society of their times. Whether you are a long-term listener or a... [More]
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$247 Limited inc GST
Music Appreciation Course: A Brief History of Music

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Exploring Music Course: The Classical Period

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. 18th century composers believed that music should be understood and appreciated by all, regardless of class or education. It’s little wonder then that the music of this period, composed by such greats as Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, is so popular. This day examines the music of the classical period, its structures and forms, its historical and social... [More]
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$132 Limited inc GST
Exploring Music Course: The Classical Period

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Screenwriting Course: From Concept to Feature Film Script

Film. Focus on cinema. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. For anyone contemplating a career in screenwriting or filmmaking, or for those simply interested in a greater appreciation of how films are put together, this course is a must. You will learn how to write a screenplay, about the fundamentals of writing for a particular market, and the writer’s relationship with the director and producer. You’ll also learn how to... [More]
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$597 Limited GST free
Screenwriting Course: From Concept to Feature Film Script

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Filmmaking Course: The Nuts and Bolts

Film. Focus on cinema. Appreciate and learn about film the smart way with Film courses at CCE, the University of Sydney. It starts with an idea, and before too long you’re standing at the back of a theatre watching an audience cry, laugh, or hide their eyes at something YOU made. It’s magic. This filmmaking course will explain what’s ‘behind the curtain’. How movies are put together. You will learn about great movie ideas, their development, the process of hiring actors and crew,... [More]
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$597 Limited GST free
Filmmaking Course: The Nuts and Bolts

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Exploring Music Course: Understanding the Symphony

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. What is a symphony? For more than two centuries the symphony has represented the summit of a composer’s ambition. But what actually defines a symphony, and how do you listen to one? Learning more about symphonies can deepen your enjoyment of some of the most wonderful music ever composed. This music course gives you an understanding of what to listen for,... [More]
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$132 Limited inc GST
Exploring Music Course: Understanding the Symphony

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Exploring Music Course: The Romantic Period

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. “Who can do anything after Beethoven?” Composers in nineteenth century Europe had a daunting predecessor, but the music they wrote is some of the most beautiful and dramatic of all classical music. Examining the music of the Romantic period in its historical and social context, we look at the works of composers such as Beethoven, Schumann, Schubert, Liszt,... [More]
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$132 Limited inc GST
Exploring Music Course: The Romantic Period

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>“Who can do anything after Beethoven?” Composers in nineteenth century Europe had a daunting predecessor, but the music they wrote is some of the most

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Music Appreciation Course: Eight Great Composers

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. This music course aims to enhance your understanding and appreciation of classical music, by introducing you to the lives and music of some of the greatest composers of all time. Classical music can be a source of great enjoyment and life enrichment. You can enhance your listening and gain a deeper appreciation by understanding the great composers, who... [More]
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$247 Limited inc GST
Music Appreciation Course: Eight Great Composers

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Russian Music History Course

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. Appreciate and learn about music the smart way with Music courses at the University of Sydney. This course covers the development of music in Russia from the late 18th century to the demise of the Soviet period (1990). Unlike European nations, which can date the development of art-music to the Renaissance, political, social and religious aspects of historical Russia curtailed the establishment of an autochthonous tradition until the early 1800s.... [More]
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$208 Limited inc GST
Russian Music History Course

<p>{block name:“Course Tagline - Music”}</p><p>This course covers the development of music in Russia from the late 18th century to the demise of the Soviet period (1990). Unlike European nations,

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