Monash Cuts Musicology. Why Does It Matter?

Why does music matter? How do understandings of music differ across time, place and culture? How can we help facilitate the sustainability of diverse musical knowledge and practice across the planet for future generations?

This quote from Monash University, explains the importance of its 3rd year elective subject Musicology. The uni has plans to cut this course due to the economic impact of Covid 19. So, why do cuts like this matter? Professor Peter Tregear – principal fellow at Melbourne University joined the Thursday Daily to tell us about how these types of cuts may affect society and culture. 

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