Topics on Contemporary Music Production

The course covers five topics:
1. Introduction: to examine the background and significance of contemporary music from historical and cultural aspects.
2. Topic 1 (thinking): to introduce and discuss contemporary music based on academic research aspect.
3. Topic 2 (appreciation): to discuss contemporary music from aspects of composers and performers.
4. Topic 3 (critiques): to discuss aesthetic issues about contemporary music and the difficulties it may face ahead in the future, from the viewpoints of actual performance and the commentary.
5. Conclusion: to clarify the background, mainstream of thoughts, characteristics of styles of contemporary music, with a good scenes to judge the tendency of its future development.