Musical knowledge I, Western classical music
7.5 ECTS credits
The history of Western classical music from Antiquity to the Baroque is discussed, along with analysis of and exercises in ear training, rhythmics, harmonics and harmonic progression in Western tonal music as well as piano-based reduction and harmonic analysis. Knowledge of instruments and instrumentation and of how notation and sequence programs can be applied in different musical and artistic contexts are treated, as are reflections on the praxis, aesthetics and function of music in society, different approaches to music conventions, and the importance of ear training and theory study to musical development.
Progressive specialisation: G1N (has only upper‐secondary level entry requirements)
Education level: Undergraduate level
Admission requirements: Admission to the Bachelor Programme in Music (HGMSK)
Selection is usually based on your grade point average from upper secondary school or the number of credit points from previous university studies, or both.
This course is included in the following programme
- Bachelor Programme in Music (studied during year 1)
- Start Spring 2021
- Mode of study Campus
- Language English, if required by international students
- Course code KOGV05
- Application code KAU-36029
- Study pace 25% (Day)
- Study period week 3–22