Musical knowledge II, Western classical music
7.5 ECTS credits
The history of Western classical music from Classicism to Modernism is discussed, along with analysis of and exercises in ear training, rhythmics, harmonics and harmonic progression in Western tonal music. Simple solo pieces, scales and cadences as well as piano-based reduction and harmonic analysis are played. The praxis, aesthetics and function of music in society are discussed as well as different approaches to music conventions, and the importance of ear training and theory study to musical development. Instruction is in the form of group tutorials and seminars.
Progressive specialisation: G2F (has at least 60 credits in first‐cycle course/s as entry requirements)
Education level: Undergraduate level
Admission requirements: KOGV03 Main Instrument II, Western Classical Music 15 ECTS cr, KOGV04 Ensemble II, Western Classical Music 7.5 ECTS cr and KOGV05 Western Classical Music 7.5 ECTS cr
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 2)
- Start Autumn 2020
- Mode of study Campus
- Language English, if required by international students
- Course code KOGV08
- Application code KAU-36032
- Study pace 25% (Day)
- Study period week 36–2