Musical knowledge III, Western classical music7.5 ECTS credits
The history of Western classical music from the beginning of the 1900s to the early 2000s is discussed, along with presentations and analysis of melodics, sounds, modality, poly-rhythmics, harmonics, changing and complex time signatures in free tonal music of the 1900s and phrase techniques in different music scores from the same period. The role of music in society is discussed and problematised by the students as is the importance of ear training and theory study to their own musical understanding and skills. The course also covers music industry-related issues of marketing, market law, actors, income sources, and copyright, as well as practical applications of this knowledge in marketing plans and artist contracts. 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: Completed KOGV03 Main Instrument II, Western Classical Music, 15 ECTS credits, KOGV04 Ensemble II, Western Classical Music, 7.5 ECTS credits, and KOGV05 Musical Knowledge I, Western Classical Music, 7.5 ECTS credits, plus registered for KOGV06 Main Instrument III, Western Classical Music, 15 ECTS credits, KOGV07 Ensemble III, Western Classical Music, 7.5 ECTS credits, and KOGV08 Musical Knowledge II, Western Classical Music, 7.5 ECTS credits, or eqivalent
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)