Musical knowledge III, Western classical music
7.5 ECTS credits
The history of Western classical music from the beginning of the 1900s to the early 2000s is discussed, along with analysis of melodics, sounds, modality, poly-rhythmics, changing and complex time signatures in free tonal music of the 1900s and phrase techniques in different music scores. The role of music in society is discussed and problematised 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, income sources and copyright. 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: KOGV06 Main Instrument III, Western Classical Music 15 ECTS cr, KOGV07 Ensemble III, Western Classical Music 7.5 ECTS cr, and KOGV08 Musical Knowledge II, 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 Spring 2019
- Mode of study Campus
- Language English, if required by international students
- Course code KOGV11
- Application code KAU-31724
- Study pace 25% (Day)
- Study period week 4–23