Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07
This course covers five key moments from Western music history, giving students both a clear and broad grasp of the shape of musical, cultural and intellectual history along with much more detailed studies of individual musical works.
The coverage will not be encyclopaedic and will instead seek to help students develop a sense of a musical period through more engaged explorations of a small number of key musical works.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
To combine breadth and depth in introducing students to five key moments in the development of Western music.
To introduce students to appropriate but challenging scholarly reading and writing, including referencing sources and generating bibliographies.
Main Learning Outcomes
Students will develop:
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
One 2000-word essay from a list of topics related to the content of the lectures/seminars (60%).
Researching, preparation and delivery of 4 out of 5 short group presentations (10% each) (40%).
One 2000-word essay from a list of topics related to the content of the lectures/seminars (resit for the essay).
One 2000-word essay from a list of topics related to the content of the lectures/seminars (resit for the presentation).
All students will be expected to read key texts, listen to identified musical compositions and to have studied related musical scores.
All students will be expected to participate in discussion following from their reading and the class presentations.
Feedback to the student presentations will be given orally in class by the lecturer and on a feedback form.
Feedback to the essays will be written on scripts
A feedback form will be appended to each essay with explicit next steps for further development.
Additional feedback will be available on request.