Music History Classical Music

Module code
M-JP-MGF
Curricular domain
Community
Credits
2
Group size
All students of the same study year.
Number of course weeks
16
Class duration
One 75-minute lesson per week (with a 10-minute break)
Total contact hours
20 hours
Study load
36 hours

Form / content / level

Prerequisites
Admitted to the main subject course.
Competencies
See Competencies Matrix.
Aims
Developing a broad understanding of classical music as well as the analytic skill to identify music based on its instrumentation.
Relation to other modules
Related to the main subject course (both involve musical analysis).
Content
- Middle Ages (600-1400)

- Stylistic change 1: monophonic to polyphonic (900)

- Stylistic change 2: Ars Nova (1320)

- Renaissance (1400-1600)

- Stylistic change 3: New Sweetness (1430)

- Baroque (1600-1750)

- Stylistic change 4: Monody (1600)

- Stylistic change 5: Instrumental Music (1600)

- Classical Music (1750-1815)

- Stylistic change 6: Galant to Gelehrt (1740)

- Modern Times (1908)

- Stylistic change 7: Atonality (1908)
Mode(s) of instruction
Frontal, workshops, tutorial
Material
General Readers, www.artezmusictools.nl/muziekgeschiedenis_new, www.bestmusicteacher.com, handouts, audio, images
Student activity
n/a

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
1 assessment at the end of the module
Criteria
The student should have mastered the elements described under Aims.
Pass requirements
The student has completed this module if he is awarded a minimum grade of 5.5.
Examination procedure
Forthcoming.
Resit options
See the Education and Assessment Plan.

Module summary

In this module the student develops a broad understanding of classical music as well as the analytic skill to identify music based on its instrumentation.