THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2008/2009
Music 2A: Music and Ideas (VS1) (U02745)
Music and Ideas: an exploration of the relationship between music and cultural trends/philosophies from medieval times to the postmodern.
? Keywords : Music History Music and Ideas
? This course is only available to visiting students.
? Pre-requisites : Music 1C: Musical Literacy or equivalent musical knowledge.
Home subject area
? Normal year taken : 2nd year
? Contact Teaching Time : 2 hour(s) 30 minutes per week for 11 weeks
First Class Information
All of the following classes
? Additional Class Information : Weekly lectures plus tutorials in Weeks 3,5,7,9,11.
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
- gain an understanding of the work of major thinkers about music, its meanings and its socio-cultural traditions;
- gain the ability to understand theoretical and aesthetic systems and relate theory and practice to each other;
- learn to relate musical works to the broader context of the history of ideas.
One coursework submission c.2,000 words (50%) to be submitted by 4.00pm Wednesday 3 December 2008, and one further coursework submission c.2,000 words (50%) to be submitted by 4.00pm on Friday 17 December 2008.
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Miss Lindsay Hunter
Dr Elaine Kelly
Course Website : http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/
School Website : http://www.ace.ed.ac.uk/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/