Undergraduate Course: Music 2B: Music and Ideas from Romanticism to the Late Twentieth Century (MUSI08061)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course offers an overview of the history of western music from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth centuries. It contextualises the history of music in terms of wider cultural and philosophical trends, and introduces students to a wide-ranging repertoire of works composed during this broad period.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Equivalent of a Scottish Higher or GCSE A Level in Music at Grade A is a pre-requisite.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least two semesters of Music History and Music Theory. We will only consider University/College level courses.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 11,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||1 x 2-hour exam (50%);
1 x 2000-word essay (40%);
Tutorial participation and presentation (10%)
||Formative assessment will take the form of presentations within tutorials in weeks 2-7, with feedback given directly within the tutorials. Further formative feedback will be given along with the summative feedback on the essay.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||Music 2B: Music and Ideas from Romanticism to the Late Twentieth Century||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||Music 2B: Music and Ideas from Romanticism to the Late Twentieth Century||2:00|
| On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Describe the defining features of each of the main artistic periods covered by the course (Exam)
- Place a piece of music in the context of its historical period and identify representative stylistic characteristcs (Exam)
- Discuss the aesthetic theories that are introduced in the course (Presentation)
- Analyse the history of music in terms of its wider cultural and philosophical currents (Essay)
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Morag Grant
|Course secretary||Miss Carrie Lyall
Tel: (0131 6)50 2422