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Students should be able to:
• distinguish between styles of different periods;
• discuss issues of musical style and design with reference to broader contexts;
• create links between music history and cultural history in general;
• demonstrate critical thinking in the research and writing of a scholarly essay.
Late 18th century/early 19th century – classicism; large-scale homophonic forms; the development of the orchestra; patronage.
19th century – romanticism; music & literature; art & nature; the artist-genius; virtuosity.
20th century – modernisms; new rhythmic and harmonic languages; futurism; exoticism; technical innovation.
Late 20th century/early 21st century – pluralism; post-modernism; polystylism.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Examination: Listening examination: recognise and provide relevant and articulate commentary on several musical excerpts.||Week 7||No||Graded||No||
|Essay: Essay (2000 words engaging) with a topic relevant to the body of work studied.||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
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