GEAR 206 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Eras and Composers in Music
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEAR 206
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is, researching the examples of composers’ works and eras, general information will be given about instruments and composition styles.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to identify general history of music
  • Will be able to identify the difference of eras.
  • Will be able to comprehend the development of instruments and orchestra.
  • Will be able to have information on composers’ lives and their reflections on their works
  • Will be able to identify eras and composition styles.
Course Content This course is interested in eras, composers, composition techniques and examples of works in music history.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Orientation and introduction to the course Baroque Era Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, E.L. Voynich, Chopin’s Letters, Samson J., Music of Chopin
2 L. van Beethoven, F. Schubert- F. Mendelssohn Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, Rosenblum, Sandra Performance Practices in Classic Piano Music Todd. L. Mendelssohn, Brian Newbould, Schubert: The Music and The Man
3 Romantic Period F. Chopin Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, E.L. Voynich, Chopin’s Letters, Samson J., Music of Chopin
4 Romantic Period F. Chopin Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, E.L. Voynich, Chopin’s Letters, Samson J., Music of Chopin
5 Romantic Period R. Schumann Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski The Life of Schumann
6 Romantic Period J. Brahms Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary,Kalbeck Max Johannes Brahms; Frisch W., Brahms and His World Ed., Bottstein L, The Compleat Brahms
7 Nationalist Composers M. Glinka, B. Smetana, A. Dvorak, E. Grieg Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, Smetana, Dvorak, Grieg works recordings
8 Russian Romantic Composers Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Borodin, Rimsky-Korsakov,Schostakovitch
9 Russian Romantic Composers Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Borodin, Rimsky-Korsakov, Schostakovitch
10 Midterm Review
11 Midterm
12 Impressionizm Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Debussy, Ravel Recordings
13 Turkish Composers İLYASOĞLU Evin;71 Türk Bestecisi / 71 Turkish Composers
14 Humour and Music Personal Archive&Records
15 Final Review
16 Final

 

Course Textbooks

Powerpoint Presentations and personal archives & recordings & DVD

References

Stanley Sadie, Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

Willie Apel, Harvard Music Dictionary

Brahms and His World Ed. W. Frisch, Princeton University Press, 1990,

Bottstein L, The Compleat Brahms,

Todd. L. Mendelssohn

Newbould B, Schubert: The Music and The Man,

E.L. Voynich, Chopin’s Letters,

Samson J., Music of Chopin

Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski The Life of Schumann

İlyasoglu Evin 71 Turkish Composers

Personal Archive & Recordings

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
15
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
25
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
100
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
12
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
4
Final / Oral Exam
1
6
    Total
114

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to assess psychological concepts and perspectives, interpret and evaluate data using scientific methods
2 To be able to develop a curiosity and interest towards the mind and its phenomena, to possess a sense of critical and scientific reflexion and ability to analyze new information.
3 Ability to make use of theoretical and applied knowledge in local and global levels.
4 To have a basic knowledge of other disciplines that can contribute to psychology and to be able to make use of this knowledge
5 To possess and value societal, scientific and ethical principles in collecting, interpreting and publishing psychological data
6 To have knowledge of how psychology is positioned as a scientific discipline from a historical perspective, and to know with what methods it views behavioural and mental processes
7 To be able to distinguish between the emphases of fundamental theories and perspectives of psychology (behavioural, biological, cognitive, evolutionary, social, developmental, humanistic, psychodynamic and sociocultural) and compare and express their differences and similarities, contributions and limitations
8 The competence to share psychological knowledge based and qualitative and quantitative data with experts and lay people, using effective communication skills
9 To have the awareness of interpersonal and societal problems and phenomena and adopt this awareness in psychological problems and researches.
10 Competence to make use of applied and theoretical psychological knowledge to make contributions to industrial development and provide solutions to problems
11 To possess essential knowledge of techniques and instrumentation for psychological measurement and evaluation

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest