HISTORY OF MUSIC – 1 4 0 0 4
HISTORY OF WESTERN CLASSICAL MUSIC AND EARLY MUSIC
To understand the music of various periods from ancient times.
UNIT 1 12
Introduction to Western Classical and Ancient Music, Early music including medieval, Ars Antiqua (1170-1310), Ars Nova (1310-1377), Ars Subtilior (1360-1420), Characteristic features of Early music
UNIT 2 12
Monophonic, Polyphonic, Sacred Gregorian Chant, Choral Music, Secular Music
UNIT 3 12
Motet, Monophonic Songs, Themes, Composers- Leonin and Petrus de Cruse
UNIT 4 12
Classification of instruments, Chordophones, Aerophones, Membranophones, Idiophones
UNIT 5 12
Notation writing for the following in Treble Clef and Bass clef, C Major G,F, Minor – A,E,D, Chromatic scales, Pentatonic scales, Blues Scale, Tones, Semitones, Intervals, Diatonic, Bars, Bars lines, double bar, Time signatures, Key Signatures, Accidentals, Rests, dotted rests, Arpeggios and Triads
At the end of this course the students will be able to,
CO-1: Understand early music and its characteristics
CO-2: Understand various musical forms like monophonic and polyphonic.
CO-3: Understand the forms and characteristics of composers Leonin and Petrus de Cruse
CO-4: Understand the classification of Musical instruments
CO-5: Understand the notation system used in Western music
The History Of Classical Music By Richard Fawkes.
The History Of Western Music By J Peter Burkholder
Concise History of Western Music. Barbara Russano Hanning, Donald Jay Grout. W.W. Norton & Company. 2009.