Music analysis I

Course Information
TitleΜουσική ανάλυση Ι / Music analysis I
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600013901

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Mousikṓn Spoudṓn (2017-sīmera)

Registered students: 70
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationCompulsory Course325
Music CompositionCompulsory Course325

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΣΟΥΓΚΡΑΣKonstantinos Tsougkras
2. ΧΑΡΔΑΣKonstantinos Chardas
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
A adequate knowledge of tonal harmony is required
Learning Outcomes
The familiarity and understanding from the student of the formal and harmonic ingredients and functions of works from the 18th and early 19th centuries. Ability in applying this knowledge in analysis in practice.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to musical form and its elements (motive, phrase, period, etc). Rhythmic reductions and hierarchical organization of form. Analytical application and exercises on the harmonic idioms and musical forms of the 17th and 18th centuries (binary and ternary forms, contrapuntal forms, variations, rondo, sonata form, etc).
analysis, musical form, tonal harmony, rhythmical reduction
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Audio
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Internet and powerpoint. Equally important is the use of the piano for the live performance of musical examples and works under examination. Email for the communication with the students.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment361.2
Other / Others361.2
Student Assessment
Formal and harmonic analysis of works other than those studied during the semester, reduction of a musical excerpt. This process is announced in the first lesson of the semester. If clarification needed, this is given during the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative)
  • Written Examination (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Berry, Wallace, Form in music: an examination of traditional techniques of musical form and their applications in historical and contemporary styles, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1986. Walton, Charles W., Βασικές μουσικές φόρμες: μαθήματα μορφολογίας της μουσικής, Αθήνα: Orpheus Σ. & Μ. Νικολαϊδης, 1990.
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