Silent film music -History and praxis

Course Information
TitleΜουσική στον βωβό κινηματογράφο-Ιστορία και πράξη / Silent film music -History and praxis
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600015139

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

Registered students: 23
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses536
Music CompositionElective Courses536

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students,through experiential learning, will reproduce "in praxis" (according to the spectrum of their potentialities) all the techniques of musical accompaniment in silent movies era (1896-1926). They will also acquire a sufficient cognitive background of: a) the history of cinema music, b) the then film history c) the basic terminology and techniques of creating and producing typical examples of silent era films. In parallel, the students will combine, compare and come to conclusions ιn relations to the philosophy and practice of silent era's and today's cinema music and film music accompaniment.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Design and manage projects
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • musical instruments
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Film projection related to music accompaniment A padlet containing relative material of film excerpts, texts and hyperlins
Course Organization
Reading Assigment240.8
Artistic Workshop260.9
artistic study280.9
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Formative)
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