Basso continuo

Course Information
TitleBasso continuo / Basso continuo
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600013907

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

Registered students: 12
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses634
Music CompositionElective Courses634

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students who succeed in this course should be able to: 1.perform correctly on a keyboard an exercise or part of a musical work with basso continuo. 2.perform a basso continuo using simple ornaments according to the harmonic progression, within the musical style. 3.identify fundamental harmonic and melodic baroque models.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course is based clearly on a practical level. Apart from practicing on established harmonic models of the Baroque era,emphasis will be given on the potential of the realization and the figuration of the continuo depending on the type and the character of the piece or part of it, as also on the handling of the problems concerning the notation. The exercises will mainly include partial or whole works of the era.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Audio
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Artistic Workshop260.9
Other / Others531.8
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Artistic Performance (Summative)
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