Music analysis II

Course Information
TitleΜουσική ανάλυση ΙΙ / Music analysis II
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID600013902

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

Registered students: 53
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationCompulsory Course425
Music CompositionCompulsory Course425

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΣΟΥΓΚΡΑΣKonstantinos Tsougkras
2. ΧΑΡΔΑΣKonstantinos Chardas
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Adequate knowledge of tonal harmony
Learning Outcomes
The familiarity and understanding from the student of the formal and harmonic ingredients and functions of works from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Ability in applying this knowledge in analysis in practice.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
Course Content (Syllabus)
Analysis of more complex musical forms and harmonic idioms. Focus on the chromatic harmony of the 19th century and introduction to the harmony of the early 20th century. Analytical application and exercises on musical textures and forms of the 19th century (compound ternary forms, expansions of sonata form, concerto, open forms, programmatic music, national music, etc) and the early 20th century (impressionistic harmony, polymodality, free atonality).
analysis, form, extended tonal harmony, pc set theory, Debussy's harmony
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. Recognition of early 20th-century compositional techniques and identification of pc sets. 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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