Musical iconography: A model for approaching music (presuppositions-goals-applications)

Course Information
TitleΜουσική εικονογραφία: Ένα μοντέλο προσέγγισης της μουσικής (προϋποθέσεις-στόχοι-εφαρμογές) (Σεμινάριο) / Musical iconography: A model for approaching music (presuppositions-goals-applications)
FacultyFine Arts
SchoolMusic Studies
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600013864

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

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Musicology / Music EducationElective Courses746
Music CompositionElective Courses746

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Through the familiarization with the methods and routines of cataloging of musical instruments and terms using the digital database of the Archive of Musical Iconography students are taught history of music, they recognize the peculiarities of systematic research and exercise in new approaches and the development of different scientific research methods in the area of musical iconography and the visual arts in general.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
During this course we attempt to analyze the content of Musical Iconography together with its interdisciplinary character. Using as starting point a distinctive area of application, i.e. the material of classical antiquity, we approach methodology, research methods and application of the research results in a theoretical level, as well as a practical one through the knowledge of modern digital research tools.
Music, art, musical praxis, musical education
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work351.2
Reading Assigment602
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities120.4
Student Assessment
The course progresses through practical training and projects and concludes with a final test examining the ability to perform basic functions (data entry, searches e.t.c) of the digital database of the Archive of Musical Iconography.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Landles G. John, Η Μουσική στην Αρχαία Ελλάδα και Ρώμη Μιχαηλίδης Σόλων, Εγκυκλοπαίδεια της αρχαίας ελληνικής μουσικής
Additional bibliography for study
Bundrick, Sh., Music and Image in Classical Athens, 2005 WEST L.M., ΑΡΧΑΙΑ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΜΟΥΣΙΚΗ Βουτυράς, Εμμ./ Α. Βουτυρά, Η αρχαία ελληνική τέχνη και η ακτινοβολία της Κοκκορού - Αλευρά Γεωργία, Η τέχνη της αρχαίας Ελλάδας. Σύντομη ιστορία 1050-50 π.Χ.
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