Modiwl WXM-1002:
The Study of Music (jt-hnrs)

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan School of Music and Media

20 Credyd neu 10 Credyd ECTS

Semester 1 a 2

Trefnydd: Prof Chris Collins

Amcanion cyffredinol

  • To acclimatise students to the demands of joint honours degrees involving Music in Bangor.
  • To equip students with the skills required for musicological study and related endeavours at degree level.
  • To ensure that students have a good basic knowledge of music composed during the period from around 1000 AD to the present day
  • To ensure that students have a sound understanding of compositional process, historical context and cultural significance of a selective body of works composed during the period in question.
  • To enable students to develop and expand aptitude for constructive listening, score-reading and research.
  • To introduce students to important issues in current musicology.

Cynnwys cwrs

The module surveys the history of Western music from around 1000 AD to the present day. Selected works in a range of art music and popular styles will be studied in detail, and changes and developments in musical style will be set in their historical, cultural, social, geographical and aesthetic contexts. Furthermore, the module will encourage the development of a range of skills required for the study of music at degree level, and will form the foundation for musicological study carried out in Years 2 and 3 and beyond.

Meini Prawf

trothwy

Work which demonstrates a limited knowledge of the subject, with restricted ability at conceptual thought, little evidence of a truly intellectual approach, but nevertheless expressed understandably.

da

Work which demonstrates a competent grasp of the subject, with good conceptual thought, evidence of intellectual acumen, and expressed clearly and interestingly.

ardderchog

Work which demonstrates a thorough grasp of the subject, with evidence of further study and deeper conceptual thought, with some originality of approach and/or insight, and expressed coherently and convincingly.

Canlyniad dysgu

  1. On completion of the module, the student should be able to demonstrate a knowledge of specific works, repertoires and contexts in music history from c. 1000 CE to the present day.

  2. On completion of the module, the student should be able to recognise genres, styles and musical features from the periods studied.

  3. On completion of the module, the student should be able to analyse music from scores and performances.

  4. On completion of the module, the student should be able to identify specified repertoire aurally.

  5. On completion of the module, the student should be able to research topics in music history independently.

  6. On completion of the module, the student should be able to communicate ideas effectively.

Dulliau asesu

Math Enw Disgrifiad Pwysau
TRAETHAWD Essay 2 30
PRAWF DOSBARTH Repertoire test 1 10
PRAWF DOSBARTH Repertoire test 2 10
TRAETHAWD Essay 3 30
PRAWF DOSBARTH Repertoire test 3 10
PRAWF DOSBARTH Repertoire test 4 10
TRAETHAWD Essay 1 (unassessed) 0

Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu

Oriau
Lecture

2 lectures of 1 hour's duration per week (11 weeks per semester)

44
Workshop

1 study skills workshop of 1 hour's duration in selected weeks (5 per semester)

10
Private study 146

Sgiliau Trosglwyddadwy

  • Llythrennedd - Medrusrwydd mewn darllen ac ysgrifennu drwy amrywiaeth o gyfryngau
  • Rhifedd - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio rhifau ar lefelau priodol o gywirdeb
  • Defnyddio cyfrifiaduron - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio ystod o feddalwedd cyfrifiadurol
  • Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
  • Archwilio - Gallu ymchwilio ac ystyried dewisiadau eraill
  • Adalw gwybodaeth - Gallu mynd at wahanol ac amrywiol ffynonellau gwybodaeth
  • Dadansoddi Beirniadol & Datrys Problem - Gallu dadelfennu a dadansoddi problemau neu sefyllfaoedd cymhleth. Gallu canfod atebion i broblemau drwy ddadansoddiadau ac archwilio posibiliadau
  • Cyflwyniad - Gallu cyflwyno gwybodaeth ac esboniadau yn glir i gynulleidfa. Trwy gyfryngau ysgrifenedig neu ar lafar yn glir a hyderus.
  • Gwaith Tîm - Gallu cydweithio'n adeiladol ag eraill ar dasg gyffredin, ac/neu fod yn rhan o dîm gweithio o ddydd i ddydd
  • Dadl - Gallu cyflwyno, trafod a chyfiawnhau barn neu lwybr gweithredu, naill ai gydag unigolyn neu mewn grwˆp ehangach

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • Musicianship skills – recognition, classification, contextualisation, reconstruction, exploration
  • Intellectual skills specific to Music – contextual knowledge, cultural awareness, critical understanding, repertoire knowledge, curiosity, analytical demonstration
  • Technological skills – digital capture, digital expression, digital innovation
  • Intellectual skills shared with other disciplines – research and exploration, reasoning and logic, understanding, critical judgement, assimilation and application
  • Skills of communication and interaction – oral and written communication, public presentation, team-working and collaboration, awareness of professional protocols, sensitivity, ICT skills, etc.
  • Skills of personal management – self-motivation, self-critical awareness, independence, entrepreneurship and employment skills, time management and reliability, organisation, etc.

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