Modiwl WXM-2115:
Minimalism

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan School of Music and Media

10 Credyd neu 5 Credyd ECTS

Semester 2

Trefnydd: Prof Pwyll ap Sion

Amcanion cyffredinol

This module forms part of the Genre/Composer modules according to the School of Music’s Programme specifications. It main aim is to provide a detailed introduction to the composer and area in question, and to ensure that all learning outcomes are met.

Cynnwys cwrs

This course will begin by looking at the meaning of the term 'minimalism' in art and music and trace its evolution in the early works of La Monte Young and Terry Riley. Discussion of Steve Reich's landmark essay 'Music as a Gradual Process' will be followed by analyses of works by Reich, Glass, Adams and the module will end by looking at the contribution of more recent European composers and the emergence of Postminimalism during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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 successful completion of the module, students will be able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the term Minimalism as applied to music.

  2. On successful completion of the module, students will be able to show that they have familiarised themselves with the music of composers associated with the term Minimalism.

  3. On successful completion of the module, students will be able to apply critical and analytical skills acquired during their first-year studies to this area.

  4. On successful completion of the module, students will be able to demonstrate an appreciation of Minimalist music and its connections with culture and society.

  5. On successful completion of the module, students will be able to demonstrate skills of communication.

Dulliau asesu

Math Enw Disgrifiad Pwysau
CYFLWYNIAD UNIGOL Presentation

One 6-minute presentation (25%) in week 11.

25
TRAETHAWD Essay

One essay of 2,500 words (75%), to be submitted by noon on Tuesday Week 13 (7 May 2019).

75

Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu

Oriau
Lecture

One class of up to 2 hours every week for 11 weeks, with a reading with in week 6.

22
Private study 78

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
  • Sgiliau Rhyngbersonol - Gallu gofyn cwestiynau, gwrando'n astud ar atebion a'u harchwilio
  • 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.
  • Dadl - Gallu cyflwyno, trafod a chyfiawnhau barn neu lwybr gweithredu, naill ai gydag unigolyn neu mewn grwˆp ehangach
  • Hunanymwybyddiaeth & Ystyried - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch cryfderau, gwendidau, nodau ac amcanion eich hun. Gallu adolygu ,cloriannu a myfyrio'n rheolaidd ar eich perfformiad eich hun ac eraill.

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • Musicianship skills – recognition, classification, contextualisation, reconstruction, exploration
  • Creative skills – conception, elaboration, adaptation, presentation, collaboration, preservation
  • Intellectual skills specific to Music – contextual knowledge, cultural awareness, critical understanding, repertoire knowledge, curiosity, analytical demonstration
  • 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.

Adnoddau

Goblygiadau o ran adnoddau ar gyfer myfyrwyr

None.

Rhestrau Darllen Bangor (Talis)

http://readinglists.bangor.ac.uk/modules/wxm-2115.html

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