GEAR 206 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Eras and Composers in Music
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
GEAR 206
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s) -
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The aim of this course is, researching the examples of composers’ works and eras, general information will be given about instruments and composition styles.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to identify general history of music
  • Will be able to identify the difference of eras.
  • Will be able to comprehend the development of instruments and orchestra.
  • Will be able to have information on composers’ lives and their reflections on their works
  • Will be able to identify eras and composition styles.
Course Content This course is interested in eras, composers, composition techniques and examples of works in music history.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Orientation and introduction to the course / Baroque Era Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, E.L. Voynich, Chopin’s Letters, Samson J., Music of Chopin
2 L. van Beethoven, F. Schubert - F. Mendelssohn Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, Rosenblum, Sandra Performance Practices in Classic Piano Music Todd. L. Mendelssohn, Brian Newbould, Schubert: The Music and The Man
3 Romantic Period F. Chopin Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, E.L. Voynich, Chopin’s Letters, Samson J., Music of Chopin
4 Romantic Period F. Chopin Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, E.L. Voynich, Chopin’s Letters, Samson J., Music of Chopin
5 Romantic Period R. Schumann Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski The Life of Schumann
6 Romantic Period J. Brahms Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary,Kalbeck Max Johannes Brahms; Frisch W., Brahms and His World Ed., Bottstein L, The Compleat Brahms
7 Nationalist Composers M. Glinka, B. Smetana, A. Dvorak, E. Grieg Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, Smetana, Dvorak, Grieg works recordings
8 Russian Romantic Composers Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Borodin, Rimsky-Korsakov,Schostakovitch
9 Russian Romantic Composers Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Apel W.,Harvard Dictionary of Music, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Borodin, Rimsky-Korsakov, Schostakovitch
10 Midterm Review
11 Midterm
12 Impressionizm Sadie, Stanley Grove Music Dictionary, Debussy, Ravel Recordings
13 Turkish Composers İLYASOĞLU Evin;71 Türk Bestecisi / 71 Turkish Composers
14 Humour and Music Personal Archive&Records
15 Final Review
16 Final

 

Course Textbooks

Powerpoint Presentations and personal archives & recordings & DVD

References

Stanley Sadie, Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

Willie Apel, Harvard Music Dictionary

Brahms and His World Ed. W. Frisch, Princeton University Press, 1990,

Bottstein L, The Compleat Brahms,

Todd. L. Mendelssohn

Newbould B, Schubert: The Music and The Man,

E.L. Voynich, Chopin’s Letters,

Samson J., Music of Chopin

Wilhelm Joseph von Wasielewski The Life of Schumann

İlyasoglu Evin 71 Turkish Composers

Personal Archive & Recordings

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
15
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
20
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
25
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
100
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
12
3
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
2
8
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
5
Final / Oral Exam
1
5
    Total
110

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to scientifically examine concepts and ideas in the field of sociology; to be able to interpret and evaluate data.
2 To be able to define classical and contemporary theories in sociology; to be able to identify the differences and similarities among those theories and to be able to evaluate them.
3 To be able to critically use the knowledge acquired in the field of sociology
4 To be able to plan and conduct, individually or as a member of a team, an entire sociological research process with the knowledge of methodological requirements of the field.
5 To be able to identify and evaluate local, regional and global issues and problems.
6 To be able to share their ideas and solutions supplemented by qualitative and quantitative data in written and oral forms.
7 To be able to make use of other disciplines related to sociology and to have core knowledge related to those disciplines.
8 To be able to follow developments in sociology and to be able to communicate with international colleagues in a foreign language. (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale,” Level B1)
9 To be able to use computer software required by the discipline and to possess advancedlevel computing and IT skills. (“European Computer Driving Licence”, Advanced Level)
10 To be able to use a second foreign language at the intermediate level.
11 To have social and scholarly values and ethical principles during the collection and interpretation of data for implementation, publication, dissemination, and maintenance
12 To acquire life long learning abilities that will enable the socially responsible application of knowledge based on their field of study to their professional and everyday lives.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest