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.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • describe general history of music.
  • compare the differences between eras of the music.
  • describe the development of the instruments and orchestras.
  • discuss the composers’ lives’ reflections on their works.
  • classify eras of the music 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 Review of the previous classes
11 Midterm Review of the previous classes
12 Impressionism 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 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Dorling KINDERSLEY, The Complete Classical Music Guide. DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley), 2012. - ISBN: 9781409383161

Suggested Readings/Materials

Stanley SADIE, Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Oxford University Press, 2001. - ISBN: 9780195170672

Willi APEL, Harvard Music Dictionary. Harvard University Press, 1969. - ISBN: 9780674375017

Ed. W. FRISCH, Brahms and His World Princeton University Press. 1990. - ISBN: 9781400833627

Jan SWAFFORD, Johannes Brahms: A Biography. Random House USA Inc., 2003. - ISBN: 9780679422617

E.L. VOYNICH, Chopin’s Letters. Dover Publications, 1988. - ISBN: 9780486255644

Jim SAMSON, Music of Chopin. Clarendon Press, 1994. - ISBN: 9780198164029

Brian NEWBOULD, Schubert: The Music and The Man. University of California Press, 1999. - ISBN: 9780520219571

Wilhelm Joseph von WASIELEWSKI, The Life of Schumann. Blumenfeld Press,2011. - ISBN: 9781446057056

Evin İLYASOGLU, 71 Turkish Composers. Pan, 2007. - ISBN: 9789944396257

 

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

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

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
100
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester 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
4
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
1
16
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
3
Final / Oral Exam
1
4
    Total
119

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1 Adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Software Engineering; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Software Engineering problems
2 Ability to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Software Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose
3 Ability to design, implement, verify, validate, measure and maintain a complex software system, process or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern methods for this purpose
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for Software Engineering practice
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating Software Engineering problems
6 Ability to work efficiently in Software Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of two foreign languages
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself
9 Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility
10 Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development
11 Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of Software Engineering solutions

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