Introduction to Western Classical Music
University of Queensland
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units2
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewCourse DescriptionIntroductory study of Western music history and theory through integrated writing, analysis & aural application. No previous background in music theory or history is required.Course IntroductionThis course will introduce students to the basic concepts of music notation, history, style and aural perception of Western art music.Learning ObjectivesAfter successfully completing this course you should be able to:
Class Contact2 Lecture hours
- Demonstrate fluency with basic music notation.
- Understand the rudiments of music theory.
- Develop skills in writing basic melodies and different kinds of accompaniment
- Show awareness of principal landmarks in the cultural history of music.
- Demonstrate aural awareness of characteristics of different musical styles.
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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.