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Baroque Music of the German World (MUSI30014)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5Not available in 2017

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Overview

Year of offerNot available in 2017
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeMUSI30014
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A study of representative works by composers employed in a variety of situations throughout the German-speaking lands, 1700–1750.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the subject students should be able to:

  • comprehend the advantages and constraints of the social and religious contexts in which German composers of the 18th century worked
  • identify and analyse genres used by composers of the Baroque era
  • expand their capacity to identify, select, and apply principles of Baroque practices in music they perform
  • understand the value musicological scholarship brings to musical performance
  • develop the ability to critically evaluate contemporary performance practices of Baroque music.

Generic skills

On completion of this subject students should have developed:

  • a receptive attitude to new ideas
  • the capacity for independent and critical reflection
  • knowledge, skills and practices required for independent critical inquiry and research-based writing and presentation
  • the ability to present an academic paper to peers

Last updated: 16 August 2017