Courses Catalogue

Theory And History Of Western Music

COURSE CODE: MUS1103
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

This course will equip the student with knowledge of western music instruments, simple and compound musical forms and history of western music during different periods; main composers’ lives and music works.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Classify and give examples of western music instruments, explain different simple and compound western musical forms.
  • Explain the major characteristics of western music composed during different music periods and explain major issues in the lives and works of selected composers of different music periods.

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