THE KING'S UNIVERSITY
|NAME OF INSTRUCTOR:
||Dr. Charles Stolte|
|CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION:
||credits 3 (hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 0 - hrs lab 0)|
||A counterpart to the Historical Musicology courses, this capstone
course is a fascinating exploration of how music interacts with a
variety of other disciplines, from acoustics and psychology to
aesthetics and economics.|
Prerequisites: MUSI 266, 267 and 3 credits of music history at the 300-level
||Kloppers, J.J.K. Music 495 Systematic Musicology Coursepack. J.J.K. Kloppers, 2012.|
|MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:||
- Students will be introduced to foundational issues in music
and to various Systematic Musicology disciplines through class lectures
and reading assignments.
- Participation through class discussion
contributes significantly to your grade I this a-typical music class.
Reading and thinking enable discussion. Do them all consistently.
- A mid-term examination will be conducted during the eighth week of the course.
- A non-cumulative final examination will be conducted during final exam week.
- No supplemental exams will be given.
- Philosophical issues in music
- Numerical aspects of music
- Physical aspects of Music; Waveform, Spectrum analysis (Guest lecturer: Dr. Brian Martin)
- Physiological and Psychological aspects of Music (Guest lecturer: Dr Heather Looy)
- Symbolic aspects of music
- Logical aspects of Music
- Aesthetics of Music (Guest lecturer: Dr Jeff Dudiak)
- Historic aspects of Music; Historiography of Music
- Sociological aspects of Music (Guest lecturer: Dr. David Long)
- Juridical and Ethical aspects of Music
- Faith aspects of Music
- Terminology in Music