GEN2005 - Music in the Modern World

學分: 3
時間: 45小時
先修單元: Nil
This is an introductory course on music appreciation for non-musicians. The course introduces students to a systematic study of the building blocks of music in order to enhance their awareness of the main musical styles of Western and non-Western cultures. Examples are selected from the European classical tradition, the Chinese tradition and other musical traditions, including popular music.
Upon completion of this module, students should be able to:

  1. command a critical knowledge of the basic rudiments of music;

  2. identify and evaluate a list of representative music pieces;

  3. master the stylistic features of Western and Chinese Music; and

  4. critically analyse music’s place in the social/historical/cultural development of society.