Course name Musical Phenomena Over Time
Course date 23.01.2023 - 31.07.2023
Institution Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field Culture HUB
Teacher Johanna Talasniemi
Available for open UAS No
Level Bachelor

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Enrolment period 21.11.2022 - 18.01.2023

Musical Phenomena Over Time

23.01.2023 - 31.07.2023

Course description

The student is able to find, choose and utilize music versatilely in different professional activities and situations, responding to different needs. The ability to recognize musical phenomena and their historical continuum beyond musical genres, and the ability to connect these phenomena to current topics, enhances the student’s professional growth into an active future operator. The student improves their historical thinking, criticism of sources, co-operative skills and knowledge of musical repertoire, as well as their verbal expression and argumentation skills in interactive situations.

Musical phenomena, such as timbre and sound, rhythm and musical time, structure and perception, performance and listening, and the examination of their change in both the past and the present. Analysing the trends of musical change in different times and genres.



Assessment criteria


The course is passed when all the assignments, including discussions and self evaluations, are done according to the instructions.

Course way of working and time table

Between 23 January and 17 May 2023 in the Metropolia Moodle learning platform.

The material will be given during the course in the Metropolia Moodle.

Course info

The assignments have been designed with the general model of 1 credit = 27 hours of work. The student is recommended to block time in his/her weekly timetable for the assignements (e.g. three or four hours twice a week). When finishing in time, individual progress is possible.

The instructor (Johanna Talasniemi) will send detailed information about the implementation in the Metropolia Moodle platform for all the enrolled by email in January before the start of the course.