Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Etnomusicology TBB 308 6 4 + 0 4 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. EMEL DEMİRGEN
Course Lecturers Öğr.Gör. EMEL DEMİRGEN,
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Course Objective

It is a science that compares a culture or subculture music with its sounds, sound pitches, performance style, relation to the culture it develops in, and compares it with the music of other cultures. In the years of 1880, researchers first referred to comparative musicology in this area. Dutch Jaap Kunst, an expert on Indonesian music, has developed ethnomusicology in the 1950s. In 1956, anthropologists and musicians interested in world music founded the Ethnomusicology Association. In time, the field of study of ethnomusicology expanded. Today; Traditional Turkish Music (Traditional Turkish Folk Music and Traditional Turkish Folk Music), Near Eastern Music (Eastern Music), Far East Music (Japan, Chinese etc.), English Folk Songs, New Guinea Tribes Music, African Palace Music, It is a science that covers a variety of subjects such as music, social and commercial structure of popular music in Europe and America.

Course Content

The field of ethnomusicology, based on 'roots generally in the 1880s and 1890s, began with amateur and professional work with interest in the music of cultures outside of european culture, and has now expanded. b. Nettle is based on the origins of ethnomusicology, the renaissance and recent medieval composers who use foreign material in some of their works, folk music, even some of which use Asian materials.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 The interpretation and research of ethnomusicological texts are provided in the direction of the concepts learned by this course. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Homework, Project / Design, Performance Task,
2 The cultural codes, the products make a more in-depth assessment of the discourse. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Oral Exam, Homework, Project / Design,
3 Gaining the ability to communicate with oral and written applications by increasing scientific and artistic capacity. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Oral Exam, Homework, Project / Design,
4 Scientific and artistic field reveals new results by owning methods, researches and applications that are needed. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Oral Exam, Homework, Project / Design,
5 It evaluates new works that protect the historical heritage from the root in terms of transportation to future generations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Brain Storming, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is Ethnomusicology? Reading and researching through the sections given from the sources
2 The Scope of Ethnomusicology Assessment of resources
3 Some Approaches to Ethnomusicology To make evaluations on the work done
4 Trends in the History of Ethnomusicology Research on the study areas
5 Ethnomusicology in the United States To learn about the beginning studies of American which is the source of Ethnomusicology
7 Some Important Scholars of the Past To carry out studies on ethnomusicology in universities
8 Monographic Landmarks Discuss the future of today's targeted activities
9 Important American Contributions To learn ethnomusicology contribution of America and other countries
10 Periodicals Keep track of periodicals
11 Bibliographies Identify and examine bibliographies
12 Discography Find and discover musical records
13 FIELD WORK Perform field research for performance application
14 Field Trip Types, Some Suggestions for Site Study Share field survey results
Course Notes
Course Resources

Bruno Nettl- Theory and Method Etnomusicology

Ruth Stone_ Theory of Etnomusicology

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Musicologist; learns the music with all respects by searching, arrives information and synthesis, at the same time; forms a critics view that he can percevie his environment and world. X
2 renews, interogates himself continuously in change and development, analyses new information and methods. Besides the contributions secured to musicology, works with the other diciplines and connects relations. X
3 takes up music art in many respects like education, esthetics, history; examines it; arrives deductions. X
4 follows the renevals in writing musical note and music technology. Has the ability of using technological possibilities in moving traditional music and today’s music to the future. X
5 analyses the music culture which is the very important part of national culture in historical perspektive and moves it to future. X
6 has the ability of transfering the characteristics of musicology by using the effective communication techniques of public relations to listener who are the expert or not expert. X
7 has the ability of using technological possibilities in moving traditional music and today’s music to the future. X
8 has the ability of taking up culture with the critics view which popular culture has formed, by resting on scientific information and anaylsing popular culture X
9 is candidate for science and art expertise. X
10 Besides the theories and solfej of West music, musicologist illuminates the theories and solfej, history, literature of Turkish music by supporting with instrument information. While compassing his own national music and moving it to future, musicologist gives scientific information to examine and compare Europa and world music at adequate level. X
11 secures sufficient materials, source and archive support retaled to area. X
12 gives methods and tecniques that interrogate, analyse and synthese the themes of musicology. X
13 teaches necessary team and informations in writing musical note and music Technologies themes X
14 gives social, scientific and ethical rules in the stages of gathering, interpreting and making heard of scientific datums entered musicology. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 30
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Quiz 1 3 3
Assignment 1 4 4
Performance Task (Application) 1 4 4
Total Workload 142
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.68
dersAKTSKredisi 6