Course Title Music Appreciation
Course ID ARCH 707
Course Program Undergraduate, B.Arch,
Course Type Optional Theory
Credits Hours 2 Hrs/WK
Semester Block A
Course Offered No
Description Musical forms. Ingredients of music- sound and time. Indian and western music- melody and harmony. Foundation of subcontinental music- ragasystem: Dhrupad, Kheyal, Tappa and Thumri. Styles and presentation of vocal and instrumental music. The modern period of Bengali music- the five great composers: Rabindranath, Nazrul, Atul Prashad, D. L. Roy and Rajani Kanta. Introduction to western classical music and works of some European masters- Bach, Beethoven, Handel, Mozart, Tchaikovsky.