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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
MZÖ315 Introduction To Musical Forms 927001 3 5 2
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To give an explanation about the musical forms and and analyzing the musical works which consist of these forms.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Pınar Beşevli Solmaz
Learning Outcomes
  1. Be able to define concepts such as music structure type and music forms
  2. Indicating the formal characteristics of motifs, musical phrase, musical period and musical structure.
  3. Be able to describe the properties of the song forms and how the forms have evolved.
  4. Be able to explain songs and instrumental works of the development process and characteristics.
  5. Be able to Identify form analysis of music and genre of music concept.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Understanding the musical forms and the musical works which consist of these forms by way of listening and analyzing.
Recommended or Required Reading
N.CANGAL “Armoni”- “Müzik Formları”,

[1] L.PAMİR “Müzikte Geniş Soluklar”,
[2] İ.USMANBAŞ “Müzikte Biçimler”,
[3] A.HODEIR “Müzikte Türler ve Biçimler”,
[4] C.ROSEN “Sonata Forms”,
[5] F. KORAY “Müzik Formları”,
[6] A.FORTE-S.E.GİLBERT “Introduction to Schenkerian Analysis”,
[7] J.LESTER “Analytic Approaches to Twentieth Century Music”,
[8] N.R.KORSAKOF “Kuramsal ve Uygulamalı Armoni”,
[9] F. BERGEROT “Tarih boyunca Caz Gelenek,Stiller, Sahne Arkası,Kişiler”
[10] A. SAY “Müziğin Kitabı”
[11] A. SAY “Müzik Tarihi”
[12] E. İLYASOĞLU, “Zaman İçinde Müzik”
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Characterization of the musical forms with their historical backgrounds and also explanation of their special constuctions.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Musical form, genre and structure discussed in terms of the concepts of music.
2.Describing the changes and developments in the structure of motifs
3.Explaining Alberti basi, passage and the theme of a musical discusses the use cases.
4.The advent of the stages of development of the idea of music into a phrases and the period shown.
5.One, two and three-division structure of the song form, with examples explained.
6.The difference in the song form and trio characteristics are shown that other songs forms.
7.Which analysis is applied on the works written in the songs forms.
8.Songs characteristics and varieties examined in the place of song forms.
9.İnstrumental Works characteristics and varieties examined in the place of song forms.
10.Mid- term exam
11.Old and new dances characteristics were analysised about form and structure are exemplified
12.Analysing form of Song characteristics with structural situation.
13.Analysing literary of music Works characteristics with structural situation.
14.Researching form and structure characteristics of etuds and variations
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination140
Attending Lectures1415
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures12448