MUSV3123 - The Romantic Generation


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2021/2022

Course content

The course offers an in-depth study into the romantic music, from Schubert to Berlioz. At the seminars, the students will analyse music and listen to central recordings.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: An examinee with a completed qualification in MUSV3123 - has in-depth knowledge into romantic music - has in-depth knowledge of the romantic era and spirit Skills: An examinee with a completed qualification in MUSV3123 - can express his/her deepened knowledge in a convincing way, both in writing and speech General competence: An examinee that successfully completes MUSV3123 - has increased knowledge of the music and times of the Romantic period.

Learning methods and activities

The course is given in the form of lectures and seminars, where the student is expected to partake actively. Students in the bachelor's programme in Musicology must choose the "bachelor's thesis" as the form of assessment in one MUSV31**-course in their third or fourth semester. The topic of the bachelor's thesis must be chosen in agreement with the course lecturer, and must be based on the course syllabus. There will be 5 hours of individual thesis supervision. The subject, plan and outline of the thesis topic must be approved by the course lecturer by mid-term, at the latest. The completed bachelor's thesis is to be 15-20 pages in length 12 pt, 1.5 line spacing.

Specific conditions

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to one of the Bachelor's programmes or Master's programmes in Musicology, Music Technology or Music Performance Studies.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level



Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Musicology
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Music


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