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Voice-leading analysis of music 2: the middleground free course icon level 3: advanced icon

History & The Arts

Voice-leading analysis of music 2: the middleground

This free course, Voice-leading analysis of music 2: the middleground, continues our examination of 'voice-leading' or 'Schenkerian' analysis, perhaps the most widely used and discussed method of analysing tonal music. In this course, this method is explained through the analysis of piano sonatas by Mozart. The course is the second in the AA314 ...

Free course
20 hrs
Voice-leading analysis of music 3: the background free course icon level 3: advanced icon

History & The Arts

Voice-leading analysis of music 3: the background

The music of Mozart has been used to examine the foreground and middleground of harmony in free courses AA314_1 and AA314_2. In this free course, Voice-leading analysis of music 3: the background, you will use Beethoven's Eighth Symphony to consider the largest-scale stage of voice-leading analysis.

Free course
20 hrs
Art in Renaissance Venice free course icon level 3: advanced icon

History & The Arts

Art in Renaissance Venice

This free course, Art in Renaissance Venice, considers the art of Renaissance Venice and how such art was determined in many ways by the city's geographical location and ethnically diverse population. Studying Venice and its art offers a challenge to the conventional notion of Renaissance art as an entirely Italian phenomenon.

Free course
6 hrs
What is heritage? free course icon level 1: introductory icon

History & The Arts

What is heritage?

What is heritage? This free course will introduce you to the concept of heritage and its critical study, exploring the role of heritage in both past and contemporary societies.

Free course
10 hrs
Welsh history and its sources free course icon level 1: introductory icon

History & The Arts

Welsh history and its sources

This free course, Welsh history and its sources, is a teaching and learning resource for anyone interested in Welsh history. It contains study materials, links to some of the most important institutions that contribute to our understanding of the history of Wales, and a pool of resources that can help you understand Welsh history and the way it ...

Free course
25 hrs
The Ancient Olympics: bridging past and present free course icon level 1: introductory icon

History & The Arts

The Ancient Olympics: bridging past and present

This free course, The Ancient Olympics: bridging past and present, highlights the similarities and differences between our modern Games and the Ancient Olympics and explores why today, as we prepare for future Olympics, we still look back at the Classical world for meaning and inspiration.

Free course
5 hrs
History of reading tutorial 1: Finding evidence of reading in the past free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

History & The Arts

History of reading tutorial 1: Finding evidence of reading in the past

How do we know what people read in the past, and how they read it? This free course, History of reading tutorial 1: Finding evidence of reading in the past, is the first in a series of tutorials designed to help users of the UK Reading Experience Database (UK RED) search, browse and use the resource, and explores the types of evidence historians...

Free course
2 hrs
History of reading tutorial 2: The reading and reception of literary texts – a case study of Robinson Crusoe free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

History & The Arts

History of reading tutorial 2: The reading and reception of literary texts – a case study of Robinson Crusoe

How have famous books been read and received by audiences in the past? This free course, History of reading tutorial 2: The reading and reception of literary texts a case study of Robinson Crusoe, is the second tutorial in a series designed to help users of the UK Reading Experience Database (UK RED) search, browse and use this resource, and ...

Free course
1 hr
History of reading tutorial 3: Famous writers and their reading - Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Vernon Lee free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

History & The Arts

History of reading tutorial 3: Famous writers and their reading - Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Vernon Lee

Have you ever wondered about the reading tastes and habits of famous writers in the past? This free course, History of reading tutorial 3: Famous writers and their reading Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Vernon Lee, is the third tutorial in a series designed to help users of the UK Reading Experience Database (UK RED) search, browse and use this...

Free course
1 hr
History of reading: An introduction to reading in the past free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

History & The Arts

History of reading: An introduction to reading in the past

This free course, History of reading: An introduction to reading in the past, consists of a series of essays, drawn from material contained in the Reading Experience Database, that illustrate different aspects of reading in Britain during the period from 1450 to 1945. These essays are designed for you as the reader to dip in and dip out, ...

Free course
1 hr
Making sense of art history free course icon level 1: introductory icon

History & The Arts

Making sense of art history

You can prepare for this free course, Making sense of art history, by looking around you. It's likely that wherever you are you'll be able to see some images. It's also likely that many of these will be intended to have some sort of effect on you. In the course itself you will be exploring the power of images via a study of contemporary art ...

Free course
5 hrs
Using film music in the classroom free course icon level 2: intermediate icon

Education & Development

Using film music in the classroom

There are many approaches to using film music in the classroom including: a focus on pupil experience; a focus on the structure of composition; a focus on the relationship between music and image. This free course, Using film music in the classroom, explores them all.

Free course
8 hrs