Special questions of musical analysis

LMUSI2470  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Special questions of musical analysis
5.0 credits
15.0 h
1q

This biannual course is taught on years 2014-2015, 2016-2017, ...

Language
Français
Prerequisites

The course is open to students having followed the minor in musicology or having basic music knowledge.

Main themes

Analysis of various musical composition systems, from the dark ages up to now.

Aims

Deepening of students' competences in musical analysis, both in the fields of tonal music and other writing types.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.

Content

The course begins with an introduction to the evolution of the language of western music, known as "savante".

Then, it deepens some musical "grammars" significant for the study of music sheets and an analytic listening of chosen works. 

Teaching methods

Magistral lectures and exercices.

Evaluation methods

Continuous assesment for the exercices and exam at the end of the year.

Other information

Support: summary of the course and pedagogical material available in ppt files on i-campus, or through the departement ARKE or art history.

Bibliography

Obligatory readings :

- Ian BENT et William DRABKIN, L'analyse musicale : histoire et méthodes, trad. de l'anglais par Annie Coeurdevey e.a., Nice, Main d'oeuvre, 1998.

Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language
5
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Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology
5
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Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology
5
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5
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