Special questions on music history A

LMUSI2881  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Special questions on music history A
5.0 credits
15.0 h
1q

This biannual course is taught on years 2015-2016, 2017-2018, ....

Teacher(s)
Language
Français
Prerequisites

None. This course is obligatory for students in musicology.

Main themes

The theme can relate to a period from the dark ages up to contemporary times. It can also look into places (a city, a region, a nation), authors (compositors, librettists) or forms (fugue, sonate, blues). In every case, music texts are the starting point of the course, but they are put into their cultural, social, religious,' context.

Aims

To acquire an in-depth knowledge of a relevant subject in the matter of music history.

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

Taking the perspective of a "connected history", the course deals with the circulation of musical knowledges and practices during the modern and early-modern period. Specific attention is given to the questions raised by missionary and diplomatic activities.

Teaching methods

The course consists of lectures by the professor and of training sessions for the working groups. In order to prepare each session, the students read and analyze various documents dealing with issues related to the course.

Evaluation methods

Oral presentation (in public) of a collective work carried out during the semester.

Online resources

The slideshows, the bibliography and the teaching materials are available on Moodle.

Bibliography

Reference material will be listed during the sessions.

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 [120] in History of Art and Archaeology : General
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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