This biannual course is taught on years 2015-2016, 2017-2018, ....
None. This course is obligatory for students in musicology.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
Oral presentation (in public) of a collective work carried out during the semester.
The slideshows, the bibliography and the teaching materials are available on Moodle.
Reference material will be listed during the sessions.