Special questions of musical analysis

lmusi2470  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Special questions of musical analysis
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
5 credits
15.0 h
Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
Language
French
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

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

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

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Magistral lectures and exercices.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

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
Lectures obligatoires :
  • 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)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language

Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology

Certificat universitaire en musicologie (approfondissement)

Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology