This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2020-2021 !
The course is conceived as a research seminar including:
Within the University:
1) Methodological training for research (bibliography, heuristic, problematization, epistemology)
2) Sociological, historical and musicological training (depending on the topic)
Outside the University (archive, musical library and museum):
1) Heuristic (archive directories and inventories)
2) Records management (edition of historical texts, synthesis).
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
Skills in historical research and musicology
Archival research with musical concerns (compositors, works, institutions, musical life, practices ans repertoires)
Epistemological consideration about musicological research
To this end, the seminar consists of various case studies dealing with the production and the consumption of ritual and devotional music. It considers the formation processes of the sources, the different documentary analysis that can be applied, and the value of the excepted results.
Moreover, the seminar provides a training for the students own researches and works: from the discovery of a new archive holding to the final interpretation of the collected data, including musical philology and music edition.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.The teaching program consists of theoretical lectures, practical training in archives and pedagogical supervision. It is supplemented by the contribution of invited experts.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.The students'skills are evaluated on the base of an individual work which will be defended at the end of the semester.