Musicology seminar

lmusi2894  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Musicology seminar
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
Q1

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
Language
French
Prerequisites
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Main themes
Two kinds of subjects may be addressed:
- In relation with cultural events (commemoration of an anniversary, opera season, festival);
- In relation with scientific research (preparation of a dissertation, conference, or book).
Aims

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

1 The aim of this course is to offer a professionalising approach of musicology. The students will be asked to prove their ability to write a short paper on a theme selected beforehand, using correct methodological and epistemological tools. They will present their research publicly, by means of technologies specifically adapted to musicological needs: music software, electronic instruments, computer and audio-visual aids'
 
Content
Introduction to Renaissance polyphony through the historical and analytical study of three works:
Guillaume Dufay (chanson)
Josquin des Prez (mass)
Adriaen Willaert (madrigal)
Introduction to the theory of counterpoint, and to the treatment of dissonances, cadences, modes and text-music relations.
Teaching methods

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

Lectures by the teacher and personal papers to be written by the students. Collective coaching and individual monitoring of each student. 
Evaluation methods

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

Written papers and oral examination.
Other information
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Online resources
Documentation on Moodle
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology

Certificat universitaire en musicologie (approfondissement)

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