cod. 19548

Academic year 2009/10
1° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Musicologia e storia della musica (L-ART/07)
Ambito aggregato per crediti di sede
Type of training activity
40 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
course unit

Learning objectives

To know and understand the principal historiographical methodologies applied to the history of music. Survey of major theoretical reflections on the status of musical works. Acquire sophisticated search and survey tools of musical bibliography.


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Course unit content

Title of the course: Musical historiography: instruments and profile of the discipline <br />
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The course is divided into two parts. <br />
Through the analysis of several exemplary texts, the first part will outline the principal lines of research that have guided musical historiography of the last century. <br />
The second will be an introduction to bibliographic research tools, and to bibliographic conventions for the writing of short musicological essays. <br />

Full programme

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Carl Dahlhaus, Fondamenti di storiografia musicale, Florence, Discanto, 1980 <br />
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Jean-Jacques Nattiez, Musicologia generale e semiologia, Turin, EdT, 1987, pp. 3 - 93 <br />
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L’esperienza musicale, edited by Michela Garda and Gianmario Borio, Turin, EdT, 1989, pp. 1 - 35; 135 - 154 <br />
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Carl Dahlhaus, I principi delle edizioni musicali nel quadro della storia delle idee, in La critica del testo musicale. Metodi e problemi della filologia musicale, edited by Maria Caraci Vela, Lucca, LIM,1995, pp. 63 - 73 <br />
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Lorenzo Bianconi, Hors-d’oeuvre alla filologia dei libretti, in “Il Saggiatore musicale”, II, 1995, pp. 143 - 154 <br />
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Paolo Russo, H. Berlioz, Sinfonia fantastica. Una Guida, Rome, Carocci, 2008 (students NOT enrolled for musicology will limit study of this volume to the first two chapters) <br />

Teaching methods

Laboratory, guided research, final thesis.

Assessment methods and criteria

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Other information

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