This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2017-2018 !
Particular attention will be paid to the contextualisation of the works studied.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
This course introduces students to the history of Music from Antiquity to the present day.
By the end of the course, students should be able to situate and recognize the principal musical forms and the major styles.
They should also be familiar with the key works in the history of Music and be able to establish links between the development of Music, the Plastic Arts, Literature and the main currents of thought.
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”.
Music from Antiquity (particularly Greek antiquity);
the medieval period; the transmission of ancient musical knowledge; the formation of the Gregorian repertoire; courtly lyricism; polyphony (ars antiqua, ars nova, ars subtilior);
the Renaissance and the Franco-Flemish school;
the Golden Age of Polyphony;
basso continuo and the beginnings of the Baroque Age;
the national schools;
the key musical movements of the 20th century;
modern music (evaluation and prospects).