Special questions of musical analysis

lmusi2470  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Special questions of musical analysis
5 credits
15.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2017-2018 !

Van Wymeersch Brigitte;
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.

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


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


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”.
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
Magistral lectures and exercices.
Evaluation methods
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.
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
Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology: Musicology

Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language

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