History of Modern and Contemporary Music (p) (2014/2015)

Course code
4S01429
Name of lecturer
Vincenzo Borghetti
Coordinator
Vincenzo Borghetti
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-ART/07 - MUSICOLOGY AND HISTORY OF MUSIC
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Semestrino IB dal Nov 17, 2014 al Jan 17, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  
Tuesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  
Wednesday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1  

Learning outcomes

The course focus on the history of the Festival of Sanremo (Italian pop song contest).

Syllabus

The first part of the course concentrates on an overview on the history of the festival of Sanremo, considered not oinly as a container of songs, but as a complex phenomenon (musical, performative and mediatic). In the second part of the course students will present papers on topics of their choice related to the festival.

Bibliography:
Serena Facci, Paolo Soddu, Il Festival di Sanremo. Parole e suoni raccontano la nazione, Roma, Carocci, 2011;
Nicholas Cook, Musica: una breve introduzione, Torino, EDT, 2005.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test.

Teaching aids

Documents