Music Philology (2018/2019)

Course code
4S003220
Name of lecturer
Marco Gozzi
Coordinator
Marco Gozzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-ART/07 - MUSICOLOGY AND HISTORY OF MUSIC
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. II Trento dal Feb 11, 2019 al May 31, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

To acquire the tools suitable for the recognition and transcription of musical notations from the 10th to the 17th century; to develop semiological knowledge related to musical scriptures.

Syllabus

THE MEDIEVAL SONG
The course program includes the presentation and discussion of the following topics:
a) the Provençal song: morphology, modality, style, comparison between the sources;
b) morphology, modality and style of other medieval chants in the vernacular with metric text;
c) comparison between the language of chant and Provencal song;
d) analysis and transcription of significant examples.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
HENDRIK VAN DER WERF The extant Troubadour melodies Rochester, van der Werf 1984
ELIZABETH AUBREY The music of the Troubadours Indiana University Press 1996 9780253213891
JOHN STEVENS - ARDIS BUTTERFIELD - THEODORE KARP Troubadours, trouvères, in The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians Grove 2001 vol. 25, pp. 798-817

Assessment methods and criteria

For the assessment of the acquired knowledge and skills, the oral exam is divided into three parts:
I) correction and evaluation of the transcripts delivered during the course (for a maximum score of 5/30);
II) discussion and evaluation of the required written text of centonization of a song on a given text (for a maximum score of 10/30);
III) analysis, comparison and oral discussion related to a medieval song (for a maximum score of 15/30).
In particular, will be evaluated the knowledge and skills acquired with respect to the analysis, transcription and critical comparison of the musical lessons of the musical pieces proposed in class.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018