Fiches de cours 2017-2018

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Digital musicology

DH-401

Enseignant(s) :

Rohrmeier Martin Alois

Langue:

English

Summary

This course aims to familiarize students with the broad range of topics in digital musicology as well as essential theoretical approaches and methods. In the practical part, students will carry out a small course project on their own.

Content

Digital Musicology (DM) is a vibrant field that covers the study of a wide variety of musical forms across cultures and historical traditions (e.g., from Gregorian chant up to present-day Jazz, Pop or Indian music), using analytical and corpus-based computational methods. DM involves bridging various sub-disciplines, such as historical musicology, music cognition, music theory, and music aesthetics.

 

I. Fundamental musicological concepts and methods


II. Music theory, cognition, and modelling

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Required course (obligatory):

Recommended courses

Required courses (recommended):

Important concepts to start the course

Prior knowledge of music theory (harmony & counterpoint) is desirable, but the class can be completed without

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

The course consists of 2 hours of lectures per week that will cover concepts and methods. An additional 2 hours per week are dedicated to a class project tackling a chosen DM research question.

Expected student activities

Students are expected to attend the class regularly and actively contribute to the project section. Students are also required to fulfill the reading assignments.

Assessment methods

The theoretical part will be evaluated with an oral exam at the end of the semester, and the practical part based on the student's class project.

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Dans les plans d'études

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
En construction
 
      Cours
      Exercice, TP
      Projet, autre

légende

  • Semestre d'automne
  • Session d'hiver
  • Semestre de printemps
  • Session d'été
  • Cours en français
  • Cours en anglais
  • Cours en allemand