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Teaching & PhD

Teaching

Humanities and Social Sciences Program

Courses

Musicology and history of music B

Recount the history of musical styles practiced in classical music of the 20th century. Understand and analyze the various contexts, musical languages and the currents of ideas. Know some of the major works of the classical repertory of the 20th century as well as the main theoretical writings.

Musicology and history of music A

Recount the historical practices of improvisation from early music of the Renaissance to present modern day. Understand and analyze the various contexts, styles, musical genres in which improvisation is at the forefront. Know some of the major works from the classical repertory and the treatises.

Musicology and history of music C

This course proposes to study the relationship between cinema and classical music through two scenarios: a) pre-existing music from the classical repertoire (Bach, Beethoven, Ligeti, etc.) b) works written for the cinema by the classical composers of the 20th century (Shostakovich, Honegger, etc.)

Music, politics and society I

This course offers a study of music through the Montreux Jazz Festival archives (sound, video, photo, various documents). It leads to the writing of a research paper in a group (or individually) on a subject related to this theme.

Music, politics and society II

This course offers a study of music through the Montreux Jazz Festival archives (sound, video, photo, various documents). It leads to the writing of a research paper in a group (or individually) on a subject related to this theme.