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Explorations in Musicology
MUSC 520
Spring 2021 not offered

What is Musicology? How and why do scholars write about music? This course will address the issues involved in making music a scholarly object of inquiry. It examines the methodologies through which scholarship has been constructed (e.g., archival research, reception history, historiography, practice-led research) and assesses their broader application. The course will be structured around a central point of reference--the musical work, music and the cosmos, notation, ontologies of sound, or performance studies. The chosen topic will serve as a prism through which musicological debate can be understood, and contrasted with ethnomusicological and other approaches.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: None
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: GRAD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on MAY-09-2021
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