28505 - Musical Aesthetics (1) (LM)

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2019/2020

Course contents

I Part

Major trends of music aesthetics in 19th & 20th century

II Part

Rereading Theodor W. Adorno's monograph on Gustav Mahler sixty years after its publication (and on the 50th anniversary of Adorno's death)


Carl Dahlhaus, L'estetica della musica, Roma, Astrolabio, 2009

Michela Garda, L'estetica musicale del Novecento. Tendenze e problemi, Roma, Carocci, 2007

Theodor W. Adorno, Mahler. Una fisiognomica musicale, nuova ed. a cura di Ernesto Napolitano, Torino, Einaudi, 2005

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons

Assessment methods

Oral exam

Teaching tools

CD and DVD player

Office hours

See the website of Maurizio Giani