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)

Readings/Bibliography

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