HOM380.3 Musicological Models I

Taught in Spanish at Pontificia Universidad Católica; may not be offered every semester. This course encourages reflection about the topic of the renewal of musicology generated by the crisis of modernity; highlights the contributions of the social sciences and cultural studies; and considers the incorporation of new practices, languages, and social subjects to the field of musicological studies. In this course, students will reflect on and analyze the changes produced in contemporary musicology, learn about current study approaches in contemporary musicological research, and contribute to and enrich the field of interdisciplinary musicological thinking.

After successfully completing this class, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the effect of the crisis of modernity on contemporary musicological thinking.
  • Differentiate the American, European, and Latin American proposals and schools in the process of renewal of musicology at the end of the 20th century.
  • Analyze methodological and theoretical contributions of social sciences and cultural studies to the new current musicology.
  • Reflect on changes in the field of unified musicology in Latin America.

(PUC #MUC745)

Department: Music History

Location: Santiago

Credits: 3