Teaching workshop: Applied Music Philology

A.Y. 2020/2021
3
Max ECTS
20
Overall hours
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The workshop aims to address working methods and problems posed by critical editions of musical texts in the light of textual criticism and modern editing techniques. At the same time, the workshop aims to be a training ground for comparing working methods, current editorial solutions and the results of philology applied to musical texts.
Expected learning outcomes
Students will know the principles of textual criticism, the working methods of musical philology and its editing techniques. They will also know how to apply the techniques learned and how to evaluate the main editorial projects of musical texts currently underway.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
If the health emergency continues, lectures will be anyway delivered live.
At the beginning of the second semester on the course page on Ariel (https://ctoscanilfma.ariel.ctu.unimi.it/), students will be able to find all the information on the lectures and any changes to the programme and its related documents (bibliography etc).
Finally, in case it proves impossible to hold the final exercise as planned in the Syllabus, the practice will take place remotely, in ways which will be communicated on the course page on Ariel at the end of the laboratory.
Course syllabus
The workshop aims to address working methods and problems posed by critical editions of musical texts in the light of textual criticism and modern editing techniques. It consists of a series of practical exercises, using examples taken from original sources from the XVIII and XIX centuries, and aimed at solving specific problems of a critical edition. At the same time, the workshop aims to be a training ground for comparing working methods, current editorial solutions and the results of philology applied to musical texts.
Prerequisites for admission
The workshop is addressed to students with a good knowledge of musical language, as well as a good knowledge of musical grammar and notation. A basic knowledge in the field of music philology is also required.
Teaching methods
The workshop consists of a series of practical exercises, using examples taken from original sources and aimed at solving specific problems of a critical edition.
Teaching Resources
Scores, ancient printed and manuscript musical sources, monumental critical editions currently ongoing, editorial guidelines of the main critical editions series.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Given exercises will be carried out individually and will be submitted to the joint discussion.
- University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Toscani Claudio
Professor(s)