20710575 - Aesthetics of Music: Music and Emotions

The course ‘Aesthetics of Music’ is part of the program in Philosophy (BA level) and is included among the optional training activities. Aim of the course is to provide students with an overview of the contemporary debate on the relation between music and emotions from both a theoretical and an aesthetical perspective. The course will investigate music’s ability to express emotions as well as music’s capacity to arouse emotional reactions in the listener.
Upon completion of the course, students are expected to acquire the following skills:
- capacity to read and analyse philosophical sources in the aesthetics of music;
- advanced critical thinking in relation to the relevant debate;
- advanced language and argumentation skills with regard to the topics discussed in class.

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Mutuazione: 20710575 Estetica musicale: Musica e Emozioni in DAMS (Discipline delle Arti, della Musica e dello Spettacolo) L-3 (docente da definire)