Music and Movement

Music and Movement

Lectures: 0

Seminars: 30

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Motnik Marko, doc. dr. Sukljan Nejc

• A historical overview of the development of dance in musicology and dance history.
• Theories and research methods.
• An overview of selected and important sources for the reconstruction of European dances from the 15th to the 19th centuries.
• An overview and analysis of the characteristics of various dance notations.
• Differentiation between court, ball, folk, national and stage dances throughout history.
• Dance as an aspect of cultural and national identity.
• The role of dances in social and political life (representation).
• The interdependence of music and dance and recognition of the sound and movement characteristics of selected dance forms.
• Video projections and practical introduction to the basics of historical dances.