Prof. Eero Tarasti:  Introduction to the semiotic analysis of music

Lecture course (14 hours) for Musicology, the fourth teaching period, spring 2019 at the University of Helsinki, Topelia, Unioninkatu 38, hall C120, on Mondays starting March 25, April 1st, 8,15, and May 6, at 4-7 p.m. Code: TTM-MU331

Lectures deal with the following issues:

  • History and classics of semiotics from Saussure, Lévi-Strauss and Roland Barthes to Umberto Eco.
  • Main schools of semiotics  (Peirce, Greimas i.e. Paris School, Lotman)
  • Existential semiotics (Tarasti)
  • History and main representatives of musical semiotics (from Jean-Jacques Nattiez, Gino Stefani and Vladimir Karbusicky  to Raymond Monelle, Marta Grabocz, Robert S. Hatten); backgrounds of semiotic thought in musicology: Heinrich Schenker, Ernst Kurth, Boris Asafiev, L.B. Meyer
  • Analyses of representative musical works by W.A. Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Chopin, Richard Wagner, French composers, Tchaikovsky, Gustav Mahler, Sibelius
  • Music as a performing art

Literature:
Eero Tarasti:  Myth and Music 1979, A Theory of Musical Semiotics 1994, Signs of Music 2003, Semiotics of Classical music 2012, Sein und Schein 2013  (most of these books also available in French, Italian and Chinese)

No previous reading required, lectures fit to all levels, free entrance


NASS Stavanger 2019

«Anticipation and Change»
The 11th conference of the Nordic Association for Semiotic Studies
Third Call for Papers

Stavanger, Norway, June 13–15th 2019

http://nordicsemiotics.org/?page_id=306

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TRAJECTORIES: 14th World Congress of Semiotics IASS/AIS

Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 9–13, 2019

https://www.worldcongressofsemiotics2019.org/en


3rd Seminar and Symposium of the
ACADEMY OF CULTURAL HERITAGES

Hermoupolis, Syros (Cyclades), Greece, 1–8 October, 2019
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http://www.culturalacademy.fi/2019/02/06/3rd-seminar-and-symposium-of-the-academy-of-cultural-heritages/

15th International Congress on Musical Signification

Barcelona, Spain, autumn 2020

https://goldenpages.jpehs.co.uk/2019/02/12/15th-international-congress-on-musical-signification/


Semiotica saatavana e-julkaisuna

Semiotica on tilattu e-lehtenä. Lehti on luettavissa HY:n tunnuksilla:

https://helka.finna.fi/Record/helka.3186444

Lehden artikkeleihin pääsee käsiksi myös kaukolainauksen kautta, vaikka sähköisesti lukemaan pääseekin siis vain Helsingin yliopiston tunnuksilla. Artikkeleiden otsikoita ja abstrakteja pääsevät kaikki halukkaat selaamaan osoitteessa:

https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/semi


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