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CULP: Faculty of Music - Music from Spain

Spanish music

Faculty of Music - Music from Spain: Projecting Politics, Identity and Historiography across different repertoires

Enrolment is through the Faculty.

Part IB Paper 10 Elective Topics I (i)

This language component will run in Michaelmas 2022 over 8 weeks, one session, 1.5 hrs weekly.  

Lecturer: Pedro Barriuso-Algar (Michaelmas Term)

Aims and Objectives

Spanish for Musicians takes place in Michaelmas Term and is a course that aims to support 2nd year Music students who are taking Part IB Paper 10 Elective Topics I (i) Music from Spain.

This language component will introduce and develop reading skills in general, but more specifically will enable students to read the texts associated with this specific Course and refine their appreciation of the relevant linguistic and cultural context. 

Description of the course

The Spanish for Musicians course will: 

    1. Teach and practice some fundamental language structures and principles at a speedy pace, using a variety of short texts.
    2. Introduce and practice reading skills. 
    3. Give help and support with reading a selection of short extracts from the reading list considering vocabulary, structures, context, and general language. 

Lessons take into account the language proficiency level of the participants and start with the core concepts of the language and proceed to focus on a text. Students who already have A level Spanish (or equivalent) should attend the last 3 lessons but are welcome to attend the whole course. All others should attend all 8 lessons. 

Music from Spain - Timetable

Music from Spain 09:30 - 11:00

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