Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

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Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
1 A Sep 26, 2022 Nov 5, 2022
1 B Nov 14, 2022 Dec 23, 2022
2 A Feb 13, 2023 Apr 6, 2023
2 B Apr 12, 2023 May 27, 2023

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Academic staff


Aloe Stefano +39 045802 8409

Bertagna Federica 0458028637

Bigliazzi Silvia +39 045802 8477

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Bonadonna Maria Francesca +39 045802 8663

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Delfitto Denis +39 045802 8114

Drago Nicola 045 802 7081

Facchinetti Roberta +39 045802 8374

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Giust Anna +39 045 802 8465

Gorris Rosanna +39 045802 8324

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Kofler Peter Erwin +39 045802 8313

Lotti Denis 0458028618

Neri Stefano +39 045802 8692

Pasqua Michele 045 8027803

Pasqualicchio Nicola 0458028585

Poggi Davide +39 045802 8361

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Rech Giovanna

Rossato Chiara 045 802 8620

Sartor Elisa +39 045802 8598

Savi Paola 045-8028243

Scandola Alberto 045.8028586

Zangrandi Alessandra 0458028115

Zinato Andrea +39 045802 8339

Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

Training (Editing or journalism field)
Final exam
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°
Between the years: 1°- 2°
Further activities

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.

S Placements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations


Teaching code






Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)



1 A, 1 B

Learning objectives

The course aims to introduce students to the issues and methods concerning the study of the relationship between music and media, focusing especially on the technologies used to fix, transmit, read and listen to music in the western world from the Middle Ages to the present. On successful completion of the module, students will have acquired extensive knowledge of the material and technological features of music media; they will have also developed the skills necessary for analyzing the cultural, social and ideological aspects of music media.

Prerequisites and basic notions

No prerequisites: it is not necessary to be able to read music. The basic musical concepts will be explained in class.


Writing, reading, listening to-, “seeing” music from the Middle Ages to the digital era. The course offers a history of music through its media, focusing especially on their material and technological features, their uses, and their social, cultural and ideological aspects, starting from the oldest documented forms of mediatization (manuscripts, prints) and ending with the most recent ones (digital audiovisual media). The course is divided into two parts. The first one focuses center on music as a medium of communication between human beings and of construction of social groups, on the media (their social, cultural and ideological aspects) and on the technologies used to transmit and experience music in the Western world. The second part will be a seminar with presentations delivered by students.

The course includes audio and video examples.

Bibliography (The symbol * marks books that will be available on Moodle after the beginning of the course)
- lecture notes;
- NICHOLAS COOK, “Musica: una breve introduzione”, EDT, Torino 2005, pp. 1-45;
- *VINCENZO BORGHETTI, “Il manoscritto di musica tra Quattro e Cinquecento”, in “Il libro di musica”, a cura di Carlo Fiore, L’Epos, Palermo 2004, pp. 89-114;
- *VINCENZO BORGHETTI, "Lo sguardo che ascolta", Dispensa sui manoscritti di musica di lusso di Petrus Alamire;
- *STANLEY BOORMAN, “I primi stampatori musicali”, in “Il libro di musica”, a cura di Carlo Fiore, L’Epos, Palermo 2004, pp. 115-136;
- *TIM CARTER, “L’editoria musicale tra Cinque e Seicento”, in “Il libro di musica”, a cura di Carlo Fiore, L’Epos, Palermo 2004, pp. 137-162;
- *EMANUELE SENICI, “Il video d’opera “dal vivo”: testualizzazione e liveness nell’era digitale”, «Il Saggiatore musicale», 2009/2, pp. 272-312;
- *EMANUELE SENICI, “L’opera e la nascita della televisione italiana”, «Comunicazioni sociali», 2011/1, pp. 26-35;
- *VINCENZO BORGHETTI, "Filmare l'opera senza filmare il canto: la 'Carmen' di Francesco Rosi", in "Francesco Rosi: il cinema e oltre", a cura di Alberto Scandola e Nicola Pasqualicchio, Milano-Udine, Mimesis, 2019, pp. 207-224;
- *JACQUES HAINS, “Dal rullo di cera al CD”, in “Enciclopedia della musica”, diretta da Jean-Jacques Nattiez, vol. 1, “Il Novecento”, Einaudi, Torino 2001, pp. 783-819;
- GIANNI SIBILLA, “Musica e media digitali. Tecnologie. Linguaggi e forme sociali dei suoni dal walkman all’iPod”, Bompiani, Milano 2008, pp. 9-74 e 88-101 [digital edition: pp.9-74 = Introduzione + cap. 1 fino a 1.3 incluso; pp. 88-101 = cap. 1.4].
The symbol * marks books that will be available in the Moodle platform.

If needed, further bibliography will be added during the term

Didactic methods

Lectures with audio and video examples; students' presentations.

Learning assessment procedures

Written test: three questions, to be answered in 1h and 30m. The first question will center on music as a medium of communication between human beings and of construction of social groups; the other two will focus on the kinds of media discussed during the lectures, seminar and in the readings.

Evaluation criteria

Evaluation criteria: proper use of specific vocabulary, knowlegde of the social, cultural and ideological aspects of the various media, ability to analyze the media presented as case studies.

Criteria for the composition of the final grade

The final mark will be made up as follows: 10 points for each of the 3 questions.

Exam language

Italiano (tedesco o inglese su richiesta)

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