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Tobias Pontara

Senior lecturer

Tobias Pontara
Senior lecturer
Musicology
tobias.pontara@gu.se
+46 31 786 4082

Room number: 2246
Postal Address: Box 200, 405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vera Sandbergs allé 8 , 411 33 Göteborg


Department. of Cultural Sciences (More Information)
Box 200
405 30 Göteborg
www.kultur.gu.se
kuv@kultur.gu.se
Visiting Address: Vera Sandbergs allé 8 , 411 33 Göteborg

About Tobias Pontara

Research

Since the publication of his doctoral thesis in 2007 Tobias’s research has mainly been carried out within two different subject areas: film music and the philosophy of music. In his film-musical research Tobias has combined theoretical writings on central concepts and problems within film musicology with interpretations and analyses of specific films. His research within the field of music philosophy has primarily focussed on epistemological and methodological issues related to different kinds of musicological inquiry. Currently, Tobias tries to reconcile and synthesize these two research interests in the larger research project Creativity and Justification: The Epistemology and Methodology of Critical Interpretation in Musical Research.

Teaching

Tobias teaching covers most areas of musicology: music history, music theory and analysis, popular music, film music, contemporary composition techniques, music and cultural theory, the aesthetics and philosophy of music, feminist perspectives in musicology, music and media theory, opera and ethnomusicology. He has supervised a number of student essays on all levels and has also functioned as secondary supervisor for three doctoral theses. Tobias is very interested in pedagogical questions that concern how musicological teaching can be more research-oriented, problem-focussed and student-active.
 

Latest publications

Hur lyssnar rollkaraktären? Skildringar av lyssnande till teknologiskt medierad musik i svenska filmer 1930-1970
Tobias Pontara
Musikens medialisering och musikaliseringen av medier och vardagsliv i Sverige / red. Ulrik Volgsten, Lund, Mediehistoria, Lunds universitet, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Musikalisering och medialisering
Tobias Pontara, Ulrik Volgsten
Musikens medialisering och musikaliseringen av medier och vardagsliv i Sverige / red. Ulrik Volgsten., Lund, Mediehistoria, Lunds universitet, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Allmänna teknologier och privata rum: förutsättningar för den digitala tidsålderns solipsistiska ljudkultur
Tobias Pontara, Ulrik Volgsten
Musikens medialisering och musikaliseringen av medier och vardagsliv i Sverige / red. Ulrik Volgsten., Lund, Mediehistoria, Lunds universitet, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

The Music of Sacrificial Acts: Displacement, Redemption; Beethoven and Verdi in Andrei Tarkovsky’s Nostalghia
Tobias Pontara
Music, Memory, Nostalghia and Trauma in European Cinema after the Second World War (M. Baumgartner & E. Boczkowska, eds.), London, Routledge, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Scoring the incomprehensible: The role and significance of electronic music in Andrei Tarkovsky’s Mirror (1975)
Tobias Pontara
Music and the Moving Image. New York: May 24-27, 2018, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

Musicalization and Mediatization
Tobias Pontara, Ulrik Volgsten
Mirac 2017 (Music Focused Interdisciplinary Research & Analysis Center), Stockholm, Sweden, November 22-23, 2017 , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Musicalization and Mediatization
Tobias Pontara, Ulrik Volgsten
Dynamics of mediatization: Institutional change and everyday transformations in a digital age / edited by Olivier Driessens, Göran Bolin, Andreas Hepp, Stig Hjarvard , Cham, Springer International Publishing - Palgrave Macmillan, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

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2019

Hur lyssnar rollkaraktären? Skildringar av lyssnande till teknologiskt medierad musik i svenska filmer 1930-1970
Tobias Pontara
Musikens medialisering och musikaliseringen av medier och vardagsliv i Sverige / red. Ulrik Volgsten, Lund, Mediehistoria, Lunds universitet, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Musikalisering och medialisering
Tobias Pontara, Ulrik Volgsten
Musikens medialisering och musikaliseringen av medier och vardagsliv i Sverige / red. Ulrik Volgsten., Lund, Mediehistoria, Lunds universitet, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

Allmänna teknologier och privata rum: förutsättningar för den digitala tidsålderns solipsistiska ljudkultur
Tobias Pontara, Ulrik Volgsten
Musikens medialisering och musikaliseringen av medier och vardagsliv i Sverige / red. Ulrik Volgsten., Lund, Mediehistoria, Lunds universitet, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

The Music of Sacrificial Acts: Displacement, Redemption; Beethoven and Verdi in Andrei Tarkovsky’s Nostalghia
Tobias Pontara
Music, Memory, Nostalghia and Trauma in European Cinema after the Second World War (M. Baumgartner & E. Boczkowska, eds.), London, Routledge, Chapter in book 2019
Chapter in book

2018

Scoring the incomprehensible: The role and significance of electronic music in Andrei Tarkovsky’s Mirror (1975)
Tobias Pontara
Music and the Moving Image. New York: May 24-27, 2018, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

2017

Musicalization and Mediatization
Tobias Pontara, Ulrik Volgsten
Mirac 2017 (Music Focused Interdisciplinary Research & Analysis Center), Stockholm, Sweden, November 22-23, 2017 , Conference contribution 2017
Conference contribution

Musicalization and Mediatization
Tobias Pontara, Ulrik Volgsten
Dynamics of mediatization: Institutional change and everyday transformations in a digital age / edited by Olivier Driessens, Göran Bolin, Andreas Hepp, Stig Hjarvard , Cham, Springer International Publishing - Palgrave Macmillan, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Showing 1 - 10 of 43

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