MUSICOL 405 - Special Course
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Music History and Musicology (MUSICOL)
Department: Music School
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Western Music.
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Undergraduates only.
May be repeated for credit.
Undergrad and Grad
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This course investigates the state of the opera and orchestral music in the period, together with selected additional genres and post-romanticism. Among the operas considered are Wagner’s Die Walküre, Verdi’s Aïda, Musorgsky’s Boris Godunov and Tchaikovsky’s Evgenii Onegin; among the orchestral works, symphonies by Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Mahler. Grading factors: two midterm examinations and a final (MUSICOL 405); students who elect MUSICOL 505 will be expected to write an analytical paper on a substantial piece composed in this period, locating its structure and style in relation to norms of the period. Students are encouraged, in consultation with the instructor, to choose their paper topics early.

Prerequisites are an undergraduate music history and music theory survey. Graduate students elect MUSICOL 505.

MUSICOL 405 - Special Course
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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