THEORY 460 - Special Courses
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Music Theory (THEORY)
Department: Music School
Credits:
3
Class Misc Info:
Sound and Response.
Advisory Prerequisites:
250 or permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for credit.
Undergrad and Grad
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Primary Instructor:

In doing musical analysis we usually think of understanding musical “structure.” This course will focus on analysis, but we will seek to understand how music provokes responses in its performers and listeners. Responses might range from pleasure in playing a melody or rhythm to appreciation of the beautiful interweaving of lines in a fugue to excitement as a passage grows more and more intense to discomfort at a harmonically chromatic and ambiguous passage. We will consider the possibilities of response and analyze how the music might elicit them. The class will discuss analytical readings that provide examples of this approach and we will explore how music stimulates response in works from various repertoires.

THEORY 460 - Special Courses
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001 (LEC)
P
38993
Open
4
 
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TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Note: Student Must have competed Theory 250 & Theory 259 or have received Permission of Instructor
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