MUSICOL 524 - The Art Song
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Music History and Musicology (MUSICOL)
Department: Music School
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Philosopher Roland Barthes once described the art of song as a “moment of civilization” that is now past. Barthes insight will lead us through the examination of a number of representative Lieder and mélodies that illuminate the core of this “moment.” We will consider how, after 1800, art song traces an impetus towards expression that is essentially modern. The following topics will be addressed in detail: the nature of music, the romantic metaphysics of sound, ideas of musical representation, the relationship of music and words, forms of expression and musical style.

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Graduate students elect MUSICOL 524.

MUSICOL 524 - The Art Song
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001 (LEC)
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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ISBN: 0486226492
Complete song cycles : Die schone Mullerin, Die Winterreise, Schwanengesang, Author: Franz Schubert. Ed. by Eusebius Mandyczewski with translations by Henry S. Drinker., Publisher: Dover [Partitur] 1970
ISBN: 0486242021
Selected songs : for solo voice and piano, Author: Robert Schumann ; with a new prose translation of the texts by Stanley Appelbaum., Publisher: Dover From the C 1981
ISBN: 048626954X
Three song cycles in vocal score : Songs of a wayfarer : Kindertotenlieder : and Das Liede von der Erde, Author: Gustav Mahler., Publisher: Dover [Partitur] 1991
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