THEORY 560 - Special Studies
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Music Theory (THEORY)
Department: Music School
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
THEORY 240 and 250.
May be repeated for credit.
Undergrad and Grad
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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 pas sage. 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 560 - Special Studies
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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