MUSICOL 523 - Western Classical Music Since 1900
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Music History and Musicology (MUSICOL)
Department: Music School
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
5
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

The twentieth century witnessed profound changes to how Western classical music was composed, performed, and consumed. To explore these transformations, we will examine topics such as the impact of new technologies on music-making, the rise of multi-art performances, and the relation between Western-trained musicians and the non-Western world. Along the way, we will study compositions by well-established figures (such as Paul Hindemith, Steve Reich, and Erik Satie), as well as those whose place in the concert hall is less secure (such as Julius Eastman, Nadia Boulanger, and Unsuk Chin). 

Course Requirements:

This is a discussion-based course and students are expected to actively participate in course meetings. To hone skills in listening to and thinking about music, students will read academic articles, study scores, and complete both formal and informal written assignments.

Intended Audience:

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Schedule

MUSICOL 523 - Western Classical Music Since 1900
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM

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