MUSICOL 408 - Special Course
Winter 2022, Section 001 - Music & Nationalism
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Music History and Musicology (MUSICOL)
Department: Music School
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What does a nation sound like? Why has music served as a potent means of expressing national identity? To explore these questions, students will engage with musical case studies from roughly 1750 to the present, primarily drawn from Europe and the United States. We will consider both classical composers (such as Chopin, Mendelssohn, and Bartok), as well as popular genres. Topics stretch from the rise of folk-music collecting and mass choral movements in the nineteenth century to the continued circulation of nationalist rhetoric in today’s increasingly globalized music scenes. This is a discussion-based course and students are expected to actively participate in course meetings. Students will read academic articles, listen to notated and non-notated music, and complete both formal and informal written assignments.


MUSICOL 408 - Special Course
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001 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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